Update: Free agent guard Pat Connaughton is returning to the Bucks on a longer than originally anticipated deal – 3 years, $16M -- agents Jeff Schwartz and Jordan Gertler tell ESPN.
Free agent G Pat Connaughton has agreed to a two-year, $8.3M deal to return to the Milwaukee Bucks, agents Jeff Schwartz and Jordan Gertler tell ESPN.
ANALYSIS: With the Bogdan Bogdanovic trade falling through for Milwaukee, re-signing Pat Connaughton was a must in the Bucks quest to contend for a championship next year. The five-year guard out of Notre Dame has been a key rotation player for the Bucks since arriving in Milwaukee prior to the 2018-19 season. Connaughton averaged 18.6 minutes per game and his value on the court goes well beyond what his numbers show. Connaughton makes winning plays on both ends of the floor and is beloved by his Bucks teammates.
Connaughton will remain in
Milwaukee for the next three years on a deal worth