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Jennings not sure he wants to play for Bucks


06:57 AM ET 04.29 | The Heat ran over the Bucks to complete a sweep of Milwaukee, which again goes back to the drawing board. Here was the final snapshot of a season that degenerated into bickering, dysfunction, complaining and chronic losing: With the Miami Heat pulling away late once again, center Larry Sanders was gesturing at interim coach Jim Boylan, strongly suggesting that he put the benched Brandon Jennings in the game if the Bucks were to have the slightest chance to win. ... As a restricted free agent, [Jennings] is eligible to receive an offer from the other 29 teams. The Bucks also have the opportunity to match any offer and keep him. But does he want to play for the Bucks anymore? "I don't know," Jennings said. "I can't answer that."

Journal Sentinel

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April 29, 2013  07:59 AM ET

This guy... stop acting like you're in demand. I hope you get the Veterans minimum.

April 29, 2013  08:16 AM ET

But does he want to play for the Bucks anymore? "I don't know," Jennings said. "I can't answer that."

You just did.

April 29, 2013  08:22 AM ET

He is actually sure. This kid is not consistent enough.

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April 29, 2013  08:58 AM ET

Does The Buck Stop With you, Bro?

April 29, 2013  09:08 AM ET

Just as I said the writing is on the wall.
I see the mavs offering him a 7-8 mil contract and I doubt the bucks match.
The bucks will likely keep Ellis & probably sign Josh Smith. I can see Howard signing with Dallas too.

April 29, 2013  09:43 AM ET

Bucks in 6 ... simply hilarious !!! Lets blame your team for ur stupid prediction falling flat on it's face

April 29, 2013  10:45 AM ET

Boylan is doing a great job of alienating Jennings this year. As Jennings said earlier in the season, its not fair to single him out when the team is under performing.

I'm far from a Jennings fan, but Boylan will not succeed in the NBA as head coach if he continually drives a wedge between himself and his best player

April 29, 2013  10:47 AM ET

Bucks in 6 ... simply hilarious !!! Lets blame your team for ur stupid prediction falling flat on it's face

He was asked how he thought the series would play out. What was he supposed to say?

"Oh well, they have LeBron and Wade... hopefully we can win one game.... but we'll probably be swept"

That's stupid.

April 29, 2013  11:50 AM ET

Hey Jennings, news flash, we don't want your overrated-by-yourself-**** here anyways. Good riddance.

April 29, 2013  12:12 PM ET

Agree 100%Any gm that gives this CHILD a monster contract is a moronHe's an AVERAGE pg with minimal leadership skills

I could see him and Bynum looking great in Knicks uniforms.

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April 29, 2013  02:25 PM ET

39% FG and 35% from 3...those are not good numbers. Add to that the fact that he seems immature and unable to really lead anyone...he's #16 in assists this year. I don't see a large contract from a smart GM in his future. Have fun on another mediocre team that has cash to throw your way.

April 29, 2013  05:07 PM ET

Could be Lakers material since he's young - Maybe he can learn a little something from Nash on the assists front...

April 29, 2013  05:11 PM ET

I don't understand why anybody would sign Jennings. He's one of the least efficient shooters in the NBA, and he's not good at anything else.

Basically you have a small guard who jacks up a ton of horrible shots. What's to like?

Heck, even on a Bucks team hurting for talent Jennings couldn't even crack the lineup during key fourth quarter stretches, including in the playoffs.

Which brings up another point... Jennings is the kind of guy to give the Miami Heat bulletin board fodder (as if Miami needed motivation against Milwaukee, lol) by proclaiming the Bucks would upset Miami in the series.

And then Jennings proceeds to make himself a complete non-factor during the series. What'd he have, three whole points in the deciding game?

Screw this guy and his big mouth and small game. The NBA doesn't need him.

April 29, 2013  09:28 PM ET

First.It's the Bucks. They have too many guards, and not enough talented big men.Obviously one of the guards has to go.

Yes, but the idiot Bucks traded one of their promising front line players, Tobias Smith, for a guard with an expiring contract, JJ Redick, late in the season. Exactly the opposite of what they should have done.

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