Milwaukee Bucks consent to 4-year, $49M agreement with Bobby Portis; add Joe Ingles

Free-agent forward Bobby Portis is getting back to the Milwaukee Bucks on a four-year, $49 million agreement, his representative, Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports, told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday.

Portis declined a $4.5 million player option with the Bucks in front of free agency.

A year prior, Milwaukee couldn’t offer him a salary surpassing that amount and Portis accepted a decrease in salary to return subsequent to winning a championship.

Portis, 27, began 59 rounds of his 72 games last season, generally as a fill-in for a harmed Brook Lopez, and averaged 14.6 points and 9.1 rebounds while shooting 47.9% from the field and 39.3% from 3. He has begun seven playoff games in the beyond two years in Milwaukee and arrived at the midpoint of 15.4 points and 11.3 rebounds in them.

The Bucks likewise consented to a one-year deal with Joe Ingles, his wife, Renae, reported by means of Twitter on Thursday.

Ingles, 34, tore his ACL in January and spent the rest of the past season rehabbing from the injury.

The runner-up for the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award in 2020-21, Ingles had been a fundamental part of the Utah Jazz for eight seasons, averaging 7.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.5 assists this previous season in 25 minutes a game.

A postseason veteran, Ingles played in 45 playoff games with the Jazz over the beyond five seasons. Known best for his speedy release on 3-pointers, Ingles is likewise proficient at putting the ball on the floor while going after closeouts and has a skill for making great searches for partners with his passing.