Lakers trading Thomas Bryant to Nuggets for Davon Reed

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The Los Angeles Lakers have made a major move, trading Thomas Bryant to the Denver Nuggets for Davon Reed.

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The trade is a win-win for both teams, as the Lakers get the shooting guard they need and the Nuggets get a young center to complement their core.

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Bryant, 22, was originally drafted by the Lakers in the second round of the 2017 NBA Draft.

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He was a contributor for the team this season, averaging 10.5 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.

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He also proved to be a reliable defender, as he was able to guard both bigs and wings.

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In Reed, the Lakers are getting a player who can provide much-needed shooting and backcourt depth.

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The 24-year-old guard is shooting the ball at a career-high clip, connecting on 37 percent of his attempts from beyond the arc.

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He is also an effective defender, able to guard multiple positions.

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The 6-foot-10 big man is a solid rim protector and rebounder and should be able to help the Nuggets on the defensive end.

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