Initially reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Brooklyn Nets have traded ahead Sekou Doumbouya and a second-round choose to the Houston Rockets in change for money issues estimated at $110,000 as aside of a three-team commerce.
The Nets then despatched the draft rights of Juan Pablo Vaulet to the Indiana Pacers in change for Edmond Summer season and a 2025 second-round choose (by way of the Miami Warmth).
Sources informed Charania that the Rockets will waive Doumbouya and the Nets will waive Summer season, who’s out for the season with a knee damage.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 6, 2021
The Nets benefited most from the commerce as ESPN’s Bobby Marks reported that the deal will save the Nets $6.8 million in the direction of the luxurious tax and $8.1 million general.
In an analogous vein, the Pacers primarily traded a second-round choose in an effort to unlock $2.7 million underneath the wage cap, per Marks’ calculations.
Most notable maybe, is that Doumbouya—a late lottery choose within the 2019 NBA Draft—is ready to be waived after solely displaying sporadic flashes with the Detroit Pistons and failing to stay with the Brooklyn Nets, the favorites to succeed in the 2022 NBA Finals from the Jap Convention.
The place the 20-year-old finally ends up subsequent in his younger profession will likely be of curiosity, along with his offensive improvement but to have caught as much as his defensive potential.