Even casual fans can identify some of the top players in the NBA today. Guys like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Steph Curry are the faces of the league and are plenty involved in business and entertainment endeavors off the court, too. But the less obvious inner workings of the league are just as interesting.
For example, contending teams often look to trade players on bad or expiring contracts. And the Memphis Grizzlies have become a destination for those players. Teams send the expiring or hefty contracts to the Grizzlies for cap relief, who in return send draft picks or another role player that can help the other team in the more immediate future.
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