Monday, 23 July, 2018

NBA Trade Grades: Hawks acquiring Jeremy Lin from Nets

Report Brooklyn Nets trade Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks Jeremy Lin traded by Brooklyn Nets to Atlanta Hawks
Frederick Owens | 13 July, 2018, 21:27

Jeremy Lin is headed to his fifth National Basketball Association team in the last five years.

The Nets made the move early Friday morning to ease their logjam at point guard.

The Brooklyn Nets have traded guard Jeremy Lin and a future second-round pick to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for a future second-round pick, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

3rd mission underway at Thai cave, aims to rescue all left
Thai authorities say four more boys were rescued Monday after having been trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks. The global soccer federation, FIFA, had already invited the boys to attend the World Cup final in Russia this Sunday.


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Just a few hours before he was due to leave for Britain, Mr Trump had more to say apparently - and he said it. Despite the tensions throughout the summit, Trump and other leaders held a cordial dinner Wednesday night.


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That prompted fears it might go beyond matching Washington's duty increases by disrupting operations for U.S. companies in China. But the ongoing trade tension between the United States and China has cast a shadow over the otherwise promising growth.


Lin played in just one game for the Nets last season, rupturing his right patella tendon in the team's season opener. According to Woj, Atlanta will also receive a 2025 second round pick and the right to swap second round picks in 2023. It also gave the Nets' crowded backcourt additional breathing room, especially after the Nets also dealt Isaiah Whitehead to the Denver Nuggets in a separate transaction that immediately succeeded the Lin deal. He has said he expects to be ready for training camp. In 67 games last season, Schroder averaged a career-best 19.4 points per game, in addition to 6.2 assists and 3.1 rebounds.

As for the other deal, the Nuggets freed up $21 million in salary and potentially save $43 million in payroll and luxury tax next season, Wojnarowski reported.

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