The Celtics are finalizing a trade that would send Abdel Nader to the Thunder for shooting guard Rodney Purvis, per Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.
The Celtics are finalizing trade to send Abdel Nader to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Rodney Purvis, league sources tell Yahoo. Boston decided to part ways with Nader over weekend, worked trade to OKC.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 24, 2018
Boston waived Nader on Saturday, opening up a roster spot for Jabari Bird or another player who impressed in Summer League.
Nader, 24, averaged 3.0 points and 1.5 rebounds and in 48 games last season, which was his first in the NBA.
As for Purvis, who also is 24, he played in 16 games with the Magic during the 2017-18 season averaging 6.0 points and 1.7 rebounds.