NBA Draft 2019 rumor roundup: A complete list of trades, news, notes and more

first_imgSuns will send the No. 32 pick to Pacers too, source tells ESPN. Pacers are taking Warren into salary cap space.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019Pacers will send cash to Suns in deal, league source tells ESPN. Suns wanted to unload the three years, $35M on Warren’s deal to create space.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019Hawks sell two second-round picksThe Hawks sold the No. 41 pick to the Warriors on Thursday and, one day before, sent the No. 44 pick to the Heat.Can confirm @wojespn report of Hawks trading No. 41 pick to Warriors for 2024 second-round pick and cash considerations. Was in the works last night.— Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) June 20, 2019OFFICIAL: The Miami HEAT have acquired a second-round pick (#44 overall) in the 2019 #NBADraft from Atlanta in exchange for a future conditional second-round pick and cash considerations. The pick originally belonged to Charlotte and was acquired by Atlanta in a previous trade.— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) June 19, 2019Bucks shed salaryMilwaukee traded Tony Snell and the No. 30 pick to the Pistons in exchange for Jon Leuer. The deal saved the Bucks about $4 million this year and cleared Snell’s $12 million contract in 2020-21, according to ESPN.So the Pistons will be have the 15th and 30th picks in the draft on Thursday. Bucks saved $4M in salary this year, and won’t have Snell’s $12M in salary on books for 2020-21.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019 The 2019 NBA Draft has come and gone.There was plenty of uncertainty after the first three picks — Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett — which led to a ton of draft night deals as teams tried to move into position to select the players they were targeting. “I wouldn’t be here without my mom. She did everything for me.”What a moment for Zion Williamson, who shed tears after being drafted No. 1 overall. #NBADraft— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 20, 2019We tracked all of the 2019 draft night trades and rumors below:Jordan Bone ends up with Pistons The former Pistons guard was picked at No. 57 and was eventually sent to the Pistons.Detroit has traded for the rights to Tennessee guard Jordan Bone, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2019Warriors sell 58th pick The Warriors traded for a pair of second round picks and then sold their own. Golden State sent the No. 58 selection to the Pistons, who took Yale’s Miye Oni, according to ESPN. Jazz pick up late pick The Jazz picked up a late second-round pick in a trade with the Pacers. They went on to select Jarrell Brantley at No. 50.Jazz selected Jarrell Brantley with No. 50.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2019Knicks, Kings swap picksThe Knicks moved up in the second round and selected Michigan forward Ignas Brazdeikis. The Kings received the No. 55 pick in the deal, according to The Athletic. New York also included cash in the trade. Bol Bol traded to NuggetsBol Bol, who had been a projected lottery pick for most of the season, fell all the way out of the first round to No. 44. He was selected by the Heat and then traded to the Nuggets. Denver has acquired Bol Bol in a trade, league source says.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2019Lakers move back into the draftThe Lakers ended up with a pick in 2019, after all. Los Angeles acquired No. 46 from the Magic in exchange for a future selection and cash considerations. Sources: The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired the No. 46 overall pick in the NBA draft from Orlando. Magic receive future pick and money.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 21, 2019Warriors get another pickThe Warriors were reportedly “actively” looking for another second-round pick. They ended up finding one as they received the No. 39 selection from the Pelicans. They ended up taking Alen Smailagic.Warriors get the guy they stashed/developed in Santa Cruz last season. An 18-year-old pick-and-pop/slash big from Serbia. Probably destined for another year in SC, maybe as a two-way.— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) June 21, 2019Pistons add a second rounderDetroit acquired the No. 37 selection from the Mavericks and drafted Deividas Sirvydis.Clarify: Detroit traded for the No. 37 pick from Dallas, not 35.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 201976ers with another tradePhiladelphia continued to stay active. It traded the 34th pick to the Hawks for two future second-round picks and the No. 57 selection in this draft.Bruno Fernando will go to the Hawks— Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) June 21, 2019Pacers go three for one Indiana turned No. 32 into three picks as it received three future second rounders in a deal with the Heat.Indiana has traded No. 32 to Miami for three second-round picks, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 201976ers stay busy, as wellPhiladelphia sent veteran Jonathon Simmons to the Wizards and received a 2019 second-round pick (No. 42) in return.Sources: The 76ers are trading swingman Jonathon Simmons and No. 42 pick to the Wizards.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 21, 2019Cavaliers add another scorer Kevin Porter Jr. is heading to Cleveland. The Cavaliers traded four second rounders to the Pistons for the 30th selection and picked the USC guard.Sources: Cavs sent four second-round picks and cash to Detroit for pick No. 30.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 21, 2019Clippers acquire a pick from Nets The Nets dealt the No. 27 pick away to the Clippers, who took Florida State forward Mfiondu Kabengele.Clippers are focused on Florida State’s Mfiondu Kabengele, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2019Celtics trade again The Celtics had a busy draft night. Boston traded the 24th pick, which it landed from the 76ers in a previous deal, to the Suns. Boston received a 2020 first-round pick in the trade. The Suns are sending the Celtics a 2020 first-round pick via the Bucks in Ty Jerome trade, league sources tells @TimBontemps and me.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2019The Celtics also moved Aron Baynes to Phoenix, according to The Athletic. Grizzlies make a moveMemphis acquired the 21st pick from the Thunder in exchange for the No. 23 selection and a 2024 second rounder, according to ESPN. The Grizzlies then took Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke.76ers, Celtics agree to dealThe Celtics agreed to trade the 20th pick, Matisse Thybulle, to the 76ers in exchange for the 24th and 33rd selections.Deal is agreed on — and Sixers will send Boston Nos. 24 and 33 in this draft, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2019No Tacko Fall for the Knicks? New York worked out 7-6 center Tacko Fall and was reportedly considering taking him in the second round. However, the Knicks did not pick Fall.Some players Knicks have considered at 55 in 2nd round include Jalen McDaniels, Jaylen Nowell, Miye Oni, Zyland Cheatham. Probably won’t be a Tacko Thursday for Knicks, I’m told.— Marc Berman (@NYPost_Berman) June 21, 201976ers hoping for Little or Porter? The 76ers were targeting North Carolina forward Nassir Little or USC guard Kevin Porter Jr., according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. They were “working the phones to try to trade up” for one of the two players. Don’t be surprised if the #Sixers snag Nassir Little or Kevin Porter Jr if available. The team is working the phones to try to trade up, but hope they fall, according to a league source.— Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) June 21, 2019Thunder want to trade backThe Thunder are looking to trade back from No. 21. They reportedly want to shed salary and center Steven Adams, wing Andre Roberson and guard Dennis Schroder are “very available.”Oklahoma City is engaged in several conversations with teams to move back in first-round from No. 21, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2019Hornets make pick The Hornets were looking to make a trade and were discussing deals while they were on the clock. Yet, they held onto the pick and took Kentucky’s PJ Washington.Charlotte is still discussing trades with the No. 12 pick, per sources.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2019The first big surprise The Suns picked North Carolina’s Cameron Johnson at No. 11. The 6-9 wing was widely projected to be taken in the 20s. Bulls say they never shopped Zach LaVineThe Bulls picked Coby White at No. 7. They reportedly had been looking to move up, but claim they did not shop Zach LaVine in any potential deal, according to the New York Times. The team sees LaVine as a “foundational piece.”The Bulls, up next here at No. 7, are adamant that they did NOT shop Zach LaVine in an attempt to move up in this draft and see LaVine as a foundational piece— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 21, 2019Frank Ntilikina staying in New York?The Knicks were reportedly “extremely open” to trading Frank Ntilikina on draft night. The guard, however, is expected to remain with the team, at least through Thursday. Latest I am hearing is that Frank Ntilikina survives the night in NY – of course subject to change with offers, but no deal in place.— Steve Popper (@StevePopper) June 20, 2019Hawks had a target in mindThe Hawks selected De’Andre Hunter with the No. 4 pick. They traded up with the hopes of picking him, according to ESPN.That was fast The Timberwolves traded for the No. 6 pick earlier Thursday. They “engaged in multiple conversations” about flipping that pick but ultimately held on to it. Minnesota is engaged in multiple conversations on the No. 6 pick acquired in the deal with Phoenix, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019The Cavaliers tried to move the fifth pick? Cleveland was open to trading the No. 5 pick, according to multiple reports. It received inquiries from three teams, including the Celtics and Bulls, according to But, it stood pat and took Darius Garland out of Vanderbilt.How many trades will there be?There’s expected to be “a whole lot of action” at the bottom of the first round, an executive told the New York Times.  Timberwolves move up to No. 6The Timberwolves acquired the No. 6 pick from the Suns on Thursday in exchange for Dario Saric and the No. 11 selection, according to ESPN. Minnesota had been trying to jump up throughout the week and also inquired about the No. 4 and 5 picks. It was the second trade made by the Suns on Thursday as they also sent TJ Warren and a second rounder to the Pacers.Minnesota president Gersson Rosas tried to get to No. 4, No. 5 and finally moved up to No. 6.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019Minnesota is also “actively exploring options” to move Andrew Wiggins, according to SI. Pelicans do not hold on to No. 4 pickThe Pelicans acquired the No. 4 pick from the Lakers in the blockbuster Anthony Davis trade. But, they did not hold onto it.New Orleans moved that selection to the Hawks and received the 8th, 17th and 35th picks in 2019 as well as a protected 2020 pick in return, according to ESPN. The Pelicans also sent Solomon Hill, the No. 57 pick and a future second rounder to Atlanta.Atlanta has acquired New Orleans No. 4 pick in the draft for No. 8 and 17 and 35, league sources tell ESPN. Pelicans are sending Solomon Hill, No. 57 pick and a future second-round pick.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019Atlanta is also sending a Cleveland heavily protected first-round pick in 2020 to the Pelicans, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019Pacers deal for TJ WarrenThe Pacers acquired wing TJ Warren and the No. 32 pick from the Suns in exchange for cash considerations. Warren averaged 18 points in 43 games for Phoenix last season but has three years and about $35 million remaining on his contract.last_img