Instead of acquiring Josh Smith from the Hawks, as was widely rumored that they would, the Bucks swung a deal to bring in J.J. Redick from the Magic
On a trade deadline day which did not hold many surprises and/or major deals, one involving the Magic and Bucks probably held the most intrigue.
In a six-player deal, Orlando traded their fan-favorite shooting guard in Redick, whose contract expires after this season, by shipping him up north to Milwaukee along with Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith in exchange for former first-rounder Tobias Harris, Doron Lamb and Beno Udrih.
Milwaukee was one of the NBA teams most linked to all kinds of trade rumors in recent days and weeks, with the player most often popping up in regards to them being Josh Smith of the Hawks, who Atlanta reportedly wanted to desperately trade by the deadline but could not get anything done after not receiving sufficient enough offers from other teams.
With most people thinking that the Bucks would sw...