New York Knicks trading ahead nerlens noelProtector Alec BerksowTwo second-round draft picks, and $6 million in cash to the Detroit Pistons, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The move helps the Knicks take off $19 million in salary in hopes of signing the Dallas Mavericks free agent guard Jalen Brunson,
Burke, 30, averaged 11.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 81 games last season.
He was acquired by the Knicks in November of 2020 after they signed him to a three-year, $30 million contract.
Originally selected 12th overall in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz, the Burkes averaged 10.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 in 625 career games split between the Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers and Knicks. helped.
The 6-foot-6 swing is entering the final year of its three-year, $30 million deal.
Noel, 28, averaged 3.4 points and 5.6 rebounds last season, but was limited to 25 games due to lower body injuries.
The 6-foot-11 forward was acquired by the Knicks in November 2020 after he signed a one-year, $5 million deal. After averaging 5.1 points and 6.4 rebounds in 64 games during the 2020-21 season, the Knicks re-signed Noel to a three-year, $27.7 million deal.
Originally drafted sixth overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans (then the Hornets), Noel averaged 7.3 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 1.1 in a 450 career split between the Philadelphia 76ers, Mavericks, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Knicks. Helped in sports.