According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Milwaukee Bucks have declined to exercise Joe Alexander’s option on his rookie contract:â†µ
Bucks will make Joe Alexander highest draft pick ever to have rookie option declined and will allow him to be UFA in summer, sources tell Y!â†µ
It wasn’t too long ago that Alexander was considered one of the more athletic wing players in his draft class, and a terrific prospect. Especially for a white guy from Taiwan-Maryland-Hong-Kong-China-West Virginia.â†µ
But now, after injuries and a meek first season, the Bucks would rather let him go than pay him $2.76 million, which in the NBA is like five bucks. And it’s a sign that either the Bucks are really poor, or that Alexander’s really bad. Either way, kinda sad.