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Former UNC Star Tyler Zeller Traded To Milwaukee Bucks

North Carolina and Florida State tip off the ACC tournament.

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 11: Bernard James #5 of the Florida State Seminoles fights for control of the opening tip-off against Tyler Zeller #44 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during the Final Game of the 2012 ACC Men's Basketball Conference Tournament at Philips Arena on March 11, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Tyler Zeller is headed to a new team.

The Brooklyn Nets signed former UNC big man Tyler Zeller to a two-year contract earlier this fall. Now, he's heading to a new team, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.

The 28-year-old Zeller spent the last three seasons with the Boston Celtics before his time with the Nets. He spent his first two seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

He was originally a first-round pick of the Dallas Mavericks in 2012. Zeller was drafted with the No. 17 overall pick behind names like Bradley Beal, Anthony Davis, and Damian Lillard.

He was named Mr. Basketball in Indiana following the 2008 season. Zeller then went on to star for Roy Williams at North Carolina.

He earned ACC Player of the Year honors during the 2012 season. During that campaign he averaged 16.3 points and 9.6 rebounds per game.

After floating around the NBA in his first few seasons, Zeller is once again headed to a new destination. According to a report from ESPN, he's headed to Milwaukee.

In return, the Nets will receive a protected 2018 second-round pick and former first-round draft pick Rashad Vaughn. Coincidentally, Vaughn was also a No. 17 pick, in the 2015 draft.

Zeller has seen limited action this season, averaging 16.7 minutes per game. His best year as a pro came in 2014-15, when he averaged 10.2 points and 5.7 rebounds while appearing in all 82 games and making 59 starts for Boston.