Suns acquire Jahidi White
Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) – The Phoenix Suns have acquired center Jahidi
White from the Washington Wizards in exchange for point guard Brevin Knight.
The 6-foot-9 White has averaged 6.4 points and 6.4 rebounds in five NBA
seasons — all with Washington.
“This deal gives us a physical, athletic presence that compliments the style
and direction of our team,” Suns president and general manager Bryan Colangelo
White, the 43rd overall pick in the 1998 draft, has appeared in just one game
for the Wizards this season and failed to register a point in four minutes of
Knight was acquired by Phoenix in a September 30 trade that sent forward Bo
Outlaw and center Jake Tsakalidis to Memphis. The Suns also received forward
Robert Archibald and center Cezary Trybanski in the deal.
Knight is averaging 0.7 points and 1.3 assists in three games with the Suns
this year. He has posted career averages of 7.5 points and 6.5 assists in 348
career games with Cleveland, Atlanta, Memphis and Phoenix.