This Pistons-Raptors blockbuster trade is centered around Pascal Siakam

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This trade would take place between two teams struggling at the beginning of the NBA season. For one, it was expected but the other comes as a shock. The Detroit Pistons and Toronto Raptors could team up for a trade that would land them impact players.

The surprise team is the Raptors. Just two years removed from an NBA championship, the Raptors are off to a 7-10 start to the season. There have been many names featured in NBA trade rumors, such as Kyle Lowry.

Toronto made it a priority in the offseason to sign Fred VanVleet to a long-term contract. They were able to get a four-year deal done with their shooting guard and now they could be looking to make a splash on the trade market.

The Pistons for another team that was busy this offseason. They signed players like Jeremi Grant and Mason Plumlee to join frontcourt. They use the eighth overall pick in the draft on French point guard Killian Hayes.

They will be without their rookie for the foreseeable future after suffering an injury. Dwane Casey has his hands full rebuilding this team in Detroit. It will be interesting to see if they go to Toronto for a deal. 

There are some impact bigs on both teams that could change hands in this deal. Let’s take a look at what it might look like if the Pistons and Raptors combine for a trade.