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NBA Trades Update

Deadline Day 2022

A Nets-Sixers deal stormed its way into the headlines, as the franchises nailed down a blockbuster deal which essentially saw them swap James Harden for Ben Simmons. Serge Ibaka is on the move to Milwaukee in a massive 4-team trade, Montrezl Harrell is waving goodbye to Washington as the Wizards clear cap space and Bol Bol is on the move once again, so here's a final update on all the NBA deadline day trades.


Nets and Sixers swap Harden for Simmons in a blockbuster trade

After the trade saga that lasted months, Ben Simmons finally found his way out of Philly and quite possibly made the Nets an even stronger team, there’s a lot of time before we see who won this trade, but for now, it’s Brooklyn

Nets get:

· Ben Simmons

· Seth Curry

· Andre Drummond

· 2022 first-round pick (unprotected)

· 2027 first-round pick (protected)

76ers get:

· James Harden

· Paul Millsap

Milwaukee adds more defense down low

After a championship in Toronto, Serge Ibaka moved to the LA Clippers to help the franchise move out of the Lakers’ shadow, but now he’s on his way to the reigning champion Milwaukee Bucks in a huge 4-team trade.

Bucks get:

· Serge Ibaka (via Clippers)

· Second-round pick (via Kings)

· Second-round pick (via Pistons)

· Cash consideration (via Clippers)

Clippers get:

· Rodney Hood (via Bucks)

· Semi Ojeleye (via Bucks)

· Vanja Marinkovic (via Kings)

Kings get:

· Donte DiVincenzo (via Bucks)

· Josh Jackson (via Pistons)

· Trey Lyles (via Pistons)

· David Michineau (via Clippers)

· Second-round pick (via Pistons)

Pistons get:

Marvin Bagley III (via Kings)

Hornets add Harrell from the Wizards

After playing for both LA teams and then being shipped to the east coast for Russell Westbrook, Montrezl Harrell is on the move again, but this time to a promising group of players in Charlotte, hopefully, a place where the young center can thrive.

Hornets get:

· Montrezl Harrell

Wizards get:

· Vernon Carey Jr.

· Ish Smith

· 2023 second-round pick (Boston’s pick via Charlotte)

Torrey Craig, a Sun again

After a finals appearance last season, Craig left for Indiana, but now he’s back on the Suns after a few months away.

Suns get:

· Torrey Craig

· 2022 second-round pick

Pacers get:

· Jalen Smith

· 2022 second-round pick

Suns add Aaron Holiday

In a second deadline day deal, the Suns added Aaron Holiday as the Wizards cleared some more cap space.

Suns get:

Aaron Holiday

Wizards get:

Cash considerations

Spurs get Dragic from the Raptors

After Dragic was traded from Miami to Toronto, there were rumors that he didn’t actually want to go, if they were true, he’s got his wish because he’s on his way to Texas.

Raptors get:

· Thaddeus Young

· Drew Eubanks

· 2022 second-round pick

Spurs get:

· Goran Dragic

· 2022 first-round pick

PJ Dozier and Bol Bol on the move again

The pair were shipped to Boston from Denver last month and now they’re heading to Florida as the Magic acquire their services.

Celtics get:

· 2023 second-round pick

Magic get:

· Bol Bol

· PJ Dozier

· Future second-round pick

· Cash considerations

Wizards clearing cap space makes sense as they acquire Porzingis from Mavericks

After the Wizards okayed two deals earlier in the day to clear space it was a little confusing on their game plan, were they trying to blow it up? But now the fog has cleared. Washington was clearing cap space to give Bradley Beal another star, this time it’s Kristaps Porzingis from the Dallas Mavericks.

Wizards get:

Kristaps Porzingis

Mavericks get:

Spencer Dinwiddie

Davis Bertans

Matt Skilton is a multimedia sports journalism graduate and covers all of your sports needs at Keep watching for recaps, analysis, trade news, and more!

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