This Nets-Nuggets Trade Pairs Nikola Jokic, Kyrie Irving

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Sometimes, an NBA team just needs to trade a player. There can be plenty of factors that create such a situation.

It could be due to off-court trouble. If a player is creating conflict in the locker room, that can be grounds for moving him no matter how talented he is.

Of course, it could be that they’re prone to injury. The best basketball players in the world can’t help their teams if they’re unable to stay on the floor on a routine basis.

With that said, trading such players can be difficult, especially for a fair return. After all, why would other teams be interested in inheriting a team’s problems?

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If you’re eager to stop rostering a player, why would another team be eager to bring them on? Unless, of course, you’re simply swapping problems.

Here’s a trade that has the Denver Nuggets and Brooklyn Nets doing exactly that.