New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday is expected to be one of the coveted veterans on the trade market in the 2020 offseason. The Pelicans may still consider Holiday as part of their long-term plan but with the team heading into an inevitable rebuild, he’s clearly an odd fit on their roster. At this point in his career, Holiday will be better off spending his prime years playing for a legitimate title contender than wasting his time mentoring young players on a rebuilding team.
One of the best landing spots for Holiday this fall is the Miami Heat. According to NBA Analysis Network, the Pelicans could send Holiday to Heat for a package that includes Kendrick Nunn, Andre Iguodala, Kelly Olynyk, and a 2020 first-round pick. If the trade becomes a reality, it will help both teams in filling up the needs to improve on their roster.
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