Found June 30, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
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MILWAUKEE Ersan Ilyasova spent much of his career with the Bucks as a lingering question mark. Would the Turkish forward, a 19-year-old second-round pick in the 2006 NBA draft, ever amount to much in Milwaukee? As he began to establish himself in the NBA, the questions changed year after year. Would he become a consistent contributor? Would he become a starter? Does this guy have potential to become an All-Star? Many of those questions were answered last season, as Ilyasova had a career year in Milwaukee, shooting 49.2 percent from the floor and averaging nearly a double-double (13.0 points and 8.8 rebounds). Now another question a different kind of question has arisen regarding Ilyasova: Can Milwaukee afford to re-sign him this offseason? That will be the overarching question in Milwaukee as the free agency negotiation period begins Sunday. Teams can begin to negotiate deals but not officially sign players until July 11, and the Bucks hope to retain Ilyasova at the right pri...
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