Cavs send Korver to Jazz for G Burks, 2 picks

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Just one month into the season, it's been clear that the Cavs are not a playoff team or even fighting for a spot in the postseason. The Jazz have also included two future second-round picks in the deal.

Also, that Wizards second rounder in 2021 may only be a second-round pick, but with the way things are trending in the nation's capital, that might be early in the second round.

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Burks' expiring contract - $11.53 million - could have value prior to the February trade deadline. Korver played for the Jazz from the 2007-08 season through the 2009-10 season, so this will be a homecoming of sorts for him.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report the news publicly, but Jazz players already knew what went down. Kyle Korver's ability to stretch the floor and draw out defenders outside the paint might very well be the edge that Mitchell and Rudy Gobert needs to effectively operate underneath the basket.

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Korver's contract carries a cap hit of $7.6 million this season and $7.5 million for 2019-20, $3.4 million of which is guaranteed.

Before the trade, the Jazz had gone 9-12 overall, with one of their biggest problems a severe lack of 3-point shooting beyond forward Joe Ingles. "They're missing shots that they normally make so I think that's something we can definitely improve on".

Kyle Korver is on the move.

One of the greatest shooters in National Basketball Association history, Korver is averaging 6.8 points per game this season on 46.3 percent shooting from 3-point range.

Burks, 27, had averaged 8.4 points in 15 minutes a game for Utah this season.

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