ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks power forward Gustavo Ayon was back in town Tuesday, working out with assistant coaches Bob Bender and Nick Van Exel.
The Bucks have yet to make a decision on Ayon's team option that would pay the 28-year-old 1.5 million. Ayon will play on Milwaukee's summer league team in Las Vegas from July 12-22, hoping to impress the Bucks before the July deadline on his option.
Ayon will workout at the Cousins Center for a week before returning to Mexico. He'll then head back to the United States on July 10 for summer league.
"It's a great opportunity for me and for the coaches to watch my game," Ayon said. "It's a great opportunity."
Acquired from Orlando as part of the J.J. Redick trade last February, Ayon averaged 4.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in 12 games with the Bucks.
While Ayon played just 13.6 minutes per game in 12 games with Milwaukee, the third Mexican-born player in NBA history proved he can give the Bucks backup minutes off the bench, if ...