MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are gearing up for a extended playoff run, acquiring a few-level expert Nikola Mirotic from the New Orleans Pelicans in trade for Jason Smith and Stanley Johnson.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski initial introduced the information on Twitter:
While it may possibly not be the trade numerous lovers required from the Pelicans in Anthony Davis, this is a excellent go designed by Milwaukee’s front office environment.
Mirotic is averaging 16.7 points-per-game and shoots 37 % from a few-level land, fitting appropriate into Mike Budenholzer’s method.
According to ESPN’S Adrian Wojnarowski, the Bucks will also send four 2nd-round picks to New Orleans.