Sean Kilpatrick
Sean Kilpatrick (Troy Taormina/USA TODAY Sports)

The Milwaukee Bucks announced on Sunday plans to sign Sean Kilpatrick for the remainder of the season. According to Shams Charania, signing Kilpatrick will result in his two-way deal will become a full contract.

Kilpatrick was released by the Brooklyn Nets in December, which gave the Bucks the opportunity to sign the shooting guard to a two-way deal. Kilpatrick played in 16 games for the Nets before his release.

Brooklyn waived the 28-year-old Kilpatrick following the trade that landed them Jahlil Okafor and Nik Stauskas.

During the 2016-2017 campaign, the undrafted guard out of Cincinnati had a career year and seemed to have found a home with the Nets. In a career-high 70 games that year, he averaged 13 points and two assists.

Kilpatrick had a puzzling, slow start to this season and couldn’t find a footing early in the year. His inconsistent play saw his minutes drop from a career 25 per game the year before to 11 per game this season.

The Bucks will waive center Joel Bolomboy to make room for Kilpatrick. He was signed to two-way deal back in October.

Milwaukee’s decision to waive Bolomboy came in a surprise move as the team had only just announced the team was signing him to a full deal hours earlier.

Bolomboy, 23, played in 6 games this year for the Bucks.


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