2023 NBA trade deadline: Eastern Conference deal predictions

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With the 2023 NBA trade deadline less than a week away, there has finally been a big move: the Brooklyn Nets sent star point guard Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks.

That transaction should set in motion a busy week for teams looking to retool their rosters ahead of a final playoff push -- or May's draft lottery.

To help get you ready, we've broken down what to watch for all 15 teams in the Eastern Conference: What kind of moves they can make, what we're hearing, front-office trade histories and trade restrictions to note.

We've also identified one trade we would like to see from each team between now and the deadline.

Our guide to the Western Conference is available here.

Note: Teams have $6.4 million cash to send out and receive in trades unless otherwise noted.

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