Hawks acquire Jeremy Lin from Nets

Jeremy Lin

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. ESPN first reported the deal, saying the Nets and Hawks would swap future second-round picks.

Lin was traded to Atlanta for an unprotected 2020 second-round pick via Portland and.

The Brooklyn Nets have been active in the trade market this season and trading away point guard Jeremy Lin was one of their plans from the start of the summer, according to Anthony Puccio of Nets Daily.

Lin, 29, was sidelined for the entire 2017-18 season after rupturing his patellar tendon on opening night.

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Meanwhile, Lin will be donning the Hawks colors as he teams up with Trae Young and Dennis Schroder in yet another crowded rotation.

Lin became an global sensation during the 2011-2012 season.

The Hawks will be the seventh team for Lin, the undrafted former Harvard star who memorably broke out with the Knicks during his run of Linsanity in February 2012. He had averaged 14.5 points and 5.1 assists in the 2016-17 season for the Nets and carries a $12.5 million salary-cap hit on his expiring contract.

Whitehead, 23, averaged 6.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 16 games off the Brooklyn bench last season.

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