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.
Burneko: Got it.
Rockets trade Donatas Motiejunas and Marcus Thornton to Detroit for Joel Anthony and a protected first-round pick.
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.
Nuggets trade Randy Foye to Thunder for D.J. Augustin, Steve Novak, and two second-round picks.
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.