Found October 12, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Luke Ridnour is back with the Milwaukee Bucks. The veteran point guard had a solid three-year run with the Minnesota Timberwolves and wasn't looking to leave while entering the final year of his contract. But the business of contracts and player movement often leads to changes. The Timberwolves acquired shooting guard Kevin Martin as part of a three-team deal with the Bucks and Oklahoma City and suddenly the 32-year-old Ridnour was on his way to Milwaukee. Not that Minnesota coach Rick Adelman who started Ridnour in 82 games last season was thrilled about it. "We didn't really want to get rid of Luke" Adelman said before his team played the Bucks in Sioux Falls S.D. on Thursday. "We had to make some moves and he was the one that everybody wanted and I know why. "He played 82 games for us. I was forced to play him out of position at the 2 guard (shooting guard) spot for two years and he never complained. He was one of our soldiers. I just wish him all...
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