Clippers acquire Radmanovic from SuperSonics
Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) – The Los Angeles Clippers announced on
Tuesday that they have acquired forward Vladimir Radmanovic from the Seattle
SuperSonics, in exchange for forward Chris Wilcox.
The 6’10 Radmanovic is averaging 9.3 points per game and 4.0 rebounds per game
this season. For his career, the five-year pro has career averages of 10.1 PPG
and 4.5 rebounds per game.
“Vladimir gives us versatility and he fits very well into our system,”
Clippers vice president of basketball operations Elgin Baylor said. “He’s
agile and he runs the floor well. We see him playing multiple positions and
his outside shooting will stretch the defense and be a big positive for our
Radmanovic was originally drafted by Seattle in the 2001 draft as the 12th
overall pick and signed a one-year qualifying offer this past offseason. He is
scheduled to become a free agent at the end of the season.
Wilcox, the eighth overall pick for LA in 2002, was averaging 4.5 PPG and 3.6
rebounds per game in his fourth season with the Clippers. He holds career
averages of 6.5 PPG with 3.8 boards per contest.