3 pros & 3 cons of the Utah Jazz potentially acquiring Zach LaVine

Zach LaVine's price tag going down could open the door for Utah to acquire him. However, even at a cheaper price, acquiring LaVine would come with some risks.
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Nearly two years after ending the Donovan Mitchell-Rudy Gobert era, the Utah Jazz still don't have a clear direction for their future. They've been good enough that they haven't fully embraced the tank but still bad enough that they've missed the playoffs altogether.

This will truly be a telling offseason for the Jazz' plans going forward. It has been fun to watch the Jazz punch up in the face of low expectations, but when it doesn't result in much progress, that eventually loses its luster. Either they have to embrace the rebuild, or they have to make another legitimate push to get back into the playoff picture.

And that brings us to Zach LaVine. For what seems like an eternity now, LaVine has been on the trade rumor mill. He and the Bulls appear to have been on the outs for quite some time now, and per NBC Sports Chicago's K.C. Johnson, LaVine's price tag may be equivalent to that of a bargain bin item despite his reputation as a star.

"I’ve reported before what their asking price was---All-Star level talent, first-round picks or both---and my sense is that it has dropped significantly," Johnson wrote.

This may potentially present a rather interesting opportunity for the Jazz. They can get an All-Star-caliber player for supposedly not much. However, knowing their current position and who LaVine, there's a lot to consider here.