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DeMar DeRozan’s cleared Instagram account has nothing to do with trade rumors

The Spurs highest paid player stoked his own fire by ridding himself of social media.

NBA: San Antonio Spurs at New York Knicks Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

With multiple trade rumors in the stratosphere placing San Antonio Spurs shooting guard in Orlando, Miami, New York, and even Toronto, at this point they are exactly that- rumors.

With no specific players mentioned or follow up chatter in the days that follow each additional speculation, the hype seemed to have faded out.

But when DeMar DeRozan cleared his Instagram account, the internet speculation that the trade talk was more than rumors kicked the hype up a notch.

Tom Orsborn got the reasoning behind the Instagram dump from DeRozan which may have set the record straight.

This should temper the exchange chatter . . . for now.

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