HEAT Trade Stokes to New Orleans
MIAMI, February 18 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have traded forward/center Jarnell Stokes and cash considerations to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for a conditional 2018 second-round pick.
Stokes appeared in five games with the HEAT this season totaling seven points, two rebounds, one assist and a steal while shooting 3-of-5 from the field. He also appeared in 16 games (all starts) with Miami’s NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, and averaged 20.6 points, 10.2 rebounds, 1.06 steals and 1.1 assists in 30.8 minutes while shooting 67.3 percent from the field.
He was originally acquired by the HEAT, along with Beno Udrih, via trade with the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Mario Chalmers and James Ennis earlier this season on November 10.