2017 NBA Draft Trade Tracker: Deals And Grades
- Head spinning from all of the trades and rumors? The Crossover has you covered. We're tracking and grading every trade from the 2017 NBA draft.
The 2017 NBA draft season is off—and the rumor mill is spinning out of control.
The draft began with a bang as the Bulls and Timberwolves agreed to a blockbuster trade, shipping Jimmy Butler to Minnesota for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 pick (Lauri Markkanen).
Before the draft, there was plenty of action as well. The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets got things started by exchanging D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov for Brook Lopez and the No. 27 pick in the draft. In addition, the Atlanta Hawks shipped Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Hornets after one season in exchange for a combination of picks and salary fillers.
While three big names have already traded teams, there are even bigger stars being discussed on the rumor mill. Paul George, Kristaps Porzingis, Gordon Hayward and LaMarcus Aldridge are among the names floating around in trade talks.
But this isn't the place for rumors—we're interested in facts. With that said, here's a roundup of every trade from 2017 NBA draft week, along with instant analysis and grades.
Bulls get: Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 pick (Lauri Markkanen)
Wolves: Jimmy Butler and the No. 16 pick (Justin Patton)
Kings, Blazers swap picks
Kings get: No. 15 (Justin Jackson) and No. 20 picks (Harry Giles)
Blazers get: No. 10 (Zach Collins)
Nuggets ship No. 13 pick to Jazz
Nuggets get: Trey Lyles and No. 24 pick (Tyler Lydon)
Jazz get: No. 13 pick (Donovan Mitchell)
Lakers and Jazz swap picks
Lakers get: No. 30 (Josh Hart) and No. 42 picks
Jazz get: No. 28 (Tony Bradley) pick
Magic and 76ers trade picks
Magic get: 2020 first- and second-round picks
76ers get: No. 25 pick (Anzejs Pasecniks)
Before The Draft
76ers get: No. 1 pick
Celtics get: No. 3 pick and Lakers' 2018 pick (protected 2-5)
Hawks get: Dwight Howard and the No. 31 pick
Hornets get: Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli and the No. 41 pick
Nets get: D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov
Lakers get: Brook Lopez and No. 27 pick
Hornets get: No. 52 pick
Wizards get: Tim Frazier