Hawks acquire Jeremy Lin from Nets

Hawks acquire Jeremy Lin from Nets

Guard Jeremy Lin goes up to the basket during the 2015 NBA Global Games against Los Angeles Clippers in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China.

The New York Times, Newsday and ESPN reported the deal was set to be completed Friday with the Hawks sending Brooklyn a 2020 second-round NBA Draft pick and the rights to 21-year-old French guard Isaia Cordinier, who plays for Antibes in his homeland.

Wojnarowski noted that league sources indicated the Lin trade will likely speed up the process of the Hawks trading guard Dennis Schroder this summer.

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The Nets weren't done there, either.

The Nuggets, who also reportedly just agreed to a one-year deal with Isaiah Thomas, will waive Whitehead, according to Wojnarowski.

Lin will be entering his ninth season in the National Basketball Association next fall, and the Hawks mark the 6-foot-3 point guard's sixth team. He has said he expects to be ready for training camp.

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Lin, 29, played in only one game last season with Brooklyn, sustaining a season-ending ruptured patellar tendon on opening night. During the 2016-17 campaign, Lin averaged 14.5 points and 5.1 assists for the Nets.

For Denver, they were looking to clear salary to stay under the luxury tax. In 406 career games with the Nets, Hornets, Lakers, Rockets, Knicks and Warriors, the eight-year veteran has registered averages of 12.0 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.5 assists in 26.6 minutes per contest.

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