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Mavericks trade Anderson, Bogut and first round pick to 76ers for Nerlens Noel

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For all the talk of Dallas having a quiet deadline....

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The Justin Anderson era has ended.

Per Adrian Wojinarowski of The Vertical, the Mavericks have traded Justin Anderson, Andrew Bogut, and their first round draft pick (protected 1-18) to the 76ers for Nerlens Noel.

This is kinda awesome. Justin Anderson has been glued to the bench this year and showed little sign of growth from his rookie season last year, and we all knew Bogut wasn’t coming back. Dallas gets back a lottery talent who is still very young. Nerlens Noel, for all his injury and immaturity concerns, has crazy upside. He has a year left on his rookie deal, and will be a restricted free agent after that.

It’s early, but wow I love this trade. Seems like a great win for Dallas given the protections on their first round pick. Nerlens seems like exactly the sort of young reclamation project that blossoms and thrives in Dallas.

Lots, lots more analysis of this to come. LET’S GO.

Updateper ESPN's Marc Stein, there are some trade exceptions currently created in the deal as well:

Update 2: per Dallas Morning News' Eddie Sefko and others, the picks in the deal convey as follows: