Trade Deadline 2020:

We are 24 hours away from the NBA’s trade deadline and already seeing movement as it relates to trades, last night the Houston Rockets pulled off a huge four-team trade. The Rockets sent Centre Clint Capela and Nene to the Atlanta Hawks, Houston Receives Robert Convington, Jordan Bell, and a 2024 second-round pick. Minnesota receives Malik Beasley, Juan Hernangomez, Evan Turner, Jarred Vanderbilt, and a 2020 first-round pick. Denver receives Gerald Green, Keita Bates-Diop, Shabazz Napier, Noah Vonleh, and a 2020 first-round pick. Other trades that went down on Tuesday were as follows: Warriors trade Willie Cauley-Stein to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for a 2020 second round. Oklahoma City Thunder traded Justin Patton to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Power Forward Isiah Roby and cash. Warriors made another splash on Thursday when they traded Alec Burks and Glen Robinson III to the Philadelphia 76ers for a pile of draft picks, Atlanta traded Jabari Parker and Centre Alex Len to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Dewayne Deadmon and two second-round picks in 2020 and 2021. The Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Clippers and the New York Knicks made a four-way deal, in the deal, the Wizards acquired Jerome Robinson from the Los Angeles Clippers, in exchange for Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Morris, the New York Knicks acquired Maurice Harkless and a first-round draft pick in this year’s entry draft. The biggest moves on Thursday were made by the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Golden State Warriors. The Memphis Grizzlies trade Forwards Andre Iquadala, Jae Crowder, and Solomon Hill to the Miami Heat in exchange for Forwards Justise Winslow, James Johnson, Guard Dion Waiters and Centre Gorgui Dieng. The Warriors acquired Andrew Wiggins, a top 3 first-round pick as well as a second-round pick both in 2021 for D’Angelo Russell Jacob Evans and Omari Spellman. The Cleveland Cavaliers made a big splash as well when they went out and acquired Centre Andre Drummond from the Detroit Pistons for forward John Henson and guard Brandon Knight. Other transactions included the 76ers trading James Ennis to the Orlando Magic for a second-round pick. The Trailblazers traded Skal Labissiere and cash considerations to the Hawks for a future protected second-round pick. WOW! That is a lot of movement in one day let’s see how all of these transactions help their new teams.

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