Monday, August 23, 2004
Bucks bring back Kukoc
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks on Monday re-signed forward
Toni Kukoc after two productive seasons with the team.
Kukoc, acquired from the Atlanta Hawks after the 2002 season for
forward Glenn Robinson, averaged 9.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.2
assists per game in two seasons for Milwaukee.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Kukoc has career averages of 12.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.9
assists in 728 regular-season games over 11 seasons. He won three
championships with the Chicago Bulls from 1995-98 and has appeared
in 96 career playoff games.
Before his NBA career, the native of Croatia played
professionally in the former Yugoslavia (1989-91) and Italy
Kukoc won a silver medal at the 1988 Olympics with Yugoslavia
and another four years later as a member of the Croatian Olympic