Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced Wednesday that the team has acquired forward Bojan Bogdanovic and forward Chris McCullough from Brooklyn in exchange for forward Andrew Nicholson, guard Marcus Thornton and a 2017 protected first round draft pick.
Bogdanovic has averaged career-highs of 14.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists this season while shooting .357 (99-277) from three-point range in 55 games (54 starts).
He holds career averages of 11.2 points and 3.1 rebounds in 212 career games (121 starts) while shooting .441 from the field, .366 from three-point range and .847 from the line in three seasons with Brooklyn.
McCullough (6-9, 215) holds career averages of 3.9 points and 2.2 rebounds while shooting .429 from the field in 11.4 minutes per game. As a rookie in 2015-16, the former 29 th overall draft pick averaged 4.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 24 games (four starts).
Nicholson was originally acquired as a free agent by Washington on July 7, 2016, and averaged 2.5 points in 28 games this season. Thornton originally signed with the Wizards on March 9, 2016 and re-signed with Washington on July 28, 2016. In parts of two seasons in Washington, Thornton averaged 7.2 points in 47 games played.