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Sources: Steven Adams headed to New Orleans Pelicans as a part of Jrue Holiday trade

New Orleans and Milwaukee are expanding the Jrue Holiday trade to include extra groups and gamers, together with the routing of Steven Adams to the Pelicans, sources advised ESPN’s, Adrian Wojnarowski.

The deal is an expansion of the Jrue Holiday-to-Milwaukee commerce that was agreed on earlier within the week. It has advanced right into a four-team deal, and sources mentioned it has a variety of transferring elements as groups work to complete it.

Adams, 27, is heading to New Orleans in change for a protected first-round choose and two future picks, in keeping with sources. The Pelicans picked up a 2023 lottery-protected first-round choose from the Denver Nuggets on the draft evening for the No. 24 general selection, RJ Hampton, sources mentioned.

That choose was initially Milwaukee’s and one in every of three first-rounders New Orleans acquired for Vacation.

Denver will reroute the 2023 choose to Oklahoma City as part of the commerce, and Oklahoma Metropolis can also be receiving two future second-round picks from New Orleans, sources mentioned.

Below the unique deal, Milwaukee would have despatched New Orleans a bundle that included Eric Bledsoe, George Hill, and three first-round picks (a 2020 first from Indiana and unprotected firsts in 2025 and 2027) in change for Vacation, sources mentioned. That model included a pair of first-round choose swaps (in 2024 and 2026).

As well as, the Pelicans would have returned the 60th pick within the 2020 draft, which was acquired in 2019 for Nikola Mirotic, to Milwaukee. To make the trade work, Cleveland would have eliminated the pick protection for 2022 first that Milwaukee owes it. The Cavaliers would have additionally acquired a future second-round choose from the Bucks.

Adams is within the ultimate yr of a contract set to pay him $27.58 million in 2020-21. At 6-foot-11, 265 kilos, he gives the Pelicans a big physique to play heart next to Zion Williamson.

Adams averaged 10.9 factors and 9.Three rebounds final season for Oklahoma Metropolis. As a lot of a power as Williamson was on the offensive glass final season, Adams provides extra on that aspect of the ground.

Whereas Williamson finished 12th in offensive rebounding proportion (9.3%) among gamers who performed at least 25 minutes per recreation final season, Adams was second (12.8%), behind solely Andre Drummond (12.9%).

Adams would not stretch the ground subsequent to Williamson, as he has one made 3-pointer in his profession — although that did come towards New Orleans on Feb. 13, 2020, in his new dwelling on the Smoothie King Heart. Adams does, nevertheless, convey with him the fourth-highest field purpose percentage (58.9%) in NBA history.

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