The NBA All-Star Game is less than a week away, which means the trade deadline follows just a few days later, this year falling on Thursday, Feb. 21.
As the date nears, it's obvious that teams are getting anxious for that first domino to fall, as the trade rumors are starting to fly around at an increasingly rapid rate.
We're still at the stage where general managers will be collecting information and sizing up the trade market for specific players, meaning it's still going to be a few days before any real kind of action takes place.
Even still, we've got a ton of trade scenarios to talk about, as do the general managers of the league's active teams.
With that in mind, I've gotten into the habit of narrating the more important trade scenarios, doing my best to spice up what is usually dull back-and-forth of the he said, she said that goes on during these weeks of the year.