Report: Bucks' Spencer Hawes will exercise option for 2017-18 season

Milwaukee Bucks big man Spencer Hawes will exercise his player option for next season.

The option is worth $6 million.

The Bucks traded forward Miles Plumlee to the Charlotte Hornets for Hawes and Roy Hibbert.

Hawes averaged 4.4 points and 2.4 rebounds in 9.0 minutes for Milwaukee since joining the team in February.

The Vertical first reported the decison.