Chicago Bulls: 3 wild trade possibilities for 2020 NBA Draft

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Trade No. 3

This might be the most wild one yet. Entering the last year of his current contract, Bradley Beal will likely want out of Washington. The dysfunction within that locker room has been well-known for a while now, and the Wizards are also in need of stripping it down and starting over.

If the Wizards knew Beal was going to leave anyway, they could try and deal him for some nice pieces like LaVine and Lauri Markkanen. This way, at least they would get an affordable replacement for Beal and also a youthful forward like Markkanen with plenty of potential still.

If Markkanen doesn’t necessarily work out for Washington, they don’t have to pay him. But, they also free up some salary by dealing Beal in exchange for LaVine, who has two years left on his team-friendly deal.

Being tied up in John Wall’s contract has made things tough on Washington, but potentially adding future pieces like LaVine and Markkanen would certainly help their outlook.

In a weak draft, the no. 9 pick may not amount to anything for Washington. This would be purely a move to try and net something in return for a guy who they are going to lose for nothing in just one year.

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For the Bulls, they get a potential future piece in Beal who is also familiar with Donovan — Beal played for him at Florida. Going into the future with Beal, Coby White and Wendell Carter Jr. wouldn’t be too shabby if you’re Chicago. Add in two first rounders this year, and you never know what might happen.