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Seven trades that should happen

As the trade deadline nears, here are seven deals we would like to see

Updated: February 19, 2013, 4:29 PM ET
By Tom Haberstroh | ESPN Insider

If research from ESPN Stats & Information is any indication, we're in for plenty of jersey-swapping this week. Over the past five trade deadlines, we've seen about seven deals (7.2 to be exact) on deadline day. That, coincidentally, is the same number of trades that Memphis VP of basketball ops John Hollinger predicted would go down leaguewide by Thursday.