- Notable trade candidates: Jerami Grant
- Goal as a seller: Unclear
- Latest buzz: Vice chairman ready to trade Grant, but GM open to keeping him
Detroit has no great need to trade Jerami Grant.
Surprise sellers Philadelphia 76ers
- Notable trade candidates: Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris
- Goal as a seller: Clear cap space for a run at James Harden
- Latest buzz: Likely to wait on Simmons trade until Harden becomes available
If Philadelphia believes it can acquire James Harden through either a sign-and-trade or an opt-in-and-trade, Daryl Morey likely has an uneventful deadline.
- Notable trade candidates: Dennis Schroder
- Goal as a seller: Duck the tax
- Latest buzz: Cleveland could use its Disabled Player Exception to trade for Schroder
Boston has long-term flaws to address, but for now, the priority will likely be moving Dennis Schroder and his $5.9 million salary. Is there much reason to believe things will get better in the future?
Los Angeles Clippers
- Notable trade candidates: Marcus Morris, Nicolas Batum, Luke Kennard, Serge Ibaka
- Goal as a seller: Save some tax dollars, reload for 2023 title run
- Latest buzz: Bledsoe, Ibaka and Morris most available trade candidates
If nothing else, there is a ton of easy money to be saved here.