Evan Turner traded from Blazers to Hawks for Kent Bazemore

The Portland Trail Blazers have traded guard/forward Evan Turner to the Atlanta Hawks for guard/forward Kent Bazemore, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

What It Means:

Turner is expected to play more of a leadership role in Atlanta while seeing fewer minutes on the court. The 30-year-old is in the last year of his contract and will earn $18.6M in 2019-20.

Turner averaged 6.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 3.9 assists per game in 2018-19.