On Monday afternoon, the Miami Heat's sign-and-trade deal for Jimmy Butler and trade sending Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers merged into one, behemoth four-team move that allows the Heat to add Butler.
The LA Clippers emerged as the fourth team necessary to make the money work for the Heat and Philadelphia 76ers, getting a first-round pick to take Portland forward Maurice Harkless into their cap space.
With starting center Jusuf Nurkic coming back from a compound fracture of his left tibia and fibula, the Blazers add an expensive insurance policy in the form of Whiteside, who will make $27.1 million in the final season of his contract.
How did all four teams make out? Let's unpack the many, many details.
Miami Heat get: Jimmy Butler, Meyers Leonard
Philadelphia 76ers get: Josh Richardson
LA Clippers get: Maurice Harkless, 2023 first-round pick (via MIA)
Portland Trail Blazers get: Hassan Whiteside