Nearly one month and four teams later, former Creighton All-American Kyle Korver has found a home for his 17th NBA season.
The 6-foot-7 guard agreed to a one-year, $2.6 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, his agent said Saturday. The deal was first reported by ESPN.
Since leaving as the Bluejays’ leader in career 3-pointers, Korver has played for five NBA clubs — including Atlanta, where he teamed with current Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer. The 38-year-old Korver played three-plus seasons for Budenholzer, and was an all-star in 2015 for the Heat.
Milwaukee had the NBA’s best regular-season record (60-22) last year, then lost in the Eastern Conference finals.
Korver began last season with Cleveland before he was traded to Utah. He played 54 games for the Jazz, averaging 9.1 points off the bench. Utah then traded him to Memphis on June 19. Then the Grizzlies sent Korver to Phoenix on July 3, and the Suns waived him less than a week later.
Korver is the only player to lead the NBA in 3-point percentage four times, and ranks fourth all time in career 3-pointers — Golden State’s Steph Curry is the lone active players ahead of him. Korver also has the second- longest active streak of playoff appearances at 12, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
He has averaged 9.9 points per game during his career, shooting 44.3% from the field and 42.9% from 3-point range.
Korver was a second-team All-American as a senior and two-time Missouri Valley player of the year. He scored 1,801 points from 1999-2003, sixth all time for CU, and is the only player in program history to make four NCAA tournaments.
Korver was picked in the second round of the 2003 draft by Philadelphia, where he played his first four-plus seasons. Korver then went to Utah, Chicago, Atlanta, Cleveland and back to Utah before his busy offseason. He also gave Creighton’s commencement address in May.
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyle Korver dribbles against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, and Kyle Korver share a laugh on the bench.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyle Korver dunks against the Golden State Warriors during the NBA Finals in 2017.
Creighton's Kyle Korver is carried around the court after the Jays won the 2003 Missouri Valley tournament.
Former Creighton basketball player, Kyle Korver, of the Atlanta Hawks, waves to the crowd after playing a NBA exhibition game against the Chicago Bulls at the CenturyLink Center.
Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver reacts in the final seconds of the second half of of a first-round playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets.
Former Creighton basketball players, Doug McDermott, left, of the Chicago Bulls and Kyle Korver, right, of the Atlanta Hawks, look on during free throws in the NBA exhibition game at CenturyLink Center.
Former Creighton player Kyle Korver "raises the roof" with Mary Ann Filippi during Bluejay Madness in 2011. Both were judges for the slam-dunk contest.
Creighton's Kyle Korver leaves the arena after beating Indiana State during the 2003 Missouri Valley tournament.
Creighton bobblehead versions of Kyle Korver, left, and Doug McDermott.
Kyle Korver paints a home in Omaha during 2012. The Abide Network partnered with Korver, who plays for the Atlanta Hawks, members of the Creighton University men's basketball team and the Bridge Church to paint the house.
Kyle Korver holds his jersey after Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman introduced him after Korver signed with the Bulls in 2010.
Chicago Bulls' Kyle Korver throws the first pitch before a game in 2010.
Utah Jazz guard Kyle Korver, reacts after being called for a foul during a playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Philadelphia 76ers' Kyle Korver calls to an official during a game in 2006.
Kyle Korver showing off his shooting in a timelapse photo in The World-Herald photo studio.
Creighton's Kyle Korver celebrates after the 2003 Missouri Valley conference championship game.
Creighton's Kyle Korver pumps his fist late in game as the Jays started to pull away from Drake in the closing minutes of game in 2003.
Creighton's Kyle Korver celebrates with his little brother, Kirk, 11, after winning the Missouri Valley Conference championship game in 2002.
Creighton's Kyle Korver tries to drive past Illinois' Cory Bradford and Robert Archibald, right, during a second-round NCAA regional game in 2002.