Reports: Patrick Beverley reveals trade to Bucks, Cam Payne to 76ers

Veteran guard Patrick Beverley announced his own trade to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday as part of the wildness that goes on before the trading deadline.

“BREAKING: @patbev21 to the Milwaukee Bucks,” Beverley tweeted on social media.

Other reports soon circulated that the Philadelphia 76ers traded Beverley to the Bucks for guard Cam Payne and a 2027 second-round draft choice.

Milwaukee will be the seventh NBA team for Beverley, who is known for his hard-nosed defensive ability.

Beverley, 35, is averaging 6.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 47 games (five starts) this season. The 12-year-veteran is shooting 43.2 percent from the field and 32.1 percent from 3-point range.

Beverley has career averages of 8.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 640 games (510) starts with the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls and 76ers.

Payne, 29, will be joining his sixth NBA team. This was his first season with Milwaukee and he was averaging 6.2 points and 2.3 assists in 47 games (two starts).

Payne has career averages of 7.8 points, 3.3 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 374 games (58 starts) with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns and Bucks.