5 NBA Teams Most Likely to Hold Fire Sale Ahead of 2016 Trade Deadline

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5 NBA Teams Most Likely to Hold Fire Sale Ahead of 2016 Trade Deadline
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If you thought Friday's #WojBombs were insane, just wait until Feb. 18, when the NBA's trade deadline is scheduled to come and go. 

Right now, the deep ranks of playoff hopefuls could keep the market quiet. With 25 of the league's 30 teams within four games of a postseason spot, there just aren't many sellers to satiate all the potential buyers out there.

But that doesn't mean there aren't teams either ready to talk serious shop or will be shortly. A lot could change in the next few weeks if fringe teams such as the Charlotte Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks and Denver Nuggets give up on playing beyond mid-April.

While other pretenders cling to their postseason dreams, these five struggling squads could seriously consider auctioning off their spare parts for picks, prospects and other useful pieces.

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