NBA Rumors: Nuggets Trade Arron Afflalo To Trail Blazers

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With the NBA trade deadline today at 12:00 PM PST, the Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers completed the first trade of the day. While it is expected to be a fairly quiet deadline, the Blazers improved their bench as they look to make a deep run in the postseason.

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According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Blazers have acquired Arron Affalo and Alonzo Gee to improve their depth at the small forward and shooting guard positions:

As a result, the Nuggets will receive the following players in the Afflalo trade:

After re-acquiring Afflalo last summer, the Nuggets were expected to make a playoff push this season. However, Denver has failed to live up to their expectations and are sellers at this year’s deadline.

With Afflalo being traded to the Blazers, the Nuggets may not be done as they are also looking to move Wilson Chandler and Ty Lawson. While it has been reported that head coach Brian Shaw is looking to reunite with George Hill, the Lakers have also expressed interest in Lawson.

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