By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Charlotte Hornets have traded David Wesley to the New Jersey Nets. The Hornets received Bernard Robinson, Mile Ilić, and cash considerations in exchange.
Following the trade, the Hornets immediately released Robinson and Ilić. They may get a flier with a team. But due to their stats, it is unlikely that either player will have an impact on any team, who may sign them.
“This transaction provides the Nets with roster flexibility for the upcoming season,” Nets president Rod Thorn said.
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This was Wesley’s second trade since September. He was acquired by the Hornets in a separate deal for Cedric Simmons.
Wesley last played in the NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2006-07 season. He appeared in 35 games, including 5 starts.
He averaged 2.1 points per game. He also averaged 1.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.3 steals, and 0.1 blocks per game.
Robinson has been a backup in his young career. He appeared in 31 games last season between the Hornets and the Nets.
He averaged 2.0 points per game. He also averaged 1.5 rebounds, 0.6 assists, 0.5 steals. and 0.1 blocks per game.
Ilić has also been a backup. He appeared in five NBA games with zero starts before this trade.
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Despite the five games, Ilić has not scored a point. But has averaged 0.2 rebounds in very minimal minutes.
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