NBA games Thursday, scores, highlights, news: Trade deadline fallout

The trade deadline has come and gone. Some teams are short-handed this NBA Thursday, while for others it's just a normal day.

Let's get into it.

NBA scores for Thursday, Feb. 8

Trade deadline winners and losers

Lots of teams made moves, but this is sports and that means there has to be a winner a loser. So, did your favorite team win?

Deadline deal rankings

Some trades shake up an entire roster and others are simply for cap relief. We ranked every deal at the trade deadline for you in terms of importance.

No Clarkson or Nance

Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. are both out for the Lakers because they were traded to the Cavs. Los Angeles will have to take on the Thunder short-handed.

Cavs trade everybody

The Cavs shocked the league when they made three huge trades in a very quick span.

The Cavs front office went to WORK

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Irving leads Celtics to wild OT win over Wizards

The Celtics retained their lead atop the Eastern Conference on Thursday night courtesy of their win over the Washington Wizards. Kyrie Irving led the way with 28 points, including three free throws in the closing seconds to tie the game and send it to OT. 

Valanciunas leads Raptors to fourth straight win

Jonas Valanciunas has been playing good basketball as of late, and had another strong game against the Knicks. The big man put up 18 points and 10 rebounds to help the Raptors to a dominant 25-point win over the Knicks -- the club's fourth win in a row.

Jaylen with a smooth move and a big 3

Jaylen Brown got loose in transition after a turnover, and used a smooth behind-the-back move to lose the defense and throw down the slam. 

Later in the game, he drilled a clutch 3-pointer in overtime.

Curry plays QB

Steph Curry was at the Super Bowl and apparently he learned something from Nick Foles and Tom Brady, as he showed off his deep passing skills.

Kemba goes for 40 in defeat

Fresh off being named as an All-Star replacement, Kemba Walker showed off his skills in Portland, dropping 40 on the Trail Blazers. Unfortunately, it wasn't enough, as the Hornets lost in overtime.

Lakers win fourth in a row

The Los Angeles Lakers extended two winning streaks on Thursday, picking up their fourth straight win overall, and also their eighth straight win at home. They were certainly helped by the fact that Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony didn't play, but a win is a win.

Dirk's still got it

The veteran forward turned back the clock to shake the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, Draymond Green.

Augustin breaks an ankle

D.J. Augustin is the new starter in Orlando and he began his tenure by breaking some ankles.

Birch sends it back

Magic big man Khem Birch swatted this shot attempt right back.


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