REPORT: Celtics, Grizzlies, Blazers Agree To Mega Three-Team Trade
The NBA offseason rages on as we get closer and closer to the new season. On Friday afternoon, a huge trade went down between the Celtics, Grizzlies and Blazers that sent three players and a future draft pick to different organizations.
According to ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Portland, Boston and Memphis engaged in a three-way trade on Friday.
The Trail Blazers will acquire Enes Kanter, while the Grizzlies will receive forward Mario Hezonja from the Blazers and Desmond Bane, the 30th pick in this year’s draft, from the Celtics. Boston will get a future draft pick from Memphis.
The 28-year-old Kanter has around $5 million left on his two-year, $10 million contract that he signed with Boston last season. He played only 16.9 minutes per game for the Celtics last year, averaging 8.1 points and 7.4 rebounds.
The 25-year-old Hezonja averaged just 4.8 points and 3.5 rebounds in 16.4 minutes per game last year.