With the NBA trade deadline approaching this Thursday, it's possible that Kyle Lowry could be the next star player on the move.
The Toronto Raptors currently sit in the second seed for the Eastern Conference, but the front office is clearly looking for additional help for this postseason.
Kawhi Leonard is undoubtedly the biggest factor for Toronto when the playoffs come around, yet he won't be able to carry the franchise on his own.
While Pascal Siakam and Serge Ibaka have been tremendous for the Raptors, another impact player to place in the starting lineup could give them the edge over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Although the price of acquiring more talent could result in Toronto shipping out its All-Star guard in Lowry, management is clearly in a win-now mindset.
According to Jake Fischer, the Raptors have offered Lowry and Jonas Valanciunas to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Mike Conley and Marc Gasol.
Lowry is apparently aware of the trade discussions.
Conley is averaging 20.3 points and 6.3 assists per game, meanwhile Lowry has struggled with his three-point shot this year.
Upgrading from Valanciunas to Gasol would give Toronto excellent experience for the playoffs. The clock is ticking on the deadline, but the Raptors are intent on winning the NBA Finals before Leonard reaches the open market.