The Under-Appreciated NBA Trade List (2-22-21)

By: Tyrone Montgomery Jr.

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There is always a player on every team that isn’t getting enough playing time. Maybe he isn’t getting any playing time at all. But as we watch these teams not play these particular players, you have to sit and wonder what difference could he had made if he was getting in the game. Or, what could he do on another team that sees his value and what he brings to the table. The trade deadline is quickly approaching. March 25th will be here before we know it. Here is a list that’s composed of 1 player from each team in the league that would benefit from a trade filling a need for another…

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Atlanta Hawks: Tony Snell 

Best Fit: Utah Jazz

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Boston Celtics: Tacko Fall

Best Fit: Miami Heat

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Brooklyn Nets: Nicolas Claxton

Best Fit: New York Knicks

Charlotte Hornets: Bismack Biyombo

Best Fit: Phoenix Suns

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Chicago Bulls: Thaddeus Young / Otto Porter

Best Fit: New Orlean Pelicans / Boston Celtics

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Cleveland Cavaliers: Kevin Love

Best Fit: Boston Celtics

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Dallas Mavericks: Boban Marjanovic

Best Fit: Golden State Warriors

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Denver Nuggets: Will Barton

Best Fit: Cleveland Cavaliers

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Detroit Pistons: Blake Griffin

Best Fit: Miami Heat / LA Lakers

Golden State Warriors’ Kevon Looney (5) claps after blocking a lay up by Houston Rockets’ Chris Paul (3) during the fourth quarter of Game 5 of their NBA second round playoff series at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets 104-99. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors: Kevon Looney

Best Fit: OKC Thunder

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Houston Rockets: PJ Tucker

Best Fit: Portland Trailblazers

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Indiana Pacers: Myles Turner

Best Fit: Detroit Pistons

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LA Clippers: Lou Williams

Best Fit: Phoenix Suns

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LA Lakers: Marc Gasol


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Memphis Grizzlies: Sean McDermott

Best Fit: Houston Rockets

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Miami Heat: Kendrick Nunn 

Best Fit: Dallas Mavericks 

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Milwaukee Bucks: Brook Lopez

Best Fit: Brooklyn Nets

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio

Best Fit: LA Clippers

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New Orleans Pelicans: JJ Redick

Best Fit: Denver Nuggets

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New York Knicks: Austin Rivers

Best Fit: Detroit Pistons

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OKC Thunder: Isaiah Roby

Best Fit: Charlotte Hornets

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Orlando Magic: Mo Bamba

Best Fit: Charlotte Hornets

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Philadelphia 76ers: Matisse Thybulle

Best Fit: Chicago Bulls

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Phoenix Suns: E’Twaun Moore

Best Fit: Dallas Mavericks

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Portland Trailblazers: Rodney Hood

Best Fit: Milwaukee Bucks

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Sacramento Kings: Hasaan Whiteside / Marvin Bagley

Best Fit: Toronto Raptors

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San Antonio Spurs: Rudy Gay

Best Fit: Philadelphia 76ers

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Toronto Raptors: DeAndre Bembry

Best Fit: Washington Wizards

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Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors

Best Fit: San Antonio Spurs

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Washington Wizards: Davis Bertans

Best Fit: Phoenix Suns