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Report: Pistons, Suns discussing Luke Kennard trade

Detroit going after Jevon Carter, Elie Okobo and a first-round pick in return for the shooting guard.

Detroit Pistons guard Luke Kennard dribbles the ball during the second quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center.  Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Pistons and Phoenix Suns are working on a deal centered around Luke Kennard, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The trade would send Kennard to the Suns in exchange for Jevon Carter, Elie Okobo and a first-round pick.

As Woj states, the Suns view Kennard as a good scoring compliment to Devin Booker and Ricky Rubio, providing floor spacing in the starting lineup. The Suns already run a smallish lineup with Deandre Ayton at center and Kelly Oubre Jr. at PF. Kennard has been dealing with injuries for the Pistons this season, but when healthy, was a huge scoring threat from outside.