NBA notes: Tyreke Evans going to Pelicans in three-team trade
People familiar with the trade say Sacramento, New Orleans and Portland have agreed to a three-team deal sending guard Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans, center Robin Lopez to the Trail Blazers and guard Greivis Vasquez to the Kings.
The sources say Portland is sending second-round draft pick Jeff Withey to New Orleans and a future draft pick to Sacramento as part of the deal, which was first reported by ESPN.
Evans, a former Rookie of the Year and restricted free agent, averaged 15.2 points with the Kings last season, his fourth. The 7-foot Lopez averaged 11.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 blocks. Vasquez averaged 13.9 points and nine assists.
Around the league
Knicks • Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith and reserve point guard Pablo Prigioni are staying in New York, as both agreed to multiyear deals Thursday, their agents confirmed.
Hawks • A person with knowledge of the deal says Atlanta reached an agreement to re-sign swingman and former Jazz player Kyle Korver to a multiyear deal. ESPN reported the deal is for four years and $24 million.
Cavaliers • Cleveland agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Earl Clark, who set career highs in scoring (7.3), rebounds (5.5) and minutes (23.1) last season with the Lakers.
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