Blazers send Bazemore, Tolliver and picks to Kings for Ariza, Swanigan and Gabriel

from Katu news and blazers edge: PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers traded Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver and two second-round pics to the Sacramento Kings Saturday in exchange for Trevor Ariza, Wenyen Gabriel, and Caleb Swanigan, a source tells ESPN. According to ESPN reporter, the trade will save the Trail Blazers $12.3 million and will cut the team’s luxury tax bill in half. The Portland Trail Blazers are ranked 10th in the West as they head into their game Saturday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Tolliver scored a season-high 16…

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Marvin Bagley to play against Orlando Magic

According to Sacramento Kings insider James Ham, Marvin Bagley III is set to return to the lineup. He has been sidelined for the last eight games with a foot injury. Kenny Honaker of ClutchPoints reported that Bagley went through a full practice on Sunday and shoot around earlier Monday with no issues, paving the way for his return to the Sacramento lineup. This will be just the tenth game for Bagley this season. In his nine previous appearances , which includes three starts, he’d put up 13.7 points and 6.9…

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