The NBA sets a trade deadline every season to mark a date limit for teams who want to make offers to bolster their line-ups for the current or the close to future. For the 2020-21 season, the league set the trade deadline date for March 25, about two weeks after the beginning of the second half of the regular season (March 11).
Most of the NBA’s high teams such as the LA Lakers, LA Clippers, and Philadelphia 76ers might tweak their rosters to improve their chances at winning the title this yr.
The Brooklyn Nets have made the largest trade of the season so far when they acquired All-Star guard James Harden from the Houston Rockets on January 13. That trade involved 4 NBA teams together with the Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers, but followers can anticipate extra trades to occur in the weeks to come.
FULL TRADE DETAILS, per @ShamsCharania
◻️ James Harden
◻️ 3 BKN first-rounders
◻️ 1 MIL first
◻️ 4 BKN 1st-round swaps
◻️ Caris LeVert
◻️ Jarrett Allen
◻️ Taurean Prince pic.twitter.com/esGgmHULmI
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 13, 2021
Harden might be the most high-profile participant within the trade market however anything can occur from now till the NBA’s trade deadline.
Among the sizzling names on the trade market are Kevin Love, Andre Drummond, Bradley Beal, Derrick Rose, and P.J. Tucker. And if things don’t work out with the Brooklyn Nets, Kyrie Irving could be on the way out.
Players signed in the offseason have restrictions previous to the NBA trade deadline
On February 6, a majority of free brokers who had been signed in the final offseason will be eligible to be traded. This means that there’s likely going to be a flurry of buying and selling exercise between teams from that date all the way to the NBA’s March 25 deadline.
— Hoops Rumors (@HoopsRumors) January 12, 2021