Bucks Request Waivers On Treveon Graham, Nik Stauskas

The Bucks requested waivers on Treveon Graham and Nik Stauskas, the team announced in a press release on Saturday.

Both players saw their only preseason action for Milwaukee on Friday night in a 127-113 loss to the Pelicans. Stauskas grabbed two boards in four minutes of action while Graham did not record any stats in three minutes of play.

Graham, a veteran swingman with 180 games of NBA experience to his credit, joined the Bucks on a training camp contract in late November. His most extensive action came as a reserve with the Hornets in 2017/18 when he averaged 4.3 PPG in 63 games. Graham, 25, split his time between the Timberwolves and Hawks last season and has also seen time with Brooklyn.

Stauskas, 27, is another well-traveled NBA veteran who has seen time with the Kings, Sixers, Nets, Trail Blazers and Cavaliers. The Canadian, who joined the Bucks in early December, averaged almost 10 PPG for the Sixers in 2016/17 but has since seen time as a reserve for several teams. The eighth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft has struggled to develop into a solid rotation piece.

However, Stauskas has hit 35.3% of his career three-point attempts and played fairly well in Spain last season, making 42.2% of his threes in 22 EuroLeague contests.

With these moves, the Bucks’ roster is likely set for the regular season, as the team has 14 guaranteed contracts along with two two-way players. Milwaukee’s hard cap prevents the team from carrying a 15th man for now, as Bobby Marks of ESPN tweets.

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15 thoughts on “Bucks Request Waivers On Treveon Graham, Nik Stauskas

  1. hiflew

    The Treveon Graham that posts here has made me feel legitimately bad for a player I honestly would have just read about and moved on.

  2. Treveon Graham

    The NBA is a business. I’ve been through this before. I will continue to stay ready if another team calls. I appreciate everyone rooting for me. I’m always gonna be here. Thank you.

    • wettle

      Best of luck going forward Treveon! Easy to root for players like yourself. I’m guessing there aren’t a lot of players, in any of the sports, who post on here and you’ve been very humble, polite, and interact with those who have engaged with you here. #classact

    • earmbrister

      All the best TG. Your next opportunity will come out of the blue: stay ready and stay classy.

    • hoops specialist

      hey man, if u get a chance sign with a champ contending team it might be da right environmnet for u

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