The Milwaukee Bucks have signed guard Eric Bledsoe to a contract extension. Now in his second season with the Bucks, Bledsoe is averaging 15.9 factors, 5.5 helps and 4.7 rebounds for every video game whilst capturing a job-large 49.2 per cent from the discipline. He was at first acquired by Milwaukee previous season in a trade with Phoenix on Nov. 7, 2017, and has considering the fact that averaged 17. factors, 5.3 helps and 4.3 rebounds in 132 game titles (all starts) with the Bucks.
“We are excited that Eric will proceed to be a main component of the Milwaukee Bucks,” said Bucks Basic Supervisor Jon Horst. “Eric is instrumental to our achievements and we’re happy that he is fully commited to the Bucks.”
Bledsoe has scored in double figures 49 situations this season with 15 20-level game titles and two 30-level game titles. He’s reached double-digit helps 5 situations, double-digit rebounds 3 situations and has logged seven double-doubles. Bledsoe tallied his initially triple-double of the season on Wednesday in a get about the Kings, scoring 26 factors whilst matching his season-large in each helps (13) and rebounds (12). He adopted that efficiency by scoring a season-large 31 factors with 9 rebounds and 5 helps, main the Bucks to a arrive-from-driving get about the Lakers on Friday.
Bledsoe, 29, is in his ninth season in the NBA and has appeared in 553 game titles (391 starts) with the Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix and Milwaukee. Initially selected with the 18th total decide in the 2010 NBA Draft out of Kentucky, Bledsoe holds job averages of 14. factors, 4.8 helps, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 steals for every video game. He’s also performed in 24 playoff game titles, such as all seven of the Bucks’ Initially Spherical game titles versus the Boston Celtics previous season where by he averaged 13.6 factors, 3.7 helps and 3.6 rebounds for every video game.