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The New Orleans Pelicans are searching for a trade of Robin Lopez.
Lopez's salary becomes guaranteed at $5.1 million in 13-14 and $5.3 million in 14-15 if he is not bought out for $500,000 by Thursday.
The Portland Trail Blazers and Indiana Pacers are interested in Lopez.
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It was reported that Tyreke Evans wanted to join the Pelicans and the Kings have now decided not to match New Orleans offer to Tyreke Evans of 4-years / $44 million. However, instead of losing out with nothing in return, Sacramento is close to a sign-and-trade of Evans to New Orleans for point guard Greivis Vasquez and center Robin Lopez.
According to the Sacramento Bee:
People familiar with the trade say Sacramento, New Orleans and Portland have agreed to a three-team deal sending guard Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans, center Robin Lopez to the Trail Blazers and guard Greivis Vasquez to the Kings.
The people, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because NBA rules prevent confirmation of trades until July 10, say Portland...
The New Orleans Pelicans are attempting to trade Robin Lopez, according to sources.
The Pelicans are looking to clear cap space in order to compete a sign-and-trade with the Sacramento Kings for Tyreke Evans.
The Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans and Portland Trail Blazers are having discussions on a sign-and-trade involving Tyreke Evans.
The Pelicans would acquire a newly signed Evans while Greivis Vasquez would be sent to the Kings and Robin Lopez moved to the Blazers.
It is unclear what the Blazers would trade to participate in the deal.
The Kings have decided not to match New Orleans’ offer to Tyreke Evans of 4-years / $44 million and instead of losing out on the 2009-10 Rookie of the Year with nothing in return, Sacramento has sign-and-traded Evans to New Orleans for point guard Greivis Vasquez as part of a three team deal. Center Robin Lopez will go to Portland. The deal will be official on July 10.
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Kings point guard Tyreke Evans has reportedly agreed to a 4-year offer from the New Orleans Pelicans worth between $40 million and $44 million.
The Pelicans have a lot of point guards left on their roster. Four to be exact with Eric Gordon, Jrue Holiday who they just acquired from the Sixers...
Restricted free agent Tyreke Evans was reportedly ready to sign a four-year, $44 million offer sheet with the New Orleans Pelicans with the hopes that his current team, the Sacramento Kings, wouldn't match. Rather than lose Evans and get nothing in return or match a contract they didn't want to pay, the Kings have worked out a three-team sign-and-trade with the Pelicans and...
The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed upon a three-way trade to acquire Tyreke Evans in a sign-and-trade.
Evans will sign a four-year, $44 million contract.
The Sacramento Kings will acquire Greivis Vasquez, while Robin Lopez will go to the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Blazers will send cash and future draft considerations.
Lopez has two seasons and $11 million remaining on his contract.
The Indiana Pacers recently made a run at New Orleans Pelicans center Robin Lopez, but those talks stalled rather quickly.
Now, the Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, and Pelicans have agreed to the parameters of a three-team deal that would send Lopez to the Trail Blazers, young star Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans, and Greivis Vasquez to the Kings, league sources told Crossover...