These 3 Toronto Raptors players can't be traded until December 15

Masai Ujiri might need to wait a bit if he wants to deal these players.

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2. Garrett Temple

If anyone is willing to give up anything of value to acquire Temple, Ujiri will likely pull the trigger. Temple is essentially a well-compensated assistant coach at this point, as his days of making a genuine impact as a playmaker are well and truly in the past.

That doesn't mean Temple isn't worth having around. As well respected a veteran as there is in the league, Temple is precisely what a Raptors team that is still relatively young in several key areas needs. He and Thad Young can still be a worthwhile leadership council.

The Toronto Raptors likely won't trade Garrett Temple.

With Scottie Barnes trying his best to become a star in this league, Gradey Dick working through some troubles with consistency, and bench players like Precious Achiuwa and Malachi Flynn trying to deal with volatility every other game, having Temple's voice in the room is important.

If he was forced into action for a few extra games, the last few years make it seem like Temple can at least hold his own. If nothing else, the old greybeard should be good for a few 3-pointers. That alone would defeat the purpose of considering a potential Temple trade.