5 Trades That Contending NBA Teams Can Make to Solidify Their Rosters

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5 Trades That Contending NBA Teams Can Make to Solidify Their Rosters
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As we approach the end of the NBA Finals 2011, trade rumors are widespread around the NBA.  Lottery teams look to improve their rosters in any way, while contending teams try to solidify their rosters for a title run next season.  Some teams are in win-now mode (Celtics, Spurs, Lakers, Mavericks), while others have an open championship window for the next few seasons (Heat, Thunder, Knicks)  

Although they are solid teams, all contending teams have weaknesses that opponents can expose during the playoffs, such as the Grizzlies' lack of a go-to perimeter scorer, the Lakers' lack of a quick guard to guard opponents' point guards or the Celtics' lack of athleticism.  Here are five potential trades that could solidify contending teams' rosters for a title run next season.

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