Report: Nuggets deal 1st-round pick, Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur to Nets in salary dump

Kenneth Faried is reportedly leaving Denver for Brooklyn in a package deal that amounts to a salary dump for the Nuggets. (AP)

The Denver Nuggets sent a package of Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur, a 2019 first-round pick and a future second-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets for Isaiah Whitehead, ESPN reports.

The move clears $21 million in salary for the Nuggets, according to the report. The first-round pick the Nuggets dealt is protected for picks one through 12.

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