NBA trade deadline 2024: Sixers, Lakers move; Warriors wait

We are less than twenty-four hours away from the trading deadline for the NBA in 2024.

As we move into the second part of the 2023-24 season, a number of clubs are actively searching for a crucial component that will help them strengthen their championship dreams. Meanwhile, some teams are selling players in order to get ready for the future. On top of that, the action has already started.

In December, well before the trade deadline, the New York Knicks made the decision to acquire OG Anunoby from the Toronto Raptors. Since then, the Knicks have recorded a record of 12-2, demonstrating that his acquisition has already shown to be beneficial.

NBA trade deadline 2024 Sixers, Lakers move; Warriors wait
NBA trade deadline 2024 Sixers, Lakers move; Warriors wait

The deadline for trades in the National Basketball Association is on Thursday at three o’clock Eastern Time. Now that the reigning Most Valuable Player, Joel Embiid, is anticipated to lose a significant amount of time while recovering from a corrective treatment on the lateral meniscus in his left knee, the Philadelphia 76ers are in need of a big man.

Although it is not yet known when Embiid will return, the Sixers, who are currently ranked fifth in the Eastern Conference, are aware of one thing: they do not want to participate in the play-in tournament during this season. Olynyk, who is currently in the final year of a three-year contract worth $37 million, has the potential to be their representative. Throughout the course of this season, he has averaged 8.1 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 4.4 assists. A career-high 56.2% of his shots from the field are also being made by him.

Bulls’ Alex Caruso rejoins Lakers

NBA trade deadline 2024 Sixers, Lakers move; Warriors wait

Is it a good idea for the Chicago Bulls to fill up their roster? This is the question that everyone is asking after their team, which was plagued by injuries, did not make it to the postseason in the previous season and was eliminated in the first round in the 2021-22 edition. Alex Caruso, Zach LaVine, and DeMar DeRozan are the three most prominent names that are currently being discussed in the context of the trade market. However, LaVine has chosen to have foot surgery that will terminate his season, and the Bulls are interested in keeping DeRozan. As a result, Caruso has emerged as the most important player to move…

provided that the price is appropriate. Caruso has the opportunity to make a comeback to the Los Angeles Lakers. It has been demonstrated that he is capable of playing alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Caruso was a member of the team that won the championship in 2020 before he left the franchise in 2021 as a free agent.

Following the announcement that Jarred Vanderbilt will be sidelined for at least four weeks due to a right midfoot sprain, Caruso has the potential to not only contribute to the team’s scoring but also to provide a much-required defensive lift. The 44 games that Caruso has played have resulted in him averaging 9.9 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 2.8 assists, while also shooting 48.1% from the field.

Golden State’s Andrew Wiggins stays.

NBA trade deadline 2024 Sixers, Lakers move; Warriors wait

In 2022, Wiggins was selected for the All-Star game for the first time. He also had a significant role in the Warriors’ championship run that year, which ultimately led to the extension of his contract for four years in October of that same year. But since then, Wiggins has not lived up to expectations. As a result of personal issues, the 10-year veteran missed a big portion of the previous season. He is currently averaging a career-low 12.2 points, and the Warriors are currently outside of the playoff picture with a record of 22-25.

This is despite the fact that Steph Curry had another All-Star season. In spite of the fact that Wiggins’ name has been brought up in trade talk, the size of his contract is too much for many buyers to accommodate. It is expected that the Warriors would continue to play out the season without making any substantial moves before the trade deadline. Through 42 games, Wiggins has a field goal percentage of 43.7%, a scoring average of 12.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.5 assists, and he has shot 43.7% from the field.


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