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Bulls get Carter-Williams from Bucks for Snell in guard swap
By Associated Press
Published October 20, 2016
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (5) dribbles against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Atlanta. Point guard Michael Carter-Williams will have left hip surgery and miss the rest of the season for the Milwaukee Bucks. General manager John Hammond said Monday, March 7, 2016,  that Carter-Williams would have the procedure in Colorado on Thursday to repair a torn labrum.  (AP Photo/Brett Davis, File)

FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (5) dribbles against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Atlanta. Point guard Michael Carter-Williams will have left hip surgery and miss the rest of the season for the Milwaukee Bucks. General manager John Hammond said Monday, March 7, 2016, that Carter-Williams would have the procedure in Colorado on Thursday to repair a torn labrum. (AP Photo/Brett Davis, File)

CHICAGO (AP) _ The Chicago Bulls traded Tony Snell to Milwaukee on Monday in exchange for Michael Carter-Williams as the two Central Division foes swapped two guards going into their fourth NBA seasons.

The 6-foot-6 Carter-Williams was the 11th overall selection by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2013 draft and he was traded to Milwaukee during the 2014-15 season. He has averaged 14.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 6.1 assists in 190 games, including 170 starts.

Chicago Bulls forward Tony Snell shoots a free-throw during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Chicago. The Bulls won 87-71. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bulls forward Tony Snell shoots a free-throw during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Chicago. The Bulls won 87-71. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Bulls general manager Gar Forman said the team was excited to add Carter-Williams _ “a two-way player who adds versatility and depth.”

The 6-foot-7 Snell was selected 20th overall that same draft year by the Bulls. In three seasons, he has averaged 5.3 points and 2.3 rebounds in 18.5 minutes over 213 games, including 67 starts.

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