RUMOR: Nuggets’ Juancho Hernangomez drawing interest from Hawks, Rockets
Denver Nuggets forward Juancho Hernangomez is drawing interest from the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets, according to multiple reports.
Also reported in here: #Nuggets seeking second-round pick for Juancho Hernangomez. One team that’s inquired about him?
The Atlanta Hawks. https://t.co/XNMiLw77KR
— Mike Singer (@msinger) February 4, 2020
As @msinger reports Atlanta interest in Hernangomez, he is another big man that interests Rockets. But could he be a fill-in center? https://t.co/b6hph47zFW
— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) February 4, 2020
Hernangomez is making $3.3 million this season. He becomes a restricted free agent in the offseason.
In 33 games for the Nuggets this season, Hernangomez is averaging 3.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in 11.9 minutes per game. He’s shooting 34.6 percent from the field, 25.4 percent from beyond the arc and 59.1 percent from the free-throw line.
The Nuggets are said to be fielding trade calls on Hernangomez, Malik Beasley and Gary Harris. Denver is 34-16 on the season. They are in third place in the Western Conference standings.
The Rockets are trying to trade center Clint Capela, while the Hawks have interest in acquiring him. The Nuggets may be able to get in on a possible three or four-team trade.
Hernangomez has career NBA averages of 4.7 points and 3.1 rebounds in 190 games with the Nuggets. His brother, Willy Hernangomez, plays for the Charlotte Hornets.
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