Portland and Seattle swap top players in MLTT’s first trade

More history was made this week with the league’s first-ever trade. The Portland Paddlers officially traded Kou Lei — the league’s No. 2 player in the power rankings — to the Seattle Spinners for league No. 28 Nikhil Kumar and Seattle’s third round pick in Tuesday’s draft (No. 19 overall).

It’s rare to see rivals in any sport do business, but we can’t wait to see how Portland fans react at their next home games. We’re sure Sean O’Neill will have some interesting thoughts during the upcoming draft broadcast.

Today (May 17) is the official trade deadline in MLTT, and no other major moves are expected to take place.

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