10 NBA Trades That Need to Happen Before the Deadline

Carmelo Anthony walking on the court during a game.

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Trading season is upon us! While the NBA trade deadline (February 23) is never quite as active as, say, the Major League Baseball trade deadline, there’s still fun speculation and a handful of deals that will go down. Ignore the stats in the big deals, because it’s often about way more than just points and rebounds. Bad teams look to shed salaries, rebuilding teams look to acquire assets for the future, and contenders look to shore up their roster for a playoff run. So who should be on the move? While not necessarily everyone that should be traded will be, we dug into the ESPN Trade Machine to take a look at 10 deals that make sense right now.