Agent: Portis, Bucks agree on 4-yr., $49M deal

by Gordon Dixon - Free agent Bobby Portis is sticking with the Milwaukee Bucks after agreeing to a 4-year, $49M contract, his agent Mark Bartelstein told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday.

Bobby Portis remains with Milwaukee Bucks on 4-year, $49M deal, his agent tells ESPN 6:16 PM ET ESPN Free agent F Bobby Portis is returning to the Milwaukee Bucks on a 4-year, $49M contract, his agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday. Portis declined a $4.5 million player option with the Bucks ahead of free agency . A year ago, Milwaukee could not offer him a salary exceeding that amount and Portis took a pay cut to return after winning a championship. Portis, 27, started 59 games of his 72 games last season, largely as a fill-in for an injured Brook Lopez and averaged 14.6 points and 9.1 rebounds while shooting 47.9% from the field and 39.3% from 3. He's started seven playoff games in the past two years in Milwaukee and averaged 15.4 points and 11.3 rebounds during them. ESPN's Jamal Collier contributed to this report.