Reports: Wizards sign Ish Smith, trade Tomas Satoransky to Bulls

By 106.7 The Fan
The Wizards have addressed their need at point guard, reportedly signing veteran Ish Smith Monday morning. 
The deal is for two years and $12 million, per The Athletic's Shams Charania.

Smith’s contract is guaranteed and his $6 million annual salary comes out of the team’s non-taxpayers mid-level exception ($9.2)

— Candace Buckner (@CandaceDBuckner) July 1, 2019

Minutes later, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the Wizards had dealt Tomas Satoransky to the Bulls in a sign-and-trade.

Chicago has reached agreement on a sign-and-trade with Washington for guard Tomas Satoransky, league sources tell ESPN. Bulls are signing Satoransky to a three-year deal, league sources tell ESPN.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2019

Tomas Satoransky's three-year deal with the Bulls: $30M, league sources tell ESPN.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2019

The Bulls are sending a 2020 2nd round pick and the rights to swap a future 2nd round pick in the Satoransky deal, per source.

— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) July 1, 2019

The Wizards are receiving a a 2020 second round pick and the rights to swap a future second round pick from the Bulls, per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune.

Smith, 30, spent the last three seasons with the Pistons and is heading into his tenth NBA season. He has career averages of 7.4 points, 3.8 assists, and 2.4 rebounds per game. The Wizards needed a playmaking guard with John Wall set to miss most, if not all, the 2019-20 season with an Achilles injury
Satoransky spent the last three seasons with Washington after the Wizards drafted him in 2012. The Czech guard will now reunite with fellow ex-Wizard Otto Porter in Chicago.

First of all, thank you #DCFamily, my teammates, fans and all supporters for the last 3 years in the capital city. I appreciate it a lot ❤ But a new chapter is here and I am so excited and proud to be a part of #chicagobulls. Can't wait to be on a court at United Center!

— Tomas Satoransky (@satoransky) July 1, 2019

Per David Aldridge, the Wizards are still in the point guard market after the Smith signing and are talking with Isaiah Thomas.

Wizards losing Satoransky, but are talking with veteran PG Isaiah Thomas and hoping there’s a fit there, per source.

— David Aldridge (@davidaldridgedc) July 1, 2019

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