Pat Connaughton is exercising his option

2022-06-22T23:45:32+00:00 2022-06-22T23:45:32+00:00.

Aris Barkas

22/Jun/22 23:45

One of the main core members of the Bucks is staying put for next season

By Eurohoops team/

Bucks guard Pat Connaughton is exercising his $5.7 million option to return for the 2022-23 NBA season to Milwaukee, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Connaughton, a 2015 second-round pick who will be entering his eighth season, is now eligible to sign an extension with the Bucks this offseason.

The 29-year-old Connaughton set career highs with 9.9 points over 26.0 minutes per game in 65 appearances last season. He also pulled down 4.2 rebounds while averaging 1.3 assists while setting a personal mark with 146 3-pointers.