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Transaction Analysis column archives.


August 10, 2012

Transaction Analysis: Possible Howard Trade

by Kevin Pelton

Using SCHOENE's multi-year projections, a breakdown of what each team gained and lost in the reported four-team trade that will finally send Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers. Did the Orlando Magic get enough for Howard?

July 2, 2012

Transaction Analysis: Atlanta's Afternoon Rebuilding

by Kevin Pelton

With two trades reported just hours apart--they can't be completed until the new CBA year begins on July 11--the Atlanta Hawks shed nearly all their committed salary for next summer and entered the Dwight Howard race, while Brooklyn went all-in with a middling hand and the Utah Jazz balanced their talent.

June 20, 2012

Transaction Analysis: Hornets-Wizards

by Kevin Pelton

The New Orleans Hornets clear cap space while the Washington Wizards stock up on more veterans. Transaction Analysis breaks down Wednesday's first move of the NBA offseason from angle.

March 20, 2012

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Buyout Season

by Kevin Pelton

Taking a look at two players who agreed to buyouts Monday, plus a pair of signings in free agency.

March 16, 2012

Transaction Analysis: Deadline Day Blowout

by Kevin Pelton

Breaking down the NBA's many moves before Thursday's annual trade deadline from every angle.

March 14, 2012

Transaction Analysis: Golden State-Milwaukee

by Kevin Pelton

Individually, the three primary components of Tuesday's trade between the Golden State Warriors and the Milwaukee Bucks are confusing, which makes the deal as a whole difficult to unravel. Here's our best effort to do so.

February 4, 2012

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Clippers Sign Kenyon Martin

by Bradford Doolittle

The Chris Paul trade left L.A. exceedingly thin on the frontline. Martin will help, but will using their mini midlevel exception on him deprive the Clippers of a better player down the line?

January 26, 2012

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Evaluating Extensions

by Kevin Pelton

The deadline for NBA teams to extend the rookie contracts of fourth-year players passed with a total of five extensions, including one controversial one in Minnesota.

January 5, 2012

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: MEM-NOH-PHI

by Kevin Pelton

Taking a look from all angles at the three-team deal that sent Marreese Speights to the Memphis Grizzlies and Xavier Henry to the New Orleans Hornets, as well as thoughts on the Grizzlies in the wake of Zach Randolph's MCL injury.

December 15, 2011

Transaction Analysis: Paul to the Clippers

by Dan Feldman

The Los Angeles Clippers gave up a ransom to bring Chris Paul to L.A. Was it worth it for the Clippers? And what can the Hornets make of new star guard Eric Gordon?

July 1, 2011

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: The CBA's Last Deal

by Kevin Pelton

Hours before the NBA locked out its players, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Sacramento Kings swapped forwards Omri Casspi and J.J. Hickson in the last trade made under the former Collective Bargaining Agreement.

February 24, 2011

Transaction Analysis: Deadline-Day Blowout

by Kevin Pelton

Breaking down all eight of the deals completed before Thursday's NBA deadline, including the Boston Celtics unexpectedly breaking up their starting lineup and the Oklahoma City Thunder making a leap toward contention.

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Deron Williams Stunner

by Kevin Pelton

It was a busy deadline eve, headlined by Deron Williams unexpectedly going from Utah to New Jersey. Transaction Analysis breaks down who made out well and who made questionable moves.

February 22, 2011

Transaction Analysis: Anthony to the Big Apple

by Kevin Pelton

After seemingly endless months of rumors, Carmelo Anthony has finally landed with the New York Knicks. Was the price too high? How did the Nuggets do in return? Transaction Analysis explores in detail.

December 20, 2010

Transaction Analysis: 'Tis the Season to be Dealing

by Bradford Doolittle

With a little over 30 percent of the season complete, some NBA general managers have seen enough, as evidenced by the four trades we've seen last few days--involving seven teams--including Saturday's blockbuster re-making of the Orlando Magic.

November 20, 2010

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Hornets-Raptors deal

by Bradford Doolittle

New Orleans general manager Dell Demps pulled off a rare double whammy: He made his team better while also improving its financial position.

November 2, 2010

Transaction Analysis: Evaluating Extensions

by Kevin Pelton

Three teams agreed to extensions with 2007 first-round picks before Monday night's deadline, while San Antonio signed veteran Tony Parker to a new contract on Saturday. The deals have important implications for teams and the league as a whole.

August 12, 2010

Transaction Analysis: Seven players, five teams, two trades

by Bradford Doolittle

The busy NBA summer continued on Wednesday with a pair of deals involving five teams.

July 14, 2010

Transaction Analysis: Two Trades

by Kevin Pelton

Breaking down yesterday's pair of deals in the NBA, one which sent Tyson Chandler to Dallas and the other that brought Al Jefferson to the Jazz.

June 24, 2010

Transaction Analysis: Miami Heat Adds Cap Space

by Kevin Pelton

The Miami Heat added to the NBA's largest treasure trove of cap space for this summer by sending Daequan Cook and the No. 18 pick in Thursday's draft to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a second-round selection.

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