NBA Trade Deadline: The Crossover’s Live Blog

The most frantic stretch of the NBA regular season has arrived! 

NBA trade deadline day is here, as all teams must complete trades by 3 p.m. ET. A few moves have already been made—DeMarcus Cousins is now a member of the Pelicans, Lou Williams is a Houston Rocket—and hopefully many more are on the way. Here, we’ll react to all the moves happening as the deadline approaches.

Will Lakers president Magic Johnson trade one of his Starbucks franchises for an athletic center? Will the Boston Celtics finally turn their coveted assets into a superstar player? Let’s all find out together. 

Thunder making a move? – 9:09 a.m.

Taj Gibson would be a solid pickup for OKC, who are currently relying on Domantas Sabonis to start at power forward. Personally, I’d like to see the Thunder pick up a wing player instead, because Russell Westbrook desperately needs to be surrounded by shooters. Let’s see if Wilson Chandler comes back into play at all…

Okafor has fallen out of favor pretty quickly with most NBA observers, but if Chicago can snag him without giving out a first-round pick, he could certainly be a decent reclamation project. 

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