NBA Trade Deadline 2020 Updated (5:00pm EST)

The NBA trade deadline is upon us. As all teams are actively looking at their roster and seeing what pieces they need to make a championship run, they better think fast as trades end Thursday at 3pm eastern.

UPDATED: The last blockbuster trade of the day included the Knicks Clippers and Wizards! The Clippers gain Marcus Morris and Isaiah Thomas (I.T. the Clippers will waive), the Wizards will receive Jerome Robinson who they wanted to draft and the Knicks get Moe Harkless plus a 2020 First Round Pick.

UPDATED: The Detroit Pistons are trading Andre Drummond to Cleveland in return for Brandon Knight, John Henson and a second round draft pick. Drummond looks just as confused as all of us… definitely could’ve got more from other teams.

UPDATED: According to Woj of ESPN the Golden State Warriors have traded D’Angelo Russell, Omari Spellman and Jacob Evans to Minnesota for Andrew Wiggins, a protected 2021 first round pick & and 2022 second round pick. This teams D-Lo up with his good friend Karl Anthony Towns which the two have had a great desire to play together. The warriors are stacking their picks to draft some talent or use the picks for more trade bait before the deadline ends!

The first big trade that has kicked off the deadline was a move involving James Harden’s favorite pick and roll threat Clint Capela. Tuesday night it was announced there was a huge 4 team, 12 players trade between the Rockets, Hawks, Nuggets & Timberwolves. The big pieces in the trade include the already mentioned Capela heading to Atlanta and Robert Convington going to Houston with Jordan Bell from Minnesota.

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Another trade that is in the works and yet to be fully completed involves 2015 Finals MVP Andre Iguodala. Dre was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in the offseason but has yet to play a minute for the franchise. It’s reported that the Miami Heat have worked out a deal that will land him in Miami in a trade for Justise Winslow. Supposedly reported by Woj of ESPN that the OKC Thunder are in the mix which will also allow Miami to gain forward Danilo Gallinari. The trade isn’t final yet and it looks like there’s more pieces to the puzzle but Miami is definitely going all out at the deadline.

UPDATED: Miami has agreed to trade Justise Winslow, Dion Waiters and James Johnson to Memphis for Andre Iguodala, Solomon Hill and Jae Crowder. Miami is still trying to bring OKC in the picture for Gallinari but the clock is ticking!

I mentioned Atlanta earlier and I’m mentioning them again because they are trading Jabari Parker and Alex Len to the Sacramento Kings for Dewayne Dedmon and two second round draft picks sources tell Zach Lowe.

Late in the evening Wednesday night the Warriors & Sixers made a swap with Golden State trading Glenn Robinson III & Alec Burks in exchange for 3 second round picks.

The NBA Trade Deadline has now come and gone. It was fun while it lasted, some teams made good moves and others some head scratching ones. How’d your team do? Let me know in the comments!

Jabari Parker Throws Down The Tip Jam Against Syracuse!!

With 19 points and 10 rebounds Jabari Parker was able to make his presence felt during Duke’s 66-60 win over Syracuse. Parker threw down this ridiculous tip jam over two defenders to give Duke the momentum they needed down the stretch to pull off the victory!

Jabari Parker Goes Coast To Coast For The Jam!

The Duke freshman pushed his 20 point streak to 5 games as the kid scored 21 points against East Carolina tonight. In a tight game Jabari Parker, forced a bad shot, grabbed the rebound and took on the whole East Carolina team down the court for a thunderous dunk! He joins Kevin Durant, Eric Gordon and Michael Beasley as the only freshman with 20+ points in each of their first 5 games within the last 10 years.

Andrew Wiggins Gets The Last Laugh Against Jabari Parker and Duke

Louisiana-Monroe v Kansas

Last night was one of the best nights in college basketball, which calls for the best two players in the country to face each other. Lets just say both of these kids didn’t disappoint. The media buzz was in hyper mode before the game even started and Jabari Parker played the first half like a man on a mission. Jabari hit 3 after 3, floater after floater, and mid range after mid range. He finished the first half with 19 points on 6-10 shooting. As for Wiggins, he started the game in foul trouble picking up two quick fouls which landed him on the bench with only 6 points.

The second half is where things got interesting as Jabari cooled off and only hits 3 of 10 shots while Andrew heated up for 16 points to lead the Jayhawks to a 94-83 victory. The score doesn’t do the game justice as it was a 2 point game with just over 2 minutes left. Wiggins came up clutch in those final two minutes with a step-back jumper to go up 4 and then a fast break lay up for an and-one that fouled out Jabari Parker. In the end both of these kids played great but only one team could win and that was Kansas. I’m just happy this is only the first week of college basketball!

Top 3 Freshman Debut On ESPN Tonight


The top 3 freshman in the nation will get to show the world what they’ve got tonight. The big 3 include Andrew Wiggins from Kansas, Jabari Parker from Duke and Julius Randle from Kentucky.

Andrew Wiggins, the projected number one pick in this years draft will get to show what all the hype is about as he faces Duke and Jabari Parker. In Parker’s first game against Davidson he recorded 22 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. While Wiggins put up 16 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists against ULM. Kansas vs Duke airs at 10pm ET on ESPN.

With two games under his belt Julius Randle is averaging 22.5 points and 14.5 rebounds. Surprisingly, about half of his points are coming from the free throw line. Randle and #1 Kentucky face #2 Michigan State tonight on ESPN at 7:30 ET.

Jabari Parker Shows Out In Debut Against Davidson

Jabari Parker, Duke freshman had a great first game of his collegiate career. Parker had 22 points in 23 minutes of play, while adding 6 rebounds, 2 assists and a block. Two of his points coming from a great alley-oop pass from junior guard, Quinn Cook who finished with 8 assists and 21 points. The Blue Devils won 111-77 against Davidson. Looks like the former Wildcat, Stephen Curry, will have to hand over 2 boxes of Sour Patch Kids to the younger former Blue Devil, Seth Curry.