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The Milwaukee Bucks level guard Jrue Vacation agreed to a four-year most contract extension value as much as $160m on Sunday.

The crew confirmed the extension in a press launch. Vacation, 30, is averaging 17.0 factors, 5.4 assists, 4.6 rebounds and a league-leading 1.8 steals in 38 video games (35 begins) in his first season with the Bucks.

“Jrue is among the prime guards within the NBA and we’re thrilled to signal him to this extension,” Bucks common supervisor Jon Horst mentioned in a press release.








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Jrue Vacation scores 33 to assist Bucks maintain off massive fourth-quarter comeback by Kings.

“Including him to our crew has made us higher on each ends of the ground. He is an elite defender and an impactful offensive participant with the flexibility to attain, shoot and facilitate.

“Past basketball, Jrue and his spouse Lauren have already demonstrated the actual affect they’re keen to make in our neighborhood by way of the Jrue and Lauren Vacation Fund.”

Vacation’s agent, Jason Glushon, confirmed the figures to a number of media retailers. The extension is for 4 years and $135m with bonuses that might increase the worth to $160m.

The deal features a participant possibility for the fourth yr in 2024-25, Glushon mentioned.

Milwaukee acquired the two-time NBA All-Defensive Crew choice from the New Orleans Pelicans in a four-team commerce in November.

The Bucks traded away Eric Bledsoe, George Hill, three future first-round picks and two future draft choose swaps within the deal that additionally concerned the Denver Nuggets and Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder.

A primary-round choice (seventeenth total) by Philadelphia in 2009 and an All-Star in 2012-13, Vacation has averaged 15.9 factors, 6.3 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 751 profession video games (675 begins) with the 76ers (2009-13), Pelicans (2013-20) and Bucks.

He was voted the NBA’s Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Yr in 2019-20.



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Highlights of the Sacramento Kings in opposition to the Milwaukee Bucks in Week 15 of the NBA.

“We’re grateful for the time we have been capable of spend studying concerning the Bucks group, our crew and the higher Milwaukee neighborhood,” Jrue and Lauren Vacation mentioned in a press release.

“We recognize how Jon, Coach Bud (Mike Budenholzer) and your entire workers, together with our teammates and followers, have supported us because the commerce to Milwaukee.

“We now have a particular group that desires to place within the work and compete for a championship yearly.

“We look ahead to working carefully with our followers and the neighborhood, in addition to proceed to offer extra alternatives and sources with our JLH Fund all through Milwaukee. We’re extremely blessed to remain right here, and we imagine Milwaukee can be dwelling for our household for a few years to come back.”

The Bucks entered Sunday’s motion in third place within the Japanese Convention with a 32-17 report, two video games again of co-leaders Philadelphia and the Brooklyn Nets.

Milwaukee’s prime three gamers at the moment are locked into long-term offers.

The Bucks gave two-time MVP ahead Giannis Antetokounmpo a five-year, $228.2m supermax extension in December, and re-signed two-time All-Star ahead Khris Middleton to a five-year, $177.5m deal in July 2019.



Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers forward Robert Covington




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Giannis Antetokounmpo dropped 47 factors with 12 rebounds in opposition to the Portland Path Blazers.



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