Miami Heat acquire Nemanja Bjelica from Sacramento Kings

March 3, 2021; Sacramento, California, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica (8) during the third quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Heat acquired forward Nemanja Bjelica from the Sacramento Kings on Thursday in exchange for forwards Moe Harkless and Chris Silva.

Bjelica, a six-year NBA veteran, averaged 7.2 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists in 26 games for the Kings this season. He’s averaged 8.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 367 games over six seasons. He spent his first three seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves and the last three with the Kings.

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Harkless averaged 1.4 points and 1.2 rebounds in 11 games with Miami after signing with the Heat on Nov. 23. The 10-year veteran has averaged 7.0 points and 3.7 rebounds per game in 548 games with the Magic, Trail Blazers, Knicks, Clippers and Heat.

Silva averaged 2.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 11 games with the Heat this season after averaging 3.0 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in 44 contests as a rookie last year.

–Field Level Media