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Wizards trade 2021 2nd round pick for Utah's Trey Burke

Burke will have a chance to re-boot his career backing up John Wall

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The Wizards have acquired fourth-year point guard Trey Burke from the Utah Jazz in exchange for their 2021 second-round pick, per Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical.

Burke was the ninth overall pick in the 2013 draft, but has struggled in three years with the Jazz, with a career field goal percentage of just 38 percent. He also has just one year left on his rookie contract, making it likely that the Wizards spent a second-round pick on a rental. Still, he fills a roster need at the backup point guard position, and he is only 23 years old, so the Wizards may think that coach Scott Brooks can help develop his game.

News about the trade for Burke (who is due $3,386,598 this season) was shortly followed by reports that the Wizards are unlikely to lure Tomas Satoransky away from Barcelona this year.

UPDATE: Scratch that, Tomas Satoransky is headed to Washington.