6 trade targets for Rockets' GM Rafael Stone

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3. Daniel Gafford

This offseason the Washington Wizards underwent a fire sale of sorts, as they shipped off franchise cornerstone Bradley Beal and his star running mate Kristaps Porzingis. The Wizards are clearly trying to rebuild and they didn't quite get much value for Beal, due in large part to his no-trade clause.

If the Wizards want to load up on draft picks, they'd be smart to trade Daniel Gafford, who is one of the league's better shot blockers and is only 24-years-old. Gafford would also be able to accept being a reserve, as that's essentially the same role that he played with the Wizards.

Gafford averaged 9 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.3 blocks, and 73.2 percent from the field. In addition, Gafford ranked among the league's elite bigs as a rim protector, although it may have largely gone unnoticed, due to the Wizards' 12th-place finish in the Eastern Conference.

Gafford was inked to a three-year extension just two years ago and is entering the first year of the $40 million deal, which could easily prove to be a hell of a bargain.