NBA Trade Deadline 2016 Tracker: Updates, Reaction and Analysis

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The NBA Trade Deadline is upon us. Superstars such as Dwight Howard, Kevin Love, Pau Gasol, Blake Griffin, Derrick Rose and DeMarcus Cousins are all staying with their respective teams.


During the previous NBA Trade Deadline, a record-setting 37 players (besides draft picks) were moved in a total of 11 trades. This year’s deadline day wasn’t as frantic but served the purpose for several teams.

Here’s a complete recap of the NBA Trade Deadline:

  • The Los Angeles Clippers traded Lance Stephenson and a future first-round pick to Memphis Grizzlies for Jeff Green. This means that Green will be re-united with Doc Rivers after their days together in Boston. |Report|
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder received Randy Foye from the Denver Nuggets for D.J. Augustin, Steve Novak and two second-round picks.
  • Chicago Bulls traded Kirk Hinrich, 35, to the Atlanta Hawks for a second-round pick.
  • Phoenix Suns traded Markieff Morris to Washington Wizards in exchange for DeJuan Blair, Kris Humphries and a protected first-round pick.
  • In a three-team deal, Cleveland Cavaliers snagged Channing Frye from the Orlando Magic. Orlando received Jared Cunningham and a second-round pick (via Orlando); and Portland Trail Blazers received Anderson Varejao and a conditional 2018 first-round pick (via Cleveland). Varejao is likely to be waived by Portland.
  • Houston Rockets traded Donatas Motiejunas and Marcus Thornton to the Detroit Pistons for Joel Anthony and a protected 2016 first round pick. |Report|
  • Miami Heat traded Jarnell Stokes and a protected pick to the New Orleans Pelicans for a trade exception. As reported by Zach Lowe, the move is just a small salary dump.
  • The Utah Jazz received Shelvin Mack from the Atlanta Hawks for a second-round pick.
  • Miami Heat sent a second-round pick to Portland Trail Blazers for absorbing Brian Roberts into cap space.
  • Houston Rockets sent just-acquired center Joel Anthony to Philadelphia 76ers.

Stay tuned for the latest on the NBA Trade Deadline.