- Kevin Pelton
Amid this week's discussion and speculation on possible moves leading up to Thursday's trade deadline, there's one question we should pause and ask: Do deadline deals work?
Recent history can help shed some light on that issue and a related one: Which teams benefit the most from making a midseason trade?
To determine whether deadline deals work, we must first define their goals.
Why the Lakers and Celtics should raise their bids rather than raze them at the trade deadline