Latest On Bucks, John Henson Extension Talks

AUGUST 4TH, 9:05am: The Bucks and Henson remain “on course” for an extension, several league sources tell Grantland’s Zach Lowe, who speculates that Henson will end up with eight-figure salaries.

JULY 12TH, 10:40pm: Contract extension talks are ongoing between the Bucks and center John Henson, and they appear to be gaining momentum, but no deal has been struck, Charles F. Gardner of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.’s Marc Stein also tweets that the two sides are indeed heading toward a deal.

Henson, as Gardner points out, will be in the final year of his rookie-scale deal in the 2015/16 season but can sign an extension prior to the end of October. Henson averaged seven points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game in 67 appearances. He is expected to have an expanded role as Greg Monroe‘s backup, Gardner adds.

The Bucks regard Henson as a key part of their core, Stein tweets. In February, however, the Bucks dangled the big man in the trade market with the hope of acquiring a top point guard.

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  1. Chuck Myron

    This is surprising with Monroe around, and with Jabari Parker ostensibly the long-term PF. I think Henson could win a starting job a lot more easily elsewhere, so I’d be kind of surprised if he signs an extension, unless it’s on the high end of his salary range.


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