(Sports Network) - The Milwaukee Bucks went ABBA in Thursday's draft.
They're taking a chance on Giannis Antetokounmpo, who the team took with the
15th pick. He is staying in the United States, but is his game ready for the
NBA? Probably not, so that means the 15th pick, for a mediocre team, might not
Antetokounmpo might be worth the wait. He's a point forward with a slender
build, so, with more time, he will gain strength and resemble a professional
Wolters was a great sneaky pick. He can score and pass and he might be a steal
in the second round. Wolters, who played at South Dakota State, could see
minutes right away if the Bucks don't straighten out their backcourt.
Monta Ellis is a free agent and Brandon Jennings is a restricted free agent.
If Milwaukee has its way, Jennings is definitely not going anywhere.
"It's our intention for Brandon Jennings to remain a Milwaukee Buck," Bucks
general manager John Hammond said Friday. "We're hoping to negotiate with him
fairly through the July process.
"At the conclusion of our negotiations, if we have not reached a deal and they
choose to go out and seek an opportunity in the open market, our intention
then would still be to match."
So, Jennings will still be a Buck.
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