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Jazz trading guard Trey Burke to Wizards for a 2nd-round pick, per report

Washington gets a point guard to play behind John Wall.

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The Utah Jazz are trading guard Trey Burke to the Washington Wizards for a future second-round draft pick, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday.

Burke was a college star at Michigan and the Jazz took him ninth overall in the 2013 NBA Draft. He played three seasons in Utah and averaged between 10 and 13 points in all of them.

But his minutes fell last season from more than 30 per game in his first two years to just more than 20. He played in 64 games and didn’t start any of them. At least statistically, Burke didn’t make the strides a team would want from a lottery pick.

With the Wizards, Burke figures to back up John Wall at point guard, and he might be athletic enough to help the team in other ways.

Veteran Ramon Sessions had played behind Wall since the Wizards traded for him in February 2015, but Sessions is now a free agent. Getting Burke signals the Wizards are going younger to supplement Wall and shooting guard Bradley Beal in their backcourt.

The Wizards have a handful of free agents this summer, and their roster is likely to look much different than the one that stumbled to 41-41 and missed the playoffs last year.