NBA Trade Targets Teams Should Avoid

Ethan Sherwood Strauss@SherwoodStraussNBA Lead WriterJanuary 8, 2013

It's trade season in the NBA, as many teams now know they're either not making the playoffs, have sunk below expectations or are looking to make an extra push. In order to close that gap, franchises are desperate to make the right move. 

Buyer beware, though: There's a reason why general managers are willing to part with certain trade targets. When it comes to certain talents, the risk outweighs the reward.

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