Charlotte Hornets: Creating and analyzing a Myles Turner trade package

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With the Indiana Pacers playoff performance being as embarrassing as was, the Charlotte Hornets could look to trade for defensive star Myles Turner.

The Charlotte Hornets are looking to move some pieces this offseason and to continue their slow rebuild. Charlotte can add some really talented players to the roster this offseason via the number three draft pick, free-agent signings and an array of trades.

Even though Victor Oladipo is looking for a new home and we’ve already analyzed trade packages for him, maybe young big-man Myles Turner would be just as beneficial to pursue.

Should the Charlotte Hornets pursue Myles Turner?

In short, yes the Hornets should pursue Myles Turner.

The Hornets have a lot of salary space this year and can go out and grab a few veterans to improve the roster, but trading for Turner could also be a really beneficial move.

Turner brings in a really good seasoned center, that the team lacks. Current starter Cody Zeller is decent but would likely benefit more coming off of the bench. To add Turner to the roster would elevate the team and could help them make a playoff push this upcoming season.

Turner is a super talented player and his skills on the defensive side of the ball would do wonders for the Hornets defense.

Turner has ranked in the top seven in blocks in the league for four of his five seasons in the league. In the 2018-2019 season, he led the league with 199 blocks. Turner’s career-high is  2.7 blocks per game during his dominant ’18-’19 tour. Turner has been notoriously snubbed out of All-Defensive teams despite his consistency.

Let’s analyze a few trade options for Turner. Please note that other proposals across the internet have the Hornets sending out every talented player out for Turner, but that’s not necessary with this trade:

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