The Detroit Pistons on Tuesday acquired Tobias Harris from a Orlando Magic in sell for Brandon Jennings and Ersan Ilyasova, according to joining sources.
Harris was a limited giveaway representative final summer and re-signed with a Magic on a four-year, $64 million agreement by a 2018-19 season. In a sea of trade stupidity that always accompanies Thursday’s trade deadline, this is a understanding that appears to work for all involved. Harris shot 36.4 percent on 3-pointers a year ago though is down to 31.1 percent this season.
The Magic, who are 23-29 and 11th in a East, now have dual new revolution players for their group that has mislaid 16 of a final 20 games.
Jennings will be reunited with Magic manager Scott Skiles, his initial manager after he was drafted 10th altogether by Milwaukee in 2009.
After severing his Achilles tendon in Jan 2015, a 26-year-old Jennings returned in late Dec though struggled to get unchanging time in manager Stan Van Gundy’s rotation. Jennings is creation $8.3 million in a final year of his contract.
Jennings, who plays indicate ensure for a Pistons, has averaged 18.1 mins per diversion this year, and has usually started one of his 23 games played. Currently Harris is averaging 13.7 points and 7 rebounds as a Magic starter.