Sources — Trail Blazers sending Josh Hart to Knicks for Cam Reddish, decide

The Portland Trail Blazers are buying and selling Josh Hart to the New York Knicks, sources informed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday evening.

In return, New York is sending Cam Reddish and a protected future first-round decide to Portland, sources say.

The deal comes on the eve of the NBA commerce deadline.

Acquired in a deadline cope with the New Orleans Pelicans final season, Hart is averaging 9.4 factors, 8.1 rebounds and 4 assists for the Blazers this season. His protection and hustle have been a welcome addition to a Portland group hoping to contend, however his latest 3-point capturing stoop and impending free company led the group to maneuver in a distinct path.

Hart, 27, is likely one of the finest undersized rebounders within the league and he is able to defending a number of positions. On offense he is a great facilitator and shoots over 70% on the rim. His 3-point makes an attempt have declined sharply this season, nonetheless, right down to lower than 3 per sport after averaging 4 final 12 months.

Hart is making $12.9 million this season and has a participant choice for a similar quantity subsequent season.

Reddish, 23, has been in search of a brand new alternative after falling out of the rotation with the Knicks. New York acquired the Duke product in a commerce with the Hawks final 12 months however Reddish has not performed in a sport since Dec. 3 and hasn’t began since Nov. 18.

The No. 10 decide within the 2019 NBA draft, Reddish has struggled to seek out constant enjoying time all through his profession however has proven flashes of potential as a scorer at varied factors.

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Reddish is averaging 8.4 factors per sport whereas capturing almost 45% from the sphere.

He’s within the ultimate 12 months of his rookie season and is about to hit restricted free company this summer time.