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Milwaukee Bucks fans welcome Eric Bledsoe with brilliant sign at first home game

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After making it public that he no longer wanted to play for the Phoenix Suns, Eric Bledsoe got his wish last week after he was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks.

The Suns accepted a deal that saw them receive Greg Monroe and multiple 2018 draft picks.

Milwaukee wasted no time inserting Bledsoe into their starting line up and he made his debut in a terrific win over the San Antonio Spurs just days ago.

That was followed up a day later with his home bow in front of the Bucks fans at the Bradley Harris Center against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Some members of the home crowd came prepared and welcomed the point guard with a brilliant sign that read: "He wants to be here".

This was, of course, in reference to the 27-year-old's controversial tweet saying "I don't wanna be here" in relation to playing in Phoenix.

He was fined $10,000 for the infamous post but has since denied that it had anything to do with the Arizona-based franchise.

The former Kentucky product certainly looks happier in a Bucks uniform and has made a 2-0 start.

He's averaging 12 points, 4.5 assists, three rebounds, and a steal in 30 minutes for Jason Kidd's team after replacing reigning Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon as a starter.

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The former Clippers guard has already struck up a good relationship on the floor with superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and they look devastating on the fastbreak together.

After playing on a Suns team that has been rebuilding for a number of years, the veteran can't be blamed for wanting to join a team that's looking to compete and win.

With the league's leading scorer in their ranks, Milwaukee is certainly focused on winning and the addition of Bledsoe makes them a serious threat in the Eastern Conference.

Antetokounmpo has already been singing the praises of his new teammate and described it as "easy" playing alongside him.

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"It's really easy to go play with him because you know he's going to find you," Antetokounmpo said, via ESPN.com. "He's going to make the right play. That's how we want to play. We want to play with an edge."

The Bucks currently have a 6-6 record after snapping a four-game losing streak with back-to-back wins.

They return to action on Tuesday night when they host the Memphis Grizzlies.

Topics:
Milwaukee Bucks
Central Division
Eastern Conference
NBA
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Eric Bledsoe
Phoenix Suns
Pacific Division
Western Conference

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