Tobias Harris and Charles Jenkins, former LI stars, traded on NBA deadline day
Tobias Harris and Charles Jenkins have a lot in common:
Played their best ball on Long Island.
Selected in the 2011 NBA draft.
Jenkins, 23, Hofstra's all-time leading scorer, was traded from the Golden State Warriors to the Philadelphia 76ers. The guard was drafted 44th overall in 2011, 25 spots after Harris was taken. Golden State, which is trying to get under the NBA's luxury-tax threshold, received cash and a protected second-round pick from Philadelphia.
The 6-8 Harris is averaging 4.9 points and 2.0 rebounds in 11.6 minutes per game this season. The 6-3 Jenkins, who has played sparingly, is averaging 1.7 points.
The Magic agreed to trade veteran shooting guard Redick, center Gustavo Ayon and reserve point guard Ish Smith to the Bucks in exchange for Doron Lamb, Beno Udrih and Harris.
The Raptors traded for Sebastian Telfair, who starred at Lincoln High School in Brooklyn. The stars rumored to be on the move at the trade deadline, however, went nowhere. The Hawks' Josh Smith, the Celtics' Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce and the Lakers' Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard didn't get traded.
In NBA action, LeBron James had 26 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists as the visiting Heat beat the Bulls, 86-67, for their ninth straight win. Dwyane Wade scored 17 for Miami, which forced 27 turnovers . . . Tony Parker had 31 points and Danny Green added 15 as the visiting Spurs beat the Clippers, 116-90. -- AP