2021 NBA Offseason Trades

As we did with last year’s offseason trades and the in-season swaps from 2020/21, Hoops Rumors will be keeping track of all of the trades made this offseason, right up until the start of the 2021/22 season, updating this post with each transaction.

Trades are listed here in reverse chronological order, with the latest on top. So, if a player has been traded multiple times, the first team listed as having acquired him is the one that ended up with him. Trades that are agreed upon but aren’t yet official are listed in italics.

For our full story on each trade, click on the date above it. For more information on the specific conditions dictating if and when draft picks involved in these deals will actually change hands, be sure to check out RealGM.com’s breakdown of the details on traded picks. We’ll continue to update this list with the latest specific details on picks and other compensation, as they’re reported.

Here’s the full list of the NBA’s 2021 offseason trades:


2021/22 NBA League Year:

September 15

  • Celtics acquire Juan Hernangomez.
  • Grizzlies acquire Kris Dunn, Carsen Edwards, and the right to swap either the Pacers’ or Heat’s 2026 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable) for the Celtics’ 2026 second-round pick.

September 10

  • Grizzlies acquire Marc Gasol, the Lakers’ 2024 second-round pick, and cash ($250K).
  • Lakers acquire the draft rights to Wang Zhelin.

September 4

  • Pistons acquire DeAndre Jordan, the Nets’ 2022 second-round pick, either the Wizards’ or Grizzlies’ 2024 second-round pick (whichever is more favorable), either the Warriors’ or Wizards’ 2025 second-round pick (whichever is more favorable), the Nets’ 2027 second-round pick, and cash ($5.785MM).
  • Nets acquire Jahlil Okafor and Sekou Doumbouya.

August 28

  • Cavaliers acquire Lauri Markkanen.
  • Trail Blazers acquire Larry Nance.
  • Bulls acquire Derrick Jones, the Trail Blazers’ 2022 first-round pick (top-14 protected), and the Nuggets’ 2023 second-round pick (top-46 protected; from Cavaliers).

August 25

August 17

  • Knicks acquire Evan Fournier (sign-and-trade), the Hornets’ 2022 second-round pick (top-55 protected), and either the Thunder’s, Wizards’, Heat’s, or Mavericks’ 2023 second-round pick (whichever is least favorable).
  • Celtics acquire cash ($110K).
  • Note: If either the Heat’s or Mavericks’ 2023 second-round pick is the least favorable of the four, the Knicks would instead receive the second-least favorable pick of the four.

August 16

August 11

  • Bulls acquire DeMar DeRozan (sign-and-trade).
  • Spurs acquire Thaddeus Young, Al-Farouq Aminu, the Bulls’ 2025 first-round pick (top-10 protected), either the Pistons’ or Bulls’ 2022 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable), and the Bulls’ 2025 second-round pick.
  • Note: If the Bulls don’t convey their 2023 first-round pick (top-four protected) to Orlando in 2023, the first-round pick they send the Spurs will be pushed back until at least 2026.
  • Note: The Spurs already had the ability to swap the Lakers’ 2022 second-round pick for either the Pistons’ or Bulls’ 2022 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable). Now they’ll receive the Lakers’ pick and the most favorable of the Pistons’ and Bulls’ picks.

August 8

August 7

  • Spurs acquire Doug McDermott (sign-and-trade), the Pacers’ 2023 second-round pick (top-55 protected), and the right to swap their own 2026 second-round pick for either the Pacers’ or the Heat’s 2026 second-round pick (whichever is least favorable).
  • Pacers acquire the Spurs’ 2023 second-round pick (top-55 protected).

August 7

  • Rockets acquire Daniel Theis (sign-and-trade).
  • Bulls acquire cash ($1.1MM).

August 7

August 7

  • Bucks acquire Grayson Allen and cash ($1MM).
  • Grizzlies acquire Sam Merrill, either the Pacers’, Cavaliers, or Jazz’s 2024 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable), and either the Pacers’ or the Heat’s 2026 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable).
  • Note: If the Cavaliers’ and Jazz’s 2024 second-round picks are the two most favorable of the three, the Grizzlies would acquire the least favorable of those two picks.

August 7

  • Jazz acquire Eric Paschall.
  • Warriors acquire the Grizzlies’ 2026 second-round pick (top-42 protected).

August 7

  • Grizzlies acquire the draft rights to Santi Aldama (No. 30 pick).
  • Jazz acquire the draft rights to Jared Butler (No. 40) pick, the Grizzlies’ 2022 second-round pick, and the Grizzlies’ 2026 second-round pick.

August 7

  • Clippers acquire the draft rights to Brandon Boston Jr. (No. 51 pick).
  • Pelicans acquire the Kings’ 2022 second-round pick (top-54 protected) and cash ($2.5MM).

August 7

August 6

  • Lakers acquire Russell Westbrook, the Bulls’ 2023 second-round pick (from Wizards), either the Wizards’ or Grizzlies’ 2024 second-round pick (whichever is least favorable; from Wizards), and the Wizards’ 2028 second-round pick.
  • Wizards acquire Spencer Dinwiddie (sign-and-trade), Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell, Aaron Holiday, the draft rights to Isaiah Todd (No. 31 pick), and cash ($1MM; from Pacers).
  • Nets acquire either the Wizards’ or the Grizzlies’ 2024 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable; from Wizards), the right to swap the Warriors’ 2025 second-round pick for the Wizards’ 2025 second-round pick (from Wizards), and the draft rights to Nikola Milutinov.
  • Spurs acquire Chandler Hutchison and either the Bulls’, the Lakers’, or the Pistons 2022 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable; from Wizards).
  • Pacers acquire the draft rights to Isaiah Jackson (No. 22 pick).

August 6

August 6

August 6


2020/21 NBA League Year

August 2

  • Cavaliers acquire Ricky Rubio.
  • Timberwolves acquire Taurean Prince, the Wizards’ 2022 second-round pick, and cash ($2.5MM).

July 31

July 30

  • Thunder acquire Derrick Favors and the Jazz’s 2024 first-round pick (top-10 protected).
  • Jazz acquire either the Thunder’s, Rockets’, Pacers, or Heat’s 2027 second-round pick (whichever is least favorable) and cash ($2MM).
  • Note: If the Jazz don’t convey their 2022 first-round pick (top-six protected) to Memphis in 2022, the first-round pick they send the Thunder will be pushed back until at least 2025.

July 30

  • Pacers acquire the draft rights to Isaiah Todd (No. 31 pick).
  • Bucks acquire the draft rights to Sandro Mamukelashvili (No. 54 pick), the draft rights to Georgios Kalaitzakis (No. 60 pick), either the Pacers’, Cavaliers, or Jazz’s 2024 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable), and either the Pacers’ or the Heat’s 2026 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable).
  • Note: If the Cavaliers’ and Jazz’s 2024 second-round picks are the two most favorable of the three, the Bucks would acquire the least favorable of those two picks.

July 30

  • Hornets acquire the draft rights to Kai Jones (No. 19 pick).
  • Knicks acquire the Hornets’ 2022 first-round pick (top-18 protected).

July 30

  • Clippers acquire the draft rights to Keon Johnson (No. 21 pick).
  • Knicks acquire the draft rights to Quentin Grimes (No. 25 pick) and the Pistons’ 2024 second-round pick.

July 30

July 30

  • Rockets acquire the draft rights to Alperen Sengun (No. 16 pick).
  • Thunder acquire the Pistons’ 2022 first-round pick (top-16 protected) and the Wizards’ 2023 first-round pick (top-14 protected).

July 30

  • Trail Blazers acquire the draft rights to Greg Brown (No. 43 pick).
  • Pelicans acquire the Trail Blazers’ 2026 second-round pick and cash ($2MM).

July 29

  • Clippers acquire the draft rights to Jason Preston (No. 33 pick).
  • Magic acquire the Pistons’ 2026 second-round pick and cash.

July 29

  • Sixers acquire the No. 53 pick in the 2021 draft.
  • Pelicans acquire cash ($2MM).

June 18

  • Thunder acquire Kemba Walker, the No. 16 pick in the 2021 draft, and either the Celtics’ or Grizzlies’ 2025 second-round pick (whichever is most favorable).
  • Celtics acquire Al Horford, Moses Brown, and either the Thunder’s, Wizards’, Mavericks’, or Heat’s 2023 second-round pick (whichever is least favorable).
  • Note: If the Mavericks’ and Heat’s 2023 second-round picks are the two least favorable of the four, the Celtics would acquire the most favorable of those two picks.
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