Milwaukee Bucks Acquire Snell from Chicago Bulls for Michael Carter-Williams | Hoops Talk Nation

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In advance of the 2016-2017 NBA season, the Milwaukee Bucks agree to a trade with the Chicago Bulls, acquiring fourth-year guard Tony Snell in exchange for fourth-year guard Michael Carter-Williams.

The 24-year old Snell has averaged 9.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 16.0 minutes in three games to date during the 2016 preseason. He appeared in 64 games (33 starts) for the Bulls last season, averaging 5.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 20.3 minutes per contest. The 20th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft out of the University of New Mexico, Snell shot 36.1 percent from the three-point arc last season.

The 25-year-old Carter-Williams averaged 11.5 points, 5.2 assists and 5.1 rebounds in 30.5 minutes over 54 games (37 starts) for the Bucks last season. Originally drafted by Philadelphia in the 2013 NBA Draft (11th overall) out of Syracuse, he was acquired by Milwaukee in a trade on Feb. 19, 2015.

Basketball writer, James Tillman joins the Hoops Talk Nation podcast to breakdown the deal and offer his thoughts on who really won out.

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Previewing the Chicago Bulls with Stephen Bardo | Hoops Talk Nation

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The Chicago Bulls went through a major overhaul in the off season and said good-bye to the likes of Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and head coach Tom Thibedeau, all of whom were integral pieces to what the defensively minded club built their reputation on. A new crop of fresh faces joined the Bulls organization highlighted by the homecoming of 13 year pro and three time NBA champ, Dwayne Wade.  He’s also joined by a championship point guard in Rajon Rondo and brand new bench boss, Fred Hoiberg.

There were a lot of questions to be asked on Chicago Bulls Media Day regarding the direction of the team, its identity and style of play as the 2016-2017 NBA season approached.  Basketball analyst for both Fox Sports and the WNBA, Stephen Bardo stops by to offer his thoughts on Media Day and his outlook for the upcoming NBA season.

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