The Milwaukee Bucks signed Miles Plumlee to a four-year, $50 million contract last summer, but things didn’t work out the way either side had hoped.
Bucks general manager John Hammond sent Plumlee to the Charlotte Hornets on Thursday, getting big men Roy Hibbert and Spencer Hawes in return. The Bucks also released Steve Novak to make room for the extra roster spot.
Plumlee averaged 2.6 points and 1.7 rebounds in 32 games for the Bucks this season.
Hawes is a 10-year NBA veteran with stints with Sacramento, Philadelphia, Cleveland, the Los Angeles Clippers and the Hornets. He averaged 7.3 points and 4.2 rebounds in 35 games for Charlotte this season. [Read more…]