The Milwaukee Bucks signed free agent forward Steve Novak. The Brown Deer returns to the city where he played in college basketball at Marquette.
The 32-year-old Novak has appeared in seven games for the Oklahoma City Thunder this season prior to being traded to Denver on February 18.
Novak has appeared in 456 career games, averaging 4.7 points and 1.3 rebounds while shooting 43-percent from three-point range in ten NBA seasons. Novak has made stops with Houston, L.A. Clippers, Dallas, San Antonio, New York, Toronto, Utah and Oklahoma City.
Novak was the 32nd overall pick of the Houston Rockets in the 2006 NBA Draft.
The Bucks also requested waivers on forward Chris Copeland. In 24 games this season, Copeland averaged 2.1 points and 0.5 assists in 6.5 minutes per game.