The NBA offseason is a time for teams to take stock. All of the league’s 30 teams will be looking at their position in the league, and their needs ahead of the 2022-23 season.
The Sacramento Kings have one obvious, pressing need: to make the playoffs. That’s something they haven’t done in 16 years, the longest drought in NBA history. This group’s intentions are clear after acquiring Domantas Sabonis in exchange for Tyrese Haliburton at last year’s deadline.
The Utah Jazz may need to trade everyone on their roster over the age of 25. Alternatively, they may not. As of now, it seems unclear whether Donovan Mitchell will demand a trade.
Given their lackluster 2021-22 finish, they’ll likely do some major restructuring this summer.
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It’s hard to know what the San Antonio Spurs may identify as a need. This team has looked a bit stuck over recent years. They’ve missed the playoff for three consecutive seasons, but they’ve failed to land a high lottery pick at the same time.
Here’s a bold trade proposal that has all three of these teams shaking it up this summer.