NBA Rumors: 5 Contenders That Don't Need Deadline Deal

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NBA Rumors: 5 Contenders That Don't Need Deadline Deal
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There's not a lot to not like about the way the Heat have played this season.

Fans that have been closely monitoring the upcoming NBA Trade Deadline know all too well which teams are actively involved in potential trades—big and small—as it approaches. 

The Lakers, Clippers, Bulls and Celtics are all teams that have been frequently mentioned in trade rumors. Some will finalize deals and some will not. 

A better questions is: Do these teams actually need to make deals?

Some teams, such as the Celtics, who have a front court ravaged by injuries and two aging stars with expiring contracts in Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett are in obvious need of some player movement. 

Yet there are others who may not even need the high-profile trades they seem to be so doggedly pursuing. There are also teams who aren't mentioned in numerous trade rumors who have good reason not to be searching for big player personnel changes.

Who doesn't really need a trade?  

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