Saying goodbye to Jordan Poole, Golden State brought in Chris Paul as teammate Stephen Curry

In a surprising turn of events, the Golden State Warriors will have the services of Chris Paul, one of the best PGs of the 21st century with the nickname “Point God”.

NBA News: Stephen Curry Says Goodbye To Jordan Poole

In return, the 2022 NBA champion will part with Jordan Poole and some picks at the Draft. According to reputable journalists Shams Charania and Adrian Wojnarowski, details of this blockbuster exchange deal are as follows

Washington Wizards received Jordan Poole , Ryan Rollins, a 2nd round pick in 2017 and a 1st round pick in 2023

Golden State Warriors received Chris Paul .

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This is the second time Chris Paul has been traded in the past few days. Previously, the 38-year-old defender was traded by the Phoenix Suns to the Washington Wizards in exchange for the services of Bradley Beal.

Wizards want Paul to play for the team. But due to differences in direction (Washington wants to rebuild, and Chris Paul wants to find championship opportunities), Wizards is ready to help take “Point God” to where he wants.

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The Golden State Warriors will now have two of the best defenders of the 21st century on their roster, one a playmaker with experience, the other a 3-point shooter.

The surprising final destination was the Golden State Warriors, a team that has one of the best defenders on the planet, Stephen Curry.

For Golden State, parting ways with Jordan Poole was a surprising decision but not unexpected by some transfer experts. Poole’s only obstacle is that he has not played to his capacity and the contract value is up to 128 million USD.

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Jordan Poole will enter a four-year contract worth $128 million starting next season (2023-24).

Last season, Jordan averaged 20.4 points with 4.5 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game. His 3-point shooting success rate fell to the second lowest level of his career (33.6% 3PT), only better than his rookie season.

This number is not too high but not low either, enough to bring promise for Poole to become the Washington Wizards’ No. 1 star next season, especially when the team just said goodbye to a series of stars like Beal or Kristaps. Porzingis.

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