When Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported that Rockets general manager, Daryl Morey was exploring trades for every player on his roster outside of James Harden, I expected Danny Ainge and the Celtics to be interested, but not in Clint Capela. Danny Ainge has long been a fan of Rockets point guard Chris Paul and has tried to trade for him in the past, so with the possibility of Kyrie leaving, I was expecting Ainge to hop on the phone with Morey. What I was not expecting, was his interest in center Clint Capela.
After a tournament full of chalk, Thursday's sweet 16 games featured two upsets and both Gonzaga and Virginia got a scare. Will we see more of the same during Friday's slate?
For the first time in a long time, the tournament has been mostly chalk this year. We have reached the sweet 16, and we have every single 1, 2, and 3 seed and have two of the 4 seeds left. Will we see that change during Thursday's sweet sixteen matchups?
After the dust has settled from another crazy NBA trade deadline with 23 trades completed on deadline day or the week leading up to the deadline, I took a look at some of this year's winners and losers.