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The Bucks don’t really have a choice.
Jennings is a restricted free agent, so they Bucks can match any offer that is given to him and that is what they plan to do.
“It’s our intention for Brandon Jennings to remain a Milwaukee Buck,” Hammond told the paper. “We’re hoping to negotiate with him fairly through the July process.
“At the conclusion of our negotiations, if we have not reached a deal and they choose to go out and seek an opportunity in the open market, our intention then would still be to match.”
Jennings is not a franchise player, but he is the best player the Bucks have, so I can understand trying to lock him up long-term.
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The Milwaukee Bucks intend to match any offer sheets signed by Brandon Jennings.
Jennings will become a restricted free agent on July 1.
"It's our intention for Brandon Jennings to remain a Milwaukee Buck," John Hammond said. "We're hoping to negotiate with him fairly through the July process.
"At the conclusion of our negotiations if we have not reached...
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