NBA 2019 drafts are going in full form, with a lot of blockbuster deals. The LA Lakers trading in Anthony Davis from the Pelicans totally changed the path of the draft lottery. While some teams are eager to use their top picks to get their preferred players, other’s are waiting for free agency to start.
But the trade deals are more interesting as they are totally dependent on the NBA teams, not on the players. Here are the most possible draft trades that could happen for the upcoming NBA season.
New Orleans Pelicans – Phoenix Suns
The Phoenix Suns get Jrue Holiday from the New Orleans Pelicans and make a strong team. The Pelicans, on the other hand, would get 3 young players, Josh Jackson, Mikal Bridges, and T.J. Warren. Along with that they also get the No. 6 pick for the 2019 NBA draft.
Washington Wizards – Pelicans
The Pelicans do the total opposite and get Bradley Beal from the Washington Wizards. Honestly, they had enough of the young players, they now need some established talents. On the other hand, the Wizards would be happy to get Brandon Ingram, E’Twaun Moore, and Solomon Hill. The Pelicans would also have to give their No. 4 pick in 2019 NBA draft, but it won’t matter that much.
Boston Celtics – Wizards
The Washington Wizards could also send Bradley Beal to the Boston Celtics and get a similar deal. The Wizards would get Marcus Smart, Aron Baynes, and Guerschon Yabusele. Along with that, they would also have the chance for No. 22 pick in 2019 NBA draft, and a future 2020 first-round pickup. It’s a good deal for the Celtics as Bradley Beal can be an ideal replacement for Kyrie Irving.
Chicago Bulls – Pelicans
Most of the deals would probably include the New Orleans Pelicans getting a star player. As they have already traded three of their players and have two first-round pickups, it makes a lot of sense. The Pelicans could get Zach Lavigne from the Chicago Bulls, along with a No. 7 draft pickup. Meanwhile, the Bulls get Brandon Ingram and Solomon Hill, which is a way better deal for them.
Cleveland Cavaliers – Suns
Kevin Love has become one of the most sought players in the current NBA season. The Phoenix Suns have a high chance of offering a deal for him. The Cleveland Cavaliers would be happy to get Tyler Johnson and the No. 6 pick. It will be a win-win deal for both the teams and also the players would benefit from it.