The Boston Celtics have Josh Richardson and Romero Langford to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Derrick White in a deal that became official late Thursday night.
- Derrick White
San Antonio receives:
- Josh Richardson
- Romeo Langford
- 2022 first-round pick
The deal marks the Spurs’ second move of the 2022 trade deadline after reportedly acquiring Goran Dragic from the Toronto Raptors earlier on Thursday. Richardson, a 28-year-old guard, has played on five teams in three seasons: Miami Heat, Philadelphia 76ers, Mavericks, Boston Celtics, and now heads to San Antonio with the Spurs. The 7th-year guard is averaging 9.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 44 games with the Celtics this season. As for, Langford, the 14th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, is averaging career highs in points (4.7) and rebounds (2.4) this season with Boston.
White, the 29th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, is averaging 14.4 points and 5.6 assists in his fourth season in San Antonio. In addition to landing White, the Celtics also add Daniel Theis, who reportedly is returning to Boston in a separate deal with the Houston Rockets. The Celtics (31-25) currently rank seventh in the East standings.