The deadline has come and gone, and several players tipped to change teams (Paul Pierce, Darius Miles, K-Mart, Manny Ramirez, etc.) haven’t been dealt. To recap the trades that were consumated while your author was peforming his duties as a labrador valet ;

1) Sacramento’s Brian Skinner (above) to Portland in exchange for Vitaly Potapenko and Sergei Monia.

2) ) Marc Jackson and Linton “Don’t Call Me ‘Kwesi'” Johnson (not shown above) to the Hornets ; Bostjan Nachbar to New Jersey.

3) G Flip Murray to Cleveland ; Mike Wilks and a 2nd round pick to the Sonics.