NBA: Kings get Sabonis, Hield and Haliburton to Pacers
The Sacramento Kings have acquired forward Domantas Sabonis in a six-player deal with the Indiana Pacers.
The Kings also got forward Justin Holiday and guard Jeremy Lamb as well as a second-round pick in the 2027 NBA Draft from the Pacers.
Kings Acquire Domantas Sabonis, Justin Holiday, Jeremy Lamb and 2023 Second-Round Draft SelectionFEATURED STORIESSPORTS
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) February 9, 2022
In return, the Pacers secured the services of guards Tyrese Haliburton and Buddy Hield as well as center Tristan Thompson.
Indiana has been busy ahead of Thursday’s trade deadline. The Pacers sent guard Caris LeVert and a 2022 second-round pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for injured point guard Ricky Rubio and three draft picks.
OFFICIAL: We have acquired Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield and Tristan Thompson from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Domantas Sabonis, Justin Holiday, Jeremy Lamb and a 2023 second-round pick.
— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) February 9, 2022ADVERTISEMENT
A two-time All-Star, Sabonis boasts team-leading averages in points (18.9) and rebounds (12.1) in 47 games (46 starts) this season with the Pacers.
Holiday, 32, is averaging 11.0 points, 2.8 boards and 1.8 assists in 49 games (40 starts) in 2021-22.
Lamb, 29, has chipped in 7.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in 39 games off the bench.
Haliburton, 21, has scored 14.3 points per game for the Kings. He also boasts team-leading totals in assists (7.4) and steals (1.7) in 51 starts this season.
Hield, 29, is averaging 14.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 55 games (six starts) in 2021-22.
Thompson, 30, has chipped in 6.2 points and 5.4 rebounds in 30 games (three starts).
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