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Does it influence Damian Lillard? Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers kick off trade madness

While rumors are starting to pile up in the National Basketball Association (NBA)the reality is that it has been a relatively quiet few weeks leading up to the league’s Trade Deadline on February 10. That is why Los Angeles Clippers Y Portland Trail Blazers they got to work.

The Clippers, who are currently 2 1/2 games behind the Denver Nuggets, the last to avoid the Play-In, reinforced their squad with the arrival of Norman Powell and Robert Covington in the search to replace the injured players they had during this campaign.

The Trail Blazers, for their part, received a good compensation from the Los Angeles team, since Eric Bledsoe, Justice Winslow, Keon Johnson and a second-round pick arrived in the 2025 NBA Draft. The entire trade was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski.



What do both teams get?

Powell leaves Portland. (Getty Images)

The Clippers get a Norman Powell who has averaged 18.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists, being one of the outstanding figures of the Oregon team. In addition, they incorporate a Covington that has 5.7 rebounds per game and 34.3% shooting from three points.

On the Blazers’ side, the move gives them flexibility in cap space, incorporating players who have a more friendly contract with the franchise numbers in Eric Bledsoe, Justice Winslow and Keon Johnson, in addition to a selection that will contribute to the reconstruction of the team.

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