Notes On Latest NBA Rumors: Ayton, Bagley, Beal, Zion

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In the span of a year, we saw the Los Angeles Lakers win the 2020 NBA Finals, the whole 2020-21 season be played with the Bucks winning the 2021 NBA Finals and now, the 2021-22 season has officially begun.

A lot has happened in the league over the last year or so and the pandemic has challenged everyone’s lives, but we are starting to get back to the normal swing of things. 

All 30 teams in the league are beginning their journeys to the playoffs and while some definitely have higher expectations than others, you just never know what you are going to see in this league!

Last year, the Bucks and Suns made it all the way to the NBA Finals, unexpectedly to some, and they put on quite the show in a span of six games. 

LATEST NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: Trade Situations To Monitor Around NBA As New Season Begins

This season, many have been quick to write these two teams off and focus mainly on the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, but both the Nets and Lakers dropped their season-openers on Tuesday night! You just never know what is going to happen over the course of the season and with competition comes plenty of rumors and stories to discuss. 

The 2021-22 season may have just begun, but there is still plenty to talk about in regards to situations developing around the league. Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley III are two players in the final year of their rookie contracts who did not receive contract extensions before the October 18 deadline, so what does the future hold for them? 

Zion Williamson is currently out with a foot injury and will miss the start of the season, something the New Orleans Pelicans did not necessarily think would happen.

LATEST NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: Trade Situations To Monitor Around NBA As New Season Begins

In our nation’s capital, Bradley Beal is a part of another Washington Wizards rebuild, but his future on the Wizards seems to be up-in-the-air right now because of interest in him around the league. 

Several situations around the league still need clarity and with us just beginning the new season, there is plenty of time for headlines to develop into something more. 

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