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    The Utah Jazz have acquired the draft rights to Tony Bradley (28th overall pick) from the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for the draft rights to Josh Hart (30th overall) and the draft rights to Thomas Bryant (42nd overall pick).

    Bradley (6-10, 248, North Carolina) averaged 7.1 points and 5.1 rebounds in 14.6 minutes per game during his lone season with UNC. He ranked second on the team in field goal percentage (.573) and third in rebounds per game with over half of his rebounds coming on the offensive glass. The 19-year-old forward became the first player in school history with 150-or-more rebounds in a single-season with more offensive than defensive rebounds. Bradley recorded five points and seven rebounds to help the Tar Heels capture the 2017 National Championship.

    The Bartow, Fla., native was named the 2016 Florida Mr. Basketball and Gatorade Player of the Year while competing for Bartow High School. He also appeared in the McDonald

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    The Utah Jazz have acquired the draft rights to Donovan Mitchell (13th overall pick) from the Denver Nuggets in exchange for forward Trey Lyles and the draft rights to Tyler Lydon (24th overall pick).

    Mitchell (6-3, 215, Louisville) played two seasons at Louisville, averaging 15.6 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.1 steals and 2.7 assists in 34 games as a sophomore. He registered 18.1 points per game in conference play, sixth-best in the ACC. Mitchell led the Cardinals in scoring, steals, three-point field goals (80) and minutes per game (32.3). He was selected to the 2017 All-ACC First Team by the league coaches and media as well as the All- ACC Defensive Team.

    The 6-3 guard played high school basketball at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. He also played baseball (pitcher and shortstop) as well as soccer (goalie) in high school.

    He will wear jersey #45 for the Jazz.

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