The NBA Trade Deadline is just a day away, with trade rumors, news, and announcements starting to fly thick and fast. This thread will keep you up to date on all the latest, plus the chronology of trades as they develop on this Trade Deadline Eve.
Updates run from most recent to oldest, with the newest news coming on top of this post.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Lakers are acquiring D’Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley, and Jarred Vanderbilt. Utah Jazz point guard Mike Conley heads to the Minnesota Timberwolves in the deal.
ESPN Sources: The Lakers are finalizing deal to land Minnesota’s D’Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley and Jarred Vanderbilt in trade including Mike Conley and picks to Timberwolves and Russell Westbrook and a lightly protected 2027 LA first-round pick to Jazz.
Also in deal: Juan Toscano-Anderson and Damian Jones to Jazz, Nickeil Alexander-Walker to the Timberwolves, sources said.
The Lakers, Jazz and Timberwolves are in discussions on a three-team deal that would send D’Angelo Russell to the Lakers, Russell Westbrook and draft compensation such as a first-round pick to Utah and Mike Conley Jr. to Minnesota, sources tell me and @Tjone
The Rose Garden Report’s Sean Highkin, appearing this morning on 1080 The Fan radio show Dirt & Sprague, says Portland is likely trying to deal starting center Jusuf Nurkic.
"I would expect something with Jusuf Nurkic... Knowing what I know about their goal to upgrade that spot." - @highkin on what he expects from the Blazers today before the deadline expires.— Dirt & Sprague (@DirtAndSprague) February 9, 2023
The Nets are expected to explore trade scenarios for Jae Crowder ahead of today’s 3 PM ET deadline, sources tell ESPN.
Toronto’s talks on forward O.G. Anunoby are rolling into the final hours of the trade deadline. The landing of Kevin Durant with the Suns could escalate Anunoby’s value among Western Conference teams pursuing an elite forward to defend Durant.
Stay tuned for more updates as they become available!