Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The 2017 NBA trade deadline is nearly here. Follow along with all the action here. Scroll down for a list of trades already completed and rumors that occurred before Feb. 23 RUMORS ON DEADLINE DAY Thunder
Sheldon Mac, then McClellan, catches a pass. Washington Wizards rookie guard Sheldon McClellan, undrafted out of the University of Miami this season, takes his last name from a father with whom he has no relationship. Yes, the player formally known as Sheldon McClellan is now officially Sheldon Mac.
Chris Paul tore a ligament in his left thumb last month, and the Clippers announced he’d miss 6-8 weeks. He could return just over five weeks after injury, when the Clippers face the Warriors on Thursday. Clippers coach Doc Rivers, via Andrew Han of ESPN: “He looked great. He went through the whole practice [on Tuesday]. You know, so it was good. Really good,” Rivers said before practice on Wednesday. “He could play tomorrow. I mean, I can’t tell you if he will or not, but he’s been cleared medically. But we just want to make sure that he’s comfortable playing.” The Clippers have slid to fourth in the West, leading the fifth-place Jazz by just half a game. It’s probably too late to catch the