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A Star NBA Point Guard Is Expected To Be Traded This Summer

A general view of the Memphis Grizzlies arena.

MEMPHIS, TN - APRIL 27: A general view of fans reacting after a basket is scored by the Memphis Grizzlies against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum on April 27, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

No position in the NBA is deeper right now than the point guard position and several of the league's top PGs could be on the move this offseason.

One point guard who is almost certainly going to be moved is Mike Conley.

The Memphis Grizzlies' star point guard is widely expected to be traded, according to the New York Times' Marc Stein.

Conley is expected to be dealt as the Grizzlies have the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft and should be taking Ja Morant.

From his report:

In Memphis, at least, point guard should not be an issue. The Grizzlies are widely expected to use the No. 2 pick on Murray State’s Ja Morant and trade the ever-reliable Mike Conley in their last big move to fully leave the Grit ‘n Grind era behind for players who would fit well alongside the two young cornerstones.

A couple of teams have been mentioned as potential suitors for Conley, including the Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz.

NBC Sports Boston believes Conley could be a viable "Plan B" for the Celtics if Kyrie Irving leaves.

The Celtics have other fish to fry. Their first priority is convincing Irving to re-sign, and even if they fail, they'll likely be in heavy pursuit of New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis. It's also hard to imagine Boston parting ways with either Horford or Hayward in a deal that doesn't involve Davis.

It sounds like Conley will be moved either way, though, so he's an intriguing "Plan B" for Danny Ainge and Co. to have on their radar.

Irving, meanwhile, could also be on the move in free agency. Kyle Lowry has also been mentioned as a possible PG on the move.