Nets acquire Allen Crabbe from Blazers

Allen Crabbe is reportedly headed to the Nets

Allen Crabbe is reportedly headed to the Nets

The Brooklyn Nets dealt Andrew Nicholson to the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday in exchange for Allen Crabbe, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN was the first to report the trade, which isn't official yet.

Crabbe was the second most-efficient three-point shooter in the league after Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kyle Korver (for those with at least 100 attempts) - making 134 trifectas through the season and shooting them at a 44.4 percent clip. It's a cap clearing move for the Blazers, who will save more than $12 million off their bloated payroll next season.

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Nicholson, who averaged 2.6 points and 1.6 rebounds last season, is unlikely to play for the Blazers. Crabbe is a fine role player, but stars win games in the National Basketball Association, and Crabbe might not even be a starter.

The Nets signed Crabbe to a four-year, $75-million offer sheet last year that Portland matched. Portland plans to waive Nicholson and stretch his salary hit across the next seven seasons. This could put Portland in position to get into the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes, if he agrees to be traded there, but it also gives them other opportunities to improve on what was a capped-out roster. While they'll save some money by dumping Crabbe and waiving Nicholson, they'll still be paying hefty luxury tax penalties for going so far over the $99 million salary cap.

The Nets' starting backcourt likely will be Russell and Jeremy Lin.

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Crabbe waived the $8.4 million trade kicker in his contract, Wojnarowski reported.

If you started a list of National Basketball Association teams in need of a cap-relief coupon, the Trail Blazers would be near the top of the list. They sent the Wizards Bojan Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough. He averaged 10.7 points, 1.2 assists and 2.9 rebounds.

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