A 4-workforce trade late Tuesday night shook up the NBA playoff race and shipped an absurd 12 gamers to new places.
The Rockets, Hawks, Timberwolves and Nuggets connected up in the mega-offer, which despatched middle Clint Capela from the Rockets to the Hawks and forward Robert Covington from the Timberwolves to the Rockets.
The Atlanta/Denver/Houston/Minnesota trade — 12 gamers — is the most significant NBA offer given that the Knicks moved Patrick Ewing to Seattle in 2000, in accordance to ESPN’s @BobbyMarks42.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February five, 2020
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Atlanta experienced desired a major male to pair with John Collins in the frontcourt, and right after deeming the inquiring rate for Andre Drummond too steep, it moved on to Capela. Houston, meanwhile, was intent on adding a wing shooter to complement James Harden and Russell Westbrook.
Here is a look at the relocating sections included in the trade, in accordance to numerous experiences:
What did the Rockets acquire?
- F Robert Covington
- F Jordan Bell
What did the Hawks acquire?
What did the Timberwolves acquire?
- F Jarred Vanderbilt
- F Juancho Hernangomez
- F Evan Turner
- G Malik Beasley
- Nets 2020 initially-round draft choose
What did the Nuggets acquire?
- G Gerald Environmentally friendly
- G Shabazz Napier
- F Noah Vonleh
- F Keita Bates-Diop
- Rockets 2020 initially-round draft choose