Found March 13, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
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With the NBA trade deadline approaching Thursday afternoon, the first domino has fallen in what has been a very quiet and uneventful week thus far.  Rumors were swirling about the Orlando Magic trying to acquire Monta Ellis in hopes of pairing him up with Dwight Howard.  Instead the Golden State Warriors have traded Ellis to the Milwaukee Bucks in a five-player deal that will send Andrew Bogut to the Bay. Milwaukee Bucks Get: SG Monta Ellis, PF Ekpe Udoh, C Kwame Brown Golden State Warriors Get: C Andrew Bogut, SG Stephen Jackson Why this makes sense for Milwaukee: The Bucks get rid of Jackson who never fit in with Milwaukee, rid themselves of the injury-prone Andrew Bogut and the $23-plus remaining on the next two years of his contract while also saving almost nine-million dollars in cap space for next season since Brown is a free agent after this season.  Ellis combined with Brandon Jennings gives Milwaukee an exciting, extremely quick, offensive-minded backcourt; something the ...
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