NBA rumors: Latest trade deadline news on deals, contracts, more

Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari (8) in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

The 2017 NBA trade deadline is just a few weeks away, and the rumor mill is heating up.

Teams have until Thursday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. ET to get their deals done, whether they're looking to upgrade for a playoff run or to offload stars to build for the future.

Check back for updates as the trade deadline approaches.

• The Philadelphia 76ers are “working on” trying to finalize a trade involving Jahlil Okafor. (Tom Moore, The Intelligencer)

• The Los Angeles Clippers are interested in acquiring Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari. Gallinari leads Denver in scoring this season. (Marc Stein, ESPN.com)

• Portland Trail Blazers traded Mason Plumlee and a 2018 second-round pick to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for Jusuf Nurkic and a 2017 first-round pick. Before he was traded, Plumlee reportedly had his vehicle broken into. (Jason Quick, CSNNW.com)

• Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat are among the Eastern Conference teams that have expressed interest in Orlando Magic forward Serge Ibaka.

• The Brooklyn Nets continue to demand two first-round draft picks for any team interested in trading for center Brook Lopez.

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