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Brandon Jennings signing with the Bucks

Brandon Jennings signing with the Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings is available to play off the bench Monday against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Brandon Jennings reunites with Milwaukee Bucks on 10-day contract (read here): The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez touched on what went into Brandon Jennings' return to the Bucks, including quotes from Jennings, general manager Jon Horst and interim head coach Joe Prunty following the 28-year-old's first practice with the team Sunday afternoon. Jennings most recently played for the Wisconsin Herd, the Bucks' G League affiliate.

The Bucks signed Jennings to a 10-day contract on Sunday.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Brandon Jennings is returning to the Milwaukee Bucks, resuming his National Basketball Association career with the team that took him in the first round of the National Basketball Association draft almost a decade ago.

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With Matthew Dellavedova (ankle) and Malcolm Brogdon (torn quad tendon) still out due to injury, Jennings will provide the Bucks with depth at point guard behind starter Eric Bledsoe.

Prior to his stint with the Herd, Jennings played with Shanxi Zhongyu in the Chinese CBA. For his career, Jennings has career averages of 14.3 points, 5.7 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game. In seven games, Jennings averaged 21.4 points, 7.6 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 37.0 minutes per game.

"I was nervous", Jennings said. "Just putting on that jersey was a blessing and I was just very grateful". Just always wanted to bounce back from that.


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