IN will reportedly waive both players.
The Rockets are trading Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin to the Pacers less than 24 hours after acquiring them in a three-team trade, according to ESPN.
Sacramento received guard Alec Burks and a second-round pick from the Cavaliers, with Cleveland getting Brandon Knight, Marquese Chriss and a 2019 lottery-protected pick from Houston.
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Klay Thompson, Damian Lillard , Russell Westbrook , LaMarcus Aldridge, Karl-Anthony Towns and Bradley Beal completed the squad. Especially since they were unable to make much noise at the deadline themselves, despite the persistent Anthony Davis rumors.
Cleveland will bring in Knight, 27, and Chriss, 21. It remains unclear how they figure into the Rockets' plans. He's set to make $15.6 million next season. Financially, it's a coup... but it costs them a valuable asset in the first rounder.
As The Athletic's Jason Lloyd wrote before the deadline, a Burks trade wasn't going to be popular in the Cavaliers locker room, as many of his teammates hoped he'd remain in Cleveland long term. Wojnarowski adds that the Rockets will attach a second-round draft pick in order to push the deal through.
Barnes averaged 17.7 points in 49 games for the Dallas Mavericks this season before the Kings acquired him Wednesday in a trade that sent Justin Jackson and Zach Randolph to Dallas.