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The Milwaukee Bucks are bringing back to of the key contributors who helped them to an NBA-best 60 victories in the regular season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
The Bucks will sign forward Khris Middleton to a five-year, $178 million contract.
Milwaukee will bring back center Brook Lopez on a four-year, $52 pact.
Middleton, 27, averaged 18.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.0 steals in 31.1 minutes in 77 games this season, shooting 44.1 percent from the field, 37.8 percent from beyond the 3-point arc and 83.7 percent from the free-throw line.
Lopez, 31, averaged 12.5 points, 4.9 boards, 1.2 assists and 2.2 blocked shots in 28.7 minutes in 81 games, along with a shooting line of 45.2/36.5/84.2.
Earlier Sunday, Milwaukee extended a qualifying offer to guard Malcolm Brogdon, making him a restricted free agent.