Brooklyn Nets: Milton Doyle faces uphill climb in free agency
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By Phil Watson

Brooklyn Nets guard Milton Doyle didn’t get a lot of opportunities on his two-way contract last season and faces stiff competition in a crowded backcourt.

Milton Doyle initially came to the Brooklyn Nets as an undrafted free agent out of Loyola of Chicago in the summer of 2017 after playing well for the Nets in Summer League action.

But Doyle didn’t survive the cut in training camp and wound up with the Long Island Nets in the G-League.

The 24-year-old Chicago native did well enough in Uniondale to remain on the Brooklyn Nets’ radar and he was signed to a two-way contract in December 2017.

Doyle didn’t get a lot of opportunities with the parent club and, when he did, he didn’t do a lot to capitalize — when you’re a volume shooter from 3-point range and only hit 17 percent of your shots, it’s hard to look terrific.

Doyle played in 10 games for Brooklyn, averaging 3.4 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 12.5 minutes per game on a staggeringly poor slash line of .277/.174/.500.

There’s no question he knows how to score.

Doyle put up 20.5 points a game for Long Island in the G-League, shooting .418/.371/.778 while averaging 35.4 minutes a game, also logging 6.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists a...

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