The Denver Nuggets — with three first-round draft picks, five picks in total and a roster full of young, potential talent — are in the unique position to make a power trade this offseason, and according to Ryen Russillo of ESPN, that’s what they are attempting to do.
Picks #3 #5 #7 are talked about the most as being available w/ NBA GMs. (Obviously other picks are as well)
— Russillo (@ryenarussillo) June 21, 2016
Are the Nuggets planning to move up? Are they looking to package No. 7 with a player like Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari or Jusuf Nurkic to bring in a veteran, All-Star presence?
We’ll find out on Thursday. As we covered earlier, there are several players worthy of that No. 7 overall pick, but if they have the opportunity to pick up a true, established No. 1 option, it would be hard to pass that up.
Here are five trade options we believe the Nuggets should be targeting on Thursday.