3 Free agents the Milwaukee Bucks should sign over Edmond Sumner

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3 Free agents the Milwaukee Bucks should sign over Edmond Sumner: Raul Neto

Raul Neto has stuck around the league for his penchant for effort and defense. He spent last season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he appeared in 48 games, averaged 3.3 points, 1.6 assists, and 1.0 rebounds. Neto wouldn’t be a scoring option for the Milwaukee Bucks, but he could be a guy Griffin brings in for 10-15 minutes to give Jrue Holiday a rest.

Neto could bring the same value that Matthew Dellavedova did in his stint with the Bucks. He’s a guy who gives you good minutes off the bench, plays scrappy defense, and is the ultimate competitor.

With Adrian Griffin’s defensive background, he might be more inclined to want a guy who’s known as a defense-first player. That’s what Neto would provide Milwaukee, and with the draft selections of Andre Jackson Jr. and Chris Livingston, are we seeing a shift that the Bucks will start to sign more defensive-minded players? It’s looking that way.

It’ll be interesting to see what Milwaukee wants in their backup point guard spot because Neto would be a good low-cost move for a team looking to fill out its roster. Milwaukee doesn’t need a high-volume scorer to fill that role, but they could use a player who gives effort and has contributed to a winning team. Neto being on the Jazz, 76ers, and Cavs shows that he’s been a part of a winning culture before.

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