2022 NBA trade deadline buzz: Feb. 11 (PHT) edition

Published February 11, 2022, 6:00 AMNBA.com News Services

Recap all of the reported deals and rumblings from a wild and frantic NBA trade deadline.

Here’s a recap of all the reported deals and rumblings that have occurred so far today.

Nets, 76ers complete reported Harden-for-Simmons swap
Reports: Mavs deal Porzingis to Wizards
Hornets pick up Wizards’ Harrell in reported trade
Celtics reportedly get Theis from Rockets
Bagley reportedly dealt to Pistons in 4-team trade
Suns re-acquire Craig from Pacers
Celtics reportedly add Spurs’ White
Suns get Wizards’ Holiday in reported swap
Raptors add Spurs’ Young
Magic get Bol, Dozier from Celtics

Warriors, Lakers and Heat hold tight at deadline

The Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat and Golden State Warriors each entered trade deadline with various goals, but one thing they all have in common is none of them made deals on Thursday. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Lakers will now look to the buyout market, while the Miami Herald’s Anthony Chiang says the Heat will do likewise. Anthony Slater of The Athletic reports the Warriors could also be players in the buyout market as well. 

Celtics reportedly deal Schroder to Rockets

The Houston Rockets have added a veteran guard in acquiring the Boston Celtics’ Dennis Schroder, per multiple reports, while dealing away Daniel Theis.

Boston gets:

  • Daniel Theis

Houston gets:

  • Dennis Schroder
  • Enes Freedom
  • Bruno Fernando

> More details here 

Mavericks reportedly trade Porzingis to Wizards

The Kristaps Porzingis-Luka Doncic era in Dallas is reportedly over. In a move first reported by Marc Stein, the Mavericks are trading Porzingis to the Washington Wizards in a deal centered on Spencer Dinwiddie.

Dallas gets:

  • Spencer Dinwiddie
  • Davis Bertans

Washington gets:

  • Kristaps Porzingis
  • Future second-round pick

> More details here 

Wizards reportedly trade Holiday to Suns

Phoenix remains busy on trade deadline, reportedly adding another player for an anticipated lengthy playoff run. Per Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Washington Wizards are sending guard Aaron Holiday to Phoenix.

Phoenix gets:

  • Aaron Holiday

Washington gets:

  • Trade exception
  • Cash considerations

> More details here 

Reports: Hornets picking up Wizards’ Harrell

The Charlotte Hornets are looking to make their first playoff berth since 2016 by adding a key piece in the frontcourt. Per multiple reports, the Hornets are adding the Wizards’ Montrezl Harrell in a trade.

Charlotte gets:

  • Montrezl Harrell

Washington gets:

  • Ish Smith
  • Vernon Carey Jr.

> More details here 

Suns re-acquire Craig in reported trade

The Phoenix Suns are bringing back a key piece from their 2021 Finals team, landing Torrey Craig via a trade first reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Indiana receives:

  • Jalen Smith
  • Future second-round pick

Phoenix receives:

  • Torrey Craig

> More details here

Spurs reportedly trade for Celtics’ Richardson

The San Antonio Spurs, per multiple reports, are adding some depth to their backcourt by acquiring guard Josh Richardson from the Boston Celtics. The Spurs are in the thick of the Western Conference Play-In Tournament mix, trailing the No. 10-seeded New Orleans Pelicans by 2 1/2 games.

Boston receives:

  • Derrick White

San Antonio receives:

  • Josh Richardson
  • 2022 first-round pick (protected 1-4)
  • Romeo Langford

> More details here 

Reports: Nets trade Harden to Sixers for Simmons

The much-discussed and reported trade between the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets has reportedly been consummated. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the trade will see James Harden move to Brooklyn and Ben Simmons head to Philadelphia as part of a five-player deal.

Philadelphia receives:

  • James Harden
  • Paul Millsap

Brooklyn receives:

  • Ben Simmons
  • Seth Curry
  • Andre Drummond
  • 2022 first-round pick (unprotected)
  • 2027 first-round pick (protected)

> More details here 

Report: Sixers, Nets engaged in talks

The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers were engaged in talks centering on a trade involving James Harden, per Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes. The sides, per multiple reports in the preceding days, have been at various stages of working on a trade that would send Harden to Philadelphia for a package that includes 76ers guard Ben Simmons.

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Celtics trade Dozier, Bol to Magic

The Boston Celtics have reportedly agreed to send PJ Dozier and Bol Bol to the Orlando Magic in a trade first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Both Dozier and Bol are out for the season due to injury.

Boston receives:

  • Future second-round pick

Orlando receives:

  • Bol Bol
  • PJ Dozier

> More details here 

Raptors pick up Young from Spurs

Veteran forward Thaddeus Young is reportedly being traded to the Toronto Raptors from the San Antonio Spurs. As first reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Young is being traded for little-used guard Goran Dragic.

Toronto receives:

  • Thaddeus Young
  • Drew Eubanks
  • 2022 second-round pick (via Detroit)

San Antonio receives:

  • Goran Dragic
  • 2022 first-round pick (protected 1-14)

> More details here

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Spurs are expected to buy Dragic out of his deal and several teams — the Bulls, Mavs, Nets, Warriors and Clippers — may be interested in adding him, writes per our Mark Medina. 

Reports: Kings trade Bagley to Pistons

Marvin Bagley III, the former No. 2 overall pick of the 2018 draft, will reportedly be dealt to the Detroit Pistons as a part of a seven-player, four-team trade also involving the LA Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks.

Detroit receives:

  • Marvin Bagley III (via Sacramento)

LA Clippers receive:

  • Semi Ojeleye (via Milwaukee)
  • Rodney Hood (via Milwaukee)

Milwaukee receives:

  • Serge Ibaka (via LA Clippers)
  • Two future second-round picks
  • Cash considerations

Sacramento receives:

  • Donte DiVincenzo (via Milwaukee)
  • Josh Jackson (via Detroit)
  • Trey Lyles (via Detroit)

> More details here 

Report: Kings not budging on asking price for Barnes

Yesterday, it was reported by Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated that the Sacramento Kings would not part with veteran forward Harrison Barnes for future assets only. That remains the case as the trade deadline nears, writes Sam Amick of The Athletic, as Sacramento is seeking an impact player in return for Barnes. However, Amick reports that finding said player for Barnes is proving hard to come by. 

Pacers mulling buyout of Thompson

The Indiana Pacers acquired veteran defensive-minded big man Tristan Thompson as part of the Domantas Sabonis-for-Tyrese Haliburton trade on Tuesday. Whether or not Thompson stays with the Pacers is unclear, per James Boyd of the Indianapolis Star, as the team is considering buying him out of his deal. 

Reports: Spurs’ Poeltl drawing interest

San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl is enjoying a career-best season (13.1 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 1.7 bpg) and continues to develop into a solid big man. Per Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News, the Spurs have received calls about Poeltl from several teams, including the Chicago Bulls and Poeltl’s former team, the Toronto Raptors. The Spurs’ asking price for Poeltl is reportedly a future first-round pick and a quality player, per veteran NBA reporter Marc Stein. 

Nuggets reportedly open to dealing future pick

Denver is 13-8 since New Year’s Day and is starting to make some noise once again in the Western Conference. Per Mike Singer of The Denver Post, the Nuggets are open to dealing a future pick for a 3-and-D target and would be even willing to part with their 2027 first-round pick to do so. JaMychal Green could be a player to watch in deals, but as Singer points out, Green has the ability to veto trades. 

Report: Bulls not likely to make deal

The Chicago Bulls are 34-21 and No. 3 in the Eastern Conference after a win against the Charlotte Hornets last night. Per Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bulls reportedly seem content with their roster as-is as the trade deadline looms and will perhaps be active in the buyout market after the deadline passes.