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NBA trade deadline: Breaking down the deals

The Oklahoman's John Rohde breaks down all of the NBA trade deadline deals.
BY JOHN ROHDE Published: February 21, 2013

/articleid/3757804/1/pictures/1959837">Photo - New Orleans Hornets' Anthony Davis (23) defends on Oklahoma City Thunder's Eric Maynor (6) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma CIty Thunder and the New Orleans Hornets at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in Oklahoma City, Okla.   Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman
New Orleans Hornets' Anthony Davis (23) defends on Oklahoma City Thunder's Eric Maynor (6) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma CIty Thunder and the New Orleans Hornets at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

Mavericks get: SG Anthony Morrow

Hawks get: SF Dohntay Jones

Winner: Mavericks. Morrow similar to departed bomber Jason Terry.

Philadelphia-Golden State (Feb. 21)

Sixers get: PG Charles Jenkins

Warriors get: Draft considerations

Winner: Sixers. Warriors become tax evaders.

Atlanta-Golden State (Feb. 21)

Hawks get: PF Jeremy Tyler

Warriors get: Draft considerations

Winner: Hawks. Warriors become tax evaders.

Toronto-Phoenix (Feb. 21)

Raptors get: PG Sebastian Telfair

Suns get: C Hamed Haddadi; second round pick

Winner: Suns. Telfair has become an urban legend who wears affordable shoes.

Memphis-Miami (Feb. 21)

Grizzlies get: C Dexter Pittman; second-round pick

Magic gets: Rights to C Rickey Sanchez

Winner: Both, sort of. Heat clears a roster spot and Grizzlies add a body to reach roster minimum.

Houston-Sacramento (Feb. 20)

Rockets get: PF Thomas Robinson; SF Francisco Garcia; SF Tyler Honeycutt

Kings get: PF Patrick Patterson; C Cole Aldrich; PG Toney Douglas

Winner: Rockets. Life just got a whole lot more interesting (and depressing) for Patterson, Aldrich and Douglas.

Phoenix-Houston (Feb. 20)

Suns get: F Marcus Morris

Rockets get: 2013 second-round pick

Winner: Morris. He gets to join twin brother, Markieff, with the Suns.

Toronto-Memphis-Detroit (Jan. 30)

Raptors get: SF Rudy Gay; C Hamed Haddadi

Grizzlies get: SF Tayshaun Prince; PF Ed Davis; Raptors' second-round pick

Pistons get: PG Jose Calderon

Winner: All the above. Gay paid immediate dividends for Raptors; Prince and Davis bolster Grizzlies' defense; Calderon is a superb point guard.

Memphis-Cleveland (Jan. 22)

Grizzlies get: PF Jon Leuer

Cavaliers get: SG Wayne Ellington; PF Marreese Speights; PG Josh Selby; protect 2015 first-round pick

Winner: Cavaliers. A salary dump by the Grizzlies. Speights and Ellington immediately helped the Cavs.


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