Top Mid-Season Trades in NBA History
Posted Feb 6 2008 2:38PM
SECAUCUS, NJ, Feb. 6, 2008 -- A four-time All-Star being swapped for a 14-time All-Star in the middle of a season will to be remembered for a long time as a blockbuster deal that shook the leagues landscape, but this isnt the first time an NBA superstar was part of a mid-season deal.
Feb. 1, 2008 The Memphis Grizzlies trade Pau Gasol and a second round draft choice to the L.A. Lakers for Kwame Brown, Javaris Crittenton, Aaron McKie, the draft rights to Marc Gasol and two first-round draft picks.
Jan. 17, 2007 The Indiana Pacers trade Stephen Jackson, Al Harrington, Sarunas Jasikevicius and Josh Powell to the Golden State Warriors for Mike Dunleavy, Troy Murphy, Ike Diogu and Keith McLeod.
Dec. 19, 2006 The Philadelphia 76ers trade Allen Iverson and Ivan McFarlin to the Denver Nuggets for Andre Miller, Joe Smith and two first-round draft picks.
Feb. 22, 2006 The Orlando Magic send Steve Francis to the New York Knicks for Penny Hardaway and Trevor Ariza.
Jan. 25, 2006 The Indiana Pacers trade Ron Artest to the Sacramento Kings for Peja Stojakovic.
Feb. 24, 2005 The New Orleans Hornets trade Baron Davis to the Golden State Warriors for Speedy Claxton, Dale Davis and cash considerations.
Dec. 17, 2004 The Toronto Raptors trade Vince Carter to the New Jersey Nets for Alonzo Mourning, Eric Williams, Aaron Williams and two first-round draft picks.
Feb. 19, 2004 A three-team deal sends Rasheed Wallace and Mike James to the Detroit Pistons, Chucky Atkins and Lindsey Hunter to the Boston Celtics and Bobby Sura, Zeljko Rebraca and Chris Mills to the Atlanta Hawks.
Jan. 5, 2004 The Phoenix Suns trade Stephon Marbury, Penny Hardaway and Cezary Trybansky to the New York Knicks for Antonio McDyess, Howard Eisley, Charlie Ward, Maciej Lampe, the rights to Milos Vujanic, two first-round draft picks and cash considerations.
Feb. 20, 2003 The Milwaukee Bucks trade Ray Allen, Kevin Ollie, Flip Murray and a conditional first-round pick to the Seattle SuperSonics for Gary Payton and Desmond Mason.
Feb. 22, 2001 The Atlanta Hawks trade Dikembe Mutombo and Roshown McLeod to the Philadelphia 76ers for Theo Ratliff, Nazr Mohammed, Toni Kukoc and Pepe Sanchez.
March 11, 1999 A three-team deal sends Stephon Marbury, Elliot Perry, Bill Curley and Chris Carr to the New Jersey Nets, Terrell Brandon, Brian Evans and a first-round pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves and Sam Cassell, Chris Gatling and Paul Grant to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Dec. 26, 1996 The Dallas Mavericks trade Jason Kidd, Tony Dumas and Loren Meyer to the Phoenix Suns for Sam Cassell, Michael Finley and A.C. Green.
Feb. 22, 1996 The Golden State Warriors trade Tim Hardaway and Chris Gatling to the Miami Heat for Kevin Willis and Bimbo Coles.
Feb. 14, 1995 The Portland Trail Blazers trade Clyde Drexler and Tracy Murray to the Houston Rockets for Otis Thorpe, draft rights to Marcelo Nicola and a first-round draft pick.
Feb. 24, 1994 The Atlanta Hawks trade Dominique Wilkins and a first-round draft pick to the L.A. Clippers for Danny Manning.
Feb. 25, 1988 The Cleveland Cavaliers trade Kevin Johnson, Mark West, Ty Corbin plus a first and second-round pick to the Phoenix Suns for Larry Nance, Mike Sanders and a first-round pick.
Dec. 9, 1976 The Buffalo Braves trade Bob McAdoo and Tom McMillen to the New York Knicks for John Gianelli and cash considerations.
Jan. 15, 1965 The San Francisco Warriors trade Wilt Chamberlain to the Philadelphia 76ers for Connie Dierking, Lee Shaffer, Paul Neumann and cash considerations.