NBA: Bucks get Jrue Holiday, Bogdan Bogdanovic in separate trades
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The Milwaukee Bucks, in an effort to reshape its supporting cast for MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, executed two trades involving Jrue Holiday and Bogdan Bogdanovic.
The Bucks first acquired Holiday from the New Orleans Pelicans for Eric Bledsoe, George Hill, a slew of first round draft picks, and an additional two draft swaps.
New Orleans also receives two future draft pick swaps from Milwaukee, along with three firsts, sources said. https://t.co/pZtkfvZkrD
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 17, 2020
Later, the Eastern Conference contenders took sharpshooter Bogdan Bogdanovic from the Sacramento Kings in a sign and trade deal.
After promising to deliver Giannis a reshaped supporting cast prior to his extension decision, the Bucks make moves for Jrue Holiday and Bogdan Bogdanovic. Story on ESPN: https://t.co/IPqCbVYPqY
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 17, 2020
In return, the Kings will get Donte Divicencio, Ersan Ilyasova, and DJ Wilson.
As per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the decision behind the deals were influenced by the need to surround Antetokokounmpo, their 2-time MVP, with a better crew.
The Bucks were the top-seeded team in the East but failed to get past the Miami Heat in the conference semi-finals.
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