In ranking the 25 NBA players most likely to be dealt at Thursday's 3 p.m. ET trade deadline, a combination of factors come into play. At the forefront is the reported interest in each player, but current team salary structures and the specific positional needs were also considered.
From Pau Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 25 to Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks at No. 1, these rankings list which players on the trade block could be traded, from least likely to most likely.