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Buying or Selling the Latest NBA Rumors After 1st Week of 2013-14 Season

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Buying or Selling the Latest NBA Rumors After 1st Week of 2013-14 Season
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After a lackluster extension deadline that saw very little action, it's time to turn our attention to the trade deadline that looms in the distance. 

While teams usually don't pull the trigger on deals this early in the season, the groundwork for big moves is often laid nice and early. The first few weeks of the season can often provide some clarity and help establish the real, on-court needs of each team. This is the time for intel gathering.  

Early results can drastically a change a team's direction as well, particularly if a team with a "win-now" mentality isn't, well, winning now. Here's looking at you, Washington Wizards. 

Which early-season rumors swirling around the league should you put stock in? Let's explore.

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