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Nuggets wont trade Jamal Murray and Gary Harris for Kyrie Irving

Nuggets wont trade Jamal Murray and Gary Harris for Kyrie Irving
Published On: Thu, Aug 03
Mar 21, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives against Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) during the third quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavs won 124-91. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The Cavaliers and Nuggets seemingly share a mutual belief, accurate or not, that the Pacers backed out of a three-way trade that would have included Paul George and Kevin Love.

Could Cleveland (which is still bitter about the missed opportunity) and Denver (which should be thrilled it signed Paul Millsap outright rather than trading assets for Love) connect on a trade that actually happens?

The Nuggets are a logical destination for Kyrie Irving, who has requested a trade.

Denvers primary playmaker is a center, Nikola Jokic. Irving, oft-criticized for lacking full point-guard skills, could fit well with him offensively.

Plus, the Nuggets have plenty of other intriguing assets worthy of Irving. Jamal Murray and Gary Harris stand out. Wilson Chandler and Will Barton could help make salaries match and upgrade the Cavs wing depth. Denver also has all its first-round picks.

Terry Pluto of The Plain Dealer:

I hear Denver will not give up Murray and Harris in a deal.

Are the Nuggets refusing to trade Murray and Harris in a package " or is neither player available, even separately? Again, this is the type of detail that gets clouded as trade negotiations get leaked.

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