Bucks to get Mirotic from Pelicans for two players

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As Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe of ESPN report, the New Orleans Pelicans are trading Nikola Mirotic to Milwaukee Bucks, in exchange for Jason Smith and Stanley Johnson.

"We are thrilled to add such a talented player in Nikola Mirotic to our roster", said Bucks General Manager Jon Horst.

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Another significant component to this move is the draft compensation that will be going the Pelicans' way.

Smith was acquired by the Bucks from the Wizards in a three-team trade on December 7, 2018.

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Wojnarowski and Marc Stein of the New York Times also report the deal will also include the Pistons, with the Pelicans netting multiple second-round picks.

The Montenegrin is averaging 16.6 points on shooting splits of.447/.368/.842, along with 8.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in his 32 appearances with the Pelicans this season. It should be noted that Mirotic has been limited throughout the year due to various calf ailments.

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Mirotic should fit in well with a Bucks team that is taking 37.6 3-pointers per game on the season, the second-most in the league. In order to sort out all the details of this revised deal, here are the latest NBA Trade Grades.

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