The Phoenix Suns trade for Jock Landal at the Atlanta Hawks

Jock Landall #34 of the San Antonio Spurs drives against Willie Hernangomez #9 of the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half at Smoothie King Center on February 12, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

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The Phoenix Suns are traded for Jock Landale of the Atlanta Hawks Center, according to the athlete‘s Shams Al-Sharaniyah.

Atlanta received money in the deal, per the athlete‘s Chris Kirchner.

Landale, who will turn 27 in October, marks .’s third off-season acquisition The Suns after agreeing to a one-year deal with winger Damion Lee Resignation Center Bismak Piombo.

It also became Phoenix’s third spot on the list behind Dario Saric and Piombo, with a backup last year JaVale McGee has reportedly agreed to a three-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks And future unrestricted free agent Deandre Ayton is still up in the air.

The 6-foot-11, 256-pound Landale dropped out of St. Mary’s in 2018 before making his NBA debut with the San Antonio Spurs last season.

In his junior campaign, the 26-year-old averaged 4.9 points, 2.6 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.3 blocks in 10.9 minutes per game across 54 games (one start).

Landale also shot 49.5% from the field, 32.6% from a three-point range and 82.9% from the free throw line in that period.

On June 30, the Australian traded Dejounte Murray to the Hawks for Danilo Gallinari and several first-round picks ahead.

Before signing with Tottenham in August 2021, Landale played for Atlanta in the 2018 NBA Summer League and then joined Partizan in Serbia until 2019.

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He played with Zalgiris Kaunas in Lithuania in 2019-20 and the Milwaukee Bucks summer team in 2019 before signing with Melbourne United in Australia from 2020-21.

Landal also won a bronze medal with Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and spent time with the San Antonio Austin Spurs in the league in 2021.

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