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Warriors’ Glenn Robinson III, Alec Burks missing Nets game as trade talks heat up

Glenn Robinson, Warriors

The Golden State Warriors will not play Glenn Robinson III and Alec Burks on Wednesday against the Brooklyn Nets.

Golden State is expected to trade one or both players before Thursday’s trade deadline, according to Marc Stein of The New York Times:

The Warriors will miss the playoffs this season for the first time in the Steve Kerr era.

Both Robinson and Burks are in their first seasons with the Dubs. Robinson is averaging 12.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 48 games, while Burks is putting up 16.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists.

The Warriors have no players going to the All-Star game this season for the first time since 2012. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson have been out with injuries, Kevin Durant is no longer on the team, while Draymond Green and D’Angelo Russell aren’t having All-Star caliber campaigns.

Golden State could trade Russell before the deadline. After going to the NBA Finals for five straight seasons, Kerr and his squad are now sellers this 2019-20.

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