Eleventh-hour trade deals Villanueva for Ford

Updated: July 6, 2006, 1:09 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

Two teams out there just couldn't wait for Friday's free-agent horn to sound at one minute past midnight.

Milwaukee and Toronto got a buzzer-beating deal done before the calendar flipped to July 1 in what will be recorded as the last official business of the 2005-06 season ... and what will be viewed as another gamble for new Raptors president Bryan Colangelo.

Charlie Villanueva for T.J. Ford?

The selection of Italy's Andrea Bargnani with the No. 1 overall pick in Wednesday's draft ...

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