Every year, without fail, numerous key players switch teams just before the NBA trade deadline. While intricacy and sacrifice are the prevailing themes in many of these trades, some acquisitions can be had at a bargain price, if a deal is struck at the right time.
Trades of a substantial magnitude normally consist of a little give and take from all parties involved, yet depending upon the situation, one side can often make out like a bandit.
There are a number of players already dominating the rumor-mill headlines, many of whom can be an integral part of any team's rotation.
Although some of these names are likely to cost interested teams a fair number of assets, others may wind up being snagged at fire sale like prices.