Kyle Korver enjoyed some of best seasons of his career playing in Atlanta for coach Mike Budenholzer. This season, the two will reunite in Milwaukee.
The 38-year-old sharpshooter will join the Milwaukee Bucks on a one-year, veteran-minimum deal worth $2,564,753, a league source confirmed to the Journal Sentinel on Saturday. Korver, who was traded to the Phoenix Suns and bought out earlier this offseason, was a hot commodity on the open market but ultimately selected the Bucks because of his strong ties to Budenholzer, who spent four seasons with him Atlanta.
Korver, a 42.9% three-point shooter over his 16 seasons, led the NBA in three-point shooting percentage in the first two seasons following Budenholzer’s arrival in Atlanta in 2013. During the 2013-14 season, he shot 47.2% from deep. He got even better the next season, making 49.2% of his three-point attempts, earning his first and only all-star berth while helping the Hawks to a 60-win season.
As he heads into his 17th season, Korver remains a serious threat from long range. He shot nearly 40% from beyond…