And the fun continues.
Brooklyn has agreed to a 3-year, $5M sign-and-trade for Reggie Evans, sources tell Y! The Clippers will get a distant future 2nd round pick.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 3, 2012
As reported by Adrian Wojnarowski, the Nets would be acquiring Evans in a sign-and-trade for three-years and $5M, using their $3M trade exemption to make the deal work. The Clippers receive a future second round pick.
Evans is a burly, power forward known for hustle, rebounding and his gritty interior play. Evans should, in theory, mask a lot Brook Lopez’s weaknesses and give the Nets a toughness in their interior that they were previously lacking.
Interesting side-note pointed out by Mr. Kharpertian: Reggie Evans’ agent is Dan Fegan, who also happens to represent Dwight Howard. I’ll let you draw your own conclusions.
Here’s an example of the sort of “gritty” play we’re talking about: