Big Names Move on NBA Trade Deadline Day


The NBA trade dealine has come and gone with some big names changing teams.

The Minnesota Timberwolves acquired D'Angelo Russell on Thursday from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for Canadian Andrew Wiggins.

ESPN first reported the trade, which also includes additional players and draft picks.

Wiggins, the first overall selection in the 2014 draft is averaging 22.4 points this season.

In Detroit, the Pistons parted ways two-time All Star and power forward Andre Drummond — their longest-tenured player.

Drummond is on his way to Cleveland in exchance for veterans Brandon Knight, John Henson and a second-round pick.

The 26-year-old has a player option for $28.8-million next season and has indicated that he would like to test the market in free agency for the first time in his career.


— with files from TSN & The Associated Press