Pivotal Trades That Shaped the Current NBA Landscape

Ethan Sherwood Strauss@SherwoodStraussNBA Lead WriterFebruary 22, 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?

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