Teams are starting to prepare for the start of free agency and the Phoenix Suns made their move. The Suns traded T.J. Warren and the No. 32 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft to the Indiana Pacers for cash considerations, according to Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN.
Suns will send the No. 32 pick to Pacers too, source tells ESPN. Pacers are taking Warren into salary cap space. https://t.co/NN0gxs4e8L
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019
The trade is going to be official on July 6 and after the Pacers absorb Warren’s contract. After the trade, the Pacers will have $31M in cap space and the Suns will have $21M in cap space for the offseason.
Trade will not be finalized until July 6 when the Pacers will have room to absorb TJ Warren. Indiana will still have close to $31M in room after the trade (not including the Bogdanovic hold). Phoenix will have $21M ($29.5M w/o Oubre Jr.) after the trade. https://t.co/V3jBkqAOXi
— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) June 20, 2019
Warren was selected by the Suns with the 14th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft . He has spent his first five seasons in the NBA with Suns and in the 2018-2019 season, he averaged 18.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 1.2 steals per game while shooting a career-high 42.8% from three.