* After a disappointing trade deadline, Mika Honkasalo takes a look at the best players who could become available during buyout season. Don’t get too excited.
* Yeah, the trade deadline was boring, but that assures us of a crazy summer, according to the Washington Post’s Tim Bontemps.
* USA Today Sports’ Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt talk about the trades that did happen.
* Most Swaggy thing ever: Nick Young thought the trade deadline was Wednesday.
* Interesting tibdit on Anderson Varejao here. Explains why he will be missed in Cleveland even though he wasn’t playing much.
* The best high jumper in the world reviews Aaron Gordon’s dunk at the dunk contest he didn’t win for some reason.
* The Internet makes fun of the Clippers’ #Family tweet. So many Fisher-Barnes references!
* Meanwhile, in China: Andray Blatche throws headband at referee. He only received a technical foul because why not.
* Monty Williams spoke at his wife’s funeral and it was powerful.