Cavaliers acquire Laurie Markanen in three-team deal
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cleveland Cavaliers are acquiring the Chicago Bulls restricted free agent forward Laurie Marka in a four-year, $67 million sign-and-swap way. rather.
The trade between the Cavaliers and Bulls will involve the third team, the Portland Trail Blazers.
Complete breakdown of transactions:
- Cavaliers get: Markanen of the Bulls
- The Bulls receive: Trail Blazers’ Derek Jones, Trail Blazers’ Lotto to protect the future first-round player and Cavaliers’ protected second-round player of 2023
- The Trail Blazers get: Larry Nance Jr. of the Cavaliers.
Markkanen will start again with the Cavaliers, and the Trail Blazers will get an all-around player in Nantes.
The 24-year-old Markanen averaged 13.6 points and 5.3 rebounds in 51 games last season, shooting 48.0% from the field.
The 28-year-old Nans averaged 9.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.7 steals per game, while only playing 35 games last season due to injury, shooting 47.1% from the field.
This post is written by Chris Tulp