Landing a trade that successfully benefits every team involved can be difficult to do, but it is something that the Philadelphia 76ers need to seriously consider doing.
The Sixers are currently 12-13, and while we're only 25 games into the season, their record is still significantly lower than they would probably have liked.
A quick look at Philadelphia's roster suggests that their most pressing need is for a big man. Their backcourt is extremely versatile and efficient, however, their frontcourt is severely lacking.
Trading for Andrew Bynum is looking like one of the poorer trades in franchise history as he hasn't played a single game yet.
Unfortunately for the Sixers, his absence is also what has caused such a lack of production among Philly's big guys thus far.
When looking at possible deals, it's important to think about all of the factors that can possibly affect a deal.
Factors such as a player's salary, team needs and whether or not they are in the same conference all play major roles.
With that being said, let's take a look at five deals that the Philadelphia 76ers should already be considering.
All statistics in this article are accurate as of games played through Dec. 19.