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5 Teams That Should Trade for Houston Rockets' Kevin Martin
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There was a time when Kevin Martin was among the NBA's elite scorers. In fact, that time wasn't so long ago. In the right situation, Martin could once again flourish. With only one year left on his current deal, Martin is a valuable expiring contract that teams will look to acquire. 

But which NBA teams will be willing to take a rental on Martin?

Martin is 29 years old and has likely already seen his best days in the NBA. He's a quality offensive player, but good luck watching him on the defensive side of the floor. 

If you take a look at the rosters of the elite teams in the NBA, not many of them have a spot or the assets to acquire Martin. The Los Angeles Lakers have Kobe Bryant. The Brooklyn Nets have Joe  Johnson. The Boston Celtics already acquired Courtney Lee and Jason Terry. The Dallas Mavericks just signed O.J. Mayo. 

Instead, the teams likely to look into obtaining Martin are the ones on the cusp of making a postseason run or looking to shed a contract in exchange for Martin's expiring deal. 

Here is a list of five teams that should trade for Martin: 

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