Milwaukee Bucks: Brandon Knight/Brandon Jennings Trade Grade
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff….
Bucks Receive: Brandon Knight, Khris Middleton and Viacheslav Kravtsov
Bucks Trade: Brandon Jennings
- First, the Bucks did ship out the better in player in Brandon Jennings, but they made it clear when they tried to sign Jeff Teague away from the Hawks, that they were ready to move on from Jennings. After the Hawks matched the offer to Teague, the Bucks were left with three options when it comes to Jennings, letting another team sign him away, him signing for the qualifying offer for one year, then leaving as an unrestricted free agent next summer, or trading him. They were lucky to be able to trade him and add real value, as they could have easily lost him for nothing. Knight should step in as their starting point guard and although he is currently not as productive as Jennings, he has excellent upside in his own right and can be this team’s franchise point guard. He does ...