The Portland Trail Blazers and New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic have been linked several time in NBA Trade Deadline rumors, but Mirotic is heading to the Milwaukee Bucks, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe. The Pelicans will receive Jason Smith and Stanley Johnson along with four second-round picks in a three-team deal that includes Detroit:
Bucks will send Jason Smith and Stanley Johnson to Pelicans for Mirotic, per source. https://t.co/D28YlR6zQ5— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 7, 2019
New Orleans-Milwaukee trade will include Pistons and send multiple second-road picks to the Pelicans for Mirotic, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 7, 2019
Mirotic was linked with Portland several times in the lead-up to the deadline. He’s averaging 16.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game this season.