MILWAUKEE - A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Pistons have acquired point guard Brandon Jennings from the Milwaukee Bucks for point guard Brandon Knight and two prospects.
The person, who spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn't been announced, says Jennings has agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract with the Pistons. The person says Detroit will also give up seldom-used center Viacheslav Kravtsov and forward Khris Middleton in the trade.
Detroit has been active this offseason _ signing free agents Josh Smith, Chauncey Billups and Luigi Datome _ as it desperately tries to end its four-year postseason drought.
The Pistons signed Billups to mentor Knight, but have chosen to replace him with Jennings.
MANITOWISH WATERS - People wanting to get into the holiday spirit didn't need to look further than Manitowish Waters.
Saturday was the 8th annual Festival of Trees.
The event raised money for the Frank B. Koller Memorial Library.
"We are offering businesses to come in and decorate a tree and it's a festive way to recognize local area businesses plus raise money for the library," said Koller Memorial Library director Janelle Kohl.
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