Change of trading cards between the Denver Nuggets and the Washington Wizards, who have agreed to transfer Monte Morris and Will Barton for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ish Smith respectively, advanced the information Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
In recent days, the possible arrival of Morris to the capital team was sounding strongly, and finally this has happened, although they have also had to absorb the salary of their partner Barton.
The eave will become expiring with a salary of 14 million dollars, and Morris still has two courses remaining at a rate of 19 million dollars total.
Monte Morris will bid for the Wizards’ starting point guard job. Last year he jumped from the start in 74 of 75 games with figures of 12.6 points, 3 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game.
For his part, a very experienced player in the playoffs and NBA champion like Caldwell-Pope arrives at the Nuggets, and also in his last year of a guaranteed contract for 14 million dollars.
The case of Ish Smith is more peculiar, since he could wear his 13th jersey throughout his professional career. Since arriving in the NBA in 2010, he has been through Houston, Memphis, Golden State, Orlando, Milwaukee, Phoenix, Oklahoma City, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Detroit, Washington, Charlotte, and finally the Nuggets if they don’t decide to cut him.
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