The Clippers traded Jamison, and an undisclosed sum of cash to Atlanta for the rights to Cenk Akyol, a 6-foot-7 forward who was the Hawks' second-round draft pick in 2005 but has never appeared in the
The Clippers traded Mullens, 25, and a future second-round draft pick to the 76ers for a conditional pick.
The departures of Jamison, 37, who was making the veteran's minimum salary of $1.4 million, and Mullens, who was making about $1 million, lowered the Clippers' payroll to about $71.3 million, slightly under the tax threshold of $72.5 million for this season. Both Jamison and Mullens were in their first season with Clippers.
Jamison was able to disembark the Clippers' charter flight bound for Memphis after the flight was delayed.
A proposed trade with the
Jamison, a two-time All-Star, was averaging a career-low 3.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in only 11.3 minutes per game. Mullens was averaging 2.5 points and 1.2 rebounds in 6.2 minutes per game.