Clippers reportedly trading Rivers to Wizards for Gortat

Marcin Gortat played five seasons in Washington

As first reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Los Angeles Clippers will be sending guard Austin Rivers to the Washington Wizards in exchange for center Marcin Gortat.

Rivers, the son of Clippers Coach Doc Rivers, will join the Wizards at the start of his seventh National Basketball Association season. And considering Doc himself has a say in making these trades, it means he likely signed off traded his son to another team.

The Wizards reportedly had been looking for a team to take on the previous year of Gortat's contract.

With the Clippers, Gortat provides insurance in case starting center DeAndre Jordan opts not to exercise his $24.1 million player option for next season.

Rivers, 25, averaged 15 points and 4 assists per game this past season.

Gortat has one year and $13.5 million left on his contract.

Rivers played three-plus seasons for his father, Doc Rivers, with the Clippers. The 34-year-old big man averaged 8.4 points and 7.6 rebounds in 82 games last season.

Gortat and Wizards teammate John Wall were rumored for a long time to not get along and didn't have a desire to remain teammates any longer.

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