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Do Midseason NBA Trades Work?

The NBA trade deadline is an exciting time for fans, when it seems possible for your favorite team to significantly improve overnight. But just how effective have deadline deals been for teams?

The NBA trade deadline is an exciting time for fans, when it seems possible for your favorite team to significantly improve overnight. But just how effective have deadline deals been for NBA teams? In this video, The Ringer’s J. Kyle Mann looks back through NBA history to identify the two types of midseason moves and evaluate how they can affect a team’s title hopes.