NBA Trades: Spurs, Bulls, and Cavs solve major flaws in proposed summer blockbuster  

Donovan Mitchell, Darius Garland
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Spurs, Cavs, and Bulls

NBA Trades: Spurs, Bulls, and Cavs solve major flaws in a proposed blockbuster. 

The proposed deal includes sending Darius Garland to the Spurs, Keldon Johnson, Zach LaVine, and two firsts to the Cavs. Meanwhile, the Bulls would receive Georges Niang, Caris Levert, Devonte Graham, their own 2025 first-round pick back from the Spurs, and two seconds from the Cavs.

Were that deal to go down in the offseason, each team would look dramatically different. The Spurs would get point guard help, the Bulls would take a step toward rebuilding, and the Cavs would reshuffle their roster in the hopes of keeping Mitchell.

In theory, the deal could work out for each team, though in three-team trades there are competing interests that could derail even the best of deals. A lot could also be decided by the Cavs' playoff run. A deep playoff run to the Eastern Conference Finals could negate the need for them to make a big trade in the summer.

On the other hand, a second-round exit could spell trouble for them and force them to make a move. With that in mind, let's take a look at the deal from all sides and see whether each team would agree to the deal, starting with the Cavs.