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NBA rumors: Zach Norvell to sign with Warriors on 10-day contract

NBA rumors: Zach Norvell to sign with Warriors on 10-day contract

After sending D'Angelo Russell to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a trade for Andrew Wiggins, the Warriors have successfully set themselves up to finish the season under the luxury-tax line. To do so, however, they must fill out the majority of their empty roster slots with minimum contracts.

Golden State has already begun that process by agreeing to NBA contracts with point guard Ky Bowman and forward Juan Toscano-Anderson on Thursday afternoon, according to sources. You can reportedly add a third name to that list.

The Athletic's Anthony Slater reported Thursday that the Warriors are signing guard/forward Zach Norvell to a 10-day contract, citing a source. Norvell averaged 15.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per contest in 29 games with the South Bay Lakers of the G League this season while shooting 40.5 percent from the field and 39.6 percent from 3-point range.

Golden State is familiar with Norvell from the preseason, where he totaled 51 points over two games against the Warriors back in October.

[RELATED: Warriors hope their culture can unlock Wiggins' potential]

With Russell in Minnesota and both Alec Burks and Glenn Robinson III traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, there should be plenty of minutes available at the wing throughout the remainder of Golden State's season.

NBA trade deadline winners, losers: Best, worst moves around league

NBA trade deadline winners, losers: Best, worst moves around league

The cards have been shuffled, the decks have been made. The 2020 NBA trade deadline has come to a close with plenty of roster churn around the league. 

Perhaps no team was busier than the Warriors at the deadline this year. After trading Willie Cauley-Stein to the Dallas Mavericks nearly two weeks ago, Golden State shipped off five players in the last two days. 

Following an ugly 41-point road loss against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, the Warriors traded Alec Burks and Glenn Robinson III to the Philadelphia 76ers for three second-round draft picks. And the Dubs weren't done. 

The Warriors sent D'Angelo Russell, Jacob Evans and Omari Spellman to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Andrew Wiggins and two draft picks. 

That's just what the Warriors did, too. There were a plethora of movers and shakers at this year's deadline. 

While it's far too early to tell how these deals will pan out, here are three winners and three losers with our initial reactions. 

Winner: Andre Iguodala

Iguodala already wrote a book, but it's clear what his post-NBA career should be: Life coach. Sign me up. 

Iguodala said "nah" to playing for the Memphis Grizzlies when the Warriors traded him this past offseason, spent the last few months working out, playing golf and signing books, and still came out on top. 

Sure, he lost some fans in Memphis and had Twitter questioning his decisions, but we've all been there. Iguodala was traded from the Grizzlies to the Miami Heat and agreed to a new two-year, $30 million contract. 

The 2015 NBA Finals MVP stays winning. 

Loser: The entire Andre Drummond trade 

What the hell was that? 

According to multiple national reports, the Detroit Pistons traded two-time All-Star center Andre Drummond to the Cleveland Cavaliers for John Henson, Brandon Knight and a second-round draft pick. 

The Pistons had to have expected they could have received a better package than that for someone who averages 17.8 points and 15.8 rebounds per game. The Cavs have to realize a roster with Drummond, Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson on it doesn't make too much sense. 

This is a weird trade with two of the most boring teams in basketball. 

Winner: Los Angeles Clippers

He might not be another star to pair with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, but Marcus Morris is a real nice addition for a title contender. 

Woj reported the Clippers are adding Morris from the New York Knicks as part of a three-team deal. They also acquired point guard Isaiah Thomas but The Athletic's David Aldridge reported LA will not keep IT

Morris, 30, is averaging a career-high 19.6 points this season while also grabbing 5.4 rebounds per game. He also is shooting a career-best 43.9 percent from beyond the arc. 

The nine-year veteran can stretch the floor and will compete every night for a championship. 

Loser: Houston Rockets

P.J. Tucker might have the most shoes in the game, but he now he needs to add some stilts to his closet. At least he has a good sense of humor. 

The 6-foot-5 forward essentially now is Houston's center after the Rockets traded center Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks. General manager Daryl Morey is trying to go from small ball to mini ball. Will it work, though?

It hasn't for them in the past and it likely won't again this year. There already are plenty of solid bigs on the top teams in the West. Let's still say the Rockets make it to the NBA Finals. What are they going to do against the Milwaukee Bucks? What about the Miami Heat or Philadelphia 76ers? 

Good luck. 

Winner: 76ers/Alec Burks and Glenn Robinson III

This isn't to say the Warriors lost their trade with Philly. Golden State very well might have won it by adding multiple assets. But this is exactly what the 76ers needed and two former Warriors now have a chance at a deep playoff run. 

Philadelphia's bevy of big men has the floor clogged up like an abandoned toilet. Burks and GR3 should help unclog the court in major ways. Burks is shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc while Robinson is nailing a career-high 40 percent of his 3-pointers this season. 

[RELATED: How Warriors-Burks-GRIII partnership benefited all parties]

The Sixers surely have missed having a sharpshooter like J.J. Redick this season. Bringing in the two former Dubs looks like a big boost to the City of Brotherly Love. 

Loser: Los Angeles Lakers

Don't fix what's not broken, right? Yes and kind of no. 

The Lakers have the second-most wins in the entire league and sit atop the West with a 38-11. They didn't make a single move at the deadline, and for the most part that shouldn't be seen as an L. 

Watching the Clippers beat them to the punch for Morris, however, should hurt. The veteran forward would have been huge for the Lake Show. Instead, they reportedly will give J.R. Smith a tryout and try to convince Darren Collison to come out of retirement and sign with them. 

The Lakers are just fine and could still be Finals favorites. There was a window to improve, though, and they didn't.

How to watch 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Show for Warriors, Kings online

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How to watch 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Show for Warriors, Kings online

The NBA trade deadline is upon us, and rumors are flying everywhere. Both the Warriors and Kings are well out of the Western Conference playoff picture, and might be looking to deal off some of their best assets ahead of Thursday’s deadline at noon PT.

For Golden State, after years of not making in-season trades, the front office has decided to make multiple moves. The Warriors reportedly traded D'Angelo Russell, Jacob Evans and Omari Spellman to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Andrew Wiggins and multiple draft picks. 

Alec Burks and Glenn Robinson III already have been traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, too. The Warriors also already traded Willie Cauley-Stein back on Jan. 25.

For the Kings, wing Bogdan Bogdanovic has been their most prized available piece, but sources have told NBC Sports California's James Ham that Sacramento will hold on to him. Other NBA teams reportedly have “poked around” on Harry Giles as well, and the Kings traded the disgruntled Dewayne Dedmon to the Hawks.

After a surprising 39-43 season in 2018-19, the Kings have regressed this year and no one’s job is too safe.

Warriors Insider Monte Poole and Kings Insider James Ham will join NBA experts from the NBC Sports regional networks to analyze the trade deadline on the 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Show, which will stream on the MyTeams app and on NBC Sports Bay Area. The show will air Thursday at 11:30 a.m. PT, and you can join the conversation on Twitter using the hasting #NBAtradeNBC.

Here's how you can watch the 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Show online:

Date: Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
Time: 11:30 a.m. PT
Live Stream: MyTeams app and Desktop stream