The Milwaukee Bucks next play on Friday at San Antonio. This will be the first game Eric Bledsoe should be available to Jason Kidd, and the Bucks' head coach said he and his assistants are trying to figure out how to set his rotation with the new addition to the team.
"We talked about it a little bit this morning and we'll talk about it tonight and tomorrow [Thursday] about the rotation and how we're probably going to go," Kidd told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "I don't think it affects anything; I think he can help both making the bench better and also hopefully making the starters better."
Kidd will have to drop one of the guards to the bench whenever Bledsoe joins the starting lineup, and the likely candidate to become a reserve could be Malcolm Brogdon. When asked, Brogdon says he'll accept whatever role Kidd gives him.
"Starting you automatically gets into your rhythm faster," Brogdon said. "Coming off the bench you're colder, it can be harder at times. But I've done both and I’m going to do whatever this team needs me to do."
Brogdon, the 2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year, has started nine games to begin the 2017-18 season and is averaging 16.2 points, 4.9 assists and 2.2 rebounds. Brogdon is also shooting 50.5 percent from the field, including 48.8 percent from behind the 3-point line.
-- Nick Silva