NBA rumors: Kings’ Bogdan Bogdanovic expected to be Bucks free agency target

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Report: Bucks to be ‘strong suitor’ for Kings’ Bogdanovic originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea» data-reactid=»16″>Report: Bucks to be ‘strong suitor’ for Kings’ Bogdanovic originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Kings face plenty of difficult decisions this offseason, already having brought in a new general manager, Monte McNair, after the departure of Vlade Divac.» data-reactid=»17″>The Kings face plenty of difficult decisions this offseason, already having brought in a new general manager, Monte McNair, after the departure of Vlade Divac.

One of those choices involves shooting guard Bogdan Bogdanovic, who is a restricted free agent for Sacramento. Bogdanovic played the fourth-most minutes of any King last season, scoring 15.1 points per game on 44 percent shooting despite only starting 28 games.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Buddy Hield‘s presence creates a bit of a logjam at the position for Sacramento.&nbsp;Among the teams that could bring up the price for Bogdanovic’s services in free agency are the Milwaukee Bucks, a team expected to be a "strong suitor" for him as they&nbsp;seek&nbsp;more playmaking and shooting ability, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported Thursday, citing sources.» data-reactid=»23″>Buddy Hield‘s presence creates a bit of a logjam at the position for Sacramento. Among the teams that could bring up the price for Bogdanovic’s services in free agency are the Milwaukee Bucks, a team expected to be a «strong suitor» for him as they seek more playmaking and shooting ability, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported Thursday, citing sources.

<h5 class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="RELATED:&nbsp;McNair makes first additions to Kings’ front office» data-reactid=»24″>RELATED: McNair makes first additions to Kings’ front office

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Milwaukee doesn't have much in the way of available salary cap space this offseason, but Bucks management has been reported to be willing to spend into the luxury tax to surround two-time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton with more talent.» data-reactid=»25″>Milwaukee doesn’t have much in the way of available salary cap space this offseason, but Bucks management has been reported to be willing to spend into the luxury tax to surround two-time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton with more talent.

The only likely way for a potential Bogdanovic-Bucks union would involve a sign-and-trade given the cap constraints, so these two teams would need to be very highly motivated to make such a deal.

We’ll see how McNair navigates Bogdanovic’s restricted free agency, but the Kings will have the right to match any and all offers for the young guard.