Chicago Bulls Rumors: 3 DeMar DeRozan trades if he wants out in 2023

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DeMar DeRozan trades if he asks to leave the Chicago Bulls: The Dallas Mavericks

If you thought adding a star next to Morant was scary, imagine putting DeRozan next to Luka Doncic, who just went for a historic performance the other night with a 60-20-10 line.

Doncic has put this team on his back time and time again, and the Mavericks are a perfect example of a team who could use another star to take pressure off their main guy. If Doncic were to get a scorer and leader like DeRozan, the pressure would be decreased significantly.

In this trade, the Bulls once again get a pair of first rounders, with the first one coming in 2025 because of the Stepien Rule. Chicago will also land Tim Hardaway Jr., a capable 3-and-D type guy who can play meaningful minutes.

Back to the Mavericks, though, who once tried to pair Doncic with another bigger name like Kristaps Porzingis. That failed miserably, of course, but this time would be different. Getting him another true veteran scorer and leader in the locker room would mean Dallas could very well challenge anyone in the West.

This Mavericks team has been all Doncic for a little while now, but giving him a co-star would mean more to him than it would for just about any player in basketball at this point.