Sports | February 7, 2018 1:28 pm

What Would It Take to Trade for LeBron James?

It would immediately be the most wild trade in NBA history.

LeBron James actually cannot be traded. He has a no-trade clause in his contract and is not considering dropping it, according to Yahoo’s Shams Charania. But The Ringer staff got to thinking: What would it take to land the NBA All-Star? He is in the final year of his contract, which makes a deal easier, but the price for the best player in the league is astronomical. Here are some hypothetical scenarios The Ringer staff came up with:

Nuggets get: LeBron James, Derrick Rose, Jae Crowder, Channing Frye
Cavs get: Jamal Murray, Emmanuel Mudiay, Juancho Hernangomez, Malik Beasley, Tyler Lydon, Mason Plumlee, Kenneth Faried, two unprotected first-round picks

Sixers get: LeBron James
Cavaliers get: Markelle Fultz, Dario Saric, J.J. Redick, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, two future firsts, cash considerations, a lifetime supply of Tastykakes, and the Billy Penn statue atop City Hall

Bucks get: LeBron James
Cavaliers get: Khris Middleton, Jabari Parker, Tony Snell, and Thon Maker

Celtics get: LeBron James
Cavaliers get: Gordon Hayward

Bucks get: LeBron James
Cavaliers get: Khris Middleton, Mirza Teletovic, Jabari Parker, Malcolm Brogdon