3 trade targets not named Donovan Mitchell Grizzlies could steal from Cavaliers

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Jarrett Allen

As noted, there is a very real possibility that the Cavaliers front office will be considering the idea of trading one of their starting bigs this summer and, while Allen is the better and more established player at this point in time, considering Mobley's youth and overall versatility, he'll likely be the one who stays put.

Because of this, the Grizzlies should be monitoring Cleveland's center closely, as there's an argument to be made that he's one of the better-fitting replacements for Steven Adams at the pivot position in the entire league.

Throughout his seven-year career, Allen has not only established himself as a legitimate All-Star who excels at protecting the rim but can also compete with the best of them on the boards and finishes with thunderous athleticism when driving the lane.

Simply put, all of these attributes would be of tremendous use to Memphis at center.

This past season, the 26-year-old went on to average an impressive per-game stat line of 16.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.1 blocks through 77 outings all while shooting a highly efficient 63.4 percent from the field.

Should Allen be made available on the trade block, it's all but certain that Cleveland's intent would be to swap him out for more players to better bolster their roster as they look to continue contending, and, perhaps, even draft capital on top of things.

Fortunately for the Grizzlies, they have both kinds of assets at their disposal, and they should seriously consider using them in pursuit for Allen.