The Bucks were able to bring back one of their pieces in Bobby Portis, but haven’t been able to replicate the same trick with PJ Tucker:
Free agent PJ Tucker has agreed to a deal with the Heat, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 3, 2021
PJ Tucker is signing a two-year, $15 million deal with Miami, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. https://t.co/Pti5ZYmeg0— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 3, 2021
Tucker, who arrived mid-season from the Houston Rockets in exchange for DJ Augustin, DJ Wilson, a 2021 pick swap, and a 2023 unprotected first round pick, was a stalwart on the defensive end who went a long way to helping unlock Milwaukee’s switching scheme.
While his NBA path will lead him elsewhere (and likely to his last big payday as a profession), he’ll be immortalized in Bucks history for his heroic performances round after round.
UPDATE: PJ speaks…