Blazers Trade Allen Crabbe to Nets for Andrew Nicholson

The Portland Trail Blazers have traded Allen Crabbe to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Andrew Nicholson.

It’s a cost-cutting move for the capped-out Blazers, who had matched Crabbe’s 4-year, $74.8 million offer sheet from the Nets last summer.

At $19.3 million next season, Crabbe will be the Nets’ highest paid player.

According to ESPN, Portland will likely waive Nicholson and use the stretch provision to pay the remaining $20 million of his contract.

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