The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and there are some teams raising their hands in victory, while other teams hang their heads in defeat.
The trade deadline is the last chance a team has to improve their playoff chances and every team is graded not just on the trades they made, but the trades they didn’t.
Of course, a trade just can’t be based on the value it brings to the team this season.
Sometimes it has to be based on the value it brings down the road.
So which teams got better, and which got worse, and where does it leave them in the latest power rankings?
Let’s see how it played out.