76ers deal veteran G Patrick Beverley to Bucks

League: NBA

Posted on: 09 Feb, 2024 at 03:42 AM

Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Veteran guard Patrick Beverley announced his own trade to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday as part of the wildness that occurs before the trade deadline.

"BREAKING: @patbev21 to the Milwaukee Bucks," Beverley tweeted on social media.

Later Thursday night, the Philadelphia 76ers confirmed that they dealt Beverley to the Bucks for guard Cameron Payne and a 2027 second-round draft choice.

Milwaukee will be the seventh NBA team for Beverley, who is known for his hard-nosed defensive ability.

Beverley, 35, is averaging 6.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 47 games (five starts) this season. The 12-year-veteran is shooting 43.2 percent from the field and 32.1 percent from 3-point range.

Beverley has career averages of 8.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 640 games (510 starts) with the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls and 76ers.

Payne, 29, will join his sixth NBA team. This was his first season with Milwaukee and he was averaging 6.2 points and 2.3 assists in 47 games (two starts).

Payne has career averages of 7.8 points, 3.3 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 374 games (58 starts) with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns and Bucks.

--Field Level Media