Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - The Orlando Magic have traded guard J.J. Redick
to the Milwaukee Bucks in a six-player swap.
Redick will head to Milwaukee along with guard Ish Smith and forward/center
Gustavo Ayon in exchange for forward Tobias Harris and guards Doron Lamb and
Redick is averaging a career-high 15.1 points and 4.4 assists in 50 games this
season. He will give Milwaukee some outside shooting depth, hitting from
beyond the arc at a 39.0 percent clip.
The 28-year-old Duke product had spent his entire seven-year career in Orlando
and has averaged 9.2 points while shooting 39.8 percent from 3-point range in
396 games, including 52 starts. He will be a free agent at the conclusion of
Smith will join his fifth team in three NBA seasons, having also played for
Houston, Memphis and Golden State since entering the league in 2010-11. He is
averaging 2.4 points in 36 games this season.
Ayon was in his first season with Orlando after spending the 2011-12 campaign
in New Orleans. He is averaging 3.6 points and 3.3 rebounds in 43 games this
Harris was averaging 4.9 points in 28 games, including 14 starts, in his
second year for Milwaukee, while Lamb, a rookie from Kentucky, was averaging
3.4 points in 23 games off the bench. Udrih, a 30-year-old veteran in his
second year with the Bucks after three seasons in San Antonio and four in
Sacramento, was averaging 6.7 points and 3.5 assists in 39 games.
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