The Cavs were aware of Kevin Porter Jr.’s legal troubles in August. General manager Koby Altman said the mission of the organization is to help him and that the selection of Okoro had nothing to do with Porter.
The LA Clippers have agreed to acquire Luke Kennard from the Detroit Pistons as part of a three-team trade that includes the Brooklyn Nets. The Clippers will send Landry Shamet to the Nets in exchange for the No. 19 pick, which LA will then send to the Pistons for Kennard. LA will also send Rodney McGruder to the Pistons as part of the deal. In addition, the Clippers also sent the no. 55 pick to the Nets for no. 57.