Category Archives: TRADES

Three Words to Describe Every NBA Team Today (part 2)

Denver Nuggets Western Conference Finals The Denver Nuggets came within just minutes of a Western Conference Finals appearance this past postseason, falling to the Portland Trailblazers 100-96 in a second-round game 7. For a Denver team with an average age of just 24.4 and led by 24 year old Nikola Jokic, their 54-win season came as a surprise to many.

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Three Words to Describe Every NBA Team Today (part 1 of 2)

Atlanta Hawks Underrated Young Core This past season Atlanta surprised a lot of people, and it was not because of their ability to win games. Throughout their 29-win season, the Hawks proved to have one of the most talented young cores in the association, which came as a shock to many. Obviously Rookie of the Year runner-up Trae Young is

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Westbrook Traded to the Rockets

After a couple of days of speculation surrounding Russell Westbrook and his future with the Oklahoma City Thunder, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news at 8:26 ET . Westbrook, who has only played for the Oklahoma City Thunder in his professional career up until now, has been traded to Houston. In return, the Thunder not only receive 9x NBA All-Star

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Analyzing the Russell Westbrook Trade From Both Teams’ Perspectives

The complete and utter madness that is and has been the 2019 NBA offseason continues… In the aftermath of Paul George being traded to the Clippers just days ago, Oklahoma City has now traded superstar point guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and a series of draft picks. There are numbers of both short and long-term

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5 Best Landing Spots for Russell Westbrook

“In aftermath of Paul George’s departure, OKC star Russell Westbrook is welcoming to idea of Sam Presti engineering a trade that would bring an end to his illustrious 11-year Thunder tenure.” – per Woj Oklahoma City shocked the basketball world Sunday by trading MVP and DPOY candidate Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-setting number of draft

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What Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers means for the NBA

  The race for Kawhi Leonard is finally over, and the underdog came out on top. Kawhi Leonard is coming back home to Southern California to play for the Los Angeles Clippers. They seemed like the underdog throughout, with multiple reports coming out stating that Kawhi was either going back to the Raptors or to the Lakers, but after 5

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Why Cameron Johnson was the right pick for the Phoenix Suns

  “With the eleventh overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves select, Cameron Johnson, from the University of North Carolina.” Those were the words uttered by commissioner Adam Silver, which were followed with a long, awkward silence, and then some mild clapping. Prior to the pick, the Timberwolves traded Dario Saric and the eleventh pick to the

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2019 NBA Mock Draft w/Trades

1.) New Orleans Pelicans – Zion Williamson PF Duke – Freshman – 6’7 – 285 LBS The clear cut number one overall pick. He’s a generational athlete, and he has the potential to be a perennial all-star in the NBA. He’s slightly undersized for the position he’s being drafted at, but with a 6’10 wingspan and vertical leap of more

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5 Potential Offseason Trades

Before I get into these trades, I first want to preface this by saying that these may not be the most realistic of trades. Players like Clint Capela and Mike Conley are currently being looked at by teams, but the the trade itself may not be the most realistic. I made trades that benefit both teams, and I tried to

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L.A. Clippers have traded forward Wesley Johnson to the New Orleans Pelicansfor center Alexis Ajinca

The L.A. Clippers have traded forward Wesley Johnson to the New Orleans Pelicans for center Alexis Ajinca, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The Clippers will waive Ajinca after the deal becomes official, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Johnson could quickly find himself in a prominent role with New Orleans, as the Pelicans lack depth and defensive versatility on the perimeter. Ajinca is owed $5.3 million this season,

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NBA Trade Rumors: Bucks Preparing An Offer For Jimmy Butler

After the world found out he wanted out, the floodgates opened, with Miami, the Clippers, and Nets being the early front-runners. Rumors have it that the price remains steep, and it is what has likely kept him from already being traded. In an attempt to get their hands in on the suddenly wide-open Jimmy sweepstakes, the Bucks are reportedly preparing

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Jimmy Butler Has requested a trade!!

Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, league sources tell me and @JonKrawczynski. Butler has given Minnesota a list of one-to-three teams with whom he’s open to signing extension, in anticipation of trade. Tom Thibodeau has been resistant to the idea of trading Butler, we’re told. With media day on Monday and training camp set to being

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