HoopsHype Luc Richard Mbah a Moute rumors

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For their part, the Bucks have made it clear they plan to match any offer on Mbah a Moute. "We think Luc is more valued here playing under Scott Skiles and his system than he would be anywhere else in the league," general manager John Hammond said Sunday. "We know the value of that, and we plan to have him here as a member of the organization." NBA.com

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"Free agency can be a little stressful because you never know what the situation is going to be," Mbah a Moute said of his status with the Bucks. " But it's also exciting to be in this position. I've put in the work and have a future where teams can use my service." His work ethic and ability to guard multiple positions make Mbah a Moute more attractive. The Bucks extended a one-year, roughly $1.1 million qualifying offer before the lockout. Other teams can make offers once free agency opens Dec. 9. If Mbah a Moute signs another team's offer sheet, the Bucks have three days to match that offer and retain him. It was seven days under the previous CBA. USA Today

November 28, 2011 Updates

Bucks player representative Luc Richard Mbah a Moute said Sunday night the settlement agreed to by players and owners early Saturday was "fair enough." Mbah a Moute, a fourth-year forward and restricted free agent, did not offer a full endorsement for the proposal to be voted on by league players. "Guys are mainly happy about going back to work," Mbah a Moute said of the reaction he has received from other players and Bucks teammates. "It's not a great deal for the players, but it's fair enough for us to still work where we can freely move (in free agency) and for the owners to make up for their loss." Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

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Mbah a Moute said he had talked to a number of Bucks teammates recently as the lockout has dragged into November, forcing the cancellation of the first month of the season. "The guys want to know what's going on," Mbah a Moute said. "Some guys didn't understand how bad the deal was. Once everybody understood that, they didn't want to agree to the deal. "We've made concessions already, in the economics and the system. There are some things fundamentally we need to have." Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

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Washington Wizards forward JaVale McGee made headlines Friday when he left the Los Angeles meeting early and told reporters, "There's definitely some guys in there saying they're ready to fold." Mbah a Moute strongly disputed that assessment. "McGee was in the meeting probably for 15 minutes," Mbah a Moute said. "There were no guys ready to fold. I don't think you can make an informed comment when you're there 15 minutes and the meeting is 2½ hours long. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Mbah a Moute was one of the 30 or so players who attended a meeting Friday in Los Angeles, where union president Derek Fisher of the Los Angeles Lakers updated them on the negotiations to reach a new collective bargaining agreement. "There are still a whole lot of things that need to be worked out in the system," Mbah a Moute said in an interview Monday. "It's still very different from what we want." Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

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Three years ago, when he was at UCLA, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute sustained a concussion that kept him off the basketball court for eight days, until he completed a series of neurocognitive tests. That's why the Bucks forward was so surprised when all he needed to return this season following a mild concussion was simply his word to the training staff. "I didn't have to do any tests because we were on the road and doctors were here," Mbah a Moute said. "They just asked me how I was feeling, and I told them I was feeling better. They were like, 'You're fine.'" Miami Herald

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