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February 18, 2015 Updates

The Bucks have dangled names like Ersan Ilyasova, O.J. Mayo and even big man John Henson in offers to other teams, so its clear the Bucks want to make a deal and with Sanders’ $11 million per year salary likely being stretched down to just over $2.1 million per year, the Bucks have some unexpected breathing room to take on a player that could command real money in July. Basketball Insiders

Major likely buck to be traded is? Chad Ford: Actually hearing from teams that there's a lot of interest in Ilyasova. A veteran stretch four. Could be valuable to a playoff team. But I wouldn't be surprised if the Bucks didn't do anything. They have great chemistry right now, are set up to win 45 games this season. For their young players, this experience of getting playing time and winning is huge. ESPN.com

The Milwaukee Bucks are nearing an agreement on a buyout with big man Larry Sanders, league sources told ESPN. The Bucks and Sanders, according to sources, are on course to officially part ways by week's end. Sanders likely will receive nearly half of the $33 million left on his contract after this season spread out over the next several years via the league's stretch provision. ESPN.com

At the NBA All-Star break, the Milwaukee Bucks on FOX Sports Wisconsin are averaging a 2.26 household rating (per Nielsen). Ratings are trending 326 percent higher compared to this time last season, putting the team on pace to have one of the highest-rated seasons since 2009-10. The increase in TV viewership is the highest of any NBA team televised on a regional sports network. NBA.com

The Milwaukee Bucks are known to be among the teams that have interest, in part because coach Jason Kidd has had a front-row seat to some of Kanter's best games in the past two seasons. He averaged 19.5 points and nine rebounds in two games against Kidd's Brooklyn Nets last season, then finished with 23 points and 16 rebounds in Utah's lone game against the Bucks this season. Kidd, it's safe to say, took notice and would love to add him to his group that has been such a pleasant surprise this season (30-23). USA Today Sports

Teams are testing Milwaukee's resolve to enter restricted free agency with Brandon Knight, league source say. The Bucks have thus far been steadfast in their desire to keep Knight, whose team-high 17.8 points and 5.4 assists per game have been key to positioning them solidly in the sixth playoff spot in the East. CBSSports.com

February 17, 2015 Updates

The Milwaukee Bucks are known to be among the teams that have interest, in part because coach Jason Kidd has had a front-row seat to some of Kanter's best games in the past two seasons. He averaged 19.5 points and nine rebounds in two games against Kidd's Brooklyn Nets last season, then finished with 23 points and 16 rebounds in Utah's lone game against the Bucks this season. Kidd, it's safe to say, took notice and would love to add him to his group that has been such a pleasant surprise this season (30-23). USA Today Sports

 

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