The Miami Heat are among the teams that are expected to be active on the market before the 2021 trade deadline. Though they managed to reach the NBA Finals last season, their matchup against the reigning champions Los Angeles Lakers showed that they need more star power around Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo in order to have a better chance of capturing the Larry O’Brien Trophy. One of the players that they could pursue on the market this season is All-Star point guard Kemba Walker of the Boston Celtics.
In a recent article, Evan Massey of NBA Analysis Network suggested a hypothetical deal that would enable Walker to form the Heat’s “Big Three” with Butler and Adebayo in the 2020-21 NBA season. In the proposed scenario, Miami would be sending a package that includes Kendrick Nunn, Andre Iguodala, Kelly Olynyk, and a 2022 first-round pick. If the trade becomes a reality, Massey believes that it would be beneficial for both the Celtics and the Heat.
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