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MILWAUKEE, WI - OCTOBER 31: Mirza Teletovic #35 of the Milwaukee Bucks attempts a shot in the fourth quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Bradley Center on October 31, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

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The Milwaukee Bucks filed a petition asking the NBA to remove the $ 10.5 million left on Mirza Teletovic‘s contract from their books. 

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Bucks are seeking an exemption because Teletovic was forced to retire due to a pulmonary condition. Milwaukee previously used the stretch provision on Teletovic’s contract, which creates a $ 3.5 million cap hit each of the next three seasons.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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