The Bucks expect DeMarcus Cousins to make his debut against the Hornets on Wednesday
The Bucks announced Tuesday that they have officially signed the veteran and four-time All-Star, who won their second All-NBA Team titles in 2015 and 2016.
Cousins will try to strengthen the front bucks court that does not have the injured center Brooke Lopez.
“DeMarcos is incredibly talented, and his size, toughness and experience will help us,” Pax general manager John Hurst said in a statement. “He will add extra depth to our rotation on the front court and we look forward to incorporating it into our system.”
Los Bucks (13-8) han ganado siete juegos consecutivos, pero han estado lidiando con problemas en la cancha delantera debido a la ausencia de López, quien no ha jugado desde la victoria de apertura de temporada sobre los Brooklyn a Nets de les Brooklyn a Nets de noon.
Cousins should help in this regard, even if the 31-year-old striker is no longer in all-star form.
He played 41 joint games with the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers last season, averaging 8.9 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 17.4 minutes.
The Cousins averaged 20.4 points, 10.6 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocked shots in 606 regular season games with the Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans, Golden State Warriors, Rockets and Clippers. He won a gold medal with the US Olympic team in 2016.
In other moves, Bucks Javonte Smart signed a two-way contract and asked him for resignations Justin Robinson.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.