Brooklyn Nets exchanged Center DeAndre Jordan for Detroit Pistons, who bought a veteran big deal. It paved the way for a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, reports said Friday.
ESPN first reported a deal between Nets and Pistons, but Athletic said it was expected to sign a $ 2.6 million yearly deal with Los Angeles if Jordan cleared the exemption.
Nets will receive Center Jahlil Okafor and Forward Sekudumbuya on swap, Pistons will receive $ 5.78 million and will receive second round picks in 2022, 2024, 2025 and 2027. Make a contract, a 13-year veteran a free agent.
Jordan, 33, was an All-Star member of the Los Angeles Clippers in 2017 and averaged 9.4 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 1.6 in the Clippers (2008-18) and Dallas Mavericks (2018-19) 932 career games. I’m recording a block shot. ), New York Knicks (2019) and Net (2019-21).
He is part of the Lakers team, which already features LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and Dwight Howard.
The 25-year-old Okafor averaged 10.4 points and 4.7 rebounds for six seasons with four teams, and the 20-year-old Doumbouya averaged 5.6 points and 2.8 rebounds for the Pistons in the last two seasons.
ESPN estimates that the transaction will save Nets $ 47 million in salaries and taxes.
Nets also signed forward LaMarcus Aldridge and abandoned forward Alize Johnson. Seven-time All-Star Aldridge said he retired from the NBA shortly after joining the Nets five months ago due to fear of arrhythmia, but he was allowed by a doctor to resume his career. .. Aldridge averaged 19.4 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game in 1,029 career games (985 starts).
The 25-year-old Johnson has averaged 2.9 points and 3.2 rebounds in 49 games over the last three seasons with the Indiana Pacers and Nets.
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