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The Memphis Grizzlies are, at least for now, standing their ground in demanding a first-round draft pick in return for swingman Tyreke Evans, according to a report, as the NBA trade deadline hits at 3 p.m. today.
However, the three reported main suitors for Evans’ services — the Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers — have yet to cave to Memphis’ demand.
Sources: Memphis still holding out for a first-round pick to move Tyreke Evans — and Boston, Denver and Philadelphia have resisted offers beyond either a young player or a second-rounder. First-rounders have never been gripped so tightly in the league
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2018
Evans is an unrestricted free agent after this season.