Former Duke standout J.J. Redick has been moved to the Los Angeles Clippers in a three-team trade involving Los Angeles, Phoenix and Milwaukee, league sources told Yahoo! Sports Tuesday. The Clippers also received Boston College's Jared Dudley in the trade.
Sources have also indicated that Redick will receive a four-year, $27 million contract that includes a trade kicker. The deal cannot be finalized until July 10.
The Suns will receive Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe and forward Caron Butler while the Bucks – who facilitated the deal with a sign-and-trade of Redick – get two second-round draft picks, sources said.
Under new general manager Ryan McDonough, the Suns are moving swiftly in reshaping their roster, acquiring a center in Alex Len, the fifth overall pick in the NBA draft, and a talented, young point guard in Bledsoe.
Redick, a seven-year NBA veteran, averaged a career-best 14.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game while splitting time between Orlando and Milwaukee last season. He averaged 15.1 points and 4.4 assists per game with the Magic before being traded to Milwaukee at the trade deadline in 2013.
For his career, the Roanoke, Va., native is averaging 9.4 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game while shooting 39.0 percent from three-point range and 88.1 percent from the charity stripe.
Redick joins a Clippers roster void of former Blue Devil players. Former Duke players that have spent time in the Los Angeles Clipper franchise include Elton Brand (2001-08), Daniel Ewing (2005-07), Grant Hill (2012-13), Corey Maggette (2000-08), Martin Nessley (1987-88) and Cherokee Parks (2000-01, 2002-03).