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Pistons guard Luke Kennard, a Franklin HS grad and Duke alum, traded to Clippers

Darius Garland, Luke Kennard
Posted at 10:26 PM, Nov 18, 2020

NEW YORK — Detroit Pistons guard Luke Kennard has been traded to the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Pistons traded 23-year-old Kennard to the Clippers for the No. 19 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, landing Villanova’s Saddiq Bey on Wednesday night.

Detroit selected the Franklin High School graduate and Duke alum with the No. 12 pick in 2017.

In his last of three seasons with Detroit, he logged 15.8 points per game and shot 44% of field goals.

The McDonald’s All-American and two-time Ohio Mr. Basketball winner led Duke in scoring with an average of 19.5 points while shooting 49% from the floor in his last collegiate season.