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Portland Trail Blazers (49-33)


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Blazers take guard Anfernee Simons with 24th pick

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) The Portland Trail Blazers acquired two guards during Thursday's NBA draft, landing IMG Academy's Anfernee Simons and Duke's Gary Trent Jr.

Simons was the 24th pick of the draft. Portland got Trent after acquiring the rights to the 37th pick by trading two future second-round picks to Sacramento.

The 6-foot-4, 180-pound Simons didn't play in college. He initially committed to Louisville but after the school fired coach Rick Pitino in October, Simons opted to attend IMG Academy in Florida. Simons, who turned 19 this month, averaged 22.4 points and shot 45 percent last season.

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Leaders
Points: Damian Lillard26.9
Rebounds: Jusuf Nurkic9.0
Assists: Damian Lillard6.6
FG%: Jusuf Nurkic50.5%
Steals: Al-Farouq Aminu1.14
Blocks: Jusuf Nurkic1.41
Defense (Rank)
Points: 103.0 (5)
Rebounds: 42.9 (13)
Assists: 20.2 (2)
FG%: 44.7% (4)
FT%: 75.5% (4)
3P%: 36.4% (16)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 105.6 (17)
Rebounds: 45.5 (4)
Assists: 19.5 (30)
FG%: 45.2% (20)
FT%: 80.0% (3)
3P%: 36.6% (11)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Portland 49 33 .598 --
x-Oklahoma City 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Utah 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Minnesota 47 35 .573 2.0
Denver 46 36 .561 3.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/21/2018 Gary Trent Jr. Traded For future second round picks
3/19/2018 Georgios Papagiannis Signed for the Rest of the Season
3/12/2018 Wade Baldwin IV Signed for the Rest of the Season Two-year contract through 2018-19
3/8/2018 Georgios Papagiannis Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/2/2018 Brandon Rush 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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