2022 NBA trade deadline – Latest buzz, news and reports
The 2022 NBA trade deadline (Feb. 10, 3 p.m. ET) has already started buzzing with some moves, including a voided trade, to put players with new teams for the 2021-22 regular season.
The Atlanta Hawks are trading Cam Reddish to the New York Knicks for Kevin Knox II in a swap of former first-round draft selections, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski Jan. 13. Also, the deal between the Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons involving Bol Bol has been voided after the Pistons didn’t pass Bol on his physical with the team, sources confirmed to ESPN.
And to kick off the start of 2022, the Cleveland Cavaliers turned to the trade market to help replace point guard Ricky Rubio by acquiring veteran point guard Rajon Rondo from the Los Angeles Lakers.
Get all of the news, intel and analysis from our experts here, including trade grades and potential destinations for the top players on the market.
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Jan. 21 update
3:30 p.m. ET: How does Joel Embiid’s play affect how Philadelphia team president Daryl Morey and the Sixers are thinking about the possibility of trading Ben Simmons? “We are looking for a deal that makes us a championship contender,” Morey said during a radio interview on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia on Jan. 20. “I think it’s less likely than likely,” Morey said. “It won’t be from lack of trying.” ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne said during Friday’s NBA Today: “I think that was the purpose of that interview was to manage expectations and say, hey, listen [Embiid’s] having a historically great year. We have to get this trade right.”
Jan. 18 update
11:23 p.m. ET: The Denver Nuggets are acquiring San Antonio Spurs guard Bryn Forbes in a three-way deal with the Boston Celtics, sources told ESPN. The Nuggets will send Bol Bol and P.J. Dozier to the Celtics and the Spurs will acquire Celtics forward Juancho Hernangomez and Denver’s 2028 second-round pick, sources said.
2:02 p.m. ET: Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner is expected to be sidelined beyond the Feb. 10 trade deadline with a stress reaction in his left foot, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The injury could complicate the franchise’s hopes to deal him prior to the offseason.
Jan. 13 updates
11:59 a.m. ET: The deal between the Nuggets and Pistons involving Bol Bol has been voided after the Pistons didn’t pass Bol on his physical with the team, sources confirmed to ESPN.
11:26 a.m. ET: The Hawks are trading forward Cam Reddish to the Knicks for a deal that includes a protected 2022 first-round pick via the Charlotte Hornets, sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Knicks also acquire Solomon Hill and a 2025 second-round pick via the Brooklyn Nets in the trade.
Trade grades: What Cam Reddish brings to New York
Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty ImagesJan. 9 update
2:27 p.m. ET: The Pistons are finalizing a deal to acquire Nuggets forward Bol Bol for Rodney McGruder and a 2022 second-round pick via the Nets. Bol, 22, has shown flashes of promise with Denver, but he has never found traction in a deep and talented Nuggets frontcourt.
Jan. 4 update
4:08 p.m. ET: The Oklahoma City Thunder are acquiring Miye Oni from the Utah Jazz and a 2028 second-round pick. The Thunder will waive Oni and open up a roster spot ahead of the Feb. 10 trade deadline. Utah saves money and opens a roster spot, too.
Jan. 3 update
11:22 a.m. ET: The Knicks are acquiring Denzel Valentine in a three-way deal with the Lakers and Cavs, also getting $1.1M and two draft-rights players but ceding the draft rights to Louis Labeyrie. New York will make a decision on keeping Valentine or providing him an opportunity to sign elsewhere.
Dec. 31, 2021, update
11:06 a.m. ET: The Cavaliers have agreed to trade Denzel Valentine to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Rajon Rondo, who is eager for the chance to play a bigger role with an ascending Cavaliers team. He has been positive on the deal since it was presented to him as an option.
Trade grades: How Rondo fits in Cleveland