The 76ers have waived center Ronny Turiaf on Tuesday. The move had been expected for a couple of days. Turiaf was acquired by the club on Friday. He's expected to miss the entire season after undergoing hip surgery.
The Rockets, Timberwolves and 76ers completed a three-team trade Friday night, the teams announced. The Rockets received forward Corey Brewer from the Timberwolves and guard Alexey Shved from the 76ers. The Timberwolves picked up guard Troy Daniels, Sacramento's 2015 second-round pick, Houston's 2016 second-round pick and cash considerations from the Rockets. Brewer is the prize of the deal, having averaged 10.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.2 steals in 24 games. Shved has averaged 9.9 points and 2.7 assists in 17 games with the 76ers. Daniels has averaged 2.7 points while shooting 31.9 percent from the field in 17 games. The 76ers received center Ronny Turiaf from Timberwolves as well as Houston's 2015 second-round pick and the rights to Serhiy Lischuk from the Rockets. The team is set to waive Turiaf, who is out for the season after undergoing hip surgery earlier in the week.
The 76ers will waive center Ronny Turiaf after acquiring him in a three-team trade Friday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Turiaf is out for the season after undergoing hip surgery earlier this week, and the Timberwolves unloaded his contract in the deal that sent Corey Brewer to the Rockets. The 76ers received a second-round pick along with Turiaf in exchange or Alexey Shved, who was sent to the Rockets in the deal.
The trade sending small forward Corey Brewer from the Timberwolves to the Rockets has a third team involved, with Ronny Turiaf and a second-round pick heading to the 76ers and point guard Alexey Shved moving to the Rockets, Yahoo! Sports reports. The Rockets are primed to pick up Brewer and Shved, with Rockets shooting guard Troy Daniels heading to Minnesota and Turiaf moving to the 76ers. The Rockets had agreed to send two second-round picks to the Timberwolves as well, but one of those picks will head to Philadelphia as part of the deal. The Rockets will release guard Francisco Garcia in a corresponding move, Yahoo! Sports reports. He has averaged 3.2 points on 27 percent shooting in 14 games but has battled an ankle issue in recent weeks.
The Rockets have acquired small forward Corey Brewer and center Ronny Turiaf from the Timberwolves via trade on Friday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Houston will send Troy Daniels to Minnesota as part of the deal. Per the report, Turiaf could be shuttled to a third team once the trade is finalized. Brewer appeared in 24 games this season for the Timberwolves, averaging 10.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.3 steals per contest while shooting 41.8 percent from the field and 19.5 percent from 3-point range. Turiaf was ruled out for the remainder of the season following hip surgery. He appeared in just two games this season, totaling 19 minutes. He had no points, one rebound and two assists with the Timberwolves over that span.
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