3 Raptors the Kings should target following the Pascal Siakam trade

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2. Bruce Brown

Bruce Brown just came to Toronto, but it is unlikely that he will stay there for very long. Rerouting him to another team could get the Raptors more assets for their rebuild because plenty of teams would love to have him on the roster.

Brown is a great role player with championship experience and would be a solid with the Kings. Sacramento needs defense on the perimeter, and Brown provides that. He can guard pretty much anyone from point guard to small forward reliably. The Kings desperately need that.

Adding him to the existing duo of De’Aaron Fox and Keegan Murray, the Kings’ two best defenders right now, would give the Kings a much improved defensive lineup. He may not be the perfect option to replace either Kevin Huerter or Harrison Barnes because the Kings would give up too much size and shooting that way. 

Defensively, he’d be a noticeable upgrade, however. It seems that Brown would be best suited as a bench player on the Kings, just like he was utilized in Denver during the Nuggets’ title run last season. 

A bench of Malik Monk, Trey Lyles, Alex Len, (hopefully) Sasha Vezenkov, and Bruce Brown sounds solid, especially considering how inconsistent the Kings’ reserves have been. 

Few of them have been able to carve out a clear role this season. With Brown that would be no problem because he knows who he is as a player and how to help a team win. Plus, he has experience playing with a very talented point guard and an All.NBA center from his time in Denver.