As it's now expected that they will make a move or two before the trade deadline, here are five names that could help the Warriors secure a playoff berth in May.
The Orlando Magic has started the second half of the season with a loss to the Miami Heat. They have now lost their last six assignments, dropping to a 13-24 record in the Eastern Conference. It could be time to trade Aaron Gordon.
So going back to what Ainge said in terms of "changing faces," Kemba's name immediately comes to mind.
Coming off another abysmal showing in the playoffs, the Orlando Magic will be facing a potential total reboot this offseason. Even though the Magic showed quite an improvement considering that they made it to the playoffs for two straight years, it always seemed like the team just doesn't have the arsenal to keep up with the elite contenders in the Eastern Conference.
With all the intangibles that Gordon brings on the table, the athletic combo forward will only make $18 million next season, and $16 million the following year. That is indeed a bargain contract for a versatile forward like Gordon, whose value climbs higher in today's positionless basketball.
Orlando Magic centre Nikola Vucevic is a free agent this offseason, creating a major dilemma for the Eastern Conference’s 2018/19 eighth seed.