Trade Deadline

PHOENIX - JUNE 20: Kevin Johnson #7 of the Phoenix Suns looks to make a play against the Chicago Bulls during Game Six of the 1993 NBA Championship Finals at America West Arena on June 20, 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona. Chicago won 99-98, taking the Series 4-2. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

10 Biggest NBA Trade Deadline Deals

The NBA trade deadline looms on Thursday, but it’s been quiet over the past couple of years and figures to be again this season. Let’s take a look back at some of the biggest (though not always the best) trades made on deadline day in league history.


DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22: Mikel Leshoure #25 of the Detroit Lions looks for running room while playing the New England Patriots in the third quarter during a pre season game at Ford Field on August 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Leshoure On If He Is Waiting For Trade Deadline: ‘No Comment, Brother’

So far Leshoure has only seen time in two games this season, and the situation seems unlikely to change – unless, perhaps, he changes teams.

CBS Detroit–10/29/2013

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland #10 watches the action from the dugout during the game against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on June 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Leyland Won’t Ask Dombrowski For An Addition At The Trade Deadline

The Detroit Tigers have won just four of their past 11 games, dropping into a tie atop the AL Central with the Cleveland Indians, leading skipper Jim Leyland to go on the Morning Show and discuss what’s gone right and wrong of late.

97.1 The Ticket–07/02/2013

Brandon Inge #15 of the Detroit Tigers rubs the dirt during the game against the Kansas City Royals on July 7, 2011. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Trade Deadline Primer: AL Central

The top priority for the Tigers is to find another starting pitcher. Some names that have surfaced in rumors are Hiroki Kuroda, Aaron Harang and Jeremy Guthrie.

97.1 The Ticket–07/20/2011

Head Coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings. (File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Red Wings Report: Notes, Quotes

–The Wings aren’t likely to be active by Monday’s 3 p.m. trading deadline. They do not have any pressing needs. They also don’t have the salary-cap space to acquire a player without shedding an equal […]

97.1 The Ticket–02/27/2011