Teague traded to Pacers in three-way deal

Teague traded to Pacers in three-way deal

The Atlanta Hawks, Utah Jazz and Indiana Pacers have agreed to a three-team trade, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed to USA TODAY Sports.

The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been announced.

The Jazz will send their No. 12 pick in Thursday’s draft to the Hawks and get back veteran point guard George Hill from the Pacers. The Hawks will send veteran point guard Jeff Teague to the Pacers.

Teague was drafted by the Hawks in 2009 and has been their starting point guard since 2011. He has averaged 12.1 points and 5.2 assists in that time. He had arguably his best playoffs performance this year, scoring 18.7 points and getting 8.0 assists as the Hawks beat the Boston Celtics in the first round and lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the conference semifinals.

Hill played three seasons with the San Antonio Spurs before being traded to Indiana in 2011. He started three seasons at the point, scoring 12.1 points and getting 3.5 assists. In the Pacers seven-game loss to the Toronto Raptors in the first round of this year’s playoffs, Hill scored 13.6 points and had 2.1 assts.

The Vertical first reported the trade.

Source: MSN Sports

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