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Jazz Trade Bojan Bogdanovic to Pistons: 4 Winners, 2 Losers

Who came out ahead in the Utah Jazz's recent trade with the Detroit Pistons?

Utah Jazz fans finally got closure on the Bojan Bogdanovic front after the big forward was dealt to the Detroit Pistons As usual, there will be winners and losers when the dust settles.

Who stands to benefit the most from the Bogdanovic exchange? And who was hurt?

Let's dive into the biggest winners and losers from  Wednesday’s trade with the Pistons.

Danny Ainge watches pregame activities after he was Appointed Alternate Governor and CEO of Utah Jazz Basketball prior to their game against the LA Clippers at Vivint Arena.
Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) dunks on a break away in the fourth quarter against the New York Knicks at Vivint Arena.
Detroit Pistons general manager Troy Weaver looks on during the Pistons 2022 NBA Draft Introductory Press Conference.
Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) guards Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) in the first half of the game at Crypto.com Arena.
Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson (00) reacts against the Dallas Mavericks during the second quarter in game two of the first round of the 2022 NBA playoffs at American Airlines Center.
Italy player Simone Fontecchio (13) reacts after a made three point basket during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games at Saitama Super Arena.

The path has been cleared for the newly acquired small forward from Italy to get starter minutes and prove his worth. Fontecchio’s contract expires in 2024, and he needs minutes in order to cash in.

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A rebuilding Utah team is now on the search to fill the void left by Bogdanovic's departure, and Fontecchio is first in line to get the opportunity to fill it.

Jazz fans should expect more roster reshuffling before the season opener on October 19.


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