Published On: Tue, Nov 7th, 2017

Trade grades: Who wins the Bledsoe-Monroe deal?

The deal Bucks get:?Guard Eric Bledsoe Suns get:?Center Greg Monroe, protected first-round pick and a protected second-round pick Milwaukee Bucks: B- From the moment he sent his now-infamous "I Dont wanna be here" tweet, Bledsoe was an obvious fit for the Bucks. Bledsoe’s long arms — his wingspan measured 6-foot-7? at the NBA draft combine in 2010, more than 7 inches greater than his height without shoes — and strength should make him an ideal defender for Jason Kidd’s system, which utilizes length and recovery speed to trap and prevent offenses from finding open shooters on the weak side (as ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz detailed earlier this year). The question was always whether Milwaukee could find a trade package that satisfied Phoenix’s needs without surrendering promising youngsters Malcolm Brogdon or …
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