NBA Trade Deadline Updates: Marcus Morris Headed to Los Angeles, Clippers Odds Improve
Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Marcus Morris at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.
- Clint Capela and Robert Covington were the first dominoes to fall and now Andre Iguodala's trade is moving NBA title odds.
- Below we're compiling all trades, news and some rumors through this week's deadline (Thursday at 3 p.m. ET), along with analysis from our NBA experts.
- The latest trade news involves Marcus Morris who is heading to a championship contender in LA.
The NBA trade deadline is looming, with teams eager to buy and sell and trying to swing deals before Thursday’s 3 p.m ET cutoff.
In a week that began with many rumors and few moves, Thursday has been a bit of frenzy with former No. 1 draft picks, former all-stars and potential championship role players all being swapped.
Below you’ll find updates on trades, along with analysis on any potential odds-changing moves.
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2020 NBA Trade Deadline Moves
2:55 p.m. ET: The New York Knicks will reportedly trade Marcus Morris Sr. to the Los Angeles Clippers for Maurice Harkless and draft picks in a three-team deal that also lands them Isaiah Thomas from the Washington Wizards.
The move had a minimal impact on the Clippers’ NBA title odds at PointsBet, moving them from +320 before the deadline to +300.
2:20 p.m. ET: The Detroit Pistons will reportedly trade Andre Drummond to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Brandon Knight and John Henson.
1:05 p.m. ET: The Golden State Warriors will reportedly trade D’Angelo Russell Omari Spellman and Jacob Evans to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Andrew Wiggins, a 2020 first-round pick and a 2021 second-round pick.
12:15 p.m. ET: The Heat officially trade Justise Winslow, Dion Waiters and James Johnson to Memphis for Andre Iguodala, Solomon Hill and Jae Crowder.
12:40 a.m. ET: The Golden State Warriors will reportedly trade Alec Burks and Glenn Robinson III to the Philadelphia 76ers for three second-round draft picks.
10:00 p.m. ET: The Atlanta Hawks will reportedly trade Alex Len and Jabari Parker to the Sacramento Kings for Dewayne Dedmon and draft picks.
8:25 p.m. ET: Andre Iguodala has reportedly been traded by the Memphis Grizzlies to the Miami Heat in a deal that includes Justise Winslow and could be expanded to a three-team trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for Danilo Galinari. The Heat’s title odds are already on the move at PointsBet sportsbook dropping to +1600 from +2500.
11 p.m. ET: According to reports from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Rockets, Hawks, Nuggets, and Timberwolves pull off a four-team trade.
Rockets Receive: Robert Covington, Jordan Bell
Hawks Receive: Clint Capela, Nene
Nuggets Receive: Shabazz Napier, Keita Bates-Diop, Noah Vonleh, Gerald Green, 2020 first-round pick (via Rockets)
T-Wolves: Receive: Juancho Hernangomez, Malik Beasley, Jarred Vanderbilt, Brooklyn Nets’ lottery-protected 2020 first-round pick, Evan Turner