MILWAUKEE (WITI/WTMJ) -- According to multiple reports, the Milwaukee Bucks have already put some of their off season plans in motion.
ESPN Senior NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Milwaukee Bucks point guard Eric Bledsoe agreeing to a four-year, $70 million extension with the team.
ESPN story on Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe agreeing to a four-year, $70M extension. https://t.co/mVJ5k1LCDg— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 1, 2019
With the signing, three members of the Bucks starting lineup still has to come up with new contract terms before next season: Khris Middleton, Brook Lopez, and Malcolm Brogdon.
Bledsoe, 29, is having his best NBA season with Bucks and was determined to stay with franchise. He could've gone into free agency this summer, but his deal starts to set the market for free agent guards in July. Deal gives Bucks chance to focus on Khris Middleton in July FA now. https://t.co/zOw7jBJsMi— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 1, 2019
Bledsoe is averaging 15.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 5.5 assists for the 47-14 Bucks this season.