Age: 28 Height: 6-5 Weight: 220 lbs School: Georgia Tech
After cutting ties with Michael Carter-Williams and Carmelo Anthony, the Houston Rockets traded guard Brandon Knight and center Marquese Chriss to Cleveland in a three-team deal which landed them guard Iman Shumpert. Houston also lost its 2019 first round draft pick in the complex transaction. The
At 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, TV cameras were lined up outside the Kings' locker room. Before the team even had time to clear out Iman Shumpert's locker or pull down his name plate, a blitzkrieg of media stormed the room looking for the remnants of the animated veteran. Slow pan shots of Shumpert's jersey were taken.
When the visiting Miami Heat take on the Sacramento Kings on Friday night, the trade deadline will have expired, and the players who remain will at least know their fate for the rest of the season. Prior to the deadline, the Kings made two moves, acquiring Harrison Barnes and Alec Burks while trading
The Houston Rockets have acquired Iman Shumpert in a three-team deal, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced on Thursday. Houston completed a trade with the Sacramento Kings and the Cavs to bring in the guard, with Cleveland sending Nik Stauskus and Wade Baldwin to the Rockets in the deal. The Rockets have been in search of a wing player for most of the season, with the Kings' Shumpert arriving ahead of Thursday's 15:00 ET trade deadline.
The Trade Cleveland Cavaliers Receive: Marquese Chriss, Brandon Knight, 2019 first-round pick (lottery protection, via Houston) Houston Rockets Receive: Wade Baldwin, Iman Shumpert, Nik Stauskas Sacramento Kings Receive: Alec Burks, second-round pick Grades Cavaliers: A- Really, the Cavaliers could get