The Orlando Magic are terrible, and yet they are still holding onto the 8th seed in the playoffs.
The Eastern Conference really sucks.
As much as Suns fans might want Aaron Gordon, the Magic are likely not going to even consider trading him until the summer while they continue to attempt to make another run at the postseason – as futile at it would be.
So, here the Suns are, shooting for the acquisition of second round picks, hoping to nab as many chips that can be used for potential other trades: Dario Saric for Khem Birch and the Magic’s and Lakers’ 2020 second round picks.
Phoenix helps the Magic make that push to the playoffs while acquiring two seconds which hopefully would not be kept but used as trade chips in subsequent deals over the summer.