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Having been waived by the Bucks earlier this month, longtime NBA guard Brandon Jennings is head ingoverseas for the coming season to play for Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg. Zenit St. Petersburg has formally issued a press release announcing the signing of Jennings.
Veteran agent Misko Raznatovic hinted at Jennings’ next move earlier this morning.
Jennings’ professional career began during the 2008-09 season, when he played for Pallacanestro Virtus Roma in Italy.
Jennings, a former 10th overall pick, returned to Milwaukee down the stretch last season after a stint with Shanxi in China. The 28-year-old appeared in 14 regular-season contests for the Bucks, averaging 5.5 PPG, 3.1 APG and 2.2 RPG with a .375/.273/1.000 shooting line. His contract with the club was non-guaranteed for 2018-19, so the Bucks released him on Aug. 1 before his salary could become guaranteed.
Over the course of his NBA career, Jennings has averaged 14.1 PPG and 5.7 APG in 555 regular-season contests for the Bucks, Pistons, Knicks, Magic and Wizards. However, his production has been down since he tore his Achilles in 2015.