The Milwaukee Bucks Have Three Options When It Comes To Michael Redd

May 10th, 2010 by Nicholas Kashian Leave a reply »
Michael Redd is back home in Ohio recovering from a torn acl and mcl in his left knee which caused him to miss nearly the entire 2009-10 season.  It was the second time he suffered the injury to his left knee missing most of the 2008-09 season due to the same injury.  

If Redd can rehabilitate his injury sufficiently to play during the 2010-11 NBA season Bucks general manager John Hammond will have three options as Redd is entering the final year of his contract at a number of $18 million guaranteed.   

The first and most unlikely option is the Bucks could buy Redd out. However, Redd would be unlikely to take much if anything less than the $18 million he is guaranteed from the Bucks if he's healthy.  And, I just can't imagine Bucks owner Senator Herb Kohl taking a financial hit of that size.  This scenario would allow the Bucks to save 18 million dollars in salary cap space and possibly become a peripheral player in free agency this summer.

Perhaps targeting players such as Dirk Nowitzki or Chris Bosh along with Ray Allen but this scenario is the long shots of long shots.  Still one can't help but contempl ...

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