Bucks Sign, Then Immediately Waive Player

There was a method to the madness, as the Milwaukee Bucks signed, and then immediately waived shooting guard Rob Edwards. 

By signing him to an Exhibit 10 contract before waiving him, they ensured he earns a $50,000 bonus, if he can spend at least 60 days with the Bucks' G League affiliate, the Wisconsin Herd. That's where he was headed anyway, after the Herd acquired his rights from the Oklahoma City Thunder's G League affiliate, the Blue, earlier this month.

Edwards appeared in two games for the Thunder last season after being signed on a 10-day hardship contract. He got into 11 minutes total, scoring three points and grabbing three rebounds. 
For the Oklahoma City Blue, he averaged 13.3 points and 4.4 rebounds in 32 games. He shot 34.4% from long distance, down considerably from his mark with the G League team the previous season, when he hit on 44% of his threes.

Edwards was signed by the Thunder as an undrafted free agent out of Arizona State in 2020. 

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