Report: Bucks re-sign Brook Lopez to 2-year, $48M deal

Report: Bucks re-sign Brook Lopez to 2-year, $48M deal


Apr 26, 2023; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez (11) drives against Miami Heat during game five of the 2023 NBA Playoffs at Fiserv Forum.
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Center Brook Lopez is joining teammate Khris Middleton in returning to the Milwaukee Bucks, ESPN reported on Saturday

Lopez’s deal is worth $48 million over two years, the outlet reported. The move keeps the core of the Bucks‘ 2021 championship team intact

Lopez, 35, appeared in 78 games (all starts) in 2022-23, ranking third on the team in points per game (15.9) and third in rebounds per game (6.7) while pacing the squad with a career-best 2.5 blocks per game.

Over 15 seasons with the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks, Lopez has appeared in 946 games (906 starts), averaging 16.4 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.8 blocks

On Friday, Middleton agreed to a reported three-year, $102 million deal.

Limited to just 33 games (19 starts) last season, Middleton averaged 15.1 points, 4.9 assists and 4.2 rebounds. He has averaged 17.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists for his career.

–Field Level Media


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