- Aug 30, 2016 - Joffrey Lauvergne was acquired by the Oklahoma City Thunder from the Denver Nuggets in exchange for a conditional 2017 2nd round pick (OKC own) and a conditional 2017 2nd round pick (MEM own).
Denver Nuggets Front Office
As the Wolves, Jazz and Nuggets look to end their playoff droughts with young rosters, the Blazers and Thunder focused on remaining playoff contenders amid major potential change.
The Nuggets' roster is filled with trade chips. And considering the youth already on their hands, they'd likely be willing to part ways with an attractive combination of young players and picks for the right star to launch them into contention.
For the Bulls, Bucks and Nuggets, pursuing Dwyane Wade seemed to clash with the direction of their roster. It's best to provide context by examining where each team exists on the competitive cycle of the NBA and what their interest in Wade says about their approach.