In line with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired Jarrett Allen and Taurean Prince in a four-way commerce involving James Harden.
CLEVELAND — Editor’s observe: the video within the participant above is from Dec. 29, 2021.
Whereas they will not be buying James Haden, the Cleveland Cavaliers have gotten concerned within the largest blockbuster commerce of the NBA season.
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In line with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavs have agreed to a four-way deal that can ship Harden from the Houston Rockets to the Brooklyn Nets. Per Wojnarowski, Cleveland will ship guard Dante Exum and the 2022 first-round choose that it acquired from the Milwaukee Bucks to the Rockets, whereas buying heart Jarrett Allen and ahead Taurean Prince from the Nets.
As part of the deal, Houston will ship guard Caris LeVert to the Indiana Pacers in trade for guard Victor Oladipo.
Chosen out of Texas with the No. 22 choose of the 2017 NBA Draft, the 22-year-old Allen has averaged 10.1 factors, 7.9 rebounds and 1.four blocks via the primary 4 seasons of his NBA profession, together with profession highs of 11.2 factors, 10.four rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 12 video games this season. In coming to Cleveland, the 6-foot-11 heart joins a Cavs large man rotation that presently contains veterans Andre Drummond, JaVale McGee and Larry Nance Jr.
The No. 12 choose of the 2016 draft, Prince arrives in Cleveland after having spent the previous two years of his profession in Brooklyn. In 12 video games this season, the 6-foot-7 ahead has averaged 8.1 factors and a pair of.Eight rebounds in 18.2 minutes per sport.
Having misplaced their final three video games, the 5-7 Cavs will return to motion on Friday once they face the New York Knicks.at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.