NBA Trade Deadline Frenzy

With the trade deadline approaching fast, many GM’s of NBA teams make quick decisions to trade some of their assets to help the team. Even some big names such as Dwyane Wade were traded during this pressured moment.

The most surprising and big name trades are listed here:

  • Greg Monroe to the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns for a cash deal.

  • Elfrid Payton to the Suns from the Orlando Magic for a 2018 Second-round pick.

  • Huge and complicated Cleveland Cavaliers trade including Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye, and their 2018 first round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. Isaiah Thomas was later traded to the kings for George Hill who was passed to the Cavs. Dwyane Wade to the Miami Heat for a 2022 second round pick. Derrick Rose and Jae Crowder to the Utah Jazz for Joe Johnson, then sent Joe Johnson along with Iman Shumpert and the 2022 draft pick to the Sacramento Kings for Rodney Hood.

  • Nikola Mirotic and a 2018 second-round pick to the New Orleans Pelicans from the Chicago Bulls for Omer Asik, Tony Allen, and Jameer Nelson.

With all of these trades, almost the entire league will barely be recognizable! The season following this insane trade deadline is bound to be an exciting one.