Chicago also waives Payne, gets Brooks & Selden from Memphis

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According to ESPN, Memphis will trade MarShon Brooks, Wayne Selden and two second-round picks for Holiday.

Selden, who played at Kansas for three seasons (2013-16), is averaging 5.4 points on 40.4-percent shooting in his third National Basketball Association season, playing a career-low 14.2 minutes per game. He is averaging 11.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists in a career-high 34.9 minutes per game, and he recently set a franchise record by sinking at least one 3-pointer in 43 straight games. He's shooting 40.4 percent overall and 31.7 percent on 3-pointers.

Brooks was acquired in the Justin Holiday trade on Thursday but will not play for Chicago. This season, hes averaging 5.4 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 14.2 minutes per game.


Holiday is now on the backend of a two-year deal with the Bulls, and it expires at the season's end.

The cost to Memphis here is a pair of second-round picks, both of which have a chance to end up in the top half of the round and be reasonably valuable. At a listed 6-foot-6 and 181 pounds, Holiday isn't quite big enough to deal with the Kevin Durants of the world, meaning Anderson will still have to handle those assignments, but Bickerstaff will no longer have any defensive liabilities in his wing rotation.

The move comes at a time when the Chicago Bulls are stocking up on young talent in the midst of a rebuild.


The Bulls also waived guard Cameron Payne, who was in his third season in Chicago.

Those picks will be in the second round of the 2019 and 2020 NBA Draft.

26, is averaging 6.6 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.9 assists through 29 games this season.


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