Wow, what a frickin’ day. The NBA trade deadline came and passed, LeBron James traded half the players in the league for the other half, and there’s a lot of wreckage to sort through! As is tradition around here, we’re here to help out, with our in depth takes on each trade.

Cleveland Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye, and a protected 2018 first-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr.

Burneko: What!!!!

Ley: That’s crazy.

Cleveland Cavaliers trade Jae Crowder and Derrick Rose to the Utah Jazz, and Iman Shumpert and a 2020 second-round draft pick to the Sacramento Kings; Jazz trade Rodney Hood to Cleveland, and Joe Johnson to Sacramento; Kings trade George Hill to Cleveland.

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Burneko: Hwhat!!!!

Ley: It’s lit.

Cleveland Cavaliers trade Dwyane Wade to the Miami Heat for a protected second-round draft pick.

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Burneko: Hoowhat!!!!

Ley: Inject it into my veins.

Atlanta Hawks trade Luke Babbitt to the Miami Heat for Okaro White.

Burneko: There is no way “Okaro White” is a real person.

Ley: I’m dead.

Detroit Pistons trade Willie Reed and a 2022 second-round draft pick to the Chicago Bulls for Jameer Nelson and a 2022 second-round draft pick.

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Burneko: Seems fine.

Ley: alksjfakdhfkladjf.

Detroit Pistons trade Brice Johnson and a second-round draft pick to the Memphis Grizzlies for James Ennis.

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Burneko: Ha, remember when Lonzo Ball couldn’t drive past Brice Johnson in summer league? That was funny.

Ley: That’s crazy.

Denver Nuggets trade Emmanuel Mudiay to the New York Knicks; Knicks trade Doug McDermott to the Dallas Mavericks; Mavericks trade Devin Harris to the Nuggets, who also “will acquire ... a future pick,” presumably from one of those two other teams, according to ESPN.

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Burneko: Emmanuel Mudiay is pretty bad. The Knicks already have a young guard with a cool name who is younger than him and better than him. This trade is butt.

Ley: It’s lit.

Portland Trail Blazers trade Noah Vonleh and cash to the Chicago Bulls for the rights to what Wikipedia says is a 32-year-old Serb named Milovan Raković who currently plays in Switzerland.

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Burneko: Oh.

Ley: Inject it into my veins.

New Orleans Pelicans trade Dante Cunningham to the Brooklyn Nets for Rashad Vaughn.

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Burnkeo: Dante Cunningham could have vetoed this trade, which sent him to the Brooklyn Nets, and didn’t, and that’s weirdly depressing to me.

Ley: I’m dead.

Orlando Magic trade Elfrid Payton to the Phoenix Suns for a second-round draft pick.

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Burneko: I wonder if Elfrid Payton can even imagine what it might be like to be on an NBA team that counts.

Ley: alksjfakdhfkladjf.

Toronto Raptors trade Bruno Caboclo to the Sacramento Kings for Malachi Richardson.

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Burneko: These are made-up people.

Ley: That’s crazy.