The NBA trade deadline came to its final minute to close out any player trades from all thirty teams in the league for the improvement of its roster. To not miss any of the latest news from your favorite teams, see all the important details here.
A four-team deal trade most probably stole the whole night before the deadline making it as one of the biggest trades in NBA history. The Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Minnesota Timberwolves, and the Denver Nuggets are the teams involved with the agreed negotiation.
Here’s the complete breakdown of all the exchanges and where they’ve landed:
Hawks receive Clint Capela and Nene from the Rockets filling in their needs for the team at the center position
Rockets landed Robert Covington, Jordan Bell, and Golden State’s 2024 second-round pick from the Hawks
Timberwolves gets Malik Beasley, Juan Hernangomez, and Jarred Vanderbilt all from the Nuggets, also including Evan Turner and Brooklyn’s 2020 protected first-round pick from the Hawks.
Denver Nuggets acquired Gerald Green from the Rockets and its 2020 first-round pick, three players from the Timberwolves Shabazz Napier, Noah Vonleh, and Keita Bates-Diop.
The Hawks maximized the day of the deadline for its roster by adding two more players. Clippers’ guard Derrick Walton Jr. and Skal Labissiere from the Portland Blazers in exchange for cash.
Rockets didn’t stop from the four-team trade by acquiring the forward Bruno Caboclo from Memphis Grizzlies exchanging Jordan Bell.
Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell had his move once again by getting traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves along with Omari Spellman and Jacob Evans in exchange for Andrew Wiggins, its 2021 protected first-round pick, and 2022 second-round pick as well.
Despite Andre Iguodala’s news on getting called out by its other Grizzlies teammates from the locker room, the former NBA Champion got himself part of a three-player trade with the Miami Heat.
The Heat acquired Andre Iguodala, Jae Crowder, and Solomon Hill from the Memphis Grizzlies In exchange for Justise Winslow, Dion Waiter, and James Johnson.
Having the trade mentioned above was a done deal, the Timberwolves took the opportunity as quickly as they received James Johnson from sending its center Gorgui Dieng.
After Andre Drummond’s eight-years of playing with the Detroit Pistons and the appearance for his era likely on its end, the center has been traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Brandon Knight, John Henson, and its 2023 second-round pick.
Marcus Morris from the New York Knicks and Isaiah Thomas from the Wizards had their destination routed to the Los Angeles Clippers being involved in a three-team trade, wherein the Knicks receive Moe Harkless and a 2020 first-round pick from the Clippers, and the Wizards receive Jerome Robinson.
The Philadelphia 76ers joins with the trade deadline news by improving depth on their bench adding highly reliable scorers’ Alec Burks and Glenn Robinson III sending three of their second-round picks for Dallas’ year 2020, Nuggets’ 2021, and Raptors’ 2022. They’ve also sent James Ennis to Orlando Magic for a second-round pick.