The Nets are about to ship Kenneth Faried into free company.
Brooklyn is in discussions with Faried to purchase out his contract, in keeping with a report from The Athletic, which cites unidentified league sources.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 19, 2019
According to ESPN, Faried is expected to signal with the Rockets in free company.
Houston just lately lost Clint Capela to a thumb damage for 4 to 6 weeks.
Brooklyn’s Kenneth Faried has agreed to a contract buyout with the Brooklyn Nets, clearing the way in which for him to signal a free agent take care of the Houston Rockets, league sources inform ESPN. Faried expected to be waived on Saturday and clear on Monday.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 19, 2019
The Rockets should clear a roster spot for Faried by Monday, in keeping with the report.
Faried is averaging 5.1 factors and three.7 rebounds in 12 games for the Nets this season. However, he has performed in just 5 games within the final two months and hasn’t began a game but this year.
The 29-year-old was acquired in a commerce with the Nuggets together with Darrell Arthur in July as a part of a wage dump.
Faried is within the final year of a four-year, $50 million contract he signed with Denver in 2015.
The Nets are 24-23 this season and presently sit within the sixth playoff spot within the Eastern Conference.