Deadline Domino: Harden & Simmons Swapped

February 11, 2022 Deadline Domino: Harden & Simmons Swapped

By: Carlos Alvarez

76ers & Nets Complete Harden-Simmons Blockbuster Ahead of NBA Trade Deadline

The deal we’ve all been waiting for! The Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets made one of the biggest deadline deals in NBA history on Thursday, swapping all-stars James Harden and Ben Simmons, along with multiple other players and picks. The move completely changes the landscape in the Eastern Conference with Philly replacing their holdout headcase, Simmons, with a scoring threat in Harden to compliment MVP candidate Joel Embiid. The Nets are still a threat, and they added depth with the release of Harden, as well as future picks. Here are all the deals from a busy deadline day in the NBA.


NBA Trade Deadline Tracker


76ers-Nets Trade

76ers Get: James Harden

Nets Get: Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Andre Drummong, Two 1st-Round Picks


Bucks-Clippers-Kings-Pistons Trade

Bucks Get: Serge Ibaka, Two 2nd-Round Picks

Clippers Get: Rodney Hood, Semi Ojeleye

Kings Get: Donte DiVincenzo, Josh Jackson, Trey Lyles

Pistons Get: Marvin Bagley


Mavericks-Wizards Trade

Mavericks Get: Spencer Dinwiddie, Davis Bertans

Wizards Get: Kristaps Porzingis, 2nd-Round Pick


Raptors-Spurs Trade

Raptors Get: Thaddeus Young, Drew Eubanks, 2nd-Round Pick

Spurs Get: Goran Dragic, 1st-Round Pick


Celtics-Rockets Trade

Celtics Get: Daniel Theis

Rockets Get: Dennis Schroder, Enes Freedom, Bruno Fernando


Hornets-Wizards Trade

Hornets Get: Montrezl Harrell

Wizards Get: Ish Smith, Vernon Carey Jr.


Celtics-Magic Trade

Celtics Get: 2nd-Round Pick

Magic Get: Bol Bol, PJ Dozier


Additional Storylines

The Ringer: The Harden-for-Simmons Blockbuster Raises a Whole New Set of Questions

CBS Sports: Joel Embiid’s Hilarious Tweet & Other Best Reactions to Harden-Simmons Trade


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