Report: Wizards' Troy Brown, Moe Wagner Traded to Bulls for Gafford, Hutchison

Tyler Conway@jtylerconwayFeatured ColumnistMarch 25, 2021

Washington Wizards forward Troy Brown Jr. (6) in action during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Washington. The Heat won 128-124. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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The Washington Wizards reportedly agreed to send Troy Brown and Moritz Wagner to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Daniel Gafford and Chandler Hutchison.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the news on a busy day for the Bulls, who also acquired Nikola Vucevic and Al-Farouq Aminu from the Orlando Magic.

None of the players involved in the deal were particularly integral members of their respective rotation. Wagner is perhaps the most interesting piece of the bunch and could slide in as a backup behind Vucevic. The former Michigan star averaged 7.1 points and 2.9 rebounds in 25 appearances with Washington this season.

Brown averaged 4.3 points and 2.9 rebounds in 21 appearances.

Gafford is a 22-year-old big man who will likely move into the spot previously owned by Wagner in the Wizards rotation. He was averaging 4.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in Chicago.

Hutchison has only appeared in seven games this season and was jettisoned from the Bulls rotation.

Interestingly, three of the players involved in this trade (Brown, Wagner and Hutchison) were 2018 first-round picks.