The Milwaukee Bucks continue to bring back familiar faces, as they have acquired veteran point guard Luke Ridnour from the Minnesota Timberwolves as part of a three-team trade.
Along with Ridnour, the Bucks received a 2014 second-round pick from the Timberwolves and cash considerations from the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Bucks send the draft rights to 2003 second-round pick Szymon Szewczyk as part of the deal.
Oklahoma City signed shooting guard Kevin Martin to a contract and traded him to Minnesota along with cash considerations. In order for the Timberwolves to have the cap space to add Martin, they had to shed the 4.32 million owed to Ridnour next season in the final year of his contract.
Ridnour, 32, averaged 11.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game last season, starting all 82 games for Minnesota.
Acquired by the Bucks in a three-team trade in 2008, Ridnour spent two seasons with Milwaukee before signing as a free agent with Minnesota. Ridnour averaged 9.6 points and ...