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NBA Trade Deadline Completed

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By RYAN ARANDA
Thursday, Feb. 18 acknowledged an important date around the National Basketball Association, as it marked the final date that allowed any trades for the remainder of the season. Many moves were made around the league, and with these trades came both winners and losers of the trade deadline.

Here is my recap of the hectic day…

Trade:
Miami Heat get: Protected second round pick
New Orleans Pelicans get: Jarnell Stokes, $700,000
Winner of the trade:
Miami Heat

Trade:
Chicago Bulls get: Second Round Pick (ATL via Utah)
Atlanta Hawks get: Kirk Hinrich (CHI)
Utah Jazz get: Shelvin Mack (ATL)
Winner of the trade:
Atlanta Hawks

Trade:
Detroit Pistons get: Donatas Motiejunas, Marcus Thornton
Houston Rockets get: Joel Anthony, 2016 Top-eight protected first round pick
Winner of the trade:
Houston Rockets

Trade:
Oklahoma City Thunder get: Randy Foye
Denver Nuggets get: Steve Novak, D.J. Augustin, Two second-round draft picks
Winner of the trade:
Denver Nuggets

Trade:
Cleveland Cavaliers get: Channing Frye (ORL)
Portland Trail Blazers get: Anderson Varejao (CLE), Conditional first-round pick (CLE)
Orlando Magic get: Jared Cunningham (CLE), Second-round pick (POR)
Winner of the trade:
Portland Trail Blazers

Trade:
Phoenix Suns get: Kris Humphries, DeJuan Blair, Protected first-round pick
Washington Wizards get: Markieff Morris
Winner of the trade:
Washington Wizards

Trade:
Portland Trail Blazers get: Brian Roberts
Miami Heat get: Cash consideration
Winner of the trade:
Portland Trail Blazers

Trade:
Philadelphia 76ers get: Joel Anthony
Houston Rockets get: Rights to Chukwudiebere Maduabum
Winner of the trade:
Houston Rockets

Trade:
Los Angeles Clippers get: Jeff Green
Memphis Grizzlies get: Lance Stephenson, First-round pick
Winner of the trade:
Los Angeles Clippers

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