February 19, 2018

San Mateo Volleyball Season Kicks Off -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Van Jones Show:Jay-Z -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Chris Bosh Possible Comeback -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Chloe Kim: The 17 Year Old Phenomenon -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Shaun White Wins Gold at Pyeongchang -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Biggest Problems with the NBA All-Star Games -

Friday, February 16, 2018

History of Super Bowl -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Where would you take your date out on Valentine’s Day? -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Jeff Sessions’ History with Race Follows Him -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Crazy Trades During The NBA Trade Deadline -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

“Love, Simon” and representation on the Big Screen -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Contraceptive Coverage Rollback Endangers Women -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Rape Accusation Made Against Former “Voice” Star -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Should Confederate statues be taken down? -

Friday, February 2, 2018

John Aguilar: Ataque Rapido -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

“The Mini Show” -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

‘Coco’ captura corazones de todos -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

College Visits -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Viaje a Teotihuacán -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

R&B Comeback -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Crazy Trades During The NBA Trade Deadline

As the trade deadline approached, it seemed like no anticipated trades would happen. Deandre Jordan still hasn’t joined the Cavs and Tristan Thompson still hasn’t got traded. But crazy things happened on Thursday, February 8, 2018. On the exact date of the trade deadline the Cleveland Cavaliers literally traded half of their team in exchange for younger players. Dwyane Wade was traded back to the Miami Heat in which he plans to stay in the last years of his career. Iman Shumpert was traded to the Sacramento Kings, Channing Frye and Isiah Thomas were traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, and finally, former MVP Derrick Rose went to the Utah Jazz but was waived two days later.

I absolutely love this trade for the Cavaliers because it is a mixture of going all in as well as playing it safe: they traded for much younger players such Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr., and a quality point guard that’s not Jose Calderon in George Hill. They also kept the Brooklyn Nets pick which is projected to be a top three pick for the absolutely stacked 2018 draft, just in case LeBron James leaves this offseason. The team seems to be successful since the Cavs are again the favored team in the East, which was shown when they beat the number one-seeded Boston Celtics on their first game together.

Aside from the crazy trades that the Cavs pulled, there were also some trades that were slept on. The Orlando Magic traded Elfrid Payton for a second-round pick from the Phoenix Suns. This sounds crazy, but it was a huge salary dump for the Magics and gives space for a potential star this offseason. The Phoenix Suns won because they have a young point guard with a huge potential in Elfrid Payton, which was shown when he scored 19 points, six rebounds, and nine assists on his first game as a Sun.

Finally, The New Orleans Pelicans traded Jameer Nelson to the Detroit Pistons for a 2022, second-round pick from the Chicago Bulls. This was an absolutely horrible trade for the Pelicans because they are giving up a quality bench player for a virtually useless pick that’s coming up in four years. The Pistons wins this trade because they add depth to their guards since Nelson is a strong shooter and can definitely help the Pistons win some games.

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