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The Baseline: NBA Trade Deadline Recap

The NBA trade deadline was eventful after all and will go down in the record books as one of the most active of all time. It’s only our duty to check-in on the nuances of each important deal and how they will impact the rest of the season going forward.

The Breakdown:

The Cavs made multiple deals including:

TO CAVALIERS: Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance
TO LAKERS: Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye, 2018 first-round pick (Cavs’ own)

TO CAVALIERS: Rodney Hood, George Hill
TO JAZZ: Jae Crowder, Derrick Rose
TO KINGS: Joe Johnson, Iman Shumpert, 2020 second-round pick

TO HEAT: Dwyane Wade
TO CAVALIERS: Lightly-protected future second-round pick

The Pistons were also busy:

TO PISTONS: James Ennis
TO GRIZZLIES: Brice Johnson, future second-round pick

TO PISTONS: Jameer Nelson, future second-round pick
TO BULLS: Willie Reed, future second-round pick

The Drop:

The Suns get another point guard:

TO SUNS: Elfrid Payton
TO MAGIC: 2018 second-round pick

The Knicks get another (another) point guard

TO KNICKS: Emmanuel Mudiay
TO NUGGETS: Devin Harris, Clippers’ 2018 second-round pick via Knicks
TO MAVERICKS: Doug McDermott, Nuggets’ second-round pick

Failure to launch:

Tyreke Evans, Tyson Chandler, Marco Belinelli and others all stay put.

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