The Milwaukee Bucks are signing former BYU shooting guard Elijah Bryant and waiving forward Rodions Kurucs according to Stadium's Shams Charania.
Bryant played two years at BYU after transferring from Elon, leaving after his junior year to turn pro. In 2017-18 with the Cougars, the 6-foot-5 guard averaged 18.2 points and 6.3 rebounds while making 41.5% of his 3-point attempts.
After going undrafted, Bryant played for Philadelphia in the 2018 NBA Summer League and Milwaukee in the Las Vegas circuit in 2019. He averaged 14.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists in four games, including three starts, with the Bucks while shooting 52,9% from the field and making half of his 3-point shots.
Bryant has been playing in Israel since the 2018-19 season. He's been with Maccabi Tel Aviv the past two years. This season he averaged 13.4 points with a 54.1% field-goal percentgae and 41.5% three-point percentage.
Kurucs was acquired from Houston along with P.J. Tucker in a March 19 deal. He played in just five games with Milwaukee, totaling 15 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three steals in 15 minutes.
Milwaukee takes the court next Monday at San Antonio. The game will be televised on Bally Sports Wisconsin starting with Bucks Live at 6:30 p.m.