Konaton has used the “player option”, which means that he will represent 2020/2021. champions of the next season. He will receive $ 5.7 million for it.
Konaton joined the league in 2015 when he was drafted by the Brooklyn Nets in the second round of the 11th selection. He failed to play in Brooklyn. He spent the first three seasons of his career in Portland’s Trail Blazers, but then moved to Milwaukee, where he will spend his fifth season next year.
The 29-year-old guard spent the most successful season in his career last year. He took the field in 65 games, with an outstanding score of 9.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 0.9 interceptions and 0.2 block throws on average.
Buki last season ended in a split second place in the Eastern Conference, winning 51 successes in 82 matches. The 76ers and the Celtics were equally victorious, and Taiwan as a result, Milwaukee finished third. In the second round of the playoffs, they lost to the finalists of the Boston Celtics (3: 4). Staying in Conaton’s Milwaukee means less club worries about long range shots.
Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton is exercising his $5.7 million option to return for the 2022-2023 season, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 22, 2022