Report: Magic trading Nikola Vucevic, Al-Farouq Aminu to Bulls for Wendell Carter Jr., Otto Porter and picks

Justin Benjamin
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The Orlando Magic are reportedly trading All-Star center Nikola Vucevic and forward Al-Farouq Aminu to the Chicago Bulls for big man Wendell Carter Jr. and Otto Porter.

The Magic had been listening to trade offers for Vucevic, who they reportedly would’ve shipped in exchange for a hefty return.

The big man is collecting a career-best 24.5 points on top of 11.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game this season. However, the Magic are the No. 14 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 15-29 record.

As for the Bulls, they’re confident they can make a playoff run. The Bulls, led by rising superstar Zach LaVine, are the No. 10 seed in the Eastern Conference.

The Magic are also trying to trade star Aaron Gordon.

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