With the start of the NBA season less than a month away, trade rumors are starting to heat up. Some players, if they fail to live up to expectations, may be on the move.
We saw this last season with Richard Jefferson, who was traded by the San Antonio Spurs to the Golden State Warriors. Jefferson’s points per game average dropped, so the Spurs traded him for Stephen Jackson.
The same can be said about Derek Fisher. The Los Angeles Lakers traded away the veteran point guard because he was not the same player he once was. He was replaced by Ramon Sessions, who exceeded Fisher’s offensive production.
Jefferson and Fisher are only two of a handful of examples. This year, a couple of players may find themselves in the same position. If they don't perform, then they will be traded.