3 player Grizzlies should immediately look to trade for on December 15

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2. Josh Richardson

In the event that the Grizzlies are simply hell bent on trying to improve their obviously depleted wing position, another player who will become trade-eligible on December 15 that they may want to consider targeting is ninth-year veteran, Josh Richardson.

A proven two-way wing, over the last three seasons the 30-year-old has become a top-flight second-unit contributor and has averaged an impressive stat line of 10.2 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and just shy of a steal throughout all while shooting 38.0 percent from beyond the arc.

Making his return to the Miami Heat this past summer by signing a two-year, $5.9 million deal, through 19 games played in 2023-24 Richardson is playing similarly to his old self that initially endeared him to the South Beach faithful throughout the first four years of his professional tenure, dropping 10.7 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 3.0 assists on 46.3 percent shooting from the floor.

Unfortunately, despite his sound contributions, the Heat still find themselves struggling in the Eastern Conference race, and are well-known to be gunning for some sort of star trade at some point this season following their failure to land Damian Lillard this past summer.

Should Miami's front office be interested in both trimming salary while also adding on assets for a possible future blockbuster, the Grizzlies could, in theory, be a solid partner as they have both a TPE and ample draft capital at their disposal.

Richardson heading to the 38103 could be a true win for all parties involved.