The Boston Celtics are trading guard Avery Bradley and a second-round pick to the Detroit Pistons for forward Marcus Morris.
The trade creates the salary-cap space needed for Boston to sign free-agent forward Gordon Hayward to a four-year, $128 million maximum contract.
Boston is also reportedly sending a 2019 second-round pick to Detroit.
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Bradley, 26, is a two-time All-Defensive Team player who averaged 16.3 points and 6.1 rebounds and shot 39 percent from 3-point range last season. In seven seasons with the Celtics, Bradley averaged 12.1 points and 3.1 rebounds.
Morris, 27, has played six seasons with the Houston, Phoenix and Detroit. He averaged 14 points, 4.6 rebounds and two assists in 79 games with the Pistons last season.