At 3:00 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, the NBA will have its annual trade deadline, leaving teams with just free agency to adjust their roster for the remainder of the season. There’s sure to be a handful of deals completed in Thursday morning, and even a couple in the last moments—last year, the Clippers’ deadline move wasn’t publicly announced until beat writer Dan Woike tweeted the news at 3:16 PM. Still, there’s plenty of action to discuss from the last several days, so let’s take a brief look at each move, and how each team involved fared. Sixers get: Tiago Splitter, 2 2nd Round Picks Hawks get: Ersan Ilyasova This is a pretty straightforward deal for both sides: the Hawks, a good team, get
Louisville’s Rick Pitino and UNC fans got into a heated exchange as the coach walked off the court during the No. 7 Cardinals game against the Tar Heels on Wednesday night. Sports Illustrated’s Jonathan Jones captured some of the interaction on video.
The last decade of Butler basketball has featured a lot of giant slaying, a lot of record breaking, and a lot of expectation defying. The Bulldogs did all three of those things Wednesday night at Villanova. Butler, which came in as a 10-point underdog, knocked off the second-ranked Wildcats for the