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Nets trade Jeremy Lin to the Hawks

13 July 2018

Once again, Jeremy Lin is headed to a new city.

The Nets will acquire Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur, a protected 2019 first round pick and a future second round pick from the Denver Nuggets.

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Lin played in just one game for the Nets last season, rupturing his right patella tendon in the team's season opener.

Lin was traded to Atlanta for an unprotected 2020 second-round pick via Portland and.

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Along with Lin, the Nets will give the Hawks a 2025 second-round pick and the right to swap picks in 2023, per to the report. According to the report, the Nuggets will waive Whitehead.

The 29-year-old guard is still rehabbing from his injury and told reporters he expects to be ready for training camp in about seven weeks. Heading into the summer of 2019, Brooklyn has maximum cap space for two players and potentially two first-round picks along with a young core of D'Angelo Russell, Allen Crabbe, Caris LeVert, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Jarrett Allen.

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Whitehead, 23, averaged 6.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 16 games off the Brooklyn bench last season.

Nets trade Jeremy Lin to the Hawks