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2019 NBA trade deadline tracker: Celtics rivals get stronger, Anthony Davis stays put

The Celtics are hoping to they have a chance to get Anthony Davis and Kyrie Irving in Boston this summer.Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/Getty Images

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The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, and Anthony Davis is still with the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Lakers were interested in pairing Davis with LeBron James, but New Orleans was not swayed by any of the offers put forth, with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeting just before noon that “the Lakers-Pelicans talks on Anthony Davis are dormant.”

Meanwhile, the Pelicans have agreed to trade forward Nikola Mirotic to Milwaukee as part of a three-team deal that sends the Bucks’ Jason Smith and Detroit’s Stanley Johnson to New Orleans. The Pelicans also receive multiple second-round draft choices in the exchange.


The Celtics would certainly be interested in acquiring Davis, but cannot have multiple players on designated rookie extensions. Kyrie Irving already became the first, and league sources said the Celtics have made it clear to other teams that Irving is off-limits. Since Davis was not shipped before Thursday’s deadline, the Celtics could be in play this summer to acquire his services.

Related: Washburn: Blowing up the roster to get Anthony Davis is a bad idea

Here is a look at the moves that were made ahead of the deadline:

■   The 76ers traded former No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz to the Orlando Magic for Jonathon Simmons and draft picks.

■   The Kings have traded Skal Labissiere to the Blazers for Caleb Swanigan.

■   The Clippers are waiving Marcin Gortat, according to The Athletic. They are also trading Mike Muscala to the Lakers for Michael Beasley and Ivica Zubac.

■   The Memphis Grizzlies are finalizing a deal that would send Marc Gasol to Toronto. The Raptors will send Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, CJ Milles and a 2024 second-round pick to the the Grizzlies, according to ESPN. Memphis is also trading guard Shelvin Mack to the Atlanta Hawks.


■   ESPN is also reporting that former Celtic Avery Bradley is being traded by the Los Angeles Clippers to Memphis for Garrett Temple and JaMychal Green.

■   Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin are on the move yet again, this time going from the Houston Rockets to the Indiana Pacers. The deal was done largely to get Houston under the luxury tax threshold, according to the person who spoke Thursday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it is pending league approval.

It has been an eventful stretch for Stauskas and Baldwin, who started the week with Portland, then were traded to Cleveland, then Houston and now Indiana. And it remains unclear if the Pacers will keep them, meaning more moves for them are possible.

■   The Rockets traded forward James Ennis to the Philadelphia 76ers for a second-round pick, according to The Athletic.

■   The Los Angeles Clippers moved forward Tobias Harris to the 76ers as the centerpiece of a six-person, four-draft-pick swap on Wednesday.

Harris, center Boban Marjanovic, and forward Mike Scott went to the 76ers, while forward Wilson Chandler, forward Mike Muscala, and guard Landry Shamet went to the Clippers.

The 76ers also made a deal with Toronto, getting guard Malachi Richardson and some draft considerations for cash.


■   The Chicago Bulls acquired forward Otto Porter Jr. from the Washington Wizards for forward Jabari Parker and forward Bobby Portis.

■   The Wizards have also agreed to trade forward Markief Morris, twin brother of Celtics forward Marcus, to the Pelicans for forward/guard Wesley Johnson.

■   The Dallas Mavericks and Sacramento Kings agreed to deal forward Harrison Barnes for forward Zach Randolph and forward Justin Jackson.

■   The Miami Heat sent guard Tyler Johnson and guard Wayne Ellington to the Phoenix Suns for forward Ryan Anderson.

■   The Detroit Pistons traded forward/guard Reggie Bullock to the Los Angeles Lakers for rookie guard Svi Mykhailiuk and a future second-round draft pick

■   The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to trade center Thon Maker to the Pistons for forward Stanley Johnson

■   Two people with knowledge of the deal say Houston, Sacramento, and Cleveland are finishing a trade that will send forward/guard Iman Shumpert from the Kings to the Rockets. Houston is sending guard Brandon Knight and forward/centerMarquese Chriss to the Cavaliers. Guard Alec Burks — now traded for the second time this season, after starting the year in Utah — will go from the Cavaliers to the Kings, when the league signs off on the necessary matters.

■   Last week, the New York Knicks dealt forward/center Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks in a seven-player swap that also netted New York two future first-round draft picks and possibly enough room to afford two top free agents this summer. The Knicks acquired guard Dennis Smith Jr., center DeAndre Jordan, forward/guard Wesley Matthews in the deal, while also sending guards Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke, and Courtney Lee to Dallas.


Material from the Associated Press was used in this report. Follow Andrew Mahoney on Twitter @GlobeMahoney.