Report: Lakers trade Thomas Bryant to Nuggets for Davon Reed, picks

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The Denver Nuggets acquired center Thomas Bryant from the Los Angeles Lakers for guard Davon Reed and three second-round picks, ESPN reported.

The report of the trade came three hours before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline.

Bryant, 25, has averaged 12.1 points, 6.8 rebounds and 21.4 minutes in 41 games (25 starts) this season. He is in his sixth NBA season, having played his first year with the Lakers, then four seasons with the Washington Wizards before returning to Los Angeles.

The 6-foot-10 Bryant has career averages of 10.6 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 211 games (133 starts).

Reed saw limited playing time in Denver this season, averaging 2.3 points and 1.6 rebounds over 9.0 minutes in 35 games (one start). The 27-year-old shooting guard has appeared in 114 games (seven starts) with the Phoenix Suns (2017-18), Indiana Pacers (2018-19) and Nuggets, whom he joined in the 2021-22 season.

–Field Level Media

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