The Dallas Mavericks made a deal to buy big man Christian Wood out of Houston in return for Boban Marjanovic.
Christian Wood- Dallas Mavericks
Wood just finished a season with 17.9 points per game and 10.1 rebounds per match while shooting 39% from 3-point range.
Christian Wood- Finished a Season
According to ESPN's Tim MacMahon the Rockets wanted to trade Wood in order to free up playing time.
Christian Wood- Rockets wanted to Trade
Wood, 26, has one more season left on his contract. He has a $14.3million salary. This is a high-stakes year for a player.
Christian Wood- One More Season
Wood didn't hear his name in the NBA draft of 2015 and bounced around on four teams his first three seasons.
Christian Wood- NBA Draft 2015
Wood finally achieved success after a stint of eight games with the New Orleans Pelicans and then more with the Pistons.
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Christian Wood- Achieved Success
He went on to break out and average 19.1 points and 9.9 boards on 50.7 percent shooting (50.7 from deep) over two season.
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Christian Wood- Average Points
Wood has some limitations, his 6-foot-10, 217-pound frame makes it difficult to play in the paint.
Christian Wood- Has Some Limitations
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