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Grading The Deal: Khris Middleton Re-Signs With Bucks On Five-Year, $70M Deal

To the surprise of no one, the Milwaukee Bucks agreed to re-sign Khris Middleton just a few hours after free agency opened early Wednesday. The Bucks, armed with significant cap space after a series of moves over the past few months, rewarded Middleton for a breakout season with a five-year, $70 million contract. Oddly enough, Middleton's contract mirrors the one Brandon Knight...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Khris Middleton Contract Grade

(Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America)   By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Milwaukee Bucks accomplished their top goal re-signing young two-way stud Khris Middleton coming off of a career year. First reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Bucks agreed to re-sign Middleton to a five-year, $70 million deal. At first glance, the deal looks like a dumb one...
Via HoopStuff
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

Last year, many people thought the Milwaukee Bucks would be an improved team but many didn’t expect them to make the Eastern Conference playoffs but they did. The Bucks young core lead by head coach Jason Kidd includes Michael Carter-Williams, Jabari Parker, Khris Middleton, and Giannis Antetokounmpo look to make more noise in the upcoming seasons. To remember some of the Bucks...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Khris Middleton, Bucks Nearing 5-Year Contract

Restricted free agent Khris Middleton is close to signing a five-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. ESPN sources say Milwaukee and Khris Middleton are closing in on five-year, $70 million deal — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 1, 2015 The 23-year-old posted career-best averages of 13.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.1 steals during...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks give Khris Middleton five-year contract worth $70 million

A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with restricted free agent Khris Middleton on a five-year, $70 million contract. The Bucks and Middleton came to agreement early Wednesday, a few hours after the free-agent market opened. The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks give Khris Middleton five-year contract worth $70 million

A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with restricted free agent Khris Middleton on a five-year, $70 million contract. The Bucks and Middleton came to agreement early Wednesday, a few hours after the free agent market opened. The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Bucks give Middleton 5 years, $70 million

A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with restricted free agent Khris Middleton on a five-year, $70 million contract. The Bucks and Middleton came to agreement early Wednesday, a few hours after the free agent market opened. The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks, Middleton agree on 5-year, $70 million deal

A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with restricted free agent Khris Middleton on a five-year, $70 million contract. The Bucks and Middleton came to agreement early Wednesday, a few hours after the free agent market opened. The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Khris Middleton, Bucks Near Agreement On Five-Year, $70M Deal

Khris Middleton and the Milwaukee Bucks are close to agreement on a five-year, $70 million deal. The deal, sources said, will include a player option that allows Middleton to return to free agency after Year 4. Once the Bucks receive a commitment from Middleton, they will shift their attention toward pursuing a center. Milwaukee was eager to come to terms with Middleton and agent...
Via RealGM
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Khris Middleton, Bucks Closing in on $70 Million Contract

Khris Middleton is one of the more underrated free agents on the market this offseason, but he is expected to end up back with the Milwaukee Bucks. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, Middleton is closing in on a new deal with the Bucks that will pay him $70 million over the next five seasons. ESPN sources say Milwaukee and Khris Middleton are closing in on five-year...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks free agency preview: Middleton, Dudley and big man on wish list

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- By taking Rashad Vaughn in the first round of the NBA Draft and trading for Greivis Vasquez, the Milwaukee Bucks addressed one of their biggest needs -- perimeter shooting. The next step in the offseason is free agency, which begins at the stroke of midnight Wednesday. The direction in which the Bucks went in the draft confirmed the notion that Milwaukee's top...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

To Max or Not to Max, Part 1: Three-and-D

The NBA salary cap is set to practically double in the next two years, creating unique market conditions this summer that might lead to some unorthodox contracts. Specifically, players will be overpaid under the current system with the promise of those contracts looking cheaper by comparison when all players are making more underneath a much higher cap. Over the next five days...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Khris Middleton to reach quick agreement to stay with Bucks

Perhaps no player last season put themselves in a better position to cash in during free agency than Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton. Middleton was one of the most productive two-way players in the league last season, helping Milwaukee with his versatility, shooting and defensive effort. Now he'll have a chance to get paid in restricted free agency, but from the sound of...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Which Free Agents Should Milwaukee Re-Sign?

(Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Free Agents: Khris Middleton (UFA) Jared Dudley (Early Termination) Caron Butler (Team Option) Shawne Williams (UFA) Jorge Gutierrez (UFA) The Milwaukee Bucks took a massive leap forward that few expected them to take this season. After a miserable 2014 season that placed them at...
Via HoopStuff
13 days ago  |  Discuss

3 major changes the Milwaukee Bucks need to make

Where did the 2014-2015 Milwaukee Bucks come from?  This team went from only 15 wins last season to 41 wins and a playoff birth.  Not to mention that most of this came while the Bucks’ star rookie, Jabari Parker, sat on the sideline with a season ending knee injury.  So, what caused this sudden turn around to take place?  The answers are many, ranging from a change in ownership...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks Make a Mutually Beneficial Trade

Ersan Ilyasova #7 of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball against the Golden State Warriors on March 28, 2015 at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Mandatory Credit: Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images) With game 4 of the NBA Finals just hours away from tip-off, the Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons completed a trade. The Pistons will receive Ersan Ilyasova in exchange...
Via The Sports Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The State Of The Bucks

Building a team from the ground-up is no easy task, but navigating the slog of the middle and taking the next important jump to contention is even trickier. The Milwaukee Bucks are at precisely that crucial crossroads in their team-building process: they need some sizable progressions from their budding foundational pieces, or they could end up back again in the purgatory that is...
Via RealGM - NBA
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Khris Middleton says he 'definitely' wants to stay with Bucks

Restricted free agency can be a dangerous game for both NBA players and their teams. Sometimes the offer sheets are too rich for the original team's taste, and sometimes, the offer sheets don't come at all, even for good players.Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton is about to experience the free agency period, but it sounds like he wants to stay right where he is. Here's what...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks plan to match any offer Khris Middleton receives

Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton was one of the most improved players in the NBA last season. In just his third season, Middleton provided the Bucks with stellar defensive effort and the versatility to play multiple positions. Combine that with his outside shooting, and it's easy to see why Milwaukee would want to keep him around.That might cost the Bucks a pretty penny, however...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Khris Middleton wants to return to Milwaukee Bucks

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY SportsKhris Middleton is ready to hit the free agent market this coming offseason, and would love to return to the Milwaukee Bucks on a long-term contract next season. He is ready to cash in with a major payday after the impressive season that he put together, and will receive quite a bit of interest from other teams. Despite all of the interest that he could...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Bucks avoid free agency?

The Milwaukee Bucks rebounded in a big way this season, going from 15-67 in 2013-14 to a playoff berth this year. Keeping the positive momentum will require some careful tweaking, but the Bucks have assets to play with. Milwaukee will have the 17th pick in the draft and should have a decent amount of cap space to utilize, depending on what kind of deal restricted free agent Khris...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Bucks target shooting in the draft?

The Milwaukee Bucks should have a host of options available with the 17th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, but there's one need the team may be desperate to fill.After adding a poor shooting point guard via trade in Michael Carter-Williams, the Bucks may need to acquire more perimeter threats in order to properly space the floor. That's especially true if restricted free agent Khris Middleton...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Khris Middleton should have plenty of suitors this offseason

Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton was one of the league's biggest surprises this season. According to multiple advanced analytics, like Real Plus/Minus (RPM), Middleton was a Top-10 player in the league. That's not bad for a guy who was a second-round draft pick and traded after his rookie season.Middleton will be a restricted free agent this offseason, and his value as a versatile...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks sticking to long-term plan with draft approaching

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks plan to stick with a slow and steady approach to constructing a consistently successful team. It doesn't appear as if an unexpected push for the playoffs this year is going to accelerate the rebuilding process. General manager John Hammond on Wednesday identified size and shooting as two top team needs going into the NBA draft on June 25...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: A Perfect Bucks Offseason

(April 22, 2015 – Source: Tom Lynn/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… After a shocking playoff appearance, the rebuilding Bucks find themselves approaching another crucial offseason in their rebuilding endeavors. With the majority of their youthful rotation locked up over the forthcoming campaign, it will be up to the front office to make...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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