Clippers Acquire Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica
For Immediate Release
The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that the team has acquired guard/forward Carlos Delfino, center Miroslav Raduljica and a 2015 second round draft pick from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for forward Jared Dudley and a protected 2017 first round draft pick.
“Jared is a great teammate, I thank him for all his hard work on and off the floor on our behalf," Clippers President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Doc Rivers said. “Jared is a true professional and we wish him all the best in Milwaukee."
Delfino, 31, missed the entire 2013-14 NBA season due to surgery on his right foot after signing with Milwaukee as a free agent. The Argentinian native appeared in 67 games with Houston during the 2012-13 season and averaged 10.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists. An eight-year NBA veteran, Delfino has appeared in 507 games (170 starts) with Detroit, Toronto, Houston and Milwaukee and brings career averages of 8.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 22.8 minutes per game to the Clippers.
During his rookie season with the Bucks, Raduljica, 26, averaged 3.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 48 games (two starts). A native of Belgrade, Serbia, the 7’1” center signed with the Bucks as a free agent on June 26, 2013.
The Clippers acquired Dudley last season as part of a three-team trade with Milwaukee and Phoenix, and the seven-year NBA veteran appeared in 74 games (43 starts), averaging 6.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. In his career, Dudley has played in 523 games (190 starts) and averaged 8.7 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 24.1 minutes.