Milwaukee Bucks have agreed a trade to send centre Thon Maker to the Detroit Pistons for Stanley Johnson, as reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Los Angeles Lakers traded for wing Reggie Bullock from the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, as reported by Shams Charania.
Philadelphia 76ers agreed a trade to acquire Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic and Mike Scott from the Los Angeles Clippers, as confirmed by Sarah Todd.
All in all, Ainge has used his business brain to good use once again. He is currently playing chess whilst everyone else is playing checkers and it’s fantastic to watch. The next couple of days will be the be all and end all for his masterplan but either way, you have to rate his effort in stopping LA getting their big three together.
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has ruptured his Achilles tendon, ruling him out for a further 12 months. Wall will have surgery to repair the injury and was suffering with an infection after having surgery in January.
Orlando Magic Terrence Ross could be available for trade before Thursday’s deadline.
In the offseason, the Thunder made a very underrated trade, bringing Atlanta Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder to OKC. This move went under the radar as most of the league was freaking about DeMarcus Cousins joining GSW. Anyway, no one appreciated that the trade was such a smart bit of business.
Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Rodney Hood to the Portland Trail Blazers, per Adrian Wojnarowski. Cleveland will receive Portland’s 2021 and 2023 second-round picks along with Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin, whose contracts expire at the end of this season.
The NBA All-Star reserves were announced on Thursday. The players were selected in their conferences, but they will all be put into on pool to be drafted by LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo in the All-Star Draft.
The weeks leading up to the NBA trade deadline have been heating up, blockbuster trades, trade requests and ambiguous quotes are coming out left, right and centre. One of the main players in this rumour mill is Kyrie Irving.