NBA trade grades: What dealing Derrick Favors to OKC means for the Utah Jazz and Thunder

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The Oklahoma City Thunder are at it again. Hours after acquiring two future first-round picks in Thursday's NBA Draft, the Thunder got yet another early Friday morning, agreeing to take Derrick Favors from the Utah Jazz in exchange for a future second-round pick.

How much will shedding Favors' salary help mitigate Utah's coming luxury-tax bill? And will Oklahoma City be able to flip him to another team as with other veterans?

The deal

Thunder get: Derrick Favors, future first-round pick

Jazz get: Future second-round pick