On August 23rd, 2014, in a three-team trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers traded guard-forward Andrew Wiggins and forward Anthony Bennett to the Minnesota Timberwolves; the Cleveland Cavaliers traded a 2015 1st round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers; the Minnesota Timberwolves traded forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Minnesota Timberwolves traded guard Alexey Shved and forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute to the Philadelphia 76ers; and the Philadelphia 76ers traded forward Thaddeus Young and a $6.3 million trade exception to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Alex Wong of Raptors HQ joined the podcast to discuss the history behind some memorable Toronto Raptors trades for Episode #4 of the NBA Trades podcast. We discussed the Raptors trades including Damon Stoudamire to Portland, Marcus Camby to the Knicks, and the ensuing Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady trades.
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Dan Devine from Ball Don’t Lie joins the podcast to discuss the recent New York Knicks trade involving Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton going to Dallas. We delved deep into the Isiah Thomas era with the Knicks and also discussed some of the trades this summer as well as the seemingly inevitable deal between Cleveland and Minnesota centered around Kevin Love.
The New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks consummated a six-player deal yesterday involving Tyson Chandler going to New York and Jose Calderon going to the Dallas Mavericks. In response to the news, we spoke to Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal about the deal. The conversation includes the affect of the trade on the Knicks as well as how it will affect Carmelo Anthony’s free agency decision. There’s also conversation about the Omer Asik deal between New Orleans and Houston.
Follow Chris Herring at HerringWSJ on Twitter and check out his coverage of the Knicks here.