|Aug. 26 3:11 PM PT4:11 PM MT5:11 PM CT6:11 PM ET22:11 GMT6:11 3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST2:11 UAE (+1)00:1118:11 ET5:11 PM CT21:11 - The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded center Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception. The deal was announced on Tuesday. The Thunder have a year to use the trade exception.
Analysis: Thabeet, a 7-foot-3 defensive specialist from Tanzania, played in 66 games in 2012 and averaged nearly a block per contest. His playing time was reduced last season when first-round pick Steven Adams emerged as the backup center.
|Oct. 21 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST2:02 UAE (+1)00:0218:02 ET5:02 PM CT20:02 - Thabeet has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for head-butting the Pelicans' Greg Stiemsma.
Analysis: The NBA says Monday that Thabeet will miss the first game that he is eligible and physically able to play in during the regular season.