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Trade Deadline Tracker: Baron to Cavs for Mo

Posted on: February 24, 2011 2:58 am
 
An updating list of trades at the NBA Trade Deadline. Posted by EOB staff.

Clippers trade Baron Davis and 1st round pick (unprotected) to Cleveland for Mo Williams and Jamario Moon
Los Angeles receives: Mo Williams, Jamario Moon

Cleveland receives: Baron Davis, unprotected 2011 first round draft pick

Analysis: It's at its heart a swap of overpaid, unpopular point guards. Byron Scott and Baron Davis had issues with one another at the end of Davis' time in New Orleans as Scott was taking over the team, so that will be something to watch. The Cavs' biggest pull from this is the first-round pick, which even in a thin draft, they desperately need as they continue to purge everything left over from the LeBron era.  Meanwhile, the Clippers get a younger point guard with better scoring ability, but who doesn't pass as well, and some depth with an expiring $3 million on the wing with Moon. Moon could clear the way for another deal involving Ryan Gomes, if the Clippers decide to get frisky before the deadline.  The Clippers continue to peel off moneyf for 2012 to either add free agents or re-sign theirs to long extensions. For more analysis, check out our reaction post


Comments

Since: Sep 1, 2006
Posted on: February 24, 2011 12:46 pm
 

Trade Deadline Tracker: Baron to Cavs for Mo

Unprotected lottery pick?

Bad trade Clippers





Since: Apr 8, 2008
Posted on: February 24, 2011 10:17 am
 

Trade Deadline Tracker: Baron to Cavs for Mo

That won't matter since the Cavs blow anyway.  They got what they wanted, another lottery pick.  I'd be surprised if Davis even suits up.



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: February 24, 2011 10:14 am
 

Trade Deadline Tracker: Baron to Cavs for Mo

What you really want to watch is how quickly Baron checks out on the Cavs.


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