Brooklyn Nets trade Bojan Bogdanovic to Washington Wizards (Report)
Dec 18, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic (44) drives to the net as Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) defends during the third quarter of the game at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers won the game 108-107. Mandatory Credit: John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the Brooklyn Nets have traded Bojan Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough to the Wizards.

On Tuesday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported that the Brooklyn Nets were ‘moving closer’ towards accepting a trade for swingman Bojan Bogdanovic. A day later, the deed was done.

The Nets have traded Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough to the Washington Wizards for Andrew Nicholson, Marcus Thorton, and a first-round pick.

After unloading Bogdanovic, a pending RFA, the Nets have two firsts in the upcoming draft. Neither pick will be great (both Boston and Washington will be in the playoffs) but getting two players out of this loaded draft class is a huge win for Brooklyn.

McCullough wasn’t working out. He spent more time in the D-league during his two seasons with the organization. It was time to move on from him. Brooklyn found Caris LeVert with the 20th pick last year and he looks like a keeper. They’re hoping lightning strikes at the bottom of the draft twice in a row.

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Chip Murphy

I’m ESNY’s Executive Editor for EliteSportsNY.com.
I cover the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets.
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Chip Murphy covers the NBA for Elite Sports NY. You can find him on Twitter @ChipperMurphy.