Bucks nab J.J. Redick in six-player deal

02/21/2013 3:51 PM ET
By Lou DiPietro

J.J. Redick is headed from Orlando to Milwaukee in a six-player deal.(AP)
Sharpshooter J.J. Redick ended up being the most notable name moved in the final hours before the NBA trade deadline, going from Orlando to Milwaukee as the centerpiece of a six-player deal.

According to Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Bucks will receive Redick, forward Gustavo Ayon, and guard Ish Smith, sending forward Tobias Harris and guards Beno Udrih and Doron Lamb to Orlando in exchange.

Redick, 28, was averaging career-highs of 15.1 points and 4.4 assists per game for the Magic, and the career 40 percent three-point shooter was hitting at a 39 percent clip from beyond the arc this season. While starting just 11 of the 50 games he has played, the Duke product took on more of an offensive role for the Magic this season in the absence of Dwight Howard, and was rumored to be looking for a big deal when he hits free agency this summer.

Milwaukee also gets Ayon, a second-year forward/center who was averaging 3.6 points and 3.3 rebounds in 13.3 minutes per game, and Smith, a 24-year-old guard averaging 2.3 points per game.

As for Orlando’s haul, the Magic get Udrih, a 30-year-old guard who was averaging 6.7 points and 3.5 assists in 39 games off the Bucks’ bench, Harris, a 20-year-old guard who was the No. 19 overall pick in 2011 and was averaging 4.9 points in 28 games, and Lamb, a rookie out of Kentucky who averaged 3.4 points in 23 games.

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