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2015-16 Trade Tracker

POSTED: Jun 23, 2016 5:37 PM ET staff


Keep track of all the trades during the 2015-16 season. // @NBAcom


For all the trades that happen before, during and immediately after the 2016 NBA Draft please use the 2016 Draft Trade Tracker.


Nuggets acquire Augustin

Denver Nuggets get:
G D.J. Augustin
F Steve Novak
Two second-round picks
Cash considerations

Oklahoma City get:
G Randy Foye

Official release: Nuggets | Thunder

Instant analysis (Feb 18): Thunder hopes Foye will be able to improve team when it goes small with his scoring and versatility while Nuggets get valuable draft picks to continue building franchise.

Clippers land Jeff Green

Los Angeles Clippers get:
F Jeff Green

Memphis Grizzlies get:
F Lance Stephenson
Future protected first-round pick

Official release: Clippers

Instant analysis (Feb 18): Green, who played for coach Doc Rivers in Boston from 2011-13, has the potential of being impact at three position with scoring and versatility. Grizzlies drew frustrated with Green's inconsistent play and added more grit to team with getting Stephenson.

Suns deal Morris to Wizards

Phoenix Suns get:
C/F DeJuan Blair
F Kris Humphries
Protected 2016 first-round pick

Washington Wizards get:
F Markieff Morris

Official release: Suns

Instant analysis (Feb 18): The Suns, in rebuild mode, finally divorced Morris, who has caused the team issues this season. The Suns now own three first-round picks in June. The Wizards hope a fresh start for the talented Morris will help them climb into the postseason.

Sixers get into trade mix

Philadelphia 76ers get:
C Joel Anthony
2017 second-round pick (via Rockets via Nuggets)

Houston Rockets get:
Rights to PF Chukwudiebere Maduabum

Official release: 76ers

Instant analysis (Feb 18): Anthony was traded twice today and perhaps could be cut loose by Sixers. Maduabum, 2011 second-round pick of the Lakers, has played overseas ever since.

Pistons get pair from Rockets

Detroit Pistons get:
F/C Donatas Motiejunas
G Marcus Thornton

Houston Rockets get:
C Joel Anthony
Protected 2016 first-round draft pick

Official release: Pistons

Instant analysis (Feb 18): The Pistons improve bench scoring with volume scorer in Thornton and in Motiejunas a compent big who can shoot the three and provide spacing for C Andre Drummond. Motiejunas will be a restricted free agent after the season.

NOTE: Trade was rescinded by Pistons

Three guards switch teams

Utah Jazz get:
G Shelvin Mack

Atlanta Hawks get:
G Kirk Hinrich

Chicago Bulls get:
G Justin Holiday
Future second-round pick (via Jazz)

Official release: Jazz | Hawks | Bulls

Instant analysis (Feb. 18): This three-team trade creates a couple reunions. Kirk Hinrich returns to Atlanta, where he played for a season-plus from 2010-2012, and Shelvin Mack reunites with college teammate Gordon Hayward in Utah. Mack and Hayward led Butler University all the way to the NCAA Championship game in 2010. The Bulls get younger with Holiday, who is 26 years old and in the middle of his third NBA season.

Cavs acquire Frye

Portland Trail Blazers get:
C Anderson Varejao
Future first-round pick (via Cavs)

Cleveland Cavaliers get:
F Channing Frye

Future second-round pick (via Blazers)

Orlando Magic get:

G Jared Cunningham

Future second-round pick (via Cavs)

Official release: Blazers | Magic

Instant analysis (Feb. 18): The Cavs get a capable 3-point front court player in Frye, who is a career 38.7% shooter from beyond the arc. The Trail Blazers utilize their cap room to absorb Varejao's contract and acquire a solid draft pick. Varejao was on the Cavaliers for the entirety of his 12-year NBA career. He will reportedly be waived by Portland. The Magic shed $15 million in payroll for the next two seasons after shipping Frye.

Blazers get Roberts

Portland Trail Blazers get:

G Brian Roberts

Future second-round pick

Miami Heat get:

Cash considerations

Official release: Blazers | Heat

Instant analysis (Feb. 18): The Heat's deals today help get the franchise under the luxury tax. The deal means the Heat has given up every second-round pick through 2021. Roberts will be a free agent this summer.

Pelicans acquire Stokes

New Orleans Pelicans get:
F Jarnell Stokes

Miami Heat get:
Future second-round pick

Official release: Pelicans | Heat

Instant analysis (Feb. 18): The Heat save on their luxury tax bill with this move. Stokes, a second-year forward out of Tennessee, was the No. 35 pick of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies. He averaged 1.0 points in 2.7 minutes of action for the Heat this season.

Hornets land Lee

Charlotte Hornets get:
G Courtney Lee

Memphis Grizzlies get:
F P.J. Hairston
F/C Chris Andersen
Four second-round picks (Protected - Miami 2017; Charlotte 2018; Brooklyn 2019; Protected - Boston 2019)

Miami Heat get:
G Brian Roberts

Official release: Hornets | Grizzlies | Heat

Instant analysis (Feb. 16): The Hornets, sitting eighth in the Eastern Conference at 27-26, bolster their wing corps in preparation for a playoff run after losing small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the rest of the season with a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Lee, an eight-year vet, is shooting 37 percent from 3-point range and is a decent defender. The Grizzlies have an even bigger hole with lynchpin center Marc Gasol also gone for the year. But while Hairston and Anderson -- described by Heat president Pat Riley as "essential" to their championship run in 2012-13 -- at least bring size, the bigger lure for Memphis is picking up some much-needed draft assets. Miami's participation is simple: By moving the little-used Andersen and picking up Roberts, the Heat cut their impending tax bill by nearly $6 million.

Pistons acquire Harris

Detroit Pistons get:
F Tobias Harris

Orlando Magic get:
G Brandon Jennings
F Ersan Ilyasova

Official release: Magic | Pistons

Instant analysis (Feb. 16): Brandon Jennings and Ersan Ilyasova head down to Orlando to reunite with former coach Scott Skiles as the Magic appear determined to make the playoffs. Jennings will likely receive major minutes at point guard behind second-year guard Elfrid Payton. Harris heads north to Detroit to join the surprising Pistons. Coach and general manager Stan Van Gundy will be able to plug Harris in at power forward to create an extremely versatile front line alongside Andre Drummond and Marcus Morris.


Rocket reacquire Smith

Houston Rockets get:
F Josh Smith
F/C Sergei Lishouk

Los Angeles Clippers get:
F Maarty Leunen

Official release: Rockets | Clippers

Instant analysis (Jan. 22): Josh Smith was a big part of the Houston Rockets reaching the 2015 Western Conference finals. But in the offseason, he left Texas for a chance to play in Los Angeles as part of the Clippers' revamped bench. He never could find a groove in L.A. and heads back to Houston where Rockets fans have to be hoping he can help breathe a little life into a mostly disappointing season.


Cavs trade Harris to Magic

Orlando Magic get:
G Joe Harris
2017 protected second-round pick

Cleveland Cavaliers get:
2020 protected second-round pick

Official release: Magic | Cavaliers

Instant analysis (Jan. 12): Not much to say about this deal. The Cavaliers traded guard Harris to save Cleveland money and create roster flexibility. The emergence of backup guard Jared Cunningham created this move. The Magic will hold a team option on Harris for next season at slightly less than $1 million, butit's possible they may release him.


Pelicans trade Smith to 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers get:
G Ish Smith

New Orleans Pelicans get:
Two second-round picks

Official release: 76ers | Pelicans

Instant analysis (Dec. 24): The Sixers also waived Tony Wroten on the day Smith came aboard, giving Smith a prime opportunity to play major minutes after a career spent mostly as a backup. This marks Smith's second tour of duty with Philadelphia as he spent 25 games with the 76ers in 2014-15, starting 14 of those games. He has a good chance to succeed given Philadelphia's abysmal record and this doesn't hurt either: last season, young big man Nerlens Noel called him the "first true point guard" he has played with.



Grizzlies pick up Chalmers

Memphis Grizzlies get:
G Mario Chalmers
F James Ennis

Miami Heat get:
G Beno Udrih
F Jarnell Stokes

Official release: Grizzlies | Heat

Instant analysis (Nov.10): The Grizzlies are off to a 3-5 start and are averaging just 91 points per game, next-to-last in the NBA. Acquiring Chalmers gives them a guard who can shoot from outside and provide versatility.For Miami, dealing Chalmers not only clears playing time for younger backup Tyler Johnson, but also has positive financial ramifications.