Which teams have the contracts necessary to acquire the top potential targets before February's 2020 NBA trade deadline?
Matching salary will be a key driver in what teams do between now and then. With the large contracts handed out during the summer of 2016 coming to an end and largely consolidated on a few teams, more and more contenders have most of their salary tied up in their best players. As a result, they might find it difficult to acquire high-salaried veterans via trade.
With the trade market set to rev up after the longest fallow period in recent memory, let's take a look at which teams have the right combination of players currently on the roster to pursue the stars who could be on the move.