Reports: Pistons acquire Kemba Walker in three-team deal

Four-time NBA All-Star Kemba Walker reportedly was shipped from the New York Knicks to the Detroit Pistons on Thursday as part of a three-team, draft-night trade.The Charlotte Hornets selected Memphis center Jalen Duren with the 13th overall pick, and he was dealt to the Pistons, according to multiple media reports.The Pistons agreed to accept Walker and his expiring contract (one year, $9.2 million remaining), while sending Charlotte a top-four protected 2025 first-round pick that originally belonged to the Milwaukee Bucks. Detroit had acquired that draft choice on Wednesday in a trade that sent Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers.According to multiple media reports, the Pistons plan to discuss a contract buyout with Walker.NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced on the draft broadcast that the Hornets also will get four future second-round draft picks.

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