The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Thomas, Channing Frye and the Cavs' top-three protected 2018 first-round draft pick have gone to the Lakers, in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr.
Lakers head coach Luke Walton said of Thomas: "He's a great player. He's still coming back from injury, so the more [time he has on court] the better [he'll get].
"JC and Larry were a huge part of what we've been doing here ... they've elevated their games and been great team-mates taking different roles. We're going to miss them, but they're going to a good situation."
Thomas only moved to Cleveland in the offseason as a part of the blockbuster deal that sent Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics.
The 29-year-old had spoken of his desire to remain in Cleveland, despite his outspoken comments over the Cavs' poor form supposedly leading to trouble with his coaches, team-mates and fans.
"I'm tired of being traded," Thomas told Cleveland.com on Wednesday.
"That's not a good thing, but, I just want to be where I'm wanted. I like it here. It hasn't been as planned, but I definitely want to be here."
Cleveland have been looking for players who can help this season and beyond and Nance and Clarkson fit that mould. Clarkson is signed up to a four-year, $50million contract and will not be a free agent until after 2020.
Nance is also signed up through 2020, but it is to a much more team-friendly deal. He makes $1.47m this season, $2.27m in 2018-19 and $3.36m in the 2019-20 season.
Thomas has appeared in only 15 games for the Cavs since joining from Boston, after being hindered by a hip injury.
|Thunder end Raptors´ streak, Davis stars|
|Stars goalie Bishop expected to miss at least two weeks|
|Pistons got absolutely screwed - Van Gundy slams officiating in loss to Trail Blazers|
|LeBron James: Cavs worried about Lue health|
|Australia to host two games against Team USA in 2019|
|Grizzlies snap 19-game losing streak, LeBron´s triple-double lifts Cavs|
|NFL Draft 2018: Jets acquire number three overall pick from Colts|
|UMBC´s March Madness win earns everyone in USA free pizza|
|Markelle Fultz´s return remains a mystery to Brett Brown|
|Thunder claim key win, injury-ravaged Warriors fall to Kings|
|J.J. Watt breaks news of Tyrann Mathieu´s deal with Texans|
|Super Bowl champion LeGarrette Blount joins Lions|
|Warriors star Durant to miss at least two weeks with rib injury|
|Doc Rivers fined $15,000 for calling officiating ´complete joke´|
|Ravens sign WR Michael Crabtree to three-year deal|
|Vikings sign DT Sheldon Richardson|
|Vikings celebrate Cousins capture as AFC lags behind in NFL ´arms´ race|
|LeBron delivers massive dunk as Cavs fall to Trail Blazers|
|Rivers slams officials after Clippers´ loss to Rockets|
|Hawks´ Schroder: Howard only cares against his former teams|
|Vikings sign Cousins to record contract|
|Redskins sign Smith to contract extension|
|Wizards sneak past Celtics in double OT, Durant leads Warriors|
|Richburg signs multi-year deal with 49ers|
|Bills sign QB McCarron to two-year deal|
|Murcia dump out holders Tenerife to reach last eight|
|Browns tackle Thomas announces retirement|
|Mathieu nearing Cardinals exit|
|Cleveland Browns stalwart Joe Thomas announces retirement|
|Stephen Curry at 30: The numbers behind an illustrious career|
|Breaking down Russell Westbrook´s 100 triple-doubles|
|I´m like fine wine - LeBron James after career-high 14th triple-double|
|Westbrook, Simmons add to triple-double prowess|
|Titans to add another ex-Patriot in RB Lewis|
|Warriors star Curry to miss at least another week|
|Canadiens All-Star defenseman Weber out for season|
|Jets to sign QB Bridgewater to one-year deal|
|Jets set to sign DB Johnson|
|QB McCown signs new Jets deal amid Bridgewater rumours|
|Monaco cruise into BCL last eight in front of Prince Albert II|
|Titans to sign former Patriots CB Malcolm Butler to five-year deal|
|Former Raiders CB Smith to serve year in jail for assault|
|Packers releasing Jordy Nelson, signing Jimmy Graham|
|Cardinals release RB Adrian Peterson|
|QB Sam Bradford expected to sign with Cardinals|
|Danny Amendola set to swap Patriots for Dolphins|
|Kirk Cousins ´likely to sign with Vikings´ after visit|
|Drew Brees staying with Saints in reported two-year, $50m deal|
|Chiefs agree to terms with WR Sammy Watkins|
|Robinson reportedly set to join Bears|
|Keenum expected to sign with Broncos|
|Jake Arrieta pens heartfelt letter to Cubs after joining Phillies|
|Houston top San Antonio as Spurs´ woes continue|
|Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin nets 600th career NHL goal|
|Kirk Cousins pens emotional letter to Redskins fans|
|Dolphins expected to release DT Ndamukong Suh|
|LOOK: Tom Brady offers first glimpse at gashed hand|
|LeBron James blames Cavaliers´ woes on team injuries|
|Kyrie Irving hints at extended rest due to knee injury|
|Sherman: Chance to face Seahawks behind 49ers move|
|Thomas helps Lakers to win over LeBron, Cavs|
|Cavs lose Osman for at least two weeks, Hood day-to-day with back strain|
|Chargers sign CB Hayward to three-year extension|
|Westbrook´s triple-double leads Thunder past Spurs|
|Richard Sherman set to join 49ers|
|Royals RF Bonifacio handed 80-game ban after testing positive for steroids|
|JuJu Smith-Schuster steps up campaign for LeBron James to join Steelers|
|Rockets, Pelicans and Warriors see winning streaks end as Cavs fall|
|Browns trade for Bills QB Taylor, Landry expected to join|
|Bucs´ Evans set to become NFL´s second highest-paid WR|