NBA Trade Deadline: 5 early candidates that could be prime targets

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5 prime trade candidates that could emerge at the NBA Trade Deadline. 

The NBA Trade Deadline may still be three months away but as we get deeper and deeper into the regular season, the opportunity for trades always rises. December 1 is officially the date to watch and it’s when generally, teams truly begin to weigh potential moves.

Even through just one month into the season, there are would-be contenders that have either gotten off to rough starts or a few that have begun to fade away. That could prompt teams to begin outlining potential trade targets for deadline season.

As teams continue to fight for relevance and legitimacy, we begin to spitball potential trade targets that could be in play at this year’s NBA Trade Deadline. We start with five prime candidates that could emerge.

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