This Kings-Thunder trade gives Marvin Bagley III a fresh start

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Neither the Sacramento Kings nor the Oklahoma City Thunder are going to be dancing in the playoffs this season, but these teams could utilize the NBA trade deadline to build up their rosters for next year.

Marvin Bagley III has been mentioned in NBA trade rumors at times since the start of the season when his father took to Twitter to rant seemingly for his son, and he could get a fresh start with a new team this season.

While both of these teams would rather be making a trade to help strengthen their rosters for a playoff push, making a deal to get them there next season could be the move instead. The Kings are a talented team to keep an eye on and moving on from Bagley III could actually make them better.

Moving on from Marvin Bagley III seems like a no brainer for the organization as he has been seemingly frustrated all season. Getting a deal done sooner could be the ideal outcome when considering

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Bagley III has had a nice season for the Kings despite his frustration and has averaged 14.1 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 1.0 assists while shooting 50 percent from the floor and 37 percent from beyond the arc.

It could take quite a bit to land the services of Marvin Bagley III, but the Thunder could be up for the challenge. Let’s take a look at what a potential deal between these two teams could look like.