Carter-Williams, Ennis and Plumlee join Milwaukee

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We have been treated to a very eventful NBA trade deadline day and we have seen several high profile names move to new teams.

Following the conclusion of Goran Dragic's trade away from the Phoenix Suns, the team acted quickly to replace him.

Dragic moved to the Miami Heat as the Suns' hand was forced to trade him or lose him to free agency at the end of the season.

With Dragic now safely signed by the Heat, this would prompt the Suns to initiate a three team trade.

Consisting of the Suns, Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers, the trade has left the Bucks in fantastic position as the race for the play-offs heats up.


The trade has seen Bucks point guard Brandon Knight make the move to Phoenix to replace Dragic whilst Philadelphia have sent current rookie of the year Michael Carter-Williams, Miles Plumlee and Tyler Ennis to Milwaukee.

Philadelphia have received nothing but draft picks meaning that it may be a tough second half of the season for the 76ers fans.

Sources have revealed the trade details to ESPN and it would appear from the outside that two teams should see immediate improvements as a result.

The Suns have arguably traded up by swapping out Dragic for Knight whilst the Bucks have received a current big name rookie, last years rookie of the year and a two year veteran.

As for Philadelphia, currently sitting on 12 wins for the season may have just given up a large cluster of their team and could be in for a tough end to the season.

It has yet to be announced what draft picks they have received, but clearly the 76ers are going to be a team to watch for come the draft.

Saying a shocking goodbye

Waking up on Thursday, not many would have expected to see Carter-Williams leaving Philadelphia and MCW has shown his own surprise at the trade.

"I can't lie I'm shocked. I love this city thank you for everything. I can honestly say I gave it my all. I wish Philly nothing but the best" - Michael Carter-Williams via Twitter

Carter-Williams was one of the biggest names and pretty much the only bright spark in the Sixers season last year.

Philadelphia suffered a league record tying 26 game losing streak last season and Williams was seen as one of the few positives to come out of the year.

Who knows what losing him will do to the Sixers despite him having a lesser year in 2014 than he did in his rookie year.

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