James Harden trade makes sense for both Thunder and Rockets

james harden rockets

I’m at a Halloween party Saturday night; Lucky Strike cigarette hanging out on my mouth, glass of a scotch in my hand (I went as Don Draper from Mad Men) when I get a text that the Oklahoma City Thunder traded James Harden to the Houston Rockets.  I had the same look on my face that Don did when his wife Megan sang “Zou Bisou Bisou” in front of their friends at his 40th birthday party; one of shock and pure amazement.

The deal seemed to come from nowhere as I had seen no rumor tweeted or written anywhere leading up to the deal.  Here is my breakdown of the trade.

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Active NBA Trade Deadline Comes to an End

jeff green trade

An insanely active NBA trade deadline has come to an end with a flurry of deals being made in the final minutes.  Players on the move include Kendrick Perkins, Jeff Green, Gerald Wallace, Aaron Brooks, Shane Battier, and Hasheem Thabeet.  One player who was almost traded but the deal was not turned into the league office on time; O.J. Mayo who would have been sent to the Indiana Pacers.  Here’s my breakdown of all the happenings.

By: David Kay
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2010 NBA Draft Day Trades

Kirk Hinrich Wizards

There were ten trades made on draft day with most of the movement coming in the late first round.  ESPN does such a poor job of explaining what is going on that you might be confused as to who ended up where.  Luckily, David Kay is here to break down all the trades.

By: David Kay
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