NBA Trade - updates

Rappler's latest stories on NBA Trade


Knicks trade Kristaps Porzingis to Mavericks

Feb 01, 2019 - 9:34 AM

The Dallas Mavericks get a new 1-2 punch in Kristaps Porzingis and rookie sensation Luka Doncic

Spurs coach Popovich on Kawhi trade: ‘Time to move on’

Jul 19, 2018 - 8:46 AM

The San Antonio tactician wishes Kawhi Leonard well, but says he's focused on the arrival of former Raptors cornerstone DeMar DeRozan

SEPARATE WAYS. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard part ways, just two weeks after the Spurs let go of veteran Tony Parker. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Kawhi Leonard to Raptors, DeMar DeRozan to Spurs – reports

Jul 18, 2018 - 9:52 PM

San Antonio also sends Danny Green to Toronto for Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick

SWITCH. Top NBA stars Kawhi Leonard and DeMar Derozan switch teams and conference. Leonard photo by Ronald Cortes/AFP and Derozan photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP​

Kawhi Leonard wants out of Spurs, looks for Lakers trade

Jun 16, 2018 - 12:23 PM

Reports say the relationship between Leonard and San Antonio may be irreparably damaged

NEW POWERHOUSE? Kawhi Leonard may end up with the LA Lakers, which can assemble a new superteam with incoming free agents LeBron James and Paul George also linked to join the glamour squad. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Winners and losers at the close of NBA trading

Feb 09, 2018 - 8:17 PM

Here's how Rappler Sports grades the deals which rocked the NBA on trading deadline day

GOODBYE, HELLO. Los Angeles Lakers ship Jordan Clarkson to Cleveland. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Isaiah Thomas heading to Lakers; Jordan Clarkson moving to Cavs

Feb 09, 2018 - 10:09 AM

Cleveland sends Thomas and Channing Frye to Los Angeles in exchange for Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr and draft picks

ABORTED. Just when Isaiah Thomas, wearing #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in this file photo, was about to soar he is traded to another team. Photo Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Kyrie Irving worth the 'heavy price', says Celtics exec Ainge

Aug 24, 2017 - 10:17 AM

In exchange for Irving the Cavaliers received Crowder and Thomas

HEAVY PRICE. Kyrie Irving's blend of youth, championship experience and sheer skill made him worth it. File Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America/AFP

Nowitzki in 20-season club as Mavs seal deal

Jul 07, 2017 - 10:54 AM

Dirk Nowitzki joins Kobe Bryant in the 20 season club after signing a two year 10 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks

Veteran Vince Carter reportedly headed to Kings

Jul 07, 2017 - 10:48 AM

NBA s oldest active player Vince Carter is eager to extend his 19 year career

Bulls send former MVP Rose to Knicks in 6-man deal

Jun 23, 2016 - 11:30 AM

The Knicks receive Derrick Rose Justin Holiday and a second round 2017 NBA Draft pick in exchange for Robin Lopez Jerian Grant and Jose Calderon

ACCUSED. 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose, seen during a 2013 visit to the Philippines, is facing heavy accusations in a lawsuit filed by an ex-girlfriend. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Phoenix Suns trade Markieff Morris to Washington Wizards

Feb 19, 2016 - 7:41 AM

Morris has been a candidate to be traded by the Suns since the start of the season

Clippers trade Lance Stephenson to Grizzlies for Jeff Green

Feb 19, 2016 - 7:14 AM

Green 29 re joins his former coach Doc Rivers with the Clippers as they look to improve on their 35 18 record and contend for a championship

Cavs get Channing Frye in 3-team deal – reports

Feb 19, 2016 - 2:30 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers agree to a deal with the Orlando Magic and Portland Trail Blazers reports say

Dragic dealt to Heat in wild NBA trade deadline day

Feb 20, 2015 - 5:58 AM

All NBA Third Team guard Goran Dragic leaves the Suns for Miami while the Bucks Phoenix and 76ers shake up the league with a three way deal

HEATING UP. Goran Dragic has been dealt from Phoenix to Miami in a deal that includes Norris Cole. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Kevin Garnett returns to Minnesota Timberwolves

Feb 20, 2015 - 4:33 AM

Garnett waives his no trade clause and will be headed back to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Thaddeus Young

BACK HOME. Kevin Garnett is once again part of the Minnesota Timberwolves after being dealt right before the NBA trade deadline. File photo by Craig Lassig/EPA

All in the Family: Clippers acquire coach Rivers's son Austin

Jan 17, 2015 - 6:08 AM

Austin Rivers is poised to make a bit of NBA history after being traded to the Los Angeles Clippers coached by his father Doc Rivers

FAMILY CLIP. Austin Rivers will be coached by his father Doc Rivers with the Los Angeles Clippers in a three-way trade that involved Phoenix and Boston. Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE/AFP

Smith to Cleveland, Waiters to OKC in multi-team trade

Jan 06, 2015 - 12:43 PM

Also part of the deal are Knicks wingman Iman Shumpert Cavs rookie Alex Kirk and forward Lou Amundson

SWAPPED. J.R. Smith (L) and Dion Waiters (R) headline a three-team trade in the NBA. Photos by EPA

Rondo traded to Mavericks

Dec 19, 2014 - 10:44 AM

Rajon Rondo is the center piece of trade between Boston and Dallas that also involves Jameer Nelson Jae Crowder and Brandan Wright

GOING WEST. Rajon Rondo has been traded by the Boston Celtics to the Dallas Mavericks. Photo by CJ Gunther/EPA

NBA trade deadline highlighted by Pacers dealing Granger for Turner

Feb 21, 2014 - 2:05 PM

The Indiana Pacer obtained swingman Evan Turner from Philadelphia in exchange for Danny Granger in the biggest deal Thursday at the league s trade deadline

PHILADELPHIA BOUND. Danny Granger (right) goes up for a basket against Celtic Paul Pierce. He’ll be switching out his Pacers jersey for a 76ers jersey. Photo by CJ Gunther/EPA

NBA: Crawford traded to Golden State in 3-team deal

Jan 16, 2014 - 9:02 PM

The Golden State Warriors acquired guards Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks from the Boston Celtics as part of a three team deal that also included the Miami Heat

OAKLAND BOUND. Jordan Crawford, who was dealt to the Warriors, puts up a shot against the Pistons. Photo by CJ Gunther/EPA

Gasol-Bynum trade talks surface

Jan 02, 2014 - 8:49 PM

Pau Gasol may be leaving Los Angeles as trade talks involving Gasol and Cleveland s Andrew Bynum surface

TRADE TALKS. The Lakers and the Cavs are said to be discussing a trade involving Pau Gasol (left) and Andrew Bynum (right). File Photos by Paul Buck and Tannen Maury/EPA

Clippers, Celtics complete deal for Doc Rivers - report

Jun 24, 2013 - 8:58 AM

Doc Rivers heads to Los Angeles as the Clippers dealt a 2015 first round pick for the Boston coach

OFF TO HOLLYWOOD. Rivers is headed to Los Angeles. Photo by EPA/Andrew Gombert.

NBA: Thunder trade Harden to the Rockets

Oct 28, 2012 - 2:01 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder shipped guard James Harden to the Houston Rockets in exchange for guards Kevin Martin and Jeremy Lamb along with undisclosed draft selections

How the Dwight Howard trade affects the league

Aug 11, 2012 - 2:24 PM

After a shocking 4 team deal Rappler basketball analyst Daniel Romero Salas explains what the Dwight Howard trade means for the NBA and for the teams involved

Analysis: Making sense of the NBA trade deadline

Mar 16, 2012 - 4:21 PM

Daniel Romero Salas breaks down the deals made by the 2012 NBA trade deadline

TRADED. Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates a score against the Minnesota Timberwolves during a 105-84 win at Staples Center on February 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers ship Fisher to Rockets, and other NBA trade deals

Mar 16, 2012 - 3:08 PM

The NBA trade deadline saw some movement from several teams and even the axing of a head coach

Counting down: NBA trade deadline watch

Mar 15, 2012 - 9:35 AM

As the clock ticks toward deadline here s a look at 5 teams looking to make trades


What will happen to Dwight Howard?

Mar 03, 2012 - 9:54 AM

Will Dwight Howard opt out of his contract and become a free agent? Will he be traded? Or will he re sign with the Magic?