Pivotal Trades That Shaped the Current NBA Landscape

Ethan Sherwood StraussNBA Lead WriterFebruary 21, 2013

Big trades rarely happen in the NBA, but when they do, it changes the league landscape. Right now, we're watching a league that has, in large part, been shaped by the Knicks-Nuggets trade, Clippers-Hornets trade and Rockets-Thunder trade.

Those are the three massive non-free-agent deals that change the playoff picture for at least the next half a decade. Additionally, what makes all these trades interesting is that it's hard to divine a clear winner.

Which team do you think benefited the most?