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Could the Indiana Pacers make sense as a trade partner for Andrew Wiggins?

By now we have, for the most part, heard how little trade value Golden State Warriors wing Andrew Wiggins has on the trade market. Given his career-low counting stats and not-small contract, there probably is indeed some truth to the market being a bit tepid for Maple Jordan with the Feb. 8 deadline still weeks away.

But it is not ice-cold based on what we are hearing from Substack’s Marc Stein, who writes that the Indiana Pacers’ “well-known interest in (OG) Anunoby has also led some rival teams to project the Pacers as a potential landing spot for Golden State’s Andrew Wiggins.”

“Wiggins is seen by some observers as the most likely Warrior to be traded in the wake of Golden State’s 18-21 start,” adds Stein.

“He’s in the first season of a four-year, $109 million deal — which is generally regarded as a quite reasonable contract in today’s NBA marketplace – but the challenge for the Warriors has been creating a market for him after Wiggins’ downturn in production over the past season and a half,” he adds.

“Wiggins has started three games this month after moving to a reserve role for 11 games but is shooting a career-worst 29.5% from 3-point range.” Could a change of scenery help his game, perhaps? Keep an eye out for the Pacers — and perhaps also the Toronto Raptors and Pascal Siakam, per some recent assessments.

Story originally appeared on Warriors Wire