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.
Wizards will send second-round pick to Utah for Burke, who had fallen out of Jazz's future plans. Great reset button on Burke's young career— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 3, 2016
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.
Source: Odds of Euro stash Tomas Satoransky leaving Barcelona for Wizards, slim to none.— David Pick (@IAmDPick) July 3, 2016
UPDATE: Scratch that, Tomas Satoransky is headed to Washington.
Sources: Tomas Satoransky, a 6-foot-7 European guard, has agreed to a deal with the Washington Wizards. He was the 32nd pick in 2012 Draft.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 3, 2016