It's becoming clear who's looking to add versus subtract at this year's NBA Trade Deadline.
The sellers are watching their playoff chances go down the tubes, looking to improve their cap space, want to collect future assets or all of the above.
The buyers are looking to load up for a big end-of-season run or just get a jump start on acquiring talent before the free agency period begins this offseason.
There are even a few franchises who will both buy AND sell, as they seek equal value back for prized pieces.
On this episode of Basketball by Association, NBA Assistant Editors Ethan Norof and Joel C. Cordes both speculate and nod to the latest rumors while tabbing who will be active on the trade front and how they'll do it.
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