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Cavs acquire Rayjon Tucker, future second-round pick from Jazz

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The pick is for 2027.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired forward Rayjon Tucker and a 2027 second-round pick from the Jazz in exchange for cash, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The Cavs already have confirmed the move as well:

Tucker, 23, is a 6’3”, 209-pound guard. He went undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft before playing in the G League with the Wisconsin Herd. There, he averaged 23.8 points and 4.6 rebounds per game. In December, he signed a rest-of-the-season deal with the Jazz and was with them in the bubble. He appeared in 20 games for Utah.

Tucker’s deal only has $340,000 guaranteed for next year. As detailed by ESPN’s Bobby Marks, this is basically the Cavs helping Utah clear a roster spot and spending $340,000 second-round pick. It’s seven years away from being conveyed, so it’s value based on the Jazz falling off in some way by then. It’s a lot like how the Cavs nabbed a 2026 second-round pick from the Lakers.

Cleveland also will have to send a minimum of $110,000 to Utah as part of the deal.