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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First-round picks worth real value

This category is separate from the first and requires defining "real value."

While Brogdon is worth a pick in the 20s, a draft selection that could land in the top five or top 10 would be a masterstroke for Portland. Shopping for what can realistically become a high pick in the 2025 or 2026 drafts would be ideal. The 2025 class is headlined by Cooper Flagg, who's not only a potential future superstar but a perfect fit positionally for the Blazers.

The 2026 class doesn't have a prospect quite like Flagg - at least not yet - but it's deeper with players who have superstar-level traits, such as AJ Dybantsa and Cameron Boozer.

Packaging a valuable player - say Grant or Anfernee Simons - along with future picks that aren't in '25 or '26 for picks that are would be a major boost to the Trail Blazers' rebuild.