Today in the NBA: Trade Deadline Special!

This is the first of many “Today in the NBA” weekly specials! Our usual articles will be score recaps, standing recaps, and a couple of top plays of the week! This one will be a little different, due to the amount of trades the happened in the past week. As most of you NBA fans know the Trade Deadline started out as a somewhat boring day but as the clock counted down to the 3pm deadline, chaos kicked in! Trades were going back and forth, left and right. Below are all the deals of this 2015 Trade Deadline and my grades for each team:

Phoenix adds: Danny Granger, John Salmons, & two first round picks
Miami adds: Goran Dragic, Zoran Dragic
New Orleans adds: Norris Cole, Justin Hamilton, Shawne Williams
GRADES:
Phoenix: A-
Miami: B+
New Orleans: D

After the jump get the rest of the trades that happened on the Trade Deadline

Phoenix adds: Brandon Knight
Milwaukee adds: Michael-Carter Williams, Miles Plumlee, Tyler Ennis
Philadelphia adds: Draft Picks
GRADES:
Phoenix: B-
Milwaukee: B
Philly: F

Detroit adds: Reggie Jackson
Oklahoma City adds: Enes Kanter, Steve Novak, DJ Augustin, Kyle Singler
Utah adds: Kedrick Perkins, Grant Jerrett, draft pick
GRADES:
Detorit: C+
OKC: A+
Utah: F

Boston adds: Isaiah Thomas, Luis Datome, Jonas Jerebko
Phoenix adds: Marcus Thornton, 2016 First round pick
Detroit adds: Tayshaun Prince
GRADES:
Boston: A
Phoenix: C
Detroit: C-

Minnesota adds: Kevin Garnett
Brooklyn adds: Thaddeus Young
GRADES:
Minnesota: B
Brooklyn: C

Sacramento adds: PG Andre Miller
Washington adds: PG Ramon Sessions
GRADES:
Sacramento: C+
Washington: B-

Houston adds: PG Pablo Prigioni
New York adds: G: Alexey Shved, two second-round picks
GRADES:
Houston: C-
New York: C

Philadelphia adds: JaVale McGee, Chukwudiebere Maduabum, 2015 First-Round pick
Denver adds: Cenk Akoyl
GRADES:
Philly: D
Denver: C-

Houston adds: KJ McDaniels
Philadelphia adds: Isaiah Cannan, second round pick
GRADES:
Houston: A
Philly: D

Portland adds: Aaron Afflalo, Alonzo Gee
Denver adds: Will Barton, Victor Clavor, Thomas Robinson, 2016 First-Round pick
GRADES:
Portland: A
Denver: C+

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About Richard Schnyderite

-College student at RU, majoring in Journalism -Huge sports fan especially when it comes to the Nets, Giants, Devils, Yankees. -Recruiting analyst for Rutgers247, the Rutgers home on the 247sports network

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