5. Doesn't make sense: Portland Trail Blazers
With the Dallas Mavericks' newly reported interest in trading for Portland Trail Blazers forward Jerami Grant, the Blazers make this list. Josh Green is a player that Portland could covet if Dallas were to make a move for Grant.
Although Green is young and would be a great addition to Portland's young core, it doesn't make much sense for them to make a move for him. Portland is stacked at the guard position, and adding another young guard to compete for minutes with their several other young guards doesn't make much sense.
The Blazers just drafted Scoot Henderson, and Shaedon Sharpe and Anfernee Simons are also two of their core pieces. They also have Malcolm Brogdon, and Green could find himself behind him on the depth chart as well.
Green could carve himself out a role on this Portland team, but getting some elite wing depth may be more of a need than another guard. He would be good insurance for the Blazers, but I think there are other teams around the league that make more sense for Green than Portland.
With Portland's asking price for Grant reportedly being high, I could see them pursuing Green. But if Dallas' loyalty and trust in him is as strong as it sounds, the Blazers may not even get a chance at him.