What's that old saying? Never judge a book by its cover? It's hard not to instantly want to react to trades and give each team involved a grade when we find out which players/picks are moving to which teams. It's the nature of this business and the nature of fandom to determine winners and losers in each trade because this is a business comprised of winning and losing. Back in August of 2012, Dwight Howard was traded from the Orlando Magic to the Los Angeles Lakers in a four-team trade that included 12 players and four draft picks. At the time, it looked like the Orlando Magic had lost a game of musical chairs in terms of acquiring assets.
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