NBA trade: Andre Drummond sent to Cleveland Cavaliers
Detroit and Cleveland pulled off a last-minute trade, with the Pistons sending all-star center Andre Drummond to the Cavaliers Thursday.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski 1st reported the development, and it was confirmed by several other media personnel.
The Athletic’s David Aldridge confirmed the return for Drummond will be John Henson, Brandon Knight, and a future 2nd round pick.
Source confirms @KevinOConnorNBA report: Cleveland to send John Henson, Brandon Knight, second-round pick to Pistons for Andre Drummond.
— David Aldridge (@davidaldridgedc) February 6, 2020
Prior to the trade, Drummond spent his entire career with the Pistons, averaging 14.4 PPG and 13.9 RPG, to go along with 1.6 BPG in 8 seasons while shooting 54% from the floor.
He is a two-time all-star and a FIBA World Cup gold medalist. He is also the Pistons franchise leader in offensive rebounds.
The center is in the final 2 years of his massive contract, which has a player option after this season.
Meanwhile, it will the 3rd team for Henson in his career, which he spent mostly with the Milwaukee Bucks. He and Knight were also teammates during the 2013-14 season.