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NBA Report: Bogdan Bogdanovic Didn't Agree To Sign-And-Trade With Milwaukee Bucks

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Well, it seems like the Milwaukee Bucks aren't just going to let Giannis Antetokounmpo go away without putting up a fight first, as they recently completed a couple of major moves to significantly improve their starting roster.

First, they traded Eric Bledsoe, George Hill, and multiple picks to the New Orleans Pelicans for Jrue Holiday, and later they completed a sign-and-deal with the Sacramento Kings to land Bogdan Bogdanovic and Justin James in return for Donte DiVincenzo, Ersan Ilyasova, and DJ Wilson, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski:

Woj went on to add that the Milwaukee Bucks' executives are trying to fulfill the promise they made to Giannis Antetokounmpo during the offseason and that it's likely that The Greek Freak has already committed to signing that supermax contract extension with them:

The Milwaukee Bucks, however, now have a revamped roster and one of the strongest starting fives in the league, featuring Jrue Holiday, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Brook Lopez.}

However, besides that, their roster is pretty thin and they don't have any cap space or draft assets to continue strengthening their team. But if trading away that many players and first-round picks (plus pick-swaps) is enough to keep Giannis on board for the long run with them, then it'll all be worth it. Now, they must put the cherry on top of the sundae by finally winning the second NBA Championship in franchise history.

That's, of course, assuming that Bogdan agrees to be dealt to the Bucks, as a recent report states that the Kings actually traded him without his consent, which is illegal considering he's poised to become a free agent. According to the report, the trade is now in peril as Bogdan could simply back down from it.

Also, Adrian Wojnarowski reported that he now plans to enter restricted free agency and pursue a different offer, which would be a disaster for the Bucks.

This will be one of the weirdest stories of the offseason and the Bucks would have to make a lot of moves to make up for it, assuming it's all true and Bogdan in fact doesn't want to play there.