Kings acquire Luc Mbah a Moute from Bucks

Kings acquire Luc Mbah a Moute from Bucks
July 12, 2013, 8:45 pm
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Luc Mbah a Moute played in 58 games for the Bucks last season, averaging 6.7 points and 4.4 rebounds per game. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

The Sacramento Kings announced today the acquisition of forward Luc Mbah a Moute from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for two future second-round picks, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro.
 
“Luc is one of the premier defenders in the game today, with a proven ability to guard a variety of different scoring threats on a nightly basis,” said D’Alessandro. “His versatility in this respect will go a long way in helping us improve dramatically on the defensive end of the floor. We’re excited to welcome Luc to the Kings family.”  
 
Mbah a Moute appeared in 58 games (started 45) for the Bucks last season, accruing averages of 6.7 ppg (.401 FG%, .351 3pt%, .571 FT%) and 4.4 rpg in 22.8 mpg. He is averaging 6.9 points (.401 FG%, .290 3pt%, .679 FT%), 5.3 rebounds, 1.0 assists, and 25.1 minutes per game in 335 career contests over five NBA seasons with Milwaukee (2008-09 – 2012-13). The 6-8, 230-pound forward from Cameroon was selected by the Bucks in the second round (37th overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft.

The Sacramento Kings media services provided this report.

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