The Milwaukee Bucks have emerged as serious suitors in the pursuit of forward Richard Jefferson, league sources told ESPN.com.
No agreement has been reached, but the Bucks and Jefferson, 37, have mutual interest in a possible deal once he clears waivers Monday, league sources said.
Several other teams have expressed interest in Jefferson, league sources told ESPN.
The Atlanta Hawks waived Jefferson after completing a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday morning, clearing the way for him to pass through waivers at 5 p.m. ET Monday.
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN