SportsGrade the Trade: Bucks get Mirotic from the Pelicans in… – The AthleticBy admin - February 8, 20194105ShareFacebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp In what became a three-team deal between the Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons, and New Orleans Pelicans, the team with the best record in the East attempted to beef up their shooting and big man rotation. The Bucks sent Thon Maker to the Pistons and Jason Smith to the Pelicans. The Pistons sent Stanley Johnson to New Orleans. Nikola Mirotic went to the Bucks for a playoff run, and four second-round picks ended up in the laps of Dell Demps and the Pelicans. It’s a big deal for the Bucks as they try to create even more space for their star. The Pistons get a young asset to build up, and the Pelicans start their process of gutting the roster in what will be a post-Anthony Davis world this summer.Let’s grade the trade for all three teams.Bucks: Acquire Nikola MiroticIn the light of the Philadelphia 76ers looking to take over the East with their acquisition of Tobias Harris, the other powers or hopeful powers in the East need to step up their games.