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NETS TRADE TYLER ZELLER TO BUCKS FOR RASHAD VAUGHN, 2ND ROUNDER

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The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to trade Tyler Zeller to the Milwaukee Bucks for Rashad Vaughn, a 21-year-old, 6’6” shooting guard, and a protected second-round draft pick in 2018. Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the deall

However, the way the pick is protected, it’s unlikely it will be conveyed this June. Instead, it is likely to be conveyed in 2020, when the Nets currently have no second rounders.

Woj’s colleague, Bobby Marks, laid out the tax consequences.

Vaughn, taken at No. 17 in the 2015 Draft, has not been as successful as the Bucks had hoped, averaging 2.7 points a game for Milwaukee in 22 games this season. He was known at UNLV as a 3-point shooter, and has hit 37.1 percent of his three’s in 2017-18, 13-of-35.

On October 29, 2016, Vaughn scored a career-high 22 points and hit six three-pointers in a 110–108 win over the Nets.

The Bucks had been trying to move Vaughn, Michael Scotto of The Athletic reported two days ago. They play the Knicks at the Garden Tuesday so Zeller and Vaughn could trade jerseys in the morning following physical exams . The Nets play Houston Tuesday at Barclays Center.

Here’s Vaughn working on his shot prior to the Nets game Sunday.

Vaughn creates a log jam at the shooting guard, where the Nets are already rich with young players ... an indication the Sean Marks is still in talent acquisition mode, regardless of position. He will be an unrestricted free agent in July. Under CBA rules, the Nets can only sign him to a one-year, $2.9 million deal, should they want to keep him.

He is the fourth member of the 2015 NBA Draft on the Nets roster, joining D’Angelo Russell, taken at No. 2; Jahlil Okafor, taken at No. 3 and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, taken at No. 23. The Nets also control the draft rights to the No. 39 pick, Juan Pablo Vaulet.

This is the Nets ninth trade since Sean Marks took over the GM reins two years ago. He has traded for eight draft picks, three firsts and five seconds and acquired five players 25 or under.