Trade talks have reached a stalemate, with Lillard looking to force his way out and Blazers general manager Joe Cronin looking to get the best package in exchange for Lillard -- whether that's from the Miami Heat or one of the other 28 teams in the NBA.
With no resolution in sight, we asked our NBA experts to play GM for the Heat and three other teams that could potentially pull off a deal for Lillard, making their best possible offer to acquire the franchise guard. We enlisted ESPN front office insider Bobby Marks to decide which proposals make the most sense for Portland.
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There is only one Lillard trade that actually makes sense, and that is to the Heat.