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Reggie Jackson to Pistons, Thunder acquire Enes Kanter, Kyle Singler, others

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IT'S GOING DOWN.

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Reggie Jackson finally got his trade demand resolved. He's joining the Detroit Pistons in a three-team trade also involving the Utah Jazz, per Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Other players involved include Thunder center Kendrick Perkins, Jazz center Enes Kanter and Pistons wing Kyle Singler.

This would end the Thunder's pursuit of the Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez, although they would still appear to be in need of a backup point guard pending further details.

Jackson has been vocal about being dissatisfied with his bench role with the Thunder, and in advance of hitting restricted free agency this summer, recently demanded a trade. In 50 games this season, he's averaging 12.8 points and 4.2 assists.

Kanter, a former third overall pick in 2011, has averaged 13.8 points per game and 7.8 rebounds as the Jazz's starting center. He gives the Thunder a low-post option, and has developed shooting range out to the 3-point line where he's 13-of-41 (31.7%) this season. Singler is a more dedicated 3-point shooter, averaging 7.1 points off the bench for the Pistons and shooting 40.6% from 3.

It's expected that the Jazz will buy out Perkins' contract.

Update: The Thunder have also acquired D.J. Augustin from the Pistons to be their backup point guard, and Steve Novak from the Jazz. Per NBA.com's David Aldridge:

Augustin is averaging 10.6 points and 4.9 assists off the bench this season. Novak, a career 43.4% shooter from 3, has largely been a bench warmer for the Jazz.

With four incoming players (Kanter, Singler, Augustin, Novak) and two outgoing (Jackson, Perkins), the Thunder will have to waive two of their own players to make room on the roster. Smart money for now says Ish Smith and Grant Jerrett.