NBA's best bargain trade targets

The Nuggets and Bulls are among six teams that might be ready to sell low. Getty Images, USA TODAY Sports

The NBA trade deadline is just a month away, and the best way for teams to maximize the return on their deals is to use a familiar axiom: Buy low.

Instead of searching out the hot names, teams should be looking for players who are currently performing below established norms (meaning they'll benefit from regression to the mean) or those who are out of favor with their current teams.

Let's take a look at six players I'd be targeting if I were running an NBA front office.