4 Ceiling raisers the Bulls should trade for before February deadline

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1. P.J. Washington

P.J. Washington is the prime example of a forward who could elevate this team. He's a 6-foot-7 forward who has a great wingspan and amazing positional size. In 28.6 minutes of play this season, he's averaging 13 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game. For his career, he averages a block and 0.9 steals per game.

He's a versatile player who can play both forward positions and even occasionally hold down the small ball center position. He's earning around $16 million per year, and with the rise of forward Brandon Miller and the return of Miles Bridges, Washington is looking to be more expendable than expected.

He could help the Bulls on defense by playing the free safety that funnels opposing players into the post to get swallowed up by Vucevic. He will also offer scoring support from different areas of the floor since he's a career 36% shooter from the three-point line.

Charlotte could consolidate their guard rotation with more quality players. They have some decent big men in Mark Williams, Nick Richards, and JT Ford, while also possessing great wings in Gordon Hayward, Miles Bridges, and Brandon Miller. After Lamelo, there is a lack of guard support. Terry Rozier leads the team in scoring after Lamelo but at 6-foot-1, that's not a great sign your team is down the right path on the defensive end. Maybe a combination of Torrey Craig, Ayo Dosunmu, and Jevon Carter can help shell out the defense for Charlotte while leaning more on the established wings on their team for scoring in this scenario.