Age: 23 Height: 6-7 Weight: 205 lbs School: Kansas
In the Washington Wizards' latest attempt to get their season headed in the right direction, they will bring a sense of renewal into their home game Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers. On a four-game losing streak, after it finally started to look like the Wizards had found some sense of normalcy with a 5-2 stretch, Washington tweaked its roster this weekend with the addition of veteran Trevor Ariza from the Phoenix Suns. Headed to the desert are forward Kelly Oubre Jr. and guard Austin Rivers, who was acquired this past offseason from the Los Angeles Clippers for big man Marcin Gortat.
The Phoenix Suns traded Trevor Ariza to the Washington Wizards on Saturday morning for Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers, according to multiple reports. The deal capped a confusing series of events that unfolded Friday night when a proposed three-team trade fell apart over confusion about whether Dillon
The Wizards are getting Trevor Ariza after all. Washington agreed in principle to acquire Ariza from the Phoenix Suns for Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers, according to a person familiar with the deal. This Ariza trade came together hours after a potential three-way deal involving the Memphis Grizzlies fell apart late Friday night.
With Washington getting Trevor Ariza and sending Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers to Phoenix, a wild trade pursuit finally came to an end.
After an initial three-team deal fell apart Friday night, the Suns are trading Trevor Ariza to the Wizards and will get Austin Rivers and Kelly Oubre Jr. in return, league sources told ESPN.