The Memphis Grizzlies are finalizing a trade that would send Jonas Valanciunas to the New Orleans Pelicans, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday.
The Pelicans are sending Memphis center Steven Adams, guard Eric Bledsoe, the No. 10 overall pick and the No. 40 overall pick in this week’s NBA Draft to Memphis for Valanciunas, the No. 17 pick and the No. 51 pick.
New Orleans is also sending Memphis a protected 2022 first-round pick from the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Grizzlies and Pelicans have agreed on a trade to send Jonas Valanciunas, 2021 Nos. 17 and 51 picks to New Orleans for Steven Adams, Eric Bledsoe, 2021 picks Nos. 10 and 40 and a protected 2022 first-round pick via the Lakers, per @wojespn pic.twitter.com/q7ZoqzpJjt
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 26, 2021
🚨 TRADE SEASON IS HERE 🚨
Grizzlies get: Steven Adams, Eric Bledsoe, #10 and #40 in 2021 Draft, protected 1st in 2022 (via Lakers)
Pelicans get: Jonas Valanciunas, #17 and #51 in 2021 Draft
— Overtime (@overtime) July 26, 2021