Kyle Kuzma is no stranger to trade rumors. So he isn't sweating the NBA's Feb. 9 trade deadline, even after his teammate Rui Hachimura was dealt to the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday.
"Nah," he told The Athletic's Josh Robbins when asked if he worries about the trade deadline. "I've been in trade talks five out of six years in my career. So, I've seen it. I've been through it. I understand it. I've been in trade rumors at the highest of the highest levels year after year. So, I'm numb to white noise and noise in general. I don't get rattled and I don't get bothered. I'm really an unbothered person at this point in my life."
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Monday that the Hachimura trade came in part because re-signing Kuzma this summer was a bigger priority for the Wizards than re-signing the traded power forward.