NBA trade targets: 5 realistic and 5 pipe dream options for teams to consider

LeBron James, Dejounte Murray
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Realistic Trade Target: Dejounte Murray

Dejounte Murray, of the Atlanta Hawks, is the hottest name on the trade market now that Pascal Siakam has been traded to the Indiana Pacers. With Murray drawing interest from teams such as the Lakers, Heat, Spurs, Golden State Warriors, and Philadelphia 76ers, he seems much more likely to be moved than any of the players on this list.

The Hawks' asking price for Murray is reportedly two first-round picks, making him relatively affordable, especially considering he is only making $18 million this season. Better still, he signed a four-year, $120 million extension, ensuring that whatever team trades for him will have him for the long haul.

With so many teams interested and him under contract for four more years, odds are that the Hawks will receive their asking price of two first-round picks, though it remains to be seen which team will actually land him. The Lakers appear to be the frontrunners to acquire Murray, but the Sixers and Spurs especially have the most assets to offer Atlanta. Either way, Murray seems to be a safe bet to be sporting a new jersey after the trade deadline.