NBA Trade Rumors: 1 Expendable difference-maker on every team ahead of trade deadline

Exploring one expendable difference-maker on every team that could be moved ahead of the NBA Trade Deadline.
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Washington Wizards

Expendable difference-maker: Danilo Gallinari

Making the leap toward a full-on rebuild this past offseason, ultimately signaled by the trading of Bradley Beal, there are probably several players that could be considered expendable difference-makers for the Washington Wizards. However, one that perhaps stands out more than the others is Danilo Gallinari. He's not a starter and is averaging less than 20 minutes per game but he's proven in spurts that he can be a valued contributor to a potential contender.

Averaging less than 16 minutes per game, Gallinari is posting respectable numbers, He's averaging eight points and three rebounds on 47 percent shooting from the field and 34 percent shooting from 3-point range. He may not be a huge asset for the Wizards in what they want to ultimately accomplish this season but he could prove to be valuable for a playoff team.

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And you'd have to think that's something the Wizards know heading into the NBA Trade Deadline. If it isn't via trade, a buyout for Gallinari is probably on the horizon. He's certainly a player that could be on his way out sooner rather than later.