The New Orleans Pelicans wasted little time getting a trade done. Less than twelve hours after the NBA’s trade moratorium was lifted, Jrue Holiday was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks as first reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium.
The Pelicans traded Holiday for Milwaukee’s Eric Bledsoe, George Hill three future first-round draft-picks and two future draft swaps
The Pelicans gave Holiday a five-year, $126 million contract in the summer of 2017, keeping him as part of their nucleus with Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins. He averaged 19.1 points, 6.7 assists, and 4.8 rebounds for New Orleans last season.
The trade details are currently being finalized and will be updated here.