Is Dwyane Wade worth a big contract? (2:41)
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Which FA to sign: Butler or Middleton?

Bradford Doolittle breaks down free agent wings Jimmy Butler and Khris Middleton and makes a pick for which one teams should target in free agency. The verdict? (Insider)

Undervalued NBA free agents (1:05)
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Report: Greg Monroe wants a team 'ready to win'

Detroit Pistons free-agent center Greg Monroe said he wants to play for a team "ready to win." Monroe will reportedly speak this week to the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks and Portland Trail Blazers.

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Report: Vaughn thoroughly checked out

The Milwaukee Bucks selected shooting guard Rashad Vaughn with their first round pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Vaughn has had some issues with his knees, but they appear to fine, now.

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Sources: Mavs likeliest to lure Jordan from L.A.

The Mavericks are widely considered the likeliest team in the league to persuade free-agent center DeAndre Jordan to leave the Clippers, according to league sources.

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Rashad Vaughn fills need for Bucks

Wisconsin product Sam Dekker was on the board when Milwaukee picked at No. 17, but the team opted to go with Vaughn, whose shooting prowess could make him a steal at that pick. The Bucks also added depth by trading for Greivis Vasquez. Overall, they earned a thumbs-up from ESPN's Bradford Doolittle. Draft thumbs-up or thumbs-down

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Bucks make the most of only draft pick

The Bucks quietly picked up one of the better shooters in the draft in Rashad Vaughn, who also has a versatile set of offensive skills. He'll have time to develop behind O.J. Mayo and provide immediate 3-point help off the bench. Vaughn earns Milwaukee a solid B from Chad Ford. Ford's complete draft grades (Insider)


Thumbs-up or thumbs-down on every team's picks

The Timberwolves, Lakers and 76ers made splashes with the first three selections. How did they -- and the rest of the league -- do Thursday? Our NBA writers assess every team's draft picks.

Bucks: UCLA SG Norman Powell selected with 46th pick in NBA Draft; Jay Williams compares him to Tony Allen

Bucks on bad end of Greivis Vasquez trade

Insider Kevin Pelton notes that the Bucks stole a 2017 first-round pick from the Clippers a year ago to take on Jared Dudley's salary -- but doesn't think this trade with Toronto maximized its value. Trade review (Insider)

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Insider profile: Rashad Vaughn

Vaughn already possesses and NBA body and is a potential scoring machine who attacks the basket. He lacks elite strength, though. Vaughn averaged 17.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game last season. Inconsistent from deep

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Vaughn picked 17 overall by Milwaukee

The Bucks select Rashad Vaughn (UNLV) in the 2015 NBA Draft.

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5dKevin Pelton

Trade Grades: Bucks get Vasquez

Kevin Pelton believes the Raptors moved Greivis Vasquez while he was valuable and because he opened up flexibility this summer.

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5dMarc Stein

Bucks land Raptors' Vasquez for Powell, pick

The Bucks agreed to a deal that brings them veteran guard Greivis Vasquez from the Raptors in exchange for their 2017 first-round pick and 46th overall pick Norman Powell.

Bucks get PG in first trade of the night

ESPN sources tell Marc Stein that Milwaukee will send its lottery-protected 2017 first-round pick via the Clippers and the 46th pick in tonight's 2nd round to Toronto for Greivis Vásquez. He averaged 9.5 PPG and 3.7 APG last season.

Karl-Anthony Towns, Jahlil Okafor and D'Angelo Russell take center stage at the 2015 NBA Draft; live at 7 pm ET on ESPN

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Portis a good pick if Bucks can't move up

According to Chad Ford, the Bucks are trying to move up "five to 10 spots" in tonight's draft, but if they're unsuccessful, taking Arkansas' Bobby Portis would be a smart move. Portis may never be a star, but he has size and a great motor. Ford's final mock (Insider)

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game97.822nd
Rebounds Per Game42.124th
Assists Per Game23.67th
Points Allowed97.48th

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