NBA trade grades: Breaking down the most impactful deals

Derrick Favors is headed to Houston in a trade with Oklahoma City. Nick Wosika-USA TODAY Sports

Which NBA players are on the move?

The most impactful deals of the summer were made by the Utah Jazz. Three-time Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert is headed to the Minnesota Timberwolves, while All-Star Donovan Mitchell was dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a surprise move.

And Kevin Durant? He remains a member of the Brooklyn Nets after rescinding his trade request in late August.

A trio of deals went down in the days leading to the NBA draft: The Oklahoma City Thunder acquired JaMychal Green from the Denver Nuggets, the Dallas Mavericks traded for Christian Wood in a deal with the Houston Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers got Jerami Grant from the Detroit Pistons.

What other moves are in store throughout the rest of the offseason and regular season? ESPN NBA Insider Kevin Pelton is grading all the biggest trades.

Sept. 29: The 8-player trade between OKC and Houston

Thunder get:
David Nwaba
Sterling Brown
Trey Burke
Marquese Chriss

Rockets get:
Derrick Favors
Ty Jerome
Moe Harkless
Theo Maledon
2025 second-round pick (via Atlanta)