The Milwaukee Bucks are going through a bit of a rocky stretch right now. While injuries have played a huge factor, the recent blowout loss to the Charlotte Hornets has caused many to sound the alarm. The Bucks are going to need to make a trade. One of the Bucks trade targets, Jordan Clarkson, has reportedly turned down an extension from the Jazz.
Jordan Clarkson has turned down contract extension offers from the Utah Jazz, per @TheSteinLine
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Bucks Trade Target Jordan Clarkson Turns Down Extension
Clarkson is having his best season ever. He is averaging 20.6 points per game while adding in 4.5 assists and 3.9 rebounds. Clarkson has been on the Bucks’ radar due to the fact that the Utah Jazz are trying to tank for a chance at a top prospect. However, it seems that his play caused the Jazz to rethink selling him. They reportedly tried to lock up Clarkson and have him be a part of the future. However, he turned it down seemingly hoping he will be dealt to a contender.
Great Fit For Milwaukee
It is no surprise that Jordan Clarkson is on the Bucks’ radar. He can put up a lot of points in a hurry which the Bucks desperately need. They do not have that deadeye shooter that can get hot and score points rapidly. Giannis Antetokounmpo gets his scoring by being dominant physically but the Bucks need another shooter. Clarkson would be a perfect fit and the latest report makes it seem like he is still in play. It is unclear how much the Bucks will have to give up as the Jazz are looking to stockpile as many picks as possible.
There are many other Bucks trade targets but Jordan Clarkson is a favorite for many fans. The real question is whether the Bucks have enough to entice Utah to deal him to Milwaukee.