Raptors reportedly making most players available in trade talks

It appears the Toronto Raptors are ready for a firesale after the trades of forwards Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby earlier this season.Dennis Schroder and Darko Rajakovic

Per Josh Lewenberg of TSN, only forward Scottie Barnes, guard/forward RJ Barrett and guard Immanuel Quickley are considered untouchable. Everyone else could likely be had before the Feb. 8 deadline to make a deal. Quickley and Barrett were acquired as part of the Anunoby trade with the New York Knicks.

“Multiple league sources have confirmed the obvious, the Raptors appear to be open for business, and outside of Scottie Barnes and the two former Knicks (Immanuel Quickley, RJ Barrett), everything and everyone is on the table,” Lewenberg wrote. “If they can turn any of their vets — Gary Trent Jr., Dennis Schroder, Chris Boucher, the newly acquired Bruce Brown or perhaps even Jakob Poeltl — into picks or prospects that would help push the rebuild forward, it’s hard to see them passing that up.”

The Raptors are also widely expected to trade guard Bruce Brown, acquired in the Siakam trade with the Indiana Pacers.

Toronto (16-28 entering Friday night) has fallen out of the playoff race, sitting in 12th place in the Eastern Conference under first-year coach Darko Rajakovic. The Raptors have won just two of their past 10 overall.

So more trades? Yeah, they could and probably should be on the way.

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