Deals of trade deadlines past

Updated: February 19, 2004, 10:54 AM ET
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The following is a recap of NBA trading deadline trades since 1987.

February 20, 2003

Three trades involving 10 players.
  • Boston Celtics traded G Shammond Williams, a 2003 second-round draft pick and cash consideration to Denver Nuggets in exchange for C Mark Blount and F Mark Bryant.
  • Seattle SuperSonics traded G Gary Payton and G Desmond Mason to Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for G Ray Allen, G Kevin Ollie, G Ronald Murray and a conditional 2003 draft pick.
  • New Orleans Hornets traded C Elden Campbell to Seattle SuperSonics for G Kenny Anderson.

    February 21, 2002

    Two trades involving nine players.
  • Dallas Mavericks traded Juwan Howard, Donnell Harvey, Tim Hardaway, a 2002 first-round draft pick and cash consideration to Denver Nuggets in exchange for Nick Van Exel, Avery Johnson, Tariq Abdul-Wahad and Raef LaFrentz.
  • Golden State Warriors traded Marc Jackson to Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Dean Garrett and Minnesota's 2007 second-round draft pick.

    February 22, 2001

    Four trades involving 22 players.
  • Atlanta Hawks traded C Dikembe Mutombo and F Roshown McLeod to Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for C Theo Ratliff, F Toni Kukoc, C Nazr Mohammed and G Pepe Sanchez.
  • Toronto Raptors traded G Mark Jackson and G Muggsy Bogues to New York Knicks in exchange for G Chris Childs and the Knicks' lottery-protected first-round pick.
  • Washington Wizards traded F Juwan Howard, C Obinna Ekezie and F Calvin Booth to Dallas Mavericks for F Christian Laettner, F Loy Vaught, F Etan Thomas, G Hubert Davis and G Courtney Alexander.
  • Toronto Raptors traded F Corliss Williamson, F Tyrone Corbin, F Kornel David and a first-round pick to Detroit Pistons for F Jerome Williams and C Eric Montross.

    February 24, 2000

    One trade involving one player.
  • Atlanta Hawks traded G Anthony Johnson to Orlando Magic in exchange for a conditional second-round draft choice.

    Things To Know
  • The NBA trade deadline is Thursday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. EST.

  • There have been at least four trades made on the deadline day in five of the last eight years.

  • The most players dealt on one trading deadline day dating back to 1987 was 22 in 2001.

  • There has been at least one trade made on the deadline day every year since 1987 (only one trade made on five occasions).
  • March 11, 1999

    Five trades involving 18 players.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers traded F/C Vitaly Potapenko to Boston Celtics in exchange for F/C Andrew Declercq and a conditional 1999 first-round draft pick.
  • Houston Rockets traded G/F Rodrick Rhodes to Vancouver Grizzlies in exchange for G/F Sam Mack.
  • New York Knicks traded a conditional first-round draft pick to Philadelphia 76ers for the draft rights to F Mirsad Turkcan.
  • Philadelphia 76ers traded F Tim Thomas and F/C Scott Williams to Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for F Tyrone Hill and G/F Jerald Honeycutt.
  • Milwaukee Bucks traded G Terrell Brandon to Minnesota Timberwolves and G Elliot Perry to New Jersey Nets in exchange for New Jersey Nets trading G Sam Cassell and F/C Chris Gatling to Milwaukee Bucks and F Brian Evans and future draft considerations to Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Minnesota Timberwolves trading G Chris Carr, F Bill Curley and G Stephon Marbury to New Jersey Nets and C Paul Grant to Milwaukee Bucks.

    February 19, 1998

    Four trades involving 13 players.
  • Chicago Bulls traded F Jason Caffey to Golden State Warriors in exchange for F/C David Vaughn and 1998 and 2000 second-round draft picks.
  • Los Angeles Clippers traded G Brent Barry to Miami Heat in exchange for C Isaac Austin, G Charles Smith and a conditional 1998 1st round draft pick.
  • New York Knicks traded F Ronnie Grandison and C Herb Williams to Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for F Terry Cummings.
  • New Jersey Nets traded F David Benoit, C Yinka Dare and G Kevin Edwards to Orlando Magic in exchange for C Rony Seikaly and F Brian Evans.

    February 20, 1997

    Six trades involving 15 players.
  • Charlotte Hornets acquired F Ricky Pierce from Denver Nuggets for C George Zidek and G Anthony Goldwire.
  • Toronto Raptors acquired G Shawn Respert from Milwaukee Bucks for C Acie Earl.
  • Denver Nuggets acquired G Jerome Allen from Indiana Pacers for F Darvin Ham.
  • Golden State Warriors acquired G/F Scott Burrell from Charlotte Hornets for F Donald Royal.
  • Indiana Pacers acquired G Mark Jackson and F/C LaSalle Thompson from Denver Nuggets for G/F Vincent Askew, F Eddie Johnson and second-round draft picks in 1997 and 1998.
  • Los Angeles Lakers acquired F George McCloud from New Jersey Nets in exchange for C Joe Kleine, a 1997 first-round pick and a conditional second-round pick.

    Tim Hardaway and Bimbo Coles
    In '96, Tim Hardaway, left, was acquired by Miami in a trade that sent Bimbo Coles, right, to Golden State.
    February 22, 1996

    Six trades involving 19 players.
  • Atlanta Hawks acquired F Christian Laettner and C Sean Rooks from Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for G Spud Webb and C Andrew Lang.
  • Toronto Raptors acquired F Sharone Wright from Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for C Ed Pinckney, F Tony Massenburg, the right to swap first-round draft picks in 1996 or 1997 and a second-round option.
  • Phoenix Suns acquired G Terrence Rencher from Miami Heat in exchange for G Tony Smith.
  • Miami Heat acquired G Tim Hardaway and F Chris Gatling from Golden State Warriors in exchange for F Kevin Willis and G Bimbo Coles.
  • Miami Heat acquired F Walt Williams and F Tyrone Corbin from Sacramento Kings in exchange for F Billy Owens and G Kevin Gamble.
  • Orlando Magic acquired F Kenny Gattison and a 1996 second-round draft pick from Vancouver Grizzlies in exchange for F Jeff Turner.

    February 23, 1995

    One trade involving two players.
  • Dallas Mavericks acquired G Scott Brooks from Houston Rockets in exchange for G Morlon Wiley and a 1995 second-round draft pick.

    February 24, 1994

    Four trades involving eight players.
  • Charlotte Hornets acquired F Frank Brickowski and a conditional first-round draft pick from Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for C Mike Gminksi.
  • Atlanta Hawks acquired F Danny Manning from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for F Dominique Wilkins and a 1994 or 1995 conditional first-round draft pick.
  • Los Angeles Lakers acquired F Danny Schayes from Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for a 1995 conditional second-round draft pick.
  • Utah Jazz acquired G Jeff Hornacek, G Sean Green and a 1995 or 1996 second-round draft pick from Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for G Jeff Malone and a 1994 conditional first-round draft pick.

    February 25, 1993

    Two trades involving three players.
  • Chicago Bulls acquired F Ed Nealy from Golden State Warriors in exchange for a 2001 conditional second-round draft pick.
  • Milwaukee Bucks acquired F Orlando Woolridge from Detroit Pistons in exchange for G Alvin Robertson.

    February 20, 1992

    One trade involving two players.
  • New York Knicks acquired C James Donaldson from Dallas Mavericks in exchange for F Brian Quinnett.

    February 20, 1991

    One trade involving two players.
  • Seattle SuperSonics acquired C Benoit Benjamin from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for C Olden Polynice, a 1991 first-round draft pick and a 1993 or 1994 first-round draft pick.

    February 22, 1990

    Five trades involving seven players.
  • San Antonio Spurs acquired C Uwe Blab from Golden State Warriors in exchange for C Christian Welp.
  • Los Angeles Clippers acquired G Winston Garland from Golden State Warriors in exchange for two future second-round draft picks.
  • New York Knicks acquired C Stuart Gray from Charlotte Hornets in exchange for a 1991 second-round draft pick.
  • Charlotte Hornets acquired Randolph Keys from Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for a future second-round draft pick.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves acquired F Brad Sellers from Seattle SuperSonics in exchange for Steve Johnson and a 1991 second-round draft pick.

    February 23, 1989

    Two trades involving five players.
  • New York Knicks acquired F Kiki Vandeweghe from Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for a 1989 first-round draft pick.
  • Boston Celtics acquired C Joe Kleine and F Ed Pinckney from Sacramento Kings in exchange for G Danny Ainge and F Brad Lohaus.

    February 25, 1988

    Three trades involving nine players.
  • Phoenix Suns acquired G Kevin Johnson, F Tyrone Corbin, C Mark West, 1988 first and second-round draft picks and a 1989 second-round draft pick from Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for F Larry Nance, F Mike Sanders and a 1988 second-round draft pick.
  • Milwaukee Bucks acquired G Jay Humphries from Phoenix Suns in exchange for G Craig Hodges and a 1988 second-round draft pick.
  • Seattle SuperSonics acquired G Sedale Threatt from Chicago Bulls in exchange for G Sam Vincent.

    February 15, 1987

    One trade involving one player.
  • Chicago Bulls acquired F Ben Poquette from Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for a future second-round draft pick.

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