Report: Shabazz Muhammad will sign with Bucks after buyout, clearing waivers

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Shabazz Muhammad wasn’t getting much playing time with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Muhammad wanted to find his way to another team with a chance for more minutes, so the team found a way to buy him out of his current deal on Thursday.

Muhammad will be able to sign wherever he wants after he clears waivers, but according to Yahoo! Sports, he will head to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Muhammad, who is still just 25 years old, will head to another team for the first time in his career. Milwaukee will waive Sean Kilpatrick in order to make room for Muhammad.

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The 14th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft is averaging a career-low 3.8 points per game to go along with 1.4 rebounds. Muhammad is shooting just 38 percent from the floor in 2017-18, and 21.1 percent from 3-point range. It’s hard to know how he helps the deficiencies Milwaukee has at the moment, but taking a flyer on him at this point isn’t going to hurt the Bucks either.