NBA Rumors: Heat Could Get Derrick Rose For Kendrick Nunn, KZ Okpala & First-Round Pick

Although the Miami Heat made it all the way to the 2020 NBA Finals and currently have seven players averaging in double figures, the team is currently off to a slow start with a 3-4 record and arguably in need of a true point guard to facilitate on offense. According to a newly proposed trade idea, the Heat could address that need by acquiring Derrick Rose from the Detroit Pistons.

On Friday, NBA Analysis Network discussed the hypothetical deal, noting that the Heat’s top two stars, Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo, are arguably less talented than duos such as Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics, and Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton of the Milwaukee Bucks. As pointed out, Miami might need more players who can step up during crunch time, as well as an experienced and proven playmaker.

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