RED CLAWS TRADE FOR ANTHONY BENNETT
#1 NBA Draft Pick Will Join Maine, Pending Physical
PORTLAND, Maine – December 28, 2017 – The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announce that the team has acquired Anthony Bennett in a trade with the Northern Arizona Suns.
Bennett, who was the #1 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, is set to join the Red Claws, pending the completion of a physical.
The Red Claws receive Bennett and Northern Arizona’s original 3rd round 2018 NBA G League Draft pick. In return, Maine sends Northern Arizona the returning player rights to Wesley Saunders and Maine’s original 2nd round 2018 NBA G League Draft selection.
Bennett has played for four different NBA teams in his career and 14 games with Northern Arizona this season, averaging 11.7 points and 5.6 rebounds per game.
The Red Claws return to action tonight at Grand Rapids. The Red Claws return to the Expo on Dec. 31 for the annual New Year’s Eve matinee against Lakeland. Limited tickets are available by calling 207-210-6655 or visiting MaineRedClaws.com.