The 20 Worst Trade Deadline Deals in NBA History

1. Pau Gasol to the Lakers

Trade: Los Angeles Lakers get Pau Gasol and a a 2010 2nd Round Draft pick (Devin Ebanks); Memphis Grizzlies get Kwame Brown, Javaris Crittenton, Marc Gasol, a 2008 1st Round Draft pick (Donte Greene), and a 2010 1st Round Draft pick (Greivis Vasquez).
Date: 2/1/2008

This trade is easily the steal of the century. We may never see a trade like this ever again. The Lakers gave up two low draft picks, a young Marc Gasol, and only had to give up Kwame Brown?!?!?! The Grizzlies couldn't take Andrew Bynum or Lamar Odom off of LA's hands? This trade has become less historically awful due to the rise of Marc Gasol, but it's still cringe-worthy if you're a Grizzlies fan. The Lakers have two championships to show for it, and Memphis once had to give Kwame money to play basketball. Were they paying attention

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