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Bucks' PJ Tucker signing two-year, $15 million deal with Miami Heat: Report

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Posted at 8:40 PM, Aug 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 23:52:53-04

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks forward P. J. Tucker is signing a two-year, $15 million deal with the Miami Heat, sources tell The Athletic NBA Insider Shams Charania.

Tucker's deal includes a player option in Year 2, sources told Charania.

Tucker joined the Bucks in March of 2021 and helped the team win its first NBA Championship title in 50 years. Tucker played with the Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors and Phoenix Suns before being traded to Milwaukee.

Tucker wrote on Instagram that "You will never fully understand what y'all mean to me. Our time together however short will hold some of the best memories of my life forever. You took me in and had my back throughout our journey and I will FOREVER be grateful and hold you near to my heart."

Also on Monday, free agent Bobby Portis agreed to a two-year, $9 million deal to return to the Bucks, Charania reported.

Portis will also have a second year player option. Portis turned down potential deals from the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat.

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