NBA deadline: Raptors traded Dennis Schroder for Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie

With the trade deadline closed, now is the time to look at the aftermath. Following the rapid businesses on the trade deadline day, a specific move has drawn the attention of the NBA world. The trade involved Dennis Schroder, who days ago lobbied for Tony Snell to be signed with the Raptors.

Now Schroder finds himself traded away from the franchise after a season’s stay. The dynamics of Raptors squad and the beneficiary Nets who landed the former Lakers man have changed as a result in hopes of bringing a change in form and future.

Raptors traded Dennis Schroder for Spencer Dinwiddie

The Brooklyn Nets traded their guard Spencer Dinwiddie to the Raptors and in return acquired the veteran guard, Dennis Schroder. Dinwiddie, traded back to Brooklyn last year from the Mavericks, averaged 12.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 6.0 assists in 48 games so far this season.

According to sources, the Brooklyn Nets wanted to avoid a $1.5 million contract bonus for the games that he played whereas the Raptors have planned to clear the waivers.

Dennis Schroder, the World Cup MVP last summer, has the ability to prosper both as a starter and a rotational player. He has averaged 13.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 6.1 assists in the 51 games he played this season. The power forward Thaddeus Young was also a part of the trade, having an average of 5.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 23 games.

There was an incorrect information circulation around the internet about Dennis Smith Jr’s inclusion in the trade, which he later clarified to be false.

NBA fans react to Raptors-Nets full trade

The trade between the Toronto Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets received a lot of reactions from NBA fans around the world. The fans have posted their views on the social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter).

Some are satisfied with it whereas a few found it to be weighing more for the Nets. Here are some of the fan reactions:

“That’s a fair trade”, wrote one fan.

“The most equal trade since Trae and Luka. Lol”

“lowkey great trade”

“Good deal for both teams”

“The weirdest trade this season”

The Nets are currently on the 11th position and the Raptors are in the 12th spot in the Eastern Conference. Hopefully the recent trades will bring about the change that the two teams require for to be competitive for the rest of the season.

SZ Desk

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