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Thunder obtain Abdel Nader in a trade with Boston

NBA: Boston Celtics at Sacramento KingsIn 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

NTTB Podcast – Episode 38 (The Untradeable Contracts)

IMG_4109On 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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