NBA trade deadline: Rockets acquire Iman Shumpert, move Brandon Knight in 3-team deal

first_imgCleveland will send Nik Stauskus and Wade Baldwin to Houston in the deal.The Rockets have been in search of a wing player for the better part of the season. They landed one the night before the trade deadline, which is Thursday at 3 p.m. ET. Related News The Rockets acquired Iman Shumpert.Houston completed a three-team deal with the Kings and Cavaliers to acquire the guard from the Kings, Cleveland announced Thursday. The Kings acquire guard Alec Burks and a second-round pick from the Cavaliers as part of the deal, as well. NBA trade rumors: Rockets offering first-round pick to Grizzlies to get rid of Brandon Knight and his contract Cleveland will get Brandon Knight, Marquese Chriss and a 2019 lottery-protected pick from Houston in the trade.Knight has two seasons, including 2019, and about $30 million left on the five-year, $70 million deal he signed with the Suns.Houston acquired Knight, alongside Chriss, this offseason in a trade for Ryan Anderson.last_img

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