James Harden trade grades – Winners, losers in this stunning deal


The James Harden trade saga has reached its conclusion, with the superstar guard joining Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving on the Brooklyn Nets. After weeks of negotiations, the Houston Rockets agreed to a deal to move their franchise player, according to a report by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers also joined the trade, with Victor Oladipo heading to Houston.

How did all four teams do in this deal? Just how good are the Nets with this trio of high-powered scorers? Kevin Pelton hands out his trade grades.

The deal

Nets get: James Harden, second-round pick

Rockets get: Victor Oladipo, Dante Exum, Rodions Kurucs, four first-round picks and four pick swaps

Cavaliers get: Jarrett Allen and Taurean Prince

Pacers get: Caris LeVert, second-round pick

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