NBA Trade Deadline 2018: Latest Rumors, News, Updates On Final Day

We’ve hit the home stretch, folks.

The NBA trade deadline is at 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, leaving precious hours for teams to make one last move. Wednesday didn’t feature much action, but there a few names out there — notably DeAndre Jordan, Tyreke Evans and Avery Bradley — who could have new homes before the day is done.

Keep it here for all the latest news, rumors and deals across the league as 3 p.m. nears.

5:40 p.m.: The 2018 NBA trade deadline has come and gone, but the buyout market is just starting to heat up. Check out all the action on NESN.com.

3:00 p.m.: The Boston Celtics reportedly are standing pat.

2:57 p.m.: The Orlando Magic reportedly have traded guard Elfrid Payton. Did they get enough, though?

2:54 p.m.: Washing Wizards guard Sheldon Mac reportedly is on the move.

2:33 p.m.: The Celtics’ activity could come later this season in the buyout market, per A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston.

2:28 p.m.: It appears no team is taking the Memphis Grizzlies up on their Tyreke Evans offer.

2:22 p.m.: Don’t expect any fireworks from the Celtics, says The Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach.

2:21 p.m.: The Portland Trail Blazers reportedly are trading forward Noah Vonleh to the Chicago Bulls.

2:13 p.m.: If you’re into details, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst has some minutiae on the Cavs’ three-team deal with the Jazz and Kings.

2:10 p.m.: Meanwhile, the Celtics don’t appear to be budging.

2:08 p.m.: The final hour could be very eventful. Here’s a three-team trade between the Nuggets, Knicks and Mavericks, per Wojnarowski:

2:01 p.m.: Kendrick Perkins hasn’t played an NBA game since the 2015-16 season, but he could have himself a new job.

1:55 p.m.: Oakland Raiders quarterback and California native Derek Carr weighs in…

1:51 p.m.: Derrick Rose might not be long for the Utah Jazz.

1:35 p.m.: Here’s a recap of the Cavs’ trade madness:

1:30 p.m.: It’s not exactly Isaiah Thomas to the Lakers, but hey.

1:11 p.m.: Cleveland is going for the nuclear option, it seems.

1 p.m.: The Cavs reportedly just made another major move, acquiring Rodney Hood while parting with Jae Crowder and Derrick Rose.

12:51 p.m.: The Knicks could pursue young Boston Celtics forward Guerschon Yabusele, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post.

12:48 p.m.: It’s looking increasingly likely that LeBron James finds a new home next season.

12:37 p.m.: Two important updates on the Cavs-Lakers trade front:

12:36 p.m.: The Cavs reportedly won’t be able to move their Brooklyn Nets 2018 first-round pick until after the season.

12:34 p.m.: The floodgates are starting to open now.

12:09 p.m.: Wow. Isaiah Thomas is on the move once again, per the Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor.

12:05 p.m.: The Lakers and Cavs indeed have a deal, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

11:57 a.m.: OK, you have our attention…

11:56 a.m.: The Brooklyn Nets could try to move veteran forward DeMarre Carroll, per USA TODAY Sports’ Sam Amick.

11:54 a.m.: Meanwhile, the Cavs reportedly aren’t making much process in trying to trade for Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker.

11:52 a.m.: The Toronto Raptors, just one game back of the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference, could pursue DeAndre Jordan, according to a report.

11:32 a.m.: The Detroit Pistons are especially active today.

11:21 a.m.: The Jameer Nelson trade isn’t exactly a blockbuster, but there reportedly are picks involved, too.

11:08 a.m.: We have a deal!

10:44 a.m.: Well, that’s no fun…

10:04 a.m.: Could the Utah Jazz move guard Rodney Hood before the deadline? He has plenty of suitors, per Marc Stein.

Hood apparently wouldn’t mind a change of scenery, either.

“My gut feeling is that I won’t be here by the deadline,” Hood recently told Yahoo! Sports’ Shams Charania. “I’ve enjoyed my time here, but I’ve felt isolated the past month and I would not be surprised if I was moved.

9:22 a.m.: We suppose a good offer is better than a bad one…

9:20 a.m.: Keep a close eye on… the Nuggets?

9:19 a.m.: Here’s one framework for an Avery Bradley deal involving the San Antonio Spurs, according to The New York Times’ Marc Stein:

8:54 a.m.: New York Knicks big man Joakim Noah reportedly is drawing interest from the Oklahoma City Thunder and Minnesota Timberwolves.

8:52 a.m.: The Cleveland Cavaliers still are in the hunt for Los Angeles Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan, per Jordan Schultz of Yahoo! Sports.

Could a third team get involved here, too?

8:06 a.m.: We have an update on the Tyreke Evans front, and it’s not great for the Boston Celtics.

We hope Adrian Wojnarowski is wrong about this one:

8 a.m. ET: Here the most notable overnight developments, courtesy of ESPN’s insider extraordinaire, Adrian Wojnarowski.

First, an update on Los Angeles Lakers big man Julius Randle:

It appears Marc Gasol is staying put with the Memphis Grizzlies:

The Indiana Pacers might be trying to clear some cap space:

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