Milwaukee Bucks Reportedly Want to Trade Drew Gooden

by November 27, 2012

According to the Journal Times, Milwaukee Bucks forward Drew Gooden is once again on the trading block. (Meanwhile, the fun-loving Gooden is keeping himself busy these days by asking fans to throw opponents’ jerseys in the toilet): “If Drew Gooden is upset about being on the inactive list, he’s doing a whale of a job hiding it. The veteran power forward has said nary a negative word about his demotion. What’s more, he’s been constantly encouraging his teammates in practices and games. Sunday afternoon, after all his teammates and coaches had left the premises, Gooden spent nearly a half hour mentoring young big man Larry Sanders. ‘I’m not a selfish person and I’m not a selfish teammate,’ Gooden said. ‘I’ll do whatever I can to help the team. Right now, I’m trying to help the team vocally in any way I can.’ The Bucks don’t comment on trade speculation but the scuttlebutt around the league is the team is trying to move the 31-year-old Gooden, who is being paid $6.68 million for this season and the next two seasons as well.”