Reports: Cavs add Hood, Hill, trade Wade back to Heat
Rodney Hood NBA file photo
NBA.com staff report
The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly continued to acquire more youth and shooting in the hours leading up to Thursday's NBA trade deadline. According to multiple reports, Cleveland has acquired Utah guard Rodney Hood and Sacramento guard George Hill in a three-team deal.
The Cavaliers will reportedly send Iman Shumpert to the Kings while dealing Jae Crowder and Derrick Rose to the Jazz. Joe Johnson also goes from Utah to Sacramento in trade.
Utah has traded Rodney Hood to Cleveland, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2018
Utah will also send Joe Johnson to Sacramento, and Cleveland will send Jae Crowder and Derek Rose to Utah, league sources tell ESPN. Sacramento sends George Hill to the Cavs.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2018
Cleveland sends Iman Shumpert to Kings in deal, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2018
Source confirms (@wojespn first) Rodney Hood, George Hill to Cleveland; Joe Johnson, Iman Shumpert to Sacramento; Jae Crowder, Derrick Rose to Utah. Kings also get a future pick and cash considerations, per source.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) February 8, 2018
Iman Shumpert, Joe Johnson, Miami 2020 2nd rounder from Cavs/$3 mil in cash to Kings, George Hill/Rodney Hood to Cavs, Jae Crowder/Derrick Rose to Utah (w/@JeffZillgitt). ESPN first..— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) February 8, 2018
Reports surfaced earlier today that Cleveland had also dealt Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye to the Lakers in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance. Jr.
In addition, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly agreed to trade Dwyane Wade back to his original team, the Miami Heat. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Cleveland will receive a "heavily protected second-round pick" in exchange for the 36-year-old guard.
As Cleveland remade its roster with young, athletic wing players, organization gave him a chance to return home to Miami and worked out a deal to send him back to the Heat, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2018
Miami will send a heavily protected second-round pick to Cleveland for Wade, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2018
Sources: As part of three-team deal, Cleveland sends 2020 second-round pick via Miami to Sacramento.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2018
Wade, who played his first 13 NBA seasons with the Heat, is averaging a career-low 11.2 points per contest on 45.5 percent shooting this year.