NBA Latest Trade Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins' Traded to Chicago Bulls Is The Hot Topic, Scores Numerous Points For USA In Olympics

The reports about DeMarcus Cousins joining Chicago Bulls for this upcoming 2016-2017 NBA season has heat up once again. The reports about him being traded started again after he scored big for the United States basketball team when they went against China in Rio on Saturday.

Cousins is the best center of Sacramento Kings and with the many problems of the team regarding their roster, it might not be possible that he will be leaving and will be traded to the Chicago Bulls. Many reports have been swirling in the past weeks claiming that Chicago Bulls is aiming to acquire Cousins because they want to build their super team.

Just recently, Chicago Bulls added Dwayne Wade and Rajon Rondo as their guards for the upcoming NBA season. However, after losing Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol and Jaokim Noah, they reportedly want to build a stronger team and Cousins will be fit for that move. Cousins could star alongside Jimmy Butler, Doug McDermott, Nikola Mirotic, and Bobby Portis, Inquisitr reported.

What the Chicago Bulls need, says many basketball analysts, is a shooter that is why they are eyeing Cousins. However, if Chicago Bulls has set their mind on acquiring Cousins, they would have to give their best two players in exchange for the Sacramento Kings center. Accordingly, Sacramento Kings wants Portis and Mirotic.

More on Cousins, Chicago Bulls would really benefit from him as he made a very impressive debut during the Rio Olympics. He reportedly posted 17 points on 6 to 8 shooting during the U.S. team's fight against China during the first 15 minutes of the game. He also made five rebounds during the aforementioned time. The U.S. team garnered 119 points while China was only able to make 62, Cats Pause reported.

Cousins' score marks the third most number of scores by a Wildcat in the Olympics. Cousins played for the Wildcats in the past. The U.S. team will be going against Venezuela on Monday at 6 P.M. local time.

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