The Nets and Pistons have agreed on a trade that will send center DeAndre Jordan to Detroit for center Jahlil Okafor and power forward Sekou Doumbouya to Brooklyn, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
The Pistons are also receiving four second-round picks and $5.78 million in cash as part of the deal, Wojnarowski added.
They will also buy out Jordan’s contract, giving him the chance to sign with the Lakers, per Wojnarowski. Jordan will first have to clear waivers.
“The Nets will also acquire a pair of players in the deal, though it’s unclear if either Okafor or Doumbouya is in their plans,” wrote Luke Adams of Hoops Rumors. “The team will have 14 players on guaranteed contracts and one (DeAndre’ Bembry) on a partial guarantee even before accounting for the incoming Pistons.”
Doumbouya, 20, is 6-8 and averaged 5.1 points and 2.6 rebounds in 56 games last season. Okafor, 25, is 6-10 and averaged 5.4 points and 2.4 rebounds in just 27 appearances.
As Adams noted, it would be surprising to see the Nets hang on to Okafor.