This Grizzlies-Kings trade lands Harrison Barnes in Memphis

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It was a bit surprising to see Harrison Barnes survive this season in Sacramento. He was one of the biggest names on the NBA trading block last year and at the trade deadline but the Kings decided to hold onto him. As we approach another offseason, this could be the one where Sacramento decides to move it sharpshooter.

Another year, another year without a postseason appearance for the Kings. They are not close to competing in a difficult Western Conference and this could force them to be sellers sooner than later.

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De’Aaron Fox is the franchise player in Sacramento and everyone else seems like they are up for grabs. Hield could be the first name moved out of town for a nice return. If he is truly on the trading block, the Memphis Grizzlies could be in play.

Memphis took a big step this season by the eighth seed in the Western Conference. Ja Morant is blossoming into a young star and franchise player for the Grizzlies. Now, it is about putting the right players around him and an efficient shooter and scoring threat like Harrison Barnes would go a long way.

When looking at this deal, it is one that could benefit both sides in different ways. First, let’s take a look at what a potential deal might look like between the two sides.