The Rockets agreed to trade Wood to the Mavericks for Boban Marjanović, Sterling Brown, Trey Burke and Marquese Chriss as well as the No. 26 pick of the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft, according to multiple reports.
Christian Wood #35 of the Houston Rockets looks for the rebound during the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 26, 2022 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)
Wood has emerged as a productive player over the last few years. The 26-year-old averaged 13.1 points and 6.3 rebounds during the 2019-20 season with the Detroit Pistons. He was traded to the Rockets before the start of the 2020-21 season and averaged 21 points per game in 41 games.
Last season, Wood averaged a double-double for the first time in his career with 17.9 points and 10.1 rebounds. He will join a team that has seen Luka Doncic emerge as one of the best players in the NBA along with formidable players in Jalen Brunson and Dwight Powell.
Christian Wood #35 of the Houston Rockets looks on during the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 26, 2022 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)
Marjanović is a 7-foot-3 center who is a fan favorite in the NBA. He averaged 4.3 points and 1.7 rebounds in 23 games in 2021-22. Brown had 3.3 points and 3 rebounds per game, Burke had 5.1 points and 1.4 assists and Chriss had 4.5 points and 3 rebounds per game.
Marquese Chriss #32 of the Dallas Mavericks looks on after the game against the Phoenix Suns during Game 5 of the 2022 NBA Playoffs Western Conference Semifinals on May 10, 2022 at Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Michael Gonzales/NBAE via Getty Images)
source: Fox News