4 Surprising Heat trade targets to make their defense elite

Even after the Terry Rozier deal, could the Miami Heat make another trade to address a big need?
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Delon Wright

Delon Wright
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Josh Richardson's second stint in Miami hasn’t been going as many had hoped. Defensively, Richardson hasn’t been the point-of-attack defender that he once was. Miami still needs to add another defensive guard, even after the acquisition of Terry Rozier.

Delon Wright would be a nice pickup for the Heat. Wright, at 6-foot-5, has speed and lateral quickness to stay in front of his man and fight over screens, and does a good job of reading passing lanes (he averaged 4.8 deflections per 36 minutes last season). Wright has the length to defend three positions and can play with either Tyler Herro or Terry Rozier.

Partnering Bam Adebayo, Jimmy Butler, and Haywood Highsmith with Wright on the perimeter is the making of an elite defense.