Share I’ll try and update this post a few times as reactions increase. Keep checking back. I’ll attempt to give a heads up when I do it though. Brewhoop and Bucksketball are typically on the same page when it comes to Bucks news, so it’s no surprise that they give an endorsement to both deals. [...]
Archive for June 23rd, 2009
To get a guy as talented as Johnson for a player they were going to cut anyway is terrific. Best of all, Johnson is incredibly affordable. He has one year left on his deal at 3.67 million. If the Bucks like what they see, they have a young building block. If they don’t, it cost them nothing.
And if you’re a team like Milwaukee or Minnesota or Memphis anywhere else where the market is small and the weather isn’t great you can’t really recoup your losses in free agency. The biggest splash any of those teams made on the free agent market was probably Milwaukee’s signing of Bobby Simmons. An overpaid role player was the big signing!