Wow, what a whirlwind of a day. This year’s NBA trade deadline did not disappoint, and there’s a lot to discuss in the wake of some very big moves. We’re here to give our in-depth takes on each trade, so let’s get right to it.


Miami Heat trade Jarnell Stokes to the New Orleans Pelicans for a conditional draft pick.

Ley: Okay.


Burneko: Got it.

Rockets trade Donatas Motiejunas and Marcus Thornton to Detroit for Joel Anthony and a protected first-round pick.

Ley: Sure.


Burneko: Huh.

Cavaliers trade Anderson Varajeo and Jared Cunningham to Magic for Channing Frye. Magic send Varajeo to Portland for a second-round pick. Cavaliers also send first-round pick to Portland.



Ley: Fine.

Burneko: Mmm-hmm.

Nuggets trade Randy Foye to Thunder for D.J. Augustin, Steve Novak, and two second-round picks.


Ley: Nice.

Burneko: Ah.

Heat trade Brian Roberts and second-round pick to Blazers.



Ley: Can I go home?

Burneko: [checking Twitter]

Suns trade Markieff Morris to Wizards for Kris Humphries, DeJuan Blair, and a first-round pick.


Ley: [is asleep now]

Burneko: Hey! Alright!

Clippers trade Lance Stephenson and a lottery-protected first-round pick for Jeff Green.



Ley: [wakes up] [raises eyebrows]

Burneko: Cool, cool.

Bulls trade Kirk Hinrich to Hawks for a second-round pick.


Ley: You know what video game I’ve been enjoying much more than I thought I would? Star Wars Battlefront. It’s really grown on me.

Burneko: Fuck Kirk Hinrich.

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