Reports: Bucks signing F Taurean Prince, G Delon Wright

League: NBA

Posted on: 04 Jul, 2024 at 05:10 PM

Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Milwaukee Bucks are signing free agent forward Taurean Prince and guard Delon Wright, according to media reports.

Prince, 30, averaged 8.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 39.6 percent from 3-point range in 78 games (49 starts) with the Los Angeles Lakers last season. Former Lakers head coach Darvin Ham is now an assistant on Doc Rivers' staff in Milwaukee. The Athletic reported that Prince has agreed to contract terms.

Prince has played eight seasons for the Atlanta Hawks (2016-19), Brooklyn Nets (2019-21), Cleveland Cavaliers (2021), Minnesota Timberwolves (2021-23) and Lakers. He averages 10.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists while shooting 37.6 percent from 3-point range.

Wright, 32, agreed to a one-year, $3.3 million contract with the Bucks, ESPN reported. Known for his defense, Wright averaged 4.5 points, 1.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.1 steals in 47 games (one start) last season split between the Washington Wizards and Miami Heat.

Wright has played for eight different teams since entering the league in 2015-16: Toronto, Memphis, Dallas, Detroit, Sacramento, Atlanta, Washington and Miami. Wright averages 7.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.2 steals and 20.7 minutes in 508 games (85 starts). He is a career 35.4 percent shooter from long range.

--Field Level Media