Biggest Losers from the 2017 NBA Draft


Every draft has with it winners and losers. We won’t know for sure which teams and players lost last night with the draft decisions and related trades until after the fact, but here are the projected biggest losers from the draft: 5. Miami Heat Acquired: Bam Adebayo Lost: None The Miami Heat didn’t lose nearly…

Biggest Winners from the 2017 NBA Draft


Every draft has with it winners and losers. We won’t know for sure which teams and players won last night with the draft decisions and related trades until after the fact, but here are the projected biggest winners from the draft: 5. Denver Nuggets Nuggets Depth Nikola Jokic Mason Plumlee Juan Hernangomez Trey Lyles Kenneth…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (13/13)


Houston Receives: Chandler Parsons, Wade Baldwin IV 2018 First Round Pick (Memphis,) 2018 1st Round Pick (Golden State,) Memphis Receives: Andre Iguodala, Eric Gordon, James Michael McAdoo Golden State Receives: Trevor Ariza, Tony Allen Why Houston Trades: Rockets Depth Clint Capela Nene Hilario? Chinanu Onaku Ryan Anderson Montrezl Harrell Kyle Wiltjer Chandler Parsons Sam Dekker Troy…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (12/13)


Philadelphia Receives: Trevor Booker, Andrew Nicholson, Sean Kilpatrick, Spencer Dinwiddie, 2019 First Round Pick (Top Ten Protected), 2021 First Round Pick (Top Ten Protected) Brooklyn Receives: Jerryd Bayless, Gerald Henderson, Jahlil Okafor Why Philadelphia Trades: 76ers Depth Joel Embiid Trevor Booker Tiago Splitter? Ben Simmons Richaun Holmes Andrew Nicholson Robert Covington Dario Saric Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (11/13)


Toronto Receives: Justise Winslow, Chris Bosh, 17th Overall Pick Milwaukee Receives: Serge Ibaka, Delon Wright, 14th Overall Pick Miami Receives: Greg Monroe, DeMarre Carroll, 23rd Overall Pick Why Toronto Trades: Raptors Depth Jonas Valanciunas Lucas Nogueira Jakob Poeltl Patrick Patterson? Pascal Siakam Chris Bosh Justise Winslow P.J. Tucker? Bruno Caboclo DeMar Derozan Norman Powell 17th…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (10/13)


Los Angeles Receives: Harrison Barnes, Wesley Matthews, Devin Harris, DeAndre Liggins Dallas Receives: Jamal Crawford, Austin Rivers, J.J. Redick, Wesley Johnson, Paul Pierce, Brice Johnson, 2018 1st Round Pick, 2018 2nd Round Pick Why Los Angeles Trades: Clippers Depth DeAndre Jordan Diamond Stone Blake Griffin Marreese Speights Brandon Bass? Harrison Barnes Luc Mbah a Moute…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (9/13)


Charlotte Receives: Jerian Grant, 16th Overall Pick Chicago Receives: 11th Overall Pick Why Charlotte Trades: Hornets Depth Dwight Howard Cody Zeller Christian Wood Marvin Williams Frank Kaminsky Johnny O’Bryant Michael Kidd-Gilchrist  16th Overall Pick Treveon Graham Nicolas Batum Jeremy Lamb Briante Weber Kemba Walker Jerian Grant Ramon Sessions This trade nets Charlotte a very solid back-up…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (8/13)


Cleveland Receives: Dwight Howard, Paul Millsap Atlanta Receives: Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson, Iman Shumpert, 2018 1st Round Pick Why Cleveland Trades Cavaliers Depth Dwight Howard Channing Frye Edy Tavares Paul Millsap Derrick Williams James Jones LeBron James Richard Jefferson J.R. Smith Kyle Korver? Dahntay Jones Kyrie Irving Deron Williams Kay Felder Why Cleveland trades is…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (7/13)


Oklahoma City Receives: Rudy Gay, Tyreke Evans, Arron Afflalo, Kosta Koufos Sacramento Receives: Enes Kanter, Taj Gibson, Alex Abrines, Kyle Singler, Doug McDermott, 21st Overall Pick Why Oklahoma City Trades: Thunder Depth Steven Adams Kosta Koufos Domantas Sabonis Jerami Grant Nick Collison? Rudy Gay Andre Roberson? Josh Huestis Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Norris Cole? Russell…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (6/13)


Los Angeles Receives: Solomon Hill, Omer Asik, Quincy Pondexter, 40th Overall Pick New Orleans Receives: Luol Deng, Corey Brewer, Metta World Peace, 28th Overall Pick Why Los Angeles Trades: Lakers Depth Omer Asik Timofey Mozgov Ivica Zubac Julius Randle Larry Nance Jr. Tarik Black Brandon Ingram Solomon Hill Thomas Robinson? D’Angelo Russell Nick Young Quincy…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (5/13)


Washington Receives: Alec Burks, Boris Diaw, 30th overall pick Utah Receives: Ian Mahinmi, 2019 1st Round Pick Why Washington Trades: Wizards Depth Marcin Gortat Boris Diaw 30th Overall Pick Markieff Morris Jason Smith Chris McCullough Otto Porter? Kelly Oubre Tomas Satoransky Bradley Beal Bojan Bogdanovic Alec Burks John Wall Brandon Jennings? Trey Burke? Washington does…

NBA Draft Night Trade Ideas for Every Team (4/13)


Detroit Gets: Ricky Rubio, Terrence Ross Minnesota Gets: Elfrid Payton, C.J. Watson, Boban Marjanovic, 33rd overall pick, 2018 2nd Round Pick (Detroit) Orlando Gets: Reggie Jackson, Zach LaVine Why Detroit Trades: Pistons Depth Andre Drummond Aron Baynes Henry Ellenson Jon Leuer Tobias Harris 12th Overall Pick Marcus Morris Stanley Johnson Reggie Bullock? Kentavious Caldwell-Pope? Terrence…