Quantcast
The Sports Daily > NBA
Report: Cavaliers acquire George Hill, Rodney Hood in three-team trade

Cleveland wasn’t finished after making a jaw-dropping deal before Thursday’s trade deadline.

As ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported, the Cavaliers acquired George Hill and Rodney Hood in a three-team trade with the Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz. As part of the deal, Cleveland sent Derrick Rose and Jae Crowder to Utah, while Sacramento landed Iman Shumpert and Joe Johnson. The Kings also received a 2020 second-round pick from Cleveland via the Miami Heat.

What was already a successful trade deadline for the Cavaliers only got better with the additions Hood and Hill. Both figure to get a lot of playing time for Cleveland. Hood is averaging a career-high 16.8 points per game this season. Hill, meanwhile, has averaged 10.3 points per game, and the nine-year veteran will be a welcomed addition to Cleveland’s locker room given his experience. He’s also going to help the Cavaliers on the defensive front.

The trade for Hood and Hill comes on the heels of Cleveland trading for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. earlier in the day. In two deals alone, the Cavaliers have drastically improved their roster by getting younger and adding depth.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s