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Cavaliers involved in three-team trade with Rockets, Kings

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Cavaliers involved in three-team trade with Rockets, Kings

The Houston Rockets are acquiring guard Iman Shumpert in a three-way deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Sacramento Kings, league sources told ESPN.

Cleveland is set to receive guard Brandon Knight, forward Marquese Chriss and a protected 2019 first-round pick from the Rockets.

Reports now indicate that Burks will be dealt to the Houston Rockets, with the Cavaliers picking up a first-round pick in the process.

Shumpert has played in 42 games with 40 starts for the Kings this season, averaging 8.9 points and 3.1 rebounds per game.

Of course, since the deal isn't finalized, the Rockets could change their mind and seek to deal Knight to another team. Baldwin has averaged 1.9 points per game in 16 games in Portland. The 27-year-old guard is averaging 11.6 points on 37.8 percent shooting from long range to go with 5.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists for Cleveland.

The Bulls and Wizards swapped a trio of former first-rounders, with Otto Porter soon to be sporting a Chicago jersey while Bobby Portis and Jabari Parker are DC-bound along with a 2023 second-round pick.

In the case of Chriss, he's an expiring contract who will be a free agent this summer but will have an opportunity to show his worth while playing on the clearly rebuilding Cavaliers.

The NBA trade deadline is in high gear ahead of Thursday's 3 p.m. cutoff.

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