Jeremy Lin traded to Hawks

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin , The Canadian Press

Lin has a year left on his contract, and the trade ends his injury-plagued stint in Brooklyn.

The Nets also have D'Angelo Russell, the No. 2 pick in the 2015 draft, at the point after acquiring him from the Lakers.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Nets have shipped the veteran point guard to the Atlanta Hawks in a transaction that had the two teams swapping future second-round selections.

The Nets weren't done there, either.

Lin, 29, was sidelined for the entire 2017-18 season after rupturing his patellar tendon on opening night.

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In a separate deal, the Nets traded Coney Island native Whitehead to Denver, in exchange for Faried - who is from Newark - Darrell Arthur, a 2019 first-round pick (protected 1-through-12) and a future second-round pick.

Lin will be entering his ninth season in the National Basketball Association next fall, and the Hawks mark the 6-foot-3 point guard's sixth team.

As for the other deal, the Nuggets freed up $21 million in salary and potentially save $43 million in payroll and luxury tax next season, Wojnarowski reported.

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