Bucks Acquire Tony Snell from the Bulls
Milwaukee trades Michael Carter-Williams to Chicago
Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond announced today that the team has acquired fourth-year guard Tony Snell from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for fourth-year guard Michael Carter-Williams.
In three games to date during the 2016 preseason, Snell, 24, has averaged 9.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 16.0 minutes. He appeared in 64 games (33 starts) for the Bulls last season and averaged 5.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 20.3 minutes per contest. The 20th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft out of the University of New Mexico, Snell has played in 213 career games (67 starts) for the Bulls, and averaged 5.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.9 assists. In his last two seasons, Snell has shot 37.1 percent (2014-15) and 36.1 percent (2015-16) from the three-point arc.
Carter-Williams, 25, appeared in 54 games (37 starts) for the Bucks last season and averaged 11.5 points, 5.2 assists and 5.1 rebounds in 30.5 minutes per game. Originally drafted by Philadelphia in the 2013 NBA Draft (11th overall) out of Syracuse, he was acquired by Milwaukee in a trade on Feb. 19, 2015, and has appeared in 190 career games with the 76ers and Bucks.