With a new year looming, there are quite a few prominent names that appear destined to wind up on the NBA's trading block.
Crowded rosters and early-season struggles have resulted in trade speculation, so as teams establish identities, general managers will begin to determine which players are expendable and which are not.
One thing seems certain at this point: By Thursday, February 21, several big names will be moved, and the fortunes of franchises across the league will be changed for better or for worse.
As we get ready to turn over the calendar, here are six players guaranteed to wind up on the trading block in 2013.
Note: All stats used are accurate as of Wednesday, December 26.