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Major Deals Made at the NBA Trade Deadline

There have been a lot of trades going down over the last week up until yesterdays NBA Trade deadline. Here is the recap of all the trades that went down.

-Charlotte acquired Tyrus Thomas from Chicago for a future first-round draft pick, Flip Murray and Acie Law. Acquired Theo Ratliff from San Antonio for a future second-round draft pick.
-Chicago traded John Salmons and 2011 and 2012 second-round draft picks to Milwaukee for Joe Alexander and Hakim Warrick.
-New York acquired Tracy McGrady from Houston for Jared Jeffries, Jordan Hill, a protected 2012 first-round pick and the right to exchange first-round picks in 2011. Traded Nate Robinson and Marcus Landry to Boston for Eddie House, J.R. Giddens, Bill Walker and a future conditional second-round pick.
-Houston received Kevin Martin and Hilton Armstrong from Sacramento for Carl Landry and Joey Dorsey.
-Sacramento received Larry Hughes from New York for Sergio Rodriguez.
-Philadelphia acquired Jodie Meeks and Francisco Elson from Milwaukee for Primoz Brezec, Royal Ivey and a 2010 second-round draft pick.
-Utah traded Ronnie Brewer to Memphis for a future first-round draft pick.
-Washington traded Dominic McGuire to Sacramento for future second-round draft pick and cash.
-Cleveland trades Zydrunas Ilgauskas, the rights to Emir Preldzic and 2010 first-round draft pick to Washington for Antawn Jamison.
-L.A. Clippers trade Sebastian Telfair to Cleveland.
-Washington trades Drew Gooden to L.A. Clippers.
-New York trades Darko Milicic and cash to Minnesota for Brian Cardinal.
-L.A. Clippers trade Marcus Camby to Portland in exchange for Travis Outlaw and Steve Blake.
-Dallas trades Caron Butler, Brendan Haywood and DeShawn Stevenson to Washington in exchange for Josh Howard, Drew Gooden, James Singleton and Quinton Ross.

I have to say the biggest winners were Boston, New York, Cleveland, Dallas, and Chicago. All these teams made moves to help themselves for the ppresent of the future. It should be an interesting race to the playoffs with these team having new players that will have an immediate impact. Stay tuned to see who makes the playoffs and who doesn’t. It will be a great race to the finish.

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