NBA trade deadline tracker: Deals for James Harden, Ben Simmons, Kristaps Porzingis on sizzling deadline day – USA TODAY

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Leading into the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, the biggest question around the league involved Brooklyn’s James Harden and Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons.

The two teams were able to pull off the blockbuster trade of the season, with the Sixers trading Simmons, Seth Curry and Andre Drummond and two first-round picks to the Nets for Harden and Paul Millsap.

That’s not the only intrigue in the league. Could the Los Angeles Lakers pull off any moves that improve their roster? They could not swing a deal and are entrenched in the play-in game after starting the season with championship aspirations.

Is there a championship-caliber team that can make a deal to push it closer to a championship?

The Cleveland Cavaliers just acquired Caris LeVert and that certainly bolsters their roster ahead of the playoffs. The Milwaukee Bucks added Serge Ibaka. Who else went all in?

Here’s a look at the deals that have happened this season:

Sixers land James Harden for Ben Simmons in blockbuster deal

Feb. 10: The Philadelphia 76ers have traded Ben Simmons, Seth Curry and Andre Drummond and two first-round picks to the Brooklyn Nets for James Harden and Paul Millsap.

Feb. 10: Charlotte is acquiring Washington center Montrezl Harrell for Vernon Carey and Ish Smith, per reports.

Feb. 10: The Boston Celtics traded Josh Richardson and Romeo Langford to the San Antonio Spurs for Derrick White.

Mavs trade Kristaps Porzingis to Wizards for Spencer Dinwiddie

Feb. 10: The Dallas Mavericks are trading Kristaps Porzingis and a second-round pick to the Washington Wizards for Spencer Dinwiddie and Davis Bertans, per reports.

Feb. 10: The Indiana Pacers are sending F Torrey Craig to the Suns for Jalen Smith and a future second-round pick, per reports.

Feb. 10: The Celtics sent Dennis Schroder, Enes Freedom, and Bruno Fernando to the Houston Rockets for Daniel Theis, according to reports.

Bucks trade for Serge Ibaka, Marvin Bagley to Detroit in four-team trade 

Feb. 10: In a four-team deal, the Milwaukee Bucks acquired Serge Ibaka from the Los Angeles Clippers for Rodney Hood and Semi Ojeleye. The Bucks also traded Donte DiVincenzo to the Sacramento Kings and received two second-round picks and cash considerations. The Kings sent Marvin Bagley III to the Detroit Pistons for Trey Lyle and Josh Jackson.

Feb: 10 The San Antonio Spurs traded Thad Young, Drew Eubanks and a second-round pick (via Detroit) to the Toronto Raptors for Goran Dragic and a protected first-round pick. It’s possible the Spurs buyout Dragic, who is on an expiring contract.

Feb. 10: The Boston Celtics traded Bol Bol, P.J. Dozier, a second-round pick and cash to the Orlando Magic for a second-round pick.

Nickeil Alexander-Walker traded to Jazz

Feb. 9: A day after the New Pelicans traded Nickeil Alexander-Walker to the Portland Trail Blazers, the Blazers traded Alexander-Walker to Utah in a three-team trade. Utah sent Joe Ingles (out for the season with an injury) and Elijah Hughes to Portland, and the Blazers traded Tomas Satoransky to the San Antonio Spurs who sent Juancho Hernangomez to the Jazz. The Blazers and Spurs will also receive second-round picks from the Jazz.

The Miami Heat traded KZ Okpala to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 2026 second-round pick.

McCollum, Haliburton, Sabonis on the move 

Feb. 8: The Sacramento Kings traded Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield and Tristan Thompson to the Indiana Pacers for Domantas Sabonis, Jeremy Lamb, Justin Holiday and a 2023 second-round pick.

The Portland Trail Blazers dealt veteran guard CJ McCollum to the New Orleans Pelicans for Josh Hart, Tomas Satoransky, Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Didi Louzada, a 2022 protected first-round pick and two second-round picks.

Cavaliers acquire Caris LeVert

Feb. 7: The Indiana Pacers traded Caris LeVert and a 2022 second-round pick (via Miami) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Ricky Rubio, a lottery-protected 2022 first-round pick, 2022 second-round pick (via Houston) and 2022 second-round pick (via Utah).

Clippers trade for Normal Powell, Robert Covington

Feb. 4: The Portland Trail Blazers sent Norman Powell and Robert Covington to the Los Angeles Clippers for Eric Bledsoe, Justise Winslow, Keon Johnson and a 2025 second-round pick (via Detroit).

Bryn Forbes headed to Denver

Jan. 19: The Denver Nuggets acquired Bryn Forbes from San Antonio, who received Juancho Hernangomez from the Boston Celtics. The Nuggets sent Bol Bol and P.J. Dozier to the Celtics in the three-team deal.

Hawks shake things up with Cam Reddish trade

Jan. 13: The Atlanta Hawks traded Cam Reddish, Solomon Hill and a 2025 second-round draft pick to the New York Knicks for Kevin Knox and a protected first-round pick (via Charlotte).

Jazz trade Miye Oni to Thunder

Jan. 4: The Utah Jazz traded Miye Oni and a second-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for cash considerations.

Cavs bolster backcourt with Rajon Rondo addition

Jan. 3: The Los Angeles Lakers traded Rajon Rondo to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Knicks acquired Denel Valentine from Cleveland, and the draft rights to Wang Zhelin and Brad Newley and cash considerations from the Lakers who received the draft rights to Louis Labeyrie from the Knicks in the three-team deal.

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