Goran Dragic has been the most talked available point guard at the trade deadline, but the market might be more competitive than it looks. Reggie Jackson's representatives have asked the Oklahoma City Thunder for a trade, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Jackson's role has diminished throughout the season, leaving many questioning whether he'd be open to re-signing with Oklahoma City as a restricted free agent.
The Thunder already made one of the biggest trades of the season when they acquired Dion Waiters, clearly open to making roster adjustments as necessary. Oklahoma City is within a game of the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference, and finding value for a slumping Jackson could help them for the final run.
This concerns the Los Angeles Lakers because they're currently linked to the Phoenix Suns and Dragic, who listed the Lakers as a preferred trade destination. Jackson's potential availability puts pressure on the Suns to take a potential deal instead of losing assets to the Thunder. It's unclear if Los Angeles is interested in trying to give the 24-year-old point guard a chance to set his season straight heading into free agency, but a Jackson trade could add to the domino effect going into the Feb. 19 deadline.
Trade discussions come to an end in approximately 24 hours, and there are sure to be various trade rumors sprouting as the clock ticks closer to it.