Warriors have interest in acquiring Cleveland guard Rodney Hood

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He'll get a chance to do more with Portland.

According to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Portland Trail Blazers and Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a deal that sends 6-foot-7 wing Rodney Hood to Portland in exchange for Canadian Nik Stauskas and third-year guard Wade Baldwin IV.

The reported acquisition of Hood is big for the Blazers (32-20), who now sit in the West's fourth seed with just over two months remaining in the season.


Hood has averaged 12 points a game with the Cavaliers while shooting over 36 percent from 3-point range.

Hood will wear No. 5 for the Trail Blazers.

The rebuilding Cavaliers are collecting draft assets following a four-year run to the Finals.


We're less than a week away from the NBA's annual trade deadline, and as expected, the Warriors aren't really looking to make any major trades before the deadline, but they could have some interest in potential buyout candidates before the March 1 deadline in which guys are playoff eligible.

Contenders are interested in each because they are role players whose contracts will expire at season's end. He also has played for Sacramento, Philadelphia and Brooklyn.

Stauskas began the season as Blazers coach Terry Stott's perimeter sniper. The Kings selected him with the No. 8 overall pick in 2014.


Baldwin made 16 appearances with the Blazers, and has also spent some time in the G-League.

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