There were a lot of rumors swirling throughout the offseason about potential blockbuster trades that occur. All-Stars and All-NBA performers were mentioned as possible trade candidates, but none were moved.
Russell Westbrook was the closest thing to a blockbuster trade that occurred this offseason, but trade talks could start picking up again soon. December 15th is when a lot of players with recently signed or traded exceptions expire, meaning the pool of players that can be traded will grow.
We are already seeing some teams emerge that will be looking to make deals to make a push for the postseason and which teams could be sellers. Four teams already have double-digit losses this season, while there are five with double-digit victories.
With some All-Stars on expiring deals or with player options, we could see quite a few trades getting done between now and the NBA trade deadline. One of those All-Stars we could see on the move is Ben Simmons.
The Philadelphia 76ers still have Ben Simmons on the roster, but something will have to give sooner or later. Finding a trade package that suffices has not been easy, but what if things are expanded to a three-team deal?
Check out this proposed blockbuster deal over at Bleacher Report that involves the Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics, and Philadelphia 76ers.