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Yi Jianlian Surrenders to the Bucks

After publicly pleading for the 6' 11" Chinese forward to ditch the Milwaukee Bucks to instead ring the cowbell at Arco Arena, and multiple media reports later named the Kings as being on the short list of teams Yi Jianlian would consider, hope that through some miracle Jianlian would start his career as a King was snuffed out today, with news coming that he closed on a multiyear contract with the Bucks.

I don't think many of us held out much hope that Jianlian would be enjoying California's capital city this year, given the Kings silence on the matter, continued roster moves, and salary cap issues, but it was a fun idea. Now, back to your regularly scheduled trade speculation...