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Rip City Makes a Move

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Blazers have made a trade.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports Portland has sent G/F Evan Turner to the Atlanta Hawks in return for G Kent Bazemore.

Bazemore, 29, averaged 11.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 67 games.

Portland is trading Evan Turner to Atlanta for Kent Bazemore, league source tells ESPN.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 24, 2019

Cap neutral deal for Blazers and Hawks. Portland acquires a wing in Bazemore who’ll provide an insurance policy on free agent Rodney Hood. Hood’s market value exceeds Portland’s ability to keep him using the taxpayer MLE. https://t.co/V1XXBYubmy

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 24, 2019


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