NBA Trade Deadline winners and losers

jj redick

The NBA Trade Deadline came and went without any star players changing homes.  It was less entertaining than this season of American Idol… and that’s saying something.  In fact, the “biggest” name to be traded was J.J. Redick who went from Orlando to Milwaukee.  Ish.  Here are the winners and losers of the 2013 NBA Trade Deadline.

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Grizzlies send Rudy Gay to Raptors in three-team deal: trade breakdown

rudy gay

Rudy Gay’s name has been floating around in trade rumors the past couple of weeks and finally the triggered has been pulled in our first major pre-trade deadline deal.  Gay heads from the Memphis Grizzlies to the Toronto Raptors in a three-team trade that also includes the Detroit Pistons.  Here is my trade breakdown.

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NBA Trade Deadline Winners

dwight howard trade

The NBA trade deadline was somewhat overshadowed by the opening day of March Madness.  Still, there were a plethora of moves made in the final hours as teams tried to make a last ditch effort to bolster their roster or build for the future.  Here are the trade deadline winners.
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NBA Trade Deadline Losers

gerald wallace nets

The NBA trade deadline was somewhat overshadowed by the opening day of March Madness.  Still, there were a plethora of moves made in the final hours as teams tried to make a last ditch effort to bolster their roster or build for the future.  Here are the trade deadline losers.
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2012 NBA Trade Deadline: Bucks-Warriors trade benefits both teams

monta ellis trade

With the NBA trade deadline approaching Thursday afternoon, the first domino has fallen in what has been a very quiet and uneventful week thus far.  Rumors were swirling about the Orlando Magic trying to acquire Monta Ellis in hopes of pairing him up with Dwight Howard.  Instead the Golden State Warriors have traded Ellis to the Milwaukee Bucks in a five-player deal that will send Andrew Bogut to the Bay.

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5 players likely to be dealt by NBA Trade Deadline

dwight howard trade

Plenty of names will be floated around in the next week-plus as the NBA trade deadline approaches on March 15th.  Here is a list of the five players I think will be dealt in the next week-plus and which teams might be interested in acquiring said player.  (I didn’t include Dwight Howard on this list because I don’t think the Orlando Magic pull the trigger on a deal.)
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NBA Trade Deadline: Possible suitors for the Timberwolves’ Michael Beasley

michael beasley trade

Plenty of names will be floated around in the next week-plus as the NBA trade deadline approaches on March 15th.  Over the next week, I am going to take a look at which players are likely to be dealt and what teams might be interested in acquiring said player.  Michael Beasley‘s name has been on the trade block since the Minnesota Timberwolves used the second overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft on Derrick Williams.  With the T-Wolves signing Kevin Love to a max deal extension, it’s almost certain Beasley will be traded since he doesn’t seem to be part of Minnesota’s long-term plan.
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NBA Trade Deadline: Possible suitors for Bucks’ Stephen Jackson

stephen jackson bucks

Plenty of names will be floated around in the next week-plus as the NBA trade deadline approaches on March 15th.  Over the next week, I am going to take a look at which players are likely to be dealt and what teams might be interested in acquiring said player.  Stephen Jackson seems to have already worn out his welcome with the Milwaukee Bucks and could be moved.
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Video: Suns Steve Nash gets lap dance from Nicki Minaj

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Steve Nash is playing at an All-Star level but could be dealt since Nash is in the final year of his contract and the Phoenix Suns are really struggling this season. As the NBA trade deadline approaches March 15th. the trade winds surrounding him swirl.

In the meantime, R&B singer Nicki Minaj gave Nash a little thrill. Minaj gave Steve Nash a lapdance during her set at Lil’ Wayne’s “I’m Still Music” tour last night at U.S. Airways Center

NBA Trade Deadline: Possible suitors for the Suns’ Steve Nash

steve nash suns

Plenty of names will be floated around in the next week-plus as the NBA trade deadline approaches on March 15th.  Over the next week, I am going to take a look at which players are likely to be dealt and what teams might be interested in acquiring said player.  Steve Nash is still playing at an All-Star level but could be dealt since Nash is in the final year of his contract and the Phoenix Suns are really struggling this season.
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NBA Trade Deadline: Possible suitors for the Hornets’ Chris Kaman

chris kaman hornets

Plenty of names will be floated around in the next week-plus as the NBA trade deadline approaches on March 15th.  Over the next week, I am going to take a look at which players are likely to be dealt and what teams might be interested in acquiring said player.  Earlier this season, the New Orleans Hornets put Chris Kaman on the trade block and will almost certainly move him in the next two weeks.
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The Final Straw; Minnesota Needs to Show David Kahn the Door

Minnesota Timberwolves President David Kahn

Some people only get so many chances to prove that they’re incompetent. Others get to prove they suck at their jobs daily. Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations David Kahn appears to be in the latter. That trend needs to end now.

For anyone who has discussed the Minnesota Timberwolves with me for more than two seconds over the past 20 months, you knew this was coming.

By Peter Christian

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