Hoops Rumors’ 2023 NBA Trade Deadline Primer

Deadline day is finally here. NBA teams will have until today at 2:00 pm Central time to finalize trade agreements. Anyone not traded by that time will be ineligible to be moved until after his team’s season comes to an end this spring.

It has already been an extremely eventful trade season, due in large part to the Nets, who traded star guard Kyrie Irving to the Mavericks on Sunday and reached a blockbuster agreement late on Wednesday night to send Kevin Durant to the Suns.

The Lakers, Jazz, and Timberwolves have also agreed to a major three-team trade that will see Russell Westbrook, Mike Conley, and D’Angelo Russell end up in new homes, while Jakob Poeltl and Josh Hart are among the other notable players reportedly changing teams.

Even with all that action so far, there are still plenty of storylines to keep an eye on as Thursday’s deadline nears.

After agreeing to acquire Poeltl, the Raptors may not be done dealing, with Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr., and OG Anunoby still considered trade candidates. Hawks big man John Collins, Pistons forward Bojan Bogdanovic, and Nuggets guard Bones Hyland are among the many other players who could be on the move on Thursday. And as we saw with the Durant trade, you never know when another star might shake loose.

We’ll be keeping tabs on all the latest news and rumors all day long on Hoops Rumors, leading up to 2:00 pm CT.

In the meantime, here are some of our features and trackers to help you prepare for today’s action:

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