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Jazz trade Bogdanovic to Detroit for Olynyk, Lee


Utah continued to revamp its roster continued Thursday with the Jazz agreeing to ship ahead Bojan Bogdanovic to the Detroit Pistons for ahead Kelly Olynyk and guard Saben Lee, in accordance to an individual with data of the trade.

The individual confirmed the trade Thursday to The Associated Press on situation of anonymity as a result of not all particulars – resembling physicals and league approval – had been accomplished, which prevented the deal from being introduced by both staff.

Detroit will turn out to be the fifth NBA membership for Bogdanovic. He averaged 18.1 factors for the Jazz final season in 69 video games, all of them begins, and has averaged 15.0 factors in eight seasons with Brooklyn, Indiana, Washington and Utah.

Olynyk can also be becoming a member of his fifth staff, after stints with Boston, Miami, Houston and the Pistons. He performed in 40 video games for Detroit final season, averaging 9.1 factors.

Lee averaged 5.6 factors in every of his first two NBA seasons, each with the Pistons. He appeared in 85 video games for Detroit, all however seven of them off the bench.

The transfer implies that all however considered one of Utah’s common starters from final season not are with the Jazz. Bogdanovic had Utah’s second-highest scoring common final season behind Donovan Mitchell, who was traded to Cleveland. The Jazz have additionally traded Rudy Gobert to Minnesota and Royce O’Neale to Brooklyn throughout this offseason.

The solely participant who began greater than six video games for Utah final season and remains to be on the Jazz roster is guard Mike Conley, who began 72 contests.

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