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10 Candidates to Change NBA Addresses

Sporting News

If you’re expecting a windfall of trades before Thursday’s 3 p.m. ET deadline, you might yet get them. Just don’t expect a bunch of big-name players to change teams.

The reasons are multiple: The championship contenders don’t appear likely to shake up their rotations chasing a major move, and there are relatively few, if any, All-Stars on the market. Add to that the new luxury-tax penalties and financial governors in place, and you’ve got front offices moving at a glacial pace.

Still, there are players who are getting close looks by rival GMs. Here are 10 who could or should get dealt.

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