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Long Island Nets Acquire 2018 First Round Draft Pick in Trade with Rio Grande Valley Vipers

Long Island Nets Acquire 2018 First Round Draft Pick in Trade with Rio Grande Valley Vipers

Long Island – The Long Island Nets, the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, have acquired the Rio Grande Valley Vipers’ first round pick in the 2018 NBA G League Draft in exchange for the returning player rights to guard R.J. Hunter.

Hunter was acquired off waivers on January 6 and appeared in 24 games (13 starts) for Long Island last season, recording averages of 18.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 30.1 minutes per contest. Prior to joining the LI Nets, Hunter also appeared in three games for the Chicago Bulls and five games for the Windy City Bulls during the 2016-17 season.