Canadian Nik Stauskas is reportedly signing a one-year deal to join the Milwaukee Bucks, according to ESPN's Zach Lowe.
The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a one-year deal with former No. 8 pick Nik Stauskas, his agent, Mark Bartelstein of @PrioritySports tells ESPN.- Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) November 26, 2020
As Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel notes, the deal is a training camp invite, given the Bucks' tight salary cap situation.
Looking to confirm it (nothing says Thanksgiving like getting information about a guy nicknamed "Sauce") but based the Bucks' cap situation it would seem Stauskas will be joining the Bucks on a training-camp deal.- Matt Velazquez (@Matt_Velazquez) November 26, 2020
He's a 5-year NBA vet who played in Spain last year. https://t.co/MmQAuu0zOr
After being drafted by the Sacramento Kings with the No.8 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Mississauga, Ont., native has had stints with the Philadelphia 76ers, Portland trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets, and most recently the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2018-19.
Stauskas spent last season playing in Spain with Baskonia where he shot 37.3% from three across the Liga ACB and EuroLeague.
In five NBA seasons, the 27-year-old holds career averages of 6.8 points per game on 35.3 per cent shooting from beyond the arc.
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