The Art of the Trade

The reasoning for a trade request can vary from a lack of playing time, unhappiness with management over conditions, the team’s direction, etc.

Once it gets to a boiling point where a player wants out, tensions between the player and his advisor with the team’s management and ownership can rise exponentially during meetings and phone calls. I prefer to deal with coaches that the relationship is already well established, making trade requests easier to facilitate.

Subscribe to get access

Read more of this content when you subscribe today.