5 Sleeper trade targets the Portland Trail Blazers should pursue

Depending on their asking price, the Portland Trail Blazers should target these five under-the-radar players in a trade this offseason.
Mar 29, 2024; San Antonio, Texas, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Keldon Johnson (3)
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3. Isaac Okoro

The Clevland Cavaliers have multiple trade rumors surrounding the team after a second-round playoff exit. Donovan Mitchell and Evan Mobley seem to be the only safe players. Cleveland is open to moving just about anyone on their roster for the right price.

No one expected them to beat the Boston Celtics, so in a sense, they didn't have a disappointing season; they just met expectations. But that's also part of the problem - this Cavaliers roster isn't ready for a deep playoff run, and they need to try something different heading into next season. 

Isaac Okoro is the Cavaliers player that the Blazers should inquire about. Okoro was selected No. 5 overall in the 2020 NBA Draft, coming out of Auburn. He entered as a defensive-minded prospect - a switchable wing with a 6-foot-5 frame. One underrated aspect of Okoro's game that has come around since entering the league is his shooting. Okoro shot 29 percent from three in his rookie season, but this past season, he connected on an impressive 39 percent of his three-point attempts.

His overall stats this season were 9.4 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 0.8 steals per game. While Okoro likely will never be considered an elite shooter, he's already drastically improved since coming into the league and is only 23 years old. The Blazers need another two-way wing that can space the floor. Now that Okoro can shoot, he could be an ideal match to grow alongside their core pieces.