Chicago Trades For Nikola Vucevic

by | Mar 25, 2021 | Eastern Conference, Magic, NBA, Southeast | 0 comments

The Orlando Magic have traded Nikola Vucevic and Al-Farouq Aminu to the Chicago Bulls for Otto Porter Jr., Wendell Carter Jr., and two first-round picks (2021 and 2023).

Nikola Vucevic

Nikola Vucevic, a two-time All Star, is having a career-year in Orlando, and will make an immediate impact in Chicago. The 30-year-old is averaging 24.5 PPG, 11.8 RPG, and 3.8 APG, while shooting 48% from the field, 40.6% from behind the arc, and 83.7% from the free throw line. Vucevic was the only NBA player that was leading his team (Magic) in points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks.

Vucevic will now join Zach Lavine to create a dynamic duo in the Windy City.

Otto Porter Jr. and Wendell Carter Jr.

In addition to receiving two first-round picks, Orlando will receive Otto Porter Jr. and Wendell Carter Jr.

Otto Porter Jr., the former Georgetown Hoya, has been a decent player in the NBA.

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Other Orlando Magic Trades

The Orlando Magic have traded Aaron Gordon and Gary Clark to the Denver Nuggets for Gary Harris, R.J. Hampton, and a protected 2025 first-round pick.

The Orlando Magic have traded Evan Fournier to the Boston Celtics for two second-round picks.

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