The NBA's 3 p.m. ET trade deadline has passed, but there are some deals still in queue. According to Michael Lee of the Washington Post and others, the Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Clippers and Denver Nuggets are close to a three-team swap.
Source: #wizards close to 3-team deal: JaVale McGee & Ronny Turiaf to Nuggets; Nick Young to Clippers; Nene, Brian Cook & pick to WAS— Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) March 15, 2012
JaVale McGee is a restricted free agent at the end of the year and the Wizards have been reportedly willing to move him for the right deal for quite some time. The man that the Nuggets are dumping to acquire him, Nene, is currently making in the neighborhood of what McGee is going to cost them or someone else this offseason. For their part in all of this, the Clippers get a swingman who can score.
For more on the three teams involved, head over to Washington Wizards blog Bullets Forever, Los Angeles Clippers blog Clips Nation and Denver Nuggets blog Denver Stiffs. All your NBA trade deadline needs can be found at our NBA trade rumors StoryStream.