Buyout market: Bucks will make a hard run at Goran Dragic

Buyout market: Bucks will make a hard run at Goran Dragic

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Buyout market: Bucks will make a hard run at Goran Dragic

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Adrian Wojnarowski: In the aftermath of the Donte DiVincenzo trade and Connaughton injury, the Bucks will be aggressive in pursuit of Goran Dragic once he enters the buyout market next week, sources said. There will be significant opportunity for Dragic to play a role on the defending champions.
Source: Twitter @wojespn

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn
Spurs injury report:
Bates-Diop (face, laceration) questionable.
Cacok (G League) out.
Dragic (not with team) out.
Josh Richardson and Romeo Langford aren’t listed, so they are expected to be available Monday at Chicago. – 5:55 PM
Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
Josh Richardson and Romeo Langford are not on the Spurs injury report for Monday @ Bulls.
Cacok with Austin and Dragic (not with team) are OUT
KBD questionable – 5:51 PM
CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Bucks’ Pat Connaughton needs hand surgery and Milwaukee will pursue Goran Dragic on buyout market, per report
cbssports.com/nba/news/bucks…3:25 PM
Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
ESPN story on Milwaukee’s Pat Connaughton undergoing surgery Monday for his fractured hand — and expectation that the Bucks will ramp up pursuit of Goran Dragic once his buyout is complete this week: bit.ly/3Lw45rJ2:52 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Winderman’s view: Ruminating on a Dragic reunion, plus thoughts on Heat-Nets. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…9:38 AM
Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Goran Dragic drawing interest from at least six NBA teams sportando.basketball/en/goran-dragi…3:14 AM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Fred VanVleet on the Thad Young-Dragic trade: “Great piece, great addition, especially when the other guy was sitting at home so it wasn’t like we were giving up much. That’s the situation we were in so it’s a +1 in my book. We’ll take that.” – 11:00 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Winderman’s view: Ruminating on a Dragic reunion, plus Heat-Nets thoughts. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…10:29 PM
Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Lakers, Warriors, Nets among teams targeting Goran Dragic after buyout nba.nbcsports.com/2022/02/12/lak…9:03 PM
Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
Goran Dragic and the Spurs are expected to negotiate a contract buyout in the coming week, clearing the way to a formidable list of free agent suitors for Dragic that now includes the Lakers: es.pn/3BvK5B78:00 PM
Eric Koreen @ekoreen
Really impressive work by #gameops to get rid of all the Dragic clips in the intro video. – 7:36 PM
Aaron Rose @AaronBenRose
For those wondering as I was, Goran Dragic is out for tonight’s Spurs game. He is not with the team. pic.twitter.com/dUIlt1C0p07:30 PM

Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn
Per their injury report, the Spurs will be without the following players tonight here in New Orleans:
Bates-Diop (face, laceration)
Collins (ankle, injury management)
Dragic (not with team)
Langford (not with team)
Richardson (not with team). – 1:55 PM
Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
Tomas Satoransky is not on the Spurs injury report.
Collins (ankle), KBD (face laceration), Richardson, Langford, and Dragic all OUT – 1:45 PM
Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel
Prior to the trade deadline, I noted the Bucks had interest in Goran Dragic. That interest hasn’t waned. Bucks, Suns and Mavs appear to be the frontrunners for the veteran guard. – 6:00 PM
Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
Tre Jones is available tonight per Spurs
Dragic, Satoransky, Richardson, and Langford are all OUT (not with team) – 5:56 PM
Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
Raptors say Fred VanVleet is questionable for tomorrow’s game against Denver. Finally Goran Dragic is off the report and one would assume Thad Young could make his debut, if logistics work. – 4:10 PM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Ujiri on Dragic: “At the end of the day I think Goran was looking for a contending team. Goran came in here & was a great professional & did everything that we asked… And then Goran had a personal situation… Difficult situation a little bit but he acted in a professional way” – 2:51 PM
Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn
Spurs injury report submitted to league lists Dragic (not with team) and Satoransky (not with team) as out.
Tre Jones (dental procedure) is questionable.
For Atlanta, Lou Williams (hamstring) is questionable. – 9:25 AM

More on this storyline

Ira Winderman: Been told that Goran Dragic is coming to tonight’s game vs. Nets. So there’s that. -via Twitter @IraHeatBeat / February 12, 2022

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