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MILWAUKEE -- When the clock struck midnight on the east coast, NBA free agency officially began. While it was still June 30 in Milwaukee, Bucks general manager John Hammond was ready to go.
Teams can't officially sign free agents until July 10, but July 1 is the first day teams can negotiate with free agents. Players can give verbal commitments to teams and then sign on July 10. Just a few short days after Hammond and the Bucks were focused on the NBA Draft, their attention had to shift quickly to an important free agency period for the franchise.
"That's the next step," Hammond said. "We've had our eye on both targets over the last few weeks, trying to figure out this draft and looking to see what would be the right fit for us on the free agent market."How much money do the Bucks have to spend? It's a complicated calculation. The salary cap for the 2013-14 season will be set later in July, but it's estimated to be around 58.5 million. Teams h...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Milwaukee Bucks were given an undisclosed amount from Brandon Jennings' camp that he would accept to re-sign.
Jennings is a restricted free agent and the Bucks have publicly said that they would match any offer sheet he signs.
The Bucks would prefer to sign Jennings outright before he signs an offer sheet with a rival team.
The Bucks were linked to a trade for Eric Bledsoe...
The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to sign-and-trade free-agent shooting guard J.J. Redick to the Los Angeles Clippers as part of a sign-and-trade, according to multiple reports.
Redick has agreed to a four-year, 27 million contract, which will be sent to the Clippers. Phoenix will receive Los Angeles point guard Eric Bledsoe and small forward Caron Butler and will send small forward...
IN HIGH DEMAND
Free agent shooting guard Monta Ellis, who led the Bucks in scoring last season, is reportedly drawing interest from the Atlanta Hawks and Dallas Mavericks.
The Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks are discussing a deal involving Eric Bledsoe for J.J. Redick.
Redick is an unrestricted free agent and would have to come to the Clippers via a sign-and-trade.
Bledsoe is the Clippers' best asset to improve the roster around Chris Paul.
Brandon Jennings is a restricted free agent for the Bucks. A trade for Bledsoe would almost certainly...
Free agency is less than 24 hours old, and the Milwaukee Bucks have already lost one of their free agents to a divisional foe.Mike Dunleavy Jr. has agreed to a two-year, 6 million contract with the Chicago Bulls, FOXSportsWisconsin.com has learned. Dunleavy can officially sign his contract when free agency opens on July 10.
After spending the first nine years of his career with...
J.J. Redick is headed to Los Angeles, signing with the Clippers in a sign-and-trade deal that also involves the Suns and Bucks. The Clippers also acquired Jared Dudley from the Suns. The Suns acquired Eric Bledsoe and the Bucks acquired two second round Draft picks.
Redick has snuck under the radar as a free agent this summer after being a solid role player for a Playoff-caliber...
There is a team in LA gunning for a championship, and its not the Lakers.