Hornets/Pelicans: Every New Orleans trade deadline move ever
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Every New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans trade deadline move ever

The New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans franchise has been through a lot since joining the NBA in 2002.

Not only has the organization had to move cities during a season because of the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina, but two Hall of Fame players have requested trades from the franchise in Chris Paul and Anthony Davis.

The Hornets were the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets in 2005-06 and 2006-07. The franchise officially became the Pelicans 2013.

For this piece, we’ll be taking a look at every trade deadline move the Hornets/Pelicans franchise has made in franchise history.

2002-03

The Hornets traded Elden Campbell to the Seattle SuperSonics for Kenny Anderson.

2003-04

New Orleans sent Sean Rooks to the Orlando Magic for Shammond Williams.

2004-05

The Hornets dealt Jamal Mashburn and Rodney Rogers to the Philadelphia 76ers for Glenn Robinson.

New Orleans also traded Baron Davis to the Golden State Warriors for Speedy Claxton and Dale Davis.

2005-06

The Hornets sent Maciej Lampe to the Houston Rockets for Moochie Norris.

New Orleans also dealt Boštjan Nachbar to the New Jersey Nets for Marc Jackson, Linton Johnson and cash.

2007-08

The Hornets traded Marcus Vinicius to the Memphis Grizzlies and Bobby Jackson, Adam Haluska, and a 2008 second-round pick to the Houston Rockets.

New Orleans also acquired Mike James and Bonzi Wells from the Rockets.

2010-11

The Hornets sent Marcus Thornton and cash to the Sacramento Kings for Carl Landry.

2014-15

The New Orleans franchise was now the Pelicans. The team traded John Salmons to the Phoenix Suns and sent a 2016 second-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Ish Smith, Latavious Williams, cash and a 2015 second-round pick.

The Pelicans also acquired Norris Cole, Justin Hamilton, and Shawne Williams from the Miami Heat.

2015-16

New Orleans traded a 2018 second-round pick to the Miami Heat for Jarnell Stokes and $700,000.

2016-17

The Pelicans dealt Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, Buddy Hield, a 2017 first-round pick and a 2017 second-round pick to the Sacramento Kings for Omri Casspi and DeMarcus Cousins.

2017-18

New Orleans traded Tony Allen, Ömer Aşık, Jameer Nelson and a 2018 first-round pick to the Chicago Bulls for Nikola Mirotić and a 2018 second-round pick.

The Pelicans also dealt Dante Cunningham to the Brooklyn Nets for Rashad Vaughn.

2018-19

New Orleans sent Wesley Johnson to the Washington Wizards for Markieff Morris, cash, and a 2023 second-round pick.

The Pelicans also traded Nikola Mirotic to the Milwaukee Bucks for Jason Smith, a 2019 second-round pick, a 2020 second-round pick, and a 2021 second-round pick.

New Orleans got Stanley Johnson from the Detroit Pistons, too.