The Bucks are “on the verge of signing” Gary Neal. According to, the Hawks dropped out of contention to sign Neal, leaving the Milwaukee as the most likely landing spot. A deal is expected to be announced today: “The Milwaukee Bucks are on the verge of signing shooting guard Gary Neal, according to sources close to the process. Sources told that a deal between the Bucks and Neal could be finalized as soon as Saturday after Neal’s agent, David Bauman, halted negotiations with the Atlanta Hawks. The Bucks and Hawks emerged as the top two contenders to sign the sharpshooter after the San Antonio Spurs withdrew their qualifying offer to Neal earlier this month, making him an unrestricted free agent.”