Report: Thunder dump salary in eight-player trade with Rockets

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Theo Maledon, right, looks to score against Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) in the second half of an NBA basketball game. (Nate Billings/AP)

The Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder are swapping four players in a trade, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

In the deal, David Nwaba, Sterling Brown, Trey Burke and Maquese Chriss are moving from Houston to Oklahoma City, while the Rockets receive Derrick Favors, Ty Jerome, Moe Harkless and Theo Maledon.

The Rockets will also acquire a 2025 Atlanta Hawks second-round pick, and the Thunder will drop $10 million under the NBA's luxury tax.

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