The New Orleans Pelicans are a team that likely has contending aspirations next season, as they have decided to run it back with stars Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram. Perhaps the team could make a difference-making move this offseason.

In this article, we will go over a trade scenario that involves Zach LaVine heading to the New Orleans Pelicans. The package would be centered around CJ McCollum, young prospects, and draft compensation.

New Orleans Pelicans receive: Zach LaVine

Chicago Bulls Receive: CJ McCollum, Dyson Daniels, Kira Lewis, 2024 First-Round Pick (NOP), 2024 First-Round Pick (LAL)

There is no doubt that this could be a solid trade for both teams involved, and there are clear reasons for both teams to follow through with this deal. Here is why both franchises should consider a trade with this framework.