Report: Blazers trade Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver, picks to Kings for Trevor Ariza
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 18, 2020
Portland has traded Kent Bazemore and Anthony Tolliver and two second- round picks to Sacramento for Trevor Ariza, Wendell Gabriel and Caleb Swanigan, source tells ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 18, 2020
Kings sending Trevor Ariza, Caleb Swanigan, Wenyen Gabriel to Portland for Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver, and Portland second-rounders in 2024, 2025, source tells @TheAthletic
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) January 18, 2020
The Blazers acquired Bazemore from the Atlanta Hawks this past summer in the Evan Turner trade, while Ariza was in his first season with the Kings after playing for the Phoenix Suns and Washington Wizards last season.
Bazemore is averaging 7.9 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists on the season. Ariza, meanwhile, is putting up 6.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists.
The Blazers are 18-25 on the season, while the Kings are 15-26. Both teams would be out of the playoffs if the postseason started today.
This is the second big move the Blazers have made this season. They signed Carmelo Anthony in November.
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