Jeremy Lin traded by Brooklyn Nets to Atlanta Hawks

The Post reported last month the Nets had been shopping Lin, and that they had been looking to take Nuggets big man Kenneth Faried in a salary dump to get a pick.

According to Wojnarowski, Atlanta is also sending Brooklyn a 2020 second-round pick via Portland.

It is unclear what else the Nets will receive in return.

Russell could be in line for a rookie-scale extension, but he will have to show more than what he has during his 48 games as a Net to warrant the franchise taking a long-term gamble on his future.

Lin played just one game for the Nets in 2017-18 before rupturing the patella tendon in his right knee and missing the rest of the season.

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Lin became an global sensation during the 2011-2012 season.

Lin, headed to his seventh National Basketball Association team as he prepares to enter his ninth season, now joins a roster that includes two notable point guards, No. 5 overall pick Trae Young and veteran Dennis Schroder. He's entering the final year of his contract after playing eight seasons, including stints with the Knicks, Rockets, Lakers and Hornets.

The Nets had acquired Whitehead in a draft night trade with Utah in 2016.

Whitehead, 23, averaged 6.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 16 games off the Brooklyn bench last season.

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