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    Pelicans focused on 76ers, Nets and Celtics as potential JJ Redick trade landing spots

    As Feb. 2 looms as the NBA’s deadline for teams to aggregate acquired players in a trade later, the New Orleans Pelicans have focused on the Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics as potential trade destinations for JJ Redick, sources tell The Athletic’s Shams Charania.  – via The Athletic @ The Athletic

    Redick, whose family resides in Brooklyn, is believed to have a strong preference to return to the northeast area. No deal is imminent yet, sources said. – via The Athletic @ The Athletic

    Redick, 34, is averaging 7.9 points this season. He has been a “Did Not Play-Coach’s Decision” in the Pelicans’ past two games. New Orleans has two young, promising guards in Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Kira Lewis who are on the precipice of rotation spots in the crowded backcourt. – via The Athletic @ The Athletic

    Knicks also mentioned as a preferred landing spot for JJ Redick

    JJ Redick wants to come back to the Northeast. The New Orleans Pelicans guard’s family lives in Brooklyn and, at 36, he is yearning to be closer to it. Redick wants to return to the 76ers or play for the Nets, New York Knicks, or the Boston Celtics, according to a league source. The Athletic is reporting that the Sixers, Nets, and Celtics have expressed interest in acquiring the sharpshooter.  – via Keith Pompey @ fusion.inquirer.com

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