NBA Trade Deadline 2012: 5 Players Teams Should Not Take a Gamble on

« Prev
1 of 7
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
NBA Trade Deadline 2012: 5 Players Teams Should Not Take a Gamble on
Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Some teams are thinking about gambling by trading the farm for an All-Star player, but they would be wrong in doing so.

As much as a team would love to add an All-Star player, they should do so only if it was at a reasonable asking price. To give up so much just to acquire one All-Star usually works out better for the team trading the All-Star away—just ask the Denver Nuggets.

Some of these players are going to be free agents this offseason, and teams should be smart in not taking the risk in letting their “rented” player walk as soon as free agency begins.

Instead of trading a couple of their great players for one elite player, these teams should look to add less valuable players in order to continue a run at the NBA Finals.

Here are the five players that teams should not gamble on. 

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow B/R on Facebook

Out of Bounds

NBA

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.