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Sport Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton joins Brisbane Bullets ownership group

05:07  09 april  2021
05:07  09 april  2021 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The NBL has another NBA star in the ownership ranks.

Originally reported by Marc Stein of the New York Times, Khris Middleton has officially been announced as a minority owner of the Brisbane Bullets. Longtime NBA guard, Kevin Martin is the majority owner of the franchise, with Chicago Bulls forward, Thaddeus Young also a part of the group.

Via the team's website, Martin expressed his excitement for having Middleton on board.

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Baynes, Exum, Ingles, Middleton and Mills will be joined by former NBA players Bruce Bowen (U.S.) and David Robinson (U.S.); current NBL players Igor Hadziomerovic (Melbourne United; Australia), Daniel Kickert ( Brisbane Bullets ; Australia), Majok Majok (Melbourne United; Australia), Nate Tomlinson (Melbourne United; Australia), and Lucas Walker (Adelaide 36’ers Related Content. Middleton , Khris . Milwaukee Bucks Top 10 Dunks: 2019-20.

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“Khris has thousands of opportunities to invest money into different sectors so we are excited to have him as part of our team. Though he has ten more years in the NBA to play, with this opportunity he will be able to be a part of a professional basketball ownership journey in one of the most coveted places in the world," Martin said.

“Someone of Khris’s stature investing in the Brisbane Bullets organisation represents the ongoing, unprecedented rise of the NBL,” added Martin.

“It has quickly become the second best basketball league in the world. Khris and the rest of the sports world are quickly realising the quality of the league.”

A two-time All-Star, Middleton has made two trips to Australia in recent years, in 2016 with the Basketball Without Borders camp and also in 2019 with Team USA.

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Khris Middleton stands close to joining elite company and will have the chance to make history with the Milwaukee Bucks once the 2019-20 NBA season resumes. Significantly, Middleton currently stands .01 percent away from the exclusive 50-40-90 club. If he can raise his field goal percentage to 50 while maintaining his 3-point percentage above 40 and his free throw percentage above 90 by the conclusion of the regular season, then Middleton would join an efficient group that only holds nine players throughout NBA history.

The 29-year-old joins an impressive list of past and present NBA players to buy into NBL teams that includes John Wall, Dante Exum, Shawn Marion, Zach Randolph, Josh Childress and Al Harrington.

Middleton is averaging 20.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.5 assists for a Milwaukee Bucks team currently sitting third in the Eastern Conference standings.

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