Posted August 09, 2012 on
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The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free-agent center Joel Przybilla, maintaining an offseason push to beef up their frontcourt.
The 7-foot-1 Przybilla returns to Milwaukee for his second stint with the Bucks after beginning his career with the franchise.
The ninth overall pick in the 2000 NBA draft by Houston, Przybilla was dealt to Milwaukee in a draft-night deal in exchange for Jason Collier and a future first-round pick.
The 32-year-old Przybilla has averaged 4 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 580 career games split between Milwaukee, Atlanta, Portland and Charlotte.
Earlier this offseason, the Bucks added center Samuel Dalembert in a trade and drafted North Carolina power forward John Henson in the first round.
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In hopes of shoring up the center position even further after trading for Samuel Dalembert, the Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent Joel Przybilla to a reported one-year contract.
Przybilla, 32, began his NBA career with the Bucks after Milwaukee acquired him in a 2000 draft-night deal with the Houston Rockets for Jason Collier and a 2001 first-round pick. However, he had little...
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“We’ve looked, and I wish we had the money to add him,” Rivers told the Argentinian website Olé. “We could really use him.”
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