Trail Blazers trade targets ranked from probable to pipe dream

What can Portland realistically land at the trade deadline and what would be an absolute miracle?

Lauri Markkanen, Utah Jazz (left); Franz Wagner, Orlando Magic
Lauri Markkanen, Utah Jazz (left); Franz Wagner, Orlando Magic / Alex Goodlett/GettyImages
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Golden State Warriors forward Jonathan Kuminga

After a late first-round pick, the most gettable asset for the Trail Blazers is probably Golden State's Jonathan Kuminga.

Any player not named Steph Curry is on the Warriors' chopping block, and if the Dubs want an impact player who can help them go from playoff afterthought to potential contender, moving young prospects like Kuminga, Moses Moody or Brandin Podziemski is the best way to go.

Andrew Wiggins has tanked his trade value with a horrible 2023-24 season. Chris Paul is reaching washed-up territory, but his expiring contract is an easy way to match salaries for a player who could actually move the needle for Golden State.

The Warriors need size above anything else. The Blazers would likely move on from Deandre Ayton if it meant getting back a young, athletic, explosive forward like Kuminga, who, at 21 years old, fits their rebuilding timeline. Jerami Grant could also be attractive to Golden State as a player who can replace the vanished Wiggins.

Kuminga is available, and Portland has things the Warriors want.