Bucks busy as NBA free agency gets underway

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WMTV) -- The Milwaukee Bucks have been busy the first night of NBA free agency.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski with ESPN, Khris Middleton is re-signing with the team.

"Free agent Khris Middleton has agreed to a five-year, $178M deal to return to the Milwaukee Bucks, Excel Sports agent Mike Lindeman tells ESPN. Deal includes a player option." Wojnarowski posted on Twitter.

Another core member of the Bucks team last season is staying too. Brook Lopez has signed a new with the team.

"Once free agency opens at 6 PM ET, Brook Lopez is planning to sign a four-year, $52M deal to stay with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources tell ESPN" Wojnarowski tweeted.

The Bucks did lose Malcolm Brogdon to free agency. Brogdon was part of a sign and trade with Indiana.

"Malcolm Brogdon has agreed to a four-year, $85M deal with Indiana, league sources tell ESPN. Indiana is trading a first-round and two future second round picks to the Milwaukee for Malcolm Brogdon, league sources tell ESPN" said Wojnarowski.