NBA Trade Rumors: 5 NBA Trades That Need To Happen This Season

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NBA Trade Rumors: 5 NBA Trades That Need To Happen This Season
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Like Melo last year, Dwight was almost dealt to the Nets in the preseason.

We see it every year: countless and endless NBA trade rumors. Message boards and blogs are packed with them.

But an overwhelming number of these imaginary trades only look at the benefits from one team's perspective. More often than not, the other team's benefits are ignored.

Newsflash: Just because the league made sure the Lakers fleeced Memphis for Pau Gasol does not mean that every trade has to be like that.

So here are five NBA trades that need to happen as soon as possible. They make a ton of sense for all parties involved, both on the court and financially.

The only problem is that most of the general managers running the teams about to be mentioned don't have the balls to pull the trigger.

But that's a different story for a different day.

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