The 2017-18 NBA season is just one-week old, but trade rumors are already starting to pile up. Atlanta Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder and Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside were tagged in recent trade talks.

Atlanta Hawks players want Dennis Schroder out?

Schroder’s name is floating around in numerous trade rumors, as Chris Mannix of The Vertical indicated that the young point guard is causing friction inside the locker room. It is a familiar refrain for the Atlanta Hawks, who traded Dwight Howard in the offseason. Players reportedly rejoiced when the Howard trade was consummated.

It was also pointed out that Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk might decide to move Schroder because of his contract. The 24-year-old point guard is signed to a four-year deal worth $70 million and Schlenk is reportedly not a fan of long-term deals.

Schroder is averaging 23.3 points on top of 6.7 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game this season. The fifth-year guard is considered as one of the best young point guards in the league.

However, trading Schroder will be easier said than done. Mannix reported that teams are aware that Schroder is a like a ticking time bomb in a locker room, with one Western Conference executive saying that the Germany national team standout could be a headache to their team.

Hassan Whiteside not untouchable in future trades

The Miami Heat are not expected to make big moves this season, but Hassan Whiteside is becoming a subject of trade rumors. Whiteside trade talks started again after ESPN reported that Jackie MacMullan said the Heat have tried trading the 28-year-old center.

ESPN insider Zach Lowe also reported earlier this year that the Heat are open to trading any players, including Whiteside.

If the Heat decide to move on from Whiteside, several teams are expected to tender an offer.

However, there is no concrete proof about the Heat’s desire to trade the former Marshall standout anytime soon. According to Bleacher Report, the Heat will likely test their current core this season and make decisions about their roster next summer.

It was pointed out, though, that the recent Whiteside trade talks could be an indication that the North Carolina native is not untouchable. The Heat might still consider trading Whiteside even though they did commit to a lucrative four-year, $98.42 million deal with the former second-round pick before the 2016-17 NBA season.

Whiteside has only played one game this season, tallying 26 points and 22 rebounds in a 116-109 loss to the Orlando Magic. He averaged 17.0 points and 14.1 rebounds on top of 2.1 blocks per game in 77 outings for the Heat last season.