NBA 2020 exchange deadline: complete list of completed offers
The NBA exchange deadline is Thursday.
Will the teams make major or minor movements? Will applicants try to update? Will reconstruction teams try to acquire younger players and assets?
What will André Iguodala’s Memphis do? Will Detroit change Andre Drummond? Can Oklahoma City move Chris Paul and his huge contract? Does the Thunder even want to change it now that the playoffs are a real possibility? Will Philadelphia change seasons?
- NBA teams have made a few exchanges this season, but more are expected as the deadline approaches.
- These are the completed offers that lead to the NBA deadline:
- Cauley-Stein travels to Dallas (January 24)
- The Mavericks get Willie Cauley-Stein; Warriors get: second-round pick in 2020 (via Utah)
Analysis: When the Mavericks lost Dwight Powell for the January 21 season with a rupture of the right Achilles tendon, they needed a great replacement and got one at Cauley-Stein.
Blazers acquire Ariza from Kings (January 18)
The Blazers get: Trevor Ariza, Caleb Swanigan, Wenyen Gabriel; Kings get: Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver and two second-round picks (2024, 2025)
Analysis: Portland is cutting more than $ 12 million from its luxury tax bill, and Ariza could help defend the Blazers’ perimeter. The Kings now have overdue contracts at Bazemore and Tolliver and an open spot on the list for another potential move.
Timberwolves trade Teague with Atlanta (January 16)
The Falcons get: Jeff Teague, Treveon Graham; Timberwolves win: Allen Crabbe
Analysis: At Teague, who began his career in Atlanta, the Hawks receive quality support and assistance for the young owner, Trae Young. The Timberwolves are hoping that Crabbe, who is in the last season of his contract, will be able to help with outdoor shooting.
Cavaliers send Clarkson to Utah (December 24)
Jazz get Jordan Clarkson; Cavaliers get: Dante Exum, two picks in the second-round draft (2022, 2023)
Analysis: The Jazz need a little help from the bank, and they got it from Clarkson. The Cavaliers want draft picks and sees if they can get production from Exum, who still has a season in his contract.