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Replace Bojan Bogdanovic with the Detroit Pistons for Kelly Olynyk

Replace Bojan Bogdanovic with the Detroit Pistons for Kelly Olynyk

Detroit pistons Third Year General Manager Troy Weaver He celebrates the first day of autumn in the best way he knows how: with trade, of course.

The Pistons trade for the Utah Jazz as a striker Bojan Bogdanovic opposite the center Kelly Olynyk The Free Press confirmed Thursday morning, guard Sabine Lee.

Bogdanovic, 33, has spent the past three seasons with the Jazz, averaging 18.4 points and shooting 39.7% on 6.8 3-point attempts per game, as Utah holds the playoffs each year. Instantly become the most accomplished 3-point shooter in pistons, Make two 3s per game During his eight-season career in the NBA with Brooklyn, Washington, Indiana and Utah. pistons gone 29th in the NBA last season At 3 points the percentage made 32.6%.

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Bogdanovic, who was representing the Croatian national team and was Its leading scorer During the 2016 Olympics, he signed a four-year, $73.1 million contract with Jazz in 2019. He has one year left of $19.6 million and will be an unrestricted free agent after this season.

The Pistons will earn more this season, as Olynyk is listed for $12.8 million and Lee will earn $1.8 million. But it will save Detroit money in 2023-24, because Olenik had a $3 million partial guarantee that season, Gifting more California pistonss The space where they look forward to a potential hit To promote rebuilding.

Pistons Lee, 23, with the 38th overall pick in 2020, drafted Weaver’s first draft as GM. Lee appeared in 85 games over two seasons, starting at seven as a rookie, and earned the NBA second-team honor at the Motor City Cruise last season. He has a club option for 2023-24.

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Oleinik, 31, signed a three-year, $37 million contract in 2021 as a free agency. During his only season with the Pistons, he averaged 9.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists, but injuries limited him to 40 games.

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Bogdanovic started all 204 games he’s played for Utah, helping the Jazz team become one of the most efficient offenses in the league while playing aggressively forward. But jazz has suffered from disappointing interlude performances every year. Danny Inge, in his first full season as Head of Basketball Operations, has a Led a complete shredding of the core of UtahAll-Stars dealt Rudy Gobert to Minnesota and Donovan Mitchell to Cleveland in blockbuster deals earlier this season.

The Pistons now have 16 players on the roster, one of whom is over the limit, but is expected to buy Kemba Walker to get to 15.

This is the latest pistons trade During a busy summer. they dealt Grammy Grant to Portlandpracticing the Night Acquisition Project Galen Doreen with pick number 13 In the 2022 NBA Draft and completed Paycheck deal with Knicks.

The Pistons also re-signed Power forward/centre Marvin Bagley III A three-year contract worth $37.5 millionand they agreed on a Two-year deal with striker Kevin Knox II.

The training camp starts next week and the Pistons first team will take place Four games pre-season October 4th at the New York Knicks. pistons Regular season open October 19 against Orlando.

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