Bucks Nearing Deal With Carlos Delfino

July 6 2013 at 6:01am CST By Zach Links

The Bucks are nearing agreement on a three-year deal with free agent Carlos Delfino, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.com (via Twitter).  Houston was forced to cut Delfino loose this summer in order to create enough cap space to sign Dwight Howard outright.

We recently heard that the Knicks were showing interest in Delfino as they seek out a solid wing defender who can also shoot it from beyond the arc.  He also received interest from a club in China, but the interest wasn't mutual.  

Delfino and teammate Aaron Brooks were informed in mid-June that they wouldn't be brought back as the club had to make way for D12.  Had his non-guaranteed deal been honored, Delfino would have made $3MM in 2013/14.  The soon-to-be 31-year-old averaged 10.6 PPG and 3.3 RPG in 25.2 minutes per game last season.

Delfino is a client of ASM Sports, according to the Hoops Rumors Agency Database.

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