|AP source: Bucks eye Yi trade to Nets|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 26 June 2008 10:47|
The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the deal wasn't completed.
Milwaukee has been looking to rid itself of several bad contracts. It will trade the rookie it selected last season with the No. 6 pick along with the rest of Simmons' contract. Simmons has two years and a little more than $20 million left on his deal.
The Nets get cap room and give the Bucks an athletic small forward. Jefferson averaged 22.6 points last season and has three years and more than $42 million left on his contract.
The deal was first reported by ESPN.com on Thursday.