6 trade targets for Rockets' GM Rafael Stone

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5. Jarrett Allen

It's a foregone conclusion that the Cleveland Cavaliers will eventually trade center Jarrett Allen, as he's not quite the best fit alongside Evan Mobley. Having both players in the starting lineup kills any hope of spacing for the Cavs, which should be a significant concern for the team.

Also, Mobley's natural position is center, and Allen being on the roster forces him to play out of position. For the Rockets, a team hoping to add a legitimate defensive presence at center, Allen would be perfect.

He's a defensive anchor and he's still only 25-years-old. Not to mention that he averaged 14.3 points, 9.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.2 blocks, 64.4 percent from the field. Allen has averaged 65 percent or better on 2-pointers in each of the last two seasons and made an All-Star team just two years ago, as he averaged 16.1 points, 10.8 rebounds, and 67.7 percent from the field.