5 under-the-radar trade chips ahead of NBA trade deadline

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As the March 25th trade deadline quickly approaches, plenty of NBA trade rumors have begun to surface around the NBA. As things stand right now in the league, every team still has a legit shot to make the playoffs since we are not even halfway through the season, but you could make a case for 27 teams being playoff contenders this year. 

The amount of talent in the league today has made for some of the best basketball in NBA history over the years and things are only going to get better from here. We are in an era where All-Star talents are always looking to team up with one-another in pursuit of championships and this season is no different. 

The Brooklyn Nets made the biggest move of the season so far when they created their own “Big 3” with Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and now James Harden. They definitely look like a team that we will see deep into the playoffs, but we have also seen the emergence of teams like the Utah Jazz this year, who are getting things done with consistency and teamwork. 

Utah may be the closest team in the entire NBA and given how well they shoot three-pointers, they have made their case for being a true championship contender this year. Donovan Mitchell looks like a superstar this year and has the makings of being a perennial All-Star for years to come. 

This year’s NBA trade deadline has a chance to be one of the craziest trade deadlines we have seen in the past few years and if any of the NBA trade rumors are true, then we could really see things be shaken up in the league. With that said, let’s take a look at five under-the-radar players who could be on the move next month. 

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Brett Siegel joined NBA Analysis Network as an NBA Insider and Journalist in 2020 after previously working with Louisville Basketball and FanSided covering the NBA. He was a member of our staff until April 2022.