NBA Trade Rumors: 8 Ideal co-stars for Tyrese Haliburton Indiana Pacers should pursue

The Indiana Pacers may have their eyes on going all-in on a star player at the NBA Trade Deadline.

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DeMar DeRozan, Chicago Bulls

Even though it may not be a seamless fit, I don't think it would be wise for the Indiana Pacers to completely count out the possibility of exploring a trade for DeMar DeRozan. If the Chicago Bulls do move forward with their rebuild, DeRozan is a player who is probably second in line to be traded behind Zach LaVine. While LaVine is certainly the bigger name at this point in his career, DeRozan may be the player that teams value more.

If the Pacers are looking for a professional scorer to come in and take some of the pressure off of Tyrese Haliburton, DeRozan could be a good candidate to help on that front. If the Pacers are looking for more of a rental situation in an attempt to get them to the offseason to make a potentially bigger deal, a move for DeRozan wouldn't be that bad.

In his third season with the Bulls, DeRozan is averaging 22 points, five assists, and four rebounds per game on 44 percent shooting from the field and a career-high 36 percent shooting from 3-point range. DeRozan wouldn't be the awkward fit that perhaps many believe it to be.