The Atlanta Hawks have matched the offer sheet signed by free-agent point guard Jeff Teague, a league source confirmed to FOXSportsWisconsin.com on Saturday evening.
Teague, 25, signed a four-year, 32 million offer sheet with the Milwaukee Bucks late Wednesday night, giving Atlanta until Saturday night to match.
While Teague was hopeful the Hawks would let him reunite with Bucks coach Larry Drew, Atlanta decided it would keep its starting point guard, sending the Bucks back to square one in their search for a floor general.
Teague averaged 14.6 points and 7.2 assists per game while shooting 45.1 percent from the field and 35.9 percent on 3-pointers last season for the Atlanta Hawks.
Milwaukee may now move on to trying to bring Brandon Jennings back into the fold. With the market pretty dry for point guards, the Bucks might be the only team still looking for a starting point guard.
Jennings, 23, hasnt had too much luck on the open market and has a couple of options with the Buck...