The Vault: 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.

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