Warriors trade James Wiseman to Pistons in 4-team deal

10 FEB, 2023

By Monu Jha

The Warriors dealt James Wiseman to the Detroit Pistons as part of a four-team trade that also included the Atlanta Hawks and Portland Trail Blazers.

In the deal, the Hawks picked up Sadiq Bay and Kevin Knox II would go from Detroit to Portland.

This season, Bey has transitioned from a starting lineup role to a reserve role, averaging 14.8 ppg, 4.7 RPG, and 1.6 APG in 28.8 mpg, all of which add up to his 2021-22 stats (16.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 2.8 assists). apg). ,

The addition of Bey creates an apparent surplus of small forwards in Atlanta, where D'Andre Hunter is the starter.

The 6-foot-7 Bey averaged 14.8 points and 4.7 rebounds in his third season with the Pistons and averaged a career-high 16.1 points last season.

Wiseman has struggled with injuries throughout his time in Golden State and has averaged 6.9 ppg in 21 games for the team this season.

Jake Fischer of Yahoo Sports reported that the Pistons were also interested in acquiring Hawks forward John Collins and had shown interest in acquiring Bey sometime in December.