3 Pacers the Raptors must target in a Pascal Siakam trade amid latest rumors

The Raptors could be set up nicely for the future if they trade Siakam

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2. SF Aaron Nesmith

With Bennedict Mathurin likely too talented to be considered a possible trade chip by Indiana, and Andrew Nembhard likely to play a less-than-impactful role due to Quickley and the hypothetical Hield move, Nesmith on the wing could be another solid shooter whom the Pacers might actually think about dealing.

Nesmith has connected on a preposterous 45% of his 3-pointers this season, which should be more than enough to get Toronto interested in the former No. 14 overall pick. While not an amazing defender, his on-ball work is a few ticks better than it was during his formative years.

Aaron Nesmith could be a fine bench player for the Toronto Raptors.

With Trent's status up in the air after this year, and the aforementioned Hield also not a lock to return, Nesmith could be a way to guard against Dick not showing any more development. If Dick matures, Nesmith has enough experience at the 3-spot to move over to a small forward role.

Unless something dramatic happens and Mathurin (another Canadian) somehow sees his value lowered to the point where he becomes movable, Nesmith seems like a player who could both give Toronto enough long-term potential to be worth acquiring without breaking the bank or destabilizing Indiana.