NBA trade deadline: Celtics deal Jabari Bird to Hawks, report says

August 26, 2020

first_imgThe Hawks are waiving former Celtics draft pick Jabari Bird, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 7, 2019Hearing that one Cs move to keep an eye on tomorrow is Jabari Bird and cash being sent to another team to lower the Cs’ tax bill and open a roster spot. Bird would then be waived by the team that was paid to acquire him. But his legal issues could still complicate matters a bit.— Adam Himmelsbach (@AdamHimmelsbach) February 6, 2019Bird averaged 3.0 points and 1.5 rebounds for the Celtics in 13 games during the 2017-18 season. NBA trade deadline: Kings send Skal Labissiere to Blazers for Caleb Swanigan The Boston Globe reported Wednesday the Celtics were trying to move Bird along with cash to another team to open up a roster spot.The Hawks will waive Bird once the trade is finalized, according to The Athletic. Related News NBA trade deadline: Grizzlies will keep star guard Mike Conleycenter_img Boston trading guard Jabari Bird to Atlanta, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) February 7, 2019Bird, a 6-6 shooting guard, has not played in a game this season for the Celtics and has pending criminal charges hanging above his head stemming from an incident in 2018 in which he is charged with assault and battery, strangulation and kidnapping. The Celtics have agreed to trade Jabari Bird to the Hawks, according to Yahoo Sports.last_img

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