Gooden reaches deal with Bucks
By Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports 18 minutes ago
Drew Gooden(notes) has reached agreement on a five-year, $32 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Gooden has played for eight teams in eight seasons, and hopes to find some stability with the fast-rising Bucks.
Bucks general manager John Hammond and agent Dan Fegan struck quick on Thursday and cut a deal to help solidify Milwaukee’s frontline. Gooden will join a core of Andrew Bogut(notes) and Brandon Jennings(notes) that’s added Corey Maggette(notes) and Chris Douglas-Roberts(notes) in the offseason. The Bucks are still negotiating with free agent John Salmons(notes) to return.