The Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers are neck in neck in a race for the eighth seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, but we could see these two teams make a deal at the trade deadline. The Bulls currently reside in ninth place in the standings while the Pacers are just an eyelash behind them in tenth place.
The Bulls are expected to be pretty active at the NBA trade deadline due to their need of some help to add to their roster for Zach LaVine. One player in particular the Bulls could target is Indiana Pacers point guard Malcolm Brogdon.
Malcolm Brogdon, 28, is having another great season with the Pacers and he could be a hot commodity at the NBA trade deadline. He isn’t thought of as being shopped around in trade talks but he’s thought of as being available if the right offer is made.
Brogdon is averaging 21.6 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 6.1 assists; all of which outweigh his career averages. He’s been tasked with taking over the lead guard role for the Pacers with Victor Oladipo no longer being in the picture and he has done so quite well.
Brogdon would be an excellent addition to a point guard needy team like the Bulls and we could see him dealt at the NBA trade deadline. Let’s take a look at what a potential deal between these two teams could look like.