Golden State Warriors: 5 Win-Now trades to contend for a title

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - FEBRUARY 04: Khris Middleton #22 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts against the New Orleans Pelicans during a game at the Smoothie King Center on February 04, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - FEBRUARY 04: Khris Middleton #22 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts against the New Orleans Pelicans during a game at the Smoothie King Center on February 04, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) /
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3. Milwaukee Bucks

As each day goes by without Giannis Antetokounmpo signing his contract extension with Milwaukee, we have to assume something big is on the horizon for the Bucks. If doomsday comes, the franchise might start a firesale to initiate a rebuild.

Khris Middleton is one of the league’s most underrated stars and could be used to haul in a package of young assets and draft picks. Here, the Dubs send over Andrew Wiggins, Kevon Looney and two first round picks in exchange for Middleton.

The two-time All-Star averaged 20.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game last season while shooting efficiently from all over the floor. He is a borderline elite shot creator and can play off-ball to perfection alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.

At 28 years of age, Middleton is only slightly younger than the other stars on Golden State. He will fit right in with the roster and help them compete for years to come as a two-way threat on the perimeter.