Reports: Heat deal two for Suns' Ryan Anderson

NBA.com Global on Feb 07, 2019 07:58 AM
Reports: Heat deal two for Suns' Ryan Anderson
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The Phoenix Suns are acquiring shooting guards Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington from the Miami Heat for veteran forward Ryan Anderson, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and The Athletic's Shams Charania.

In his fourth NBA season, Johnson is averaging 10.8 points and 2.8 rebounds this season while playing in 44 games. Ellington is averaging 8.4 points in 21.3 minutes per game. According to Wojnarowski, the Suns are expected to waive Ellington so he can join a playoff contender.

The 30-year-old Anderson has only gotten into 15 games this season, averaging 3.7 points and 3.0 rebounds in 18.5 minutes.

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