Deals of the Deadline: 2018-2019

(AP Sports)

The NBA trade deadline has passed, and with it a bunch of trades set up to shake the landscape of the NBA. In this article, we’ll quickly glance over every trade made during the month of February (the Kristaps trade will not be counted, only any trade after). If you’re looking to glance over every single trade, see the attached link below each trade breakdown. If you want to see which teams won and which teams lost the trade deadline, see the article below:

Click here to see which teams won and lost the trade deadline

Bulls swap pick for Luwawu-Cabarrot from Thunder

Chicago Bulls receive:Oklahoma City Thunder receive:
SF Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot
Cash considerations
Protected 2020 secound-round pick

February 1 | Press release: Bulls | Thunder

Summary: The Bulls pick up a 6-foot-6 wing player in Luwawu-Cabarrot in exchange for a non-guaranteed second round pick in two years time. The Thunder will save $7.3 million in the luxury tax with this trade.


Further reading: released soon

Blazers land sharpshooting wingman

Portland Trail Blazers receive:Cleveland Cavaliers receive:
SG Rodney HoodG Wade Baldwin IV
G Nik Stauskas
Two future second-round picks

February 5 | Press release: Trail Blazers | Cavaliers

Summary: Portland acquires another 3 point shooter to add to their deadly arsenal, whilst Cleveland continues their rebuild with two young pieces and two draft picks.

Further reading: released soon

Sixers make blockbuster trade with Tobias trade

Philadelphia 76ers receive:Los Angeles Clippers receive:
PF Tobias Harris
C Boban Marjanovic
PF Mike Scott
SF Wilson Chandler
C Mike Muscala
SG Landry Shamet
2020 first-round pick
2021 first-round pick (via Miami)
Two future second-round picks (via Detroit)

February 6 | Press release: 76ers | Clippers

Summary: The 76ers continue their pursuit to win the East with more firepower in their starting lineup with Tobias Harris. For the Clippers, the acquisition of these draft picks allows their franchise to truly go into full rebuild mode.

Further reading: released soon

Lakers exchange shooters with Pistons

Los Angeles Lakers receive:Detroit Pistons receive:
G Reggie BullockG Sviatslov Mykhailiuk
Future second-round pick

February 6 | Press release: Lakers | Pistons

Summary: The Lakers add instant guard depth to their roster with Reggie Bullock, whilst the Pistons see a new young shooter in Mykhailiuk. The Pistons also see a future second-round pick which could result in another young piece to their roster.

Further reading: released soon

Shumpert moves to the Rockets

Houston Rockets receive:Cleveland Cavaliers receive:Sacramento Kings receive:
SG Iman Shumpert
G Nik Stauskas
G Wade Baldwin IV
PG Brandon Knight
PF Marquese Chriss
2019 lottery-protected first-round pick
G Alec Burks
Draft considerations

February 6 | Press release: Rockets | Cavaliers | Kings

Summary: For the second time in two days, the duo of Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin IV find a new home in the Houston Rockets. Iman Shumpert sees himself as the backup to Hardens offensive onslaught, while Brandon Knight and Marquese Chriss see the Cleveland Cavaliers as their new team. Alec Burks will join the Sacramento Kings, but will most likely not see much playing time.

Further reading: released soon

Raptors send big deal to 76ers in exchange for cash

Philadelphia 76ers receive:Toronto Raptors receive:
SG Malachi Richardson
2022 second-round pick
Draft rights to Emir Preldzic
Cash considerations

February 6 | Press release: 76ers | Raptors

Summary: 76ers add some hopeful bench depth and access to picks whilst sending the Toronto Raptors cash considerations for their FA needs.

Further reading: released soon

Suns get much needed guard play

Phoenix Suns receive:Miami Heat receive:
G Tyler Johnson
SG Wayne Ellington
PF Ryan Anderson

February 6 | Press release: Suns | Heat

Summary: Tyler Johnson adds some much needed point guard work for the Phoenix Suns which include some playmaking and defense. They also add Ellington, who can help develop their three point shooting. For the Heat, they will receive significant savings in the tax.

Further reading: released soon

Wizards shred the pay roll

New Orleans Pelicans receive:Washington Wizards receive:
F Markieff Morris
2023 second-round pick
G Wesley Johnson

February 6 | Press release: Pelicans | Wizards

Summary: The Pelicans add a draft pick to their franchise for taking on Morris’ contract while the Wizards take on a veteran wing player Wesley Johnson to their roster.

Further reading: released soon

Bulls and Wizards swap forwards

Chicago Bulls receive:Washington Wizards receive:
SF Otto Porter Jr.F Jabari Parker
PF Bobby Portis

February 6 | Press release: Bulls | Wizards

Summary: With John Wall’s absence reaching the extent of a year, it seems the Wizards cant seem to lose anything with this trade, by getting rid of Otto Porter Jr’s contract, and picking up two young pieces that have something to prove.

Further reading: released soon

Blazers and Kings swap big men

Portland Trail Blazers receive:Sacramento kings receive:
PF Skal LabissierePF Caleb Swanigan

February 7 | Press release: Trail Blazers | Kings

Summary: The Kings and the Blazers see a swap in their young power forwards to showcase their talents in a new team on the West.

Further reading: released soon

Dallas makes more adjustments to their roster

Sacramento Kings receive:Dallas Mavericks receive:
SF Harrison BarnesSF Justin Jackson
PF Zach Randolph

February 7 | Press release: Kings | Mavericks

Summary: Harrison Barnes is sent in a deal to Sacramento where they hope he can become a part of their franchise future, while the Mavericks receive veteran help and a young player in Zach Randolph and Justin Jackson respectively.

Further reading: released soon

Raptors pick up cash considerations

Toronto Raptors receive:Brooklyn Nets receive:
Cash considerationsC Greg Monroe
2021 second-round draft pick

February 7 | Press release: Raptors | Nets

Summary: The Raptors trade off Greg Monroe for another cash consideration with another team, showing that the team is looking to make a play with their money in the upcoming future. The Nets must take on Greg Monroe but get given a second-round pick they can use to get more young players.

Further reading: released soon

Jabari Bird is traded and waved

Atlanta Hawks receive:Boston Celtics receive:
G Jabari Bird (waived)
Cash considerations
Draft consideration

February 7 | Press release: (ESPN)

Summary: Jabari Bird will not play for the Hawks (waived).

Muscala joins the Lakers

Los Angeles Clippers receive:Los Angeles lakers receive:
C Ivica Zubac
PF Michael Beasley
C Mike Muscala

February 7 | Press release: Clippers | Lakers

Summary: Mike Muscala joins the Lakers bench unit on their conquest to return to the playoffs. For the Clippers, Ivica Zubac can be a promising young piece for their future.

Further reading: released soon

Milwaukee receives Mirotić in three team trade

New Orleans Pelicans receive:Milwaukee Bucks receive:Detroit Pistons receive:
C Jason Smith
F Stanley Johnson
2019 second-round pick
2 2020 second-round picks
2021 second-round pick
F Nikola Mirotić C Thon Maker

February 7 | Press release: Pelicans | Bucks | Pistons

Summary: In this three team trade, the Milwaukee Bucks receive some much needed wing power in Nikola Mirotic, whilst the Detroit Pistons see another big man in Thon Maker. The Pelicans get the most in terms of quantity with four second-round draft picks, Stanley Johnson and Jason Smith. Johnson severely under-performed for the Pistons, and new scenery for him could possibly help his career get back on track.

Further reading: released soon

Rockets trade Ennis to 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers receive:Houston Rockets receive:
SF James EnnisFuture second-round swap rights

February 7 | Press release: ESPN Trade Grades

Summary: This trade will definitely improve the wing play off the bench for the 76ers, who have been trying to improve their bench recently. The Rockets will find a future second-rounder that doesn’t seem too valuable for them.

Further reading: released soon

Grizzlies deal with the Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers receive:Memphis Grizzlies receive:
F JaMychal Green
G Garrett Temple
SG Avery Bradley

February 7 | Press release: Clippers | Grizzlies

Summary: The Grizzlies receive a defensive minded guard whilst the Clippers take on some veteran players

Further reading: released soon

Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin IV move AGAIN

Indiana Pacers receive:Houston Rockets receive:
G Nik Stauskas
G Wade Baldwin IV
Draft considerations
Rights to Maarty Luenen

February 7 | Press release: Pacers | Rockets

Summary: In perhaps the weirdest three days of their lives, Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin IV move teams yet again to the Indiana Pacers. the Houston Rockets receive the rights to Maarty Luenen in an upcoming draft.

Further reading: released soon

Markelle Fultz moves to the Magic

Orlando Magic receivePhiladelphia 76ers receive:
G Markelle FultzG Jonathon Simmons
First-round pick (via OKC)
Second-round pick

February 7 | Press release: Magic | 76ers

Summary: In a low-risk, high-reward trade, the Orlando Magic are sending two picks and an under performing Jonathon Simmons to the 76ers in a bid to improve the 76ers bench while picking up Markelle Fultz. Time will tell if the Magic have won this.

Further reading: released soon

Marc Gasol joins forces with Kawhi Leonard

Toronto Raptors receive:Memphis Grizzlies receive:
C Marc GasolC Jonas Valanciunas
G Delon Wright
F CJ Miles
2024 second-round pick

February 7 | Press release: Raptors | Grizzlies

Summary: In one of the biggest trades of the deadline, we see center Marc Gasol join forces with Kyle Lowry and Kawhi Leonard in the push for best in the East.

Further reading: released soon

So, these are all the trades that happened as a result of the NBA trade deadline. If you’d like to see who won the trade deadline, please check the link above on the introduction.

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