This is a smaller news piece destined to get lost in bigger news like Monta Ellis choosing a new home soon, but the Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings have struck a deal for Luc Richard Mbah a Moute.
The Kings were desperately in the market for a small forward and said market was starting to get picked dry. Sacramento apparently gave up a second-round pick to obtain Mbah a Moute.
Ken Berger of CBSSports.com had the news first on Twitter:
The Bucks have agreed to trade Luc Richard Mbah a Moute to Sacramento for draft picks, league sources tell @CBSSports.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 9, 2013
Sam Amick of USA Today later confirmed the report with more details:
Can confirm @KBergCBS intel that Bucks have agreed to trade Luc Richard Mbah a Moute to Sacramento. Kings gave up a future 2nd.
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 9, 2013
Smart move for the Kings here. Mbah a Moute has a chance to land a starting role with the team after averaging almost seven points per game to go with four rebounds.
Again, this is a move that will get lost in the shuffle, but Mbah a Moute is a quality pickup that can make the team better right away.
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