Nets trade DeAndre Jordan to Pistons; Center to reportedly sign with Lakers after buyout
The Nets have received Jahlil Okafor and Sekou Doumbouya, while the Pistons land Jordan, 4 second-round picks and cash.
From NBA.com News Services
Update, Sept 9: Jordan signs with Lakers after buyout, trade
The Brooklyn Nets have traded DeAndre Jordan, four second-round picks and cash considerations to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Jahlil Okafor and Sekou Doumbouya, the team announced.
The Nets have acquired forward Sekou Doumbouya and center Jahlil Okafor from the Detroit Pistons in exchange for center DeAndre Jordan, second round draft picks in 2022, 2024 (via Washington), 2025 (via Golden State) and 2027 and cash considerations.https://t.co/LszB6mDkuM
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) September 4, 2021
The Pistons are reportedly planning a buyout on Jordan’s contract, allowing him to become a free agent.
Jordan signed a four-year deal during the summer of 2019, averaging around 8 points and 9 rebounds during his two campaigns in Brooklyn.
With a buyout expected, the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly set to sign Jordan, according to multiple reports.
Upon formal completion of a buyout with the Detroit Pistons, center DeAndre Jordan intends to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, sources tell ESPN. Jordan would have to first clear waivers to become a free agent.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 3, 2021
The Nets also waived forward Alize Johnson on Friday.