Sometimes an NBA star can get stuck in a rut. That's when a change of scenery can be just the thing to rid one of that nasty funk.
Just look at very recent history. A remarkable thing happened when Rudy Gay was traded by the Memphis Grizzlies to the Toronto Raptors.
After seeing his scoring average steadily decline from 18.7 points per game in November to 15.9 PPG in January, Gay received a shot in the arm from the trade to Toronto
In seven games with Toronto, he's averaging 20.7 points. His turnovers are also down and his steals average has tripled from 0.9 in January to 2.7 in February. And now the Raptors are actually winning close games thanks to a finisher like Gay.
So here's a half dozen other players who would be re-energized by a trade this week.