The Milwaukee Bucks added a wing player on Tuesday, according to a report, acquiring forward Jared Dudley and a protected 2017 first-round pick from the Los Angeles Clippers.
Dudley, a seven-year pro out of Boston College, was part of the sign-and-trade deal in July 2013 that sent free-agent guard J.J. Redick from the Bucks to the Clippers. In the three-team deal, the Bucks acquired forward Caron Butler and a second-round pick from the Clippers and got a second-round pick in June’s draft from the Phoenix Suns.
But Dudley, 29, disappointed in L.A. After averaging double figures in each of his last three seasons with the Suns, he fell off to 6.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 23.4 minutes per game while shooting a career-low .438 overall, 36 percent from 3-point range and a career-worst 65.5 percent from the free throw line.
In the playoffs, Dudley was a forgotten man in the L.A. rotation, averaging 1.3 points in 6.4 minutes per game and only playing in seven of the Clippers’ 13 games.
Delfino, who will be 32 on Friday, was a non-entity in his return to the Bucks in 2013-14, missing the entire season with a broken foot after signing as a free agent in July 2013.
Delfino played with the Bucks from 2009-12 and in those three seasons, the Argentine swingman averaged 10.6 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.3 steals in 30.4 minutes per game, shooting .401/.366/.789. He began his NBA career with the Detroit Pistons in 2004-05 and played three seasons there, a year with the Toronto Raptors and a year in Russia before coming to the Bucks. He played for the Houston Rockets in 2012-13 before returning to Milwaukee.
Raduljica, 26, signed with the Bucks as a free agent in July 2013 after playing professionally in Serbia, Turkey and Germany from 2005-13.
He played in 48 games for the Bucks last season, averaging 3.8 points and 2.3 rebounds in 9.7 minutes a game, with a shooting line of .540/—/.818.
Dudley is signed for two more years and $8.5 million, but has an early termination option for June 2015.