The Portland Trail Blazers agreed to trade veteran Kent Bazemore to the Sacramento Kings, along with forward Anthony Tolliver and two future second-round draft picks, for Trevor Ariza, Wenyen Gabriel and Caleb Swanigan.

The Trail Blazers will drop $12.5 million in salary after the trade. Bazemore, playing in his first season in Portland, has averaged 7.9 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game this year. Bazemore ($19.3 million) and Tolliver ($1.6 million) are currently on expiring contracts.

Ariza has averaged 6.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game in his first season with the Kings. According to ESPN, he has a partial guarantee of $1.8 million on his current $12.8 million contract next season. Portland will have until June 30 to pick up or decline that option.

Sources: Blazers trade Bazemore, picks to Kings


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