Report: Lakers trade for Reggie Bullock
NBA.com Global on Feb 06, 2019 02:02 PM
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As first reported by Frank Isola of The Athletic, the Lakers are set to add three-point threat Reggie Bullock in a deal with the Detroit Pistons.
The Los Angles Lakers are poised to make a trade...just not that trade. According to a league source, Lakers are close to acquiring Reggie Bullock from the Pistons for Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk.— Frank Isola (@TheFrankIsola) February 6, 2019
Rookie guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk would be headed to the Pistons, along with a 2021 second-round draft pick. "Svi" was drafted in the second round (No. 47 overall) out of Kansas and has only averaged 10.8 minutes in 39 appearances.
The Lakers are sending a 2021 second round pick to Detroit. https://t.co/aDIDK5A8ZJ— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) February 6, 2019
Bullock, a sixth-year veteran whom the Lakers reportedly value for his shot, is putting up 12.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists while shooting 41.3 percent (38.8 percent on 3-pointers) in 30.8 minutes. Per ESPN's Bobby Marks, his exit would create a $2.5 million trade exception for Detroit.
Detroit will create a $2.5M trade exception with the Reggie Bullock trade to the Lakers. Bullock is in the final year of his contract and Los Angeles will inherit his bird rights in the summer. Former second-round Svi Mykhailiuk is in year one of a... https://t.co/4MPcpKxhYD— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) February 6, 2019