Which team will steal the headlines at the NBA trade deadline? With the deadline nearing on Feb. 9 at 3 p.m. ET, front offices will be finalizing decisions that could affect a potential playoff run or a build for the future. Click the link and start betting.
With the Western Conference appearing to be as wide open as it has been in years, it could take one move by any of the top six contenders, such as the Dallas Mavericks, to establish themselves as postseason front-runners.
Then there are the Los Angeles Lakers, who are hovering near the line of the play-in bracket and face the possibility of playing meaningless basketball in the final month. Would one big trade be enough to propel them into the ranks of serious competitors in the West? Or, is their dwindling window with LeBron James under contract enough of a reason to make a risky move?