The Thunder wanted Enes Kanter.
The Pistons wanted a guard.
Reggie Jackson wanted to be traded.
Everyone got their wish – and then some.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports:
David Alrdridge of NBA.com:
Marc Stein of ESPN:
Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press:
This is a nice haul for the Thunder, who didn’t want to overpay Jackson in free agency this summer. Kanter is solid and still has plenty of untapped potential, and D.J. Augustin is a very good backup point guard who’s under contract for a cheap $3 million next season.
Jackson is an exciting young upgrade in Detroit, where Brandon Jennings will complicate matters once he gets healthy. For now, Jackson is the clear starter. The Pistons are weaker on the wing, but Jackson is worth losing Kyle Singler. Jonas Jerebko wanted out, and Luigi Datome had no real value. Tayshaun Prince mitigates the loss, but he’s over the hill. At least he – like Jerebko and Datome – is on an expiring contract.
Expect the Jazz to get a draft pick, but details are still trickling in.