In addition to Kennard, the Clippers received center Justin Patton from the Pistons in the deal the night of the National Basketball Association draft, as well as the draft rights to junior college player Jay Scrubb and four second-round picks (2023 via Portland, and 2024, 2025 and 2026 via Detroit). A regular member of the Clippers' deep rotation, Shamet will now be playing for his third team in as many years in the league after a rookie-year swap from the Philadelphia 76ers in the Tobias Harris trade.
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The Clippers went into the draft with just their late second-round selection after trading their first-round pick at No. 27 to the New York Knicks in February as part of a three-team deal that sent Marcus Morris Sr.to Los Angeles. Later that year, he signed a three-year contract worth US$65-million and would eventually play a crucial role in the Raptors' championship run in 2019.Ibaka averaged 15.4 points per game and 8.2 rebounds a game with Toronto last season.More news: Soyuz MC-17 manned spacecraft launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome
Scrubb was drafted by the Nets at No. 55, making him the first junior college player selected in 16 years. He was replaced by Tyronn Lue.More news: Apple to Pay Another $113 Million to State Prosecutors for 'Batterygate'