The Washington Wizards have their point guard.
In a five-team deal, the Wizards acquired veteran Spencer Dinwiddie in a sign-and-trade, according to multiple reports — days after the team sent Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell and a first-round pick.
Dinwiddie, 28, is a talented scoring guard who shined with the Brooklyn Nets, but is coming off a partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament that sidelined him all but three games last season. He averaged a career-high 20.6 points per game in 2019-20. He’s been in the league since 2014 when he was a second-round pick of the Detroit Pistons.
To help facilitate the deal, the Wizards sent forward Chandler Hutchinson and a second-round pick to the San Antonio Spurs.
Dinwiddie agreed to a reported three-year, $62 million deal with the Wizards. The team had to facilitate a sign-and-trade because it did not have the available salary cap space outright.
Technically, the Westbrook trade will be part of the deal — so the deal includes the Lakers and the Indiana Pacers.
ESPN first reported the deal.