In a league where it seems like only big money contracts get traded, the Thunder have made two trades in the span of a week involving three players making exactly the same amount as second-year players on rookie minimum deals. Last Friday, the Thunder traded center Dakari Johnson and cash considerations to the Orlando Magic for Rodney Purvis.
Many viewed this trade as a cost-cutting move, as Johnson’s deal was fully guaranteed and Purvis’ deal was non-guaranteed through January 10th. The cash the Thunder sent to Orlando was likely to cover the cost of Johnson’s contract (around $1.5 million). Continue reading Thunder obtain Abdel Nader in a trade with Boston
On Episode 38 of the NTTB podcast, we discuss the following topics:
- Carmelo Anthony trade for Dennis Schröder and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot
- A thank you to Melo
- Introduction to Dennis Schröder and Timothe Luwawu-Caborrot
- Grading the trade
- Dakari Johnson trade
- A look at the Thunder roster and future moves
- Kawhi Leonard trade
- Untradeable Contracts
Intro/Outro music provided by OSC Productions
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