The San Antonio Spurs have sent 34-year old forward Boris Diaw to the Utah Jazz for the draft rights to 2015 second round pick, 23-year old shooting guard Olivier Hanlan. Diaw played in 76 games (4 starts) for the Spurs last year and he averaged 18.2 minutes, 6.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. He also played in 9 games (0 starts) in the playoffs for the Spurs last year and he averaged 17.7 minutes, 5.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Diaw played in 331 games (70 starts) in his five years with the Spurs and he averaged 22.5 minutes, 7.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game. He also played in 69 games (18 starts) in the playoffs for the Spurs and he averaged 22.9 minutes, 7.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. Diaw helped the Spurs win the NBA Title in 2013-14. This deal was made to move Diaw’s $7 million dollar salary so that the Spurs can sign Pau Gasol.
UPDATE: The Spurs have also sent cash considerations and a 2nd round pick in the 2022 NBA Draft to the Utah Jazz as part of this deal.