Noah Vonleh traded to Portland
Former Indiana forward Noah Vonleh, a lottery pick in last June’s NBA draft, is on the move after just one season with the Charlotte Hornets.
The Portland Trailblazers announced on Wednesday evening that the organization acquired Vonleh and Gerald Henderson in exchange for Nicolas Batum.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports first reported the trade late Wednesday afternoon.
Vonleh was the No. 9 pick in last year’s draft, but was never a part of the rotation in Charlotte as a rookie and was even sent to the Development League for a brief stint.
Over 25 games in Charlotte, the 6-foot-10 forward averaged just 3.3 points and 3.4 rebounds in 10.4 minutes per game after a sports hernia cut his training camp short.
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In one season at Indiana, Vonleh averaged 11.3 points and 9.0 rebounds per game and was named Big Ten freshman of the year for the Hoosiers, who finished 17-15 and missed the postseason.
Earlier on Wednesday, Wojnarowski, citing sources, reported that Charlotte was also shopping Cody Zeller.
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