Fantasy Hoops Winners and Losers of the NBA Trading Deadline

February 25th, 2011 by Dan Ramalia Leave a reply »
While there are a plethora of people out there that are ready to tell you exactly why you need to be excited to see Carmelo Anthony playing for the New York Knicks for the next few years, there are plenty of other important trades that went down in the past week throughout the NBA that fantasy owners should pay attention to.

Obviously, the most important move was the one that sent Deron Williams from the Utah Jazz to the New Jersey Nets.

It's not often you see a team give up a legitimate top-5 point guard in this league (and aside from Rajon Rondo, Derrick Rose, Chris Paul and Steve Nash, you won't find one better), but I think that it's evident that the Utah organization never really got over the shock of what happened with Jerry Sloan.

Yet while this move was important, I don't see any real winners in the deal, except maybe Derrick Favors.

Paul Millsap has been doing great for the Jazz since Carlos Boozer left for Chicago last summer, but now with Favors, the team has a legitimate young stud they can groom to be a future banger in this league.

Deron Williams is a big loser here, though. It's hard for a point guard t ...

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