As the second half of the NBA season is approaching, trades are underway around the league. Whether it’s making moves for the playoffs or starting fresh, here are some trades that may affect the standings in the East and West.
- The Portland Trail Blazers received Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee from the Denver Nuggets for Will Barton, Victor Claver, Thomas Robinson, a second round pick and a 2016 lottery protected first round pick.
- The Philadelphia 76ers received JaVale McGee and a first round pick from the Denver Nuggets for an overseas prospect.
- The Sacramento Kings received Andre Miller from the Washington Wizards for Ramon Sessions.
- The Timberwolves received Kevin Garnett from the Brooklyn Nets for Thaddeus Young.
- The Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns and Philadelphia 76ers take part in a three team trade. Brandon Knight to Phoenix, Michael Carter Williams, Miles Plumlee and Tyler Ennis to Bucks and a top five protected pick from the Los Angeles Lakers to Philadelphia.
- The Phoenix Suns traded Goran Dragic to the Miami Heat and received two 1st round picks, Danny Granger, Norris Cole, Shawne Williams and Jordan Hamilton.
- The Houston Rockets received Pablo Prigioni from the New York Knicks in exchange for Alexey Shved and two second round picks. They also received KJ McDaniels from Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Isaiah Cannon and another second round pick.
- The Boston Celtics received Isaiah Thomas from the Phoenix Suns for Marcus Thornton and a 2016 top 10 protected pick.
- The Detroit Pistons received Tayshaun Prince from the Boston Celtics for Gigi Datome and Jonas Jerebko.
- In a three team deal the Detroit Pistons received Reggie Jackson, Oklahoma Thunder received Enes Kanter, Steve Novak, Kyle Singler and D.J. Augustin and the Utah Jazz received Kendrick Perkins, a first round pick, a second round pick and an overseas prospect.
- The New Orlean Pelicans received Norris Cole from the Miami Heat in exchange for John Salmons.
Credits go to Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix, NBA.com’s David Aldridge, USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt, CBS Sports Ken Berger and ESPN.com’s Royce Young, Jeff Goodman and Marc Stein.