Fans love NBA trade rumors. They make them think about the prospects of their team with a certain new player in the starting lineup.
They start painting different scenarios on how much better or worse their team will be if the trade happens.
As fans, we are not aware what happens in conversations between NBA general managers. So we have no idea of what type of trades have been offered.
That being said, there have been many trades in NBA history that would have shocked the basketball world if they went through. However, for one reason or another, they didn't happen.
Here are a few of them.