- Chad Ford, Senior Writer, NBA Insider
Wishing your team, over the cap and out of the running for major free agents, could still make major improvements this summer?
Keep hope alive. NBA general managers are predicting a robust trading season once the July player movement moratorium is lifted.
New rules in the collective bargaining agreement allow teams an extra 10 percent wiggle room (from 15 to 25 percent) when trading salaries, allowing for more trade possibilities. And, with the possibility of waiving one player and having him removed from the cap for luxury tax purposes, more owners may be willing to take on a bad deal.
After calling around the league and talking to numerous GMs, here's a look at 10 big names (not including free agents) who could be traded this summer.
Chad Ford says Paul Pierce and Stephon Marbury are the headliners on the trading block this summer.