It is a good and bad thing, but the invention of Twitter has turned tons of sports fans into GM cosplayers. Some have more fun examining the salary cap or cooking up hypothetical trades than they do actually watching the games. The rise in Twitter GMs has a direct correlation with the rise in horrific trade proposals.
Last year, it was all about Donovan Mitchell, but this offseason will be the summer of no good very bad Damian Lillard hypotheticals. Brace yourselves for some bad ones. It’s inevitable.
Let’s take a look at some of the key ingredients to any awful NBA hypothetical trade.