Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 10/31/12
Wednesday's deadline for the Milwaukee Bucks to reach a contract extension with point guard Brandon Jennings has passed without the two sides coming to an agreement.Jennings will become a restricted free agent following the season. "At the end of the day I'm still under contract with the Milwaukee Bucks," Jennings said Wednesday. "At the end of the day, no matter what I'm still going to get paid, so I have to go out there and perform."Now I can just audition for other teams, too. The fact is if they can see what I can do and what I bring to the table this year for the Bucks, anything can happen in the summertime."Jennings has been Milwaukee's starting point guard since the Bucks made him the 10th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft. He's been the team's leading scorer the past two seasons, but now he isn't sure if he fits into its future plans."To tell you the truth, I really don't know," Jennings said. "I'm going to just play this year out, do what I have to do here. The main goal is still to try win and try to make the playoffs. Then I'll be able to make my own decision."Players drafted in 2009 and still on first-round rookie contracts faced the Wednesday deadline to sign an extension. Now Jennings will enter the season playing for his next contract. The Bucks will have the right to match any offer sheet he would sign with another team.The looming deadline did weigh on Jennings' mind, so it's something he can now put behind him until the end of the season."It was tough," Jennings said. "You just didn't know what was going to happen. At the same time, once I got on the court I just didn't think about it. It was more off the court, and when you see other players get signed you get kind of down."Other players from the 2009 draft class did get signed. Multiple reports indicate James Harden signed a five-year, 80 million extension with Houston. Warriors guard Stephen Curry got a four-year, 44 extension, and Nuggets guard Ty Lawson signed for four years and 48 million. "I take this like it's my rookie year again," Jennings said. "You have to prove that you are the best player in that draft class."Follow Andrew Gruman on Twitter
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: Giants’ Victor Cruz cleared to practice

PETA sends Warren Sapp vegan lobster following shark bite

Report: Josh McCown has looked better at times than RG3

Mike Trout does David Ortiz impersonation

Suspended Steelers WR Martavis Bryant set to help coach HS football


Tickets for ‘Monday Night Football’ game in Mexico sell out

Kevin Durant says he never told Russell Westbrook he was staying in OKC

God Shammgod hired by Mavericks as player development assistant

Soccer player terminates contract after being attacked by stray dogs

Todd Bowles confirms Ryan Fitzpatrick is Jets starting QB: ‘It’s his job’

Carmelo Anthony shocked Dwyane Wade left Miami for Chicago

Giants acquire All-Star Eduardo Nunez from the Twins

Vikings QB injured trying to kick open door

Josh Gordon thankful for support from Browns

Report: Seahawks DE Chris Clemons retiring

Denard Robinson blames falling asleep at stoplight for pond crash

Everything that's already gone wrong at the Rio Olympics

Hue Jackson: Browns will give Josh Gordon a fresh start

Diamondbacks nearing Daniel Hudson trade

Amar'e Stoudemire's presence (and absence) changed the NBA

What would George Costanza have traded to get Bonds and Griffey?

Gabby Douglas can make USA Gymnastics history at Olympics

Week 3 will determine the Big Ten's reputation this season

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Everything that's already gone wrong at the Rio Olympics

Amar'e Stoudemire's presence (and absence) changed the NBA

We asked Team USA: What other Olympic sport would you play?

Why Gary Bettman's CTE denial is cause for concern for NHL

WATCH: Inside the Nike SNKRS BOX in SF for Golden Air Celebration

WATCH: Five other uniforms Chris Sale should cut up

QUIZ: Name every Olympic event in which the USA has never won a gold medal

Five U.S. Olympians favored to win multiple gold medals

WATCH: What teams should join the Big 12?

One Gotta Go: Do NBA players really love NBA2K?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker