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Report: Jabari Parker not ready to play quite yet

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is still recovering from an ACL injury that ended his rookie season prematurely, and his status for Milwaukee's opening game is still in question. Parker is making progress and has been participating in training camp and practices, but it's unclear when he'll be ready to play in an actual game again.  Parker tore his ACL on December 15th.  Here...
Via Fox Sports
16 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd has NFL Hall Of Famer Ronnie Lott speak to Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd has a very young team. Getting everyone on the same page and keeping them motivated throughout difficult practices and prep sessions can be difficult for a coach that has a team lacking veteran leadership.  With that in mind, Kidd is looking outside the box, and outside the sport, to keep the Bucks on point. Here's more from Inside Hoops:...
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Bucks Waive Jon Horford, Charlie Westbrook

The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on forward Jon Horford and guard Charlie Westbrook. Horford saw six minutes of action in the Bucks' preseason game at Chicago, while Westbrook posted four points, three rebounds, one assist and one steal in nine minutes. Both were signed by the Bucks as free agents on Sept. 18.
Via RealGM
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Giannis Antetokounmpo skies for incredible dunk against Bulls

Although it is early in the career of Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, he has done some pretty amazing things. During tonight’s preseason affair between the Bucks and Bulls, Giannis pulled off a slam dunk that needs to be seen to be believed. Watch as Giannis soars from underneath the basket for the one-handed dunk: *** Giannis dunk [Frank Madden] Giannis image...
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Khris Middleton soars for monster slam dunk on Jimmy Butler

As we continue onward in the preseason, the Milwaukee Bucks look like one of the more interesting squads in the Eastern Conference. Tonight, the Bucks were in Chicago to face off against the Bulls and during the first half of play, Khris Middleton was able to throw down a poster dunk on Jimmy Butler: Very impressive slam dunk, Mr. Middleton! *** Middleton dunk on Butler [BBallBreakdown...
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100 Best NBA Players- Milwaukee Bucks

(Jan. 6, 2015 – Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Senior Writer at Hoopstuff… With the season rapidly approaching, I’ve compiled a list of the league’s top 100 current players. The following is a breakdown of which Milwaukee Bucks players made the list and where they’re ranked: C/PF Greg Monroe (Rank: 46th) Monroe surprised many...
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Bucks' Kidd and Badgers' Ryan forge bond at training camp in Madison

MADISON, Wis. -- A training camp trip to the University of Wisconsin allowed the Milwaukee Bucks' Jason Kidd to form a coaching bond with the Badgers' Bo Ryan. Two former point guards are leading two young teams. "We saw the game a certain way, when we were playing. As coaches, now we try to institute that in our players to get them to see the game the same way. A few tweaks here...
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Milwaukee Bucks introduce alternate court and uniform combo

Alternate uniforms are nothing new in sports, particularly the NBA, but on Saturday the Milwaukee Bucks announced something new – an alternate court. The First Ever NBA Alternate Court!! Four Nights Only. #FearTheDeer More at — Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) October 3, 2015 As part of their “Fear the Deer” rebranding efforts,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Bucks' Fear the Deer nights to feature NBA's first alternate court

The Milwaukee Bucks have revealed new alternate uniform and court designs that will be featured at four "Fear the Deer" nights at the BMO Harris Bradley Center this season. The Bucks are the first in the NBA to use a second court design to complement an alternate uniform. The alternate uniforms and court both feature a stripped-down design and single-color palette that the Bucks...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Henson and the need to be patient

As an NBA fan/analyst/consumer/observer, you almost certainly have an opinion on John Henson signing a four-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks. News of the agreement broke on Friday morning. Having an opinion on Henson and his deal, in the neighborhood of $45 million, is perfectly fine. Our critical thinking and reasoning skills drive us to formulate opinions. The main focus...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Bucks lock up young big man John Henson for 4 years, $44 million

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have locked up big man John Henson on a four-year extension worth $44 million. The contract was agreed upon Friday morning and could reach $48 million with incentives. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not been made. The 24-year-old Henson averaged...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Kidd: Giannis Has The Total Package

Giannis Antetokounmpo has been working on his perimeter shot and he hopes the Milwaukee Bucks allow him to shoot it more often this season. "Giannis has the total package," Jason Kidd said. "He doesn't have to be a guy who just shoots perimeter jump shots. He can get to the basket, get to the free throw line and make plays for his teammates. "It's just a matter of him understanding...
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Parker a full participant as Bucks begin camp

MADISON -- At the end of his first official practice after a left knee injury, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker rested. He sat on the floor of a practice gym with some black padding covering his leg, a contraption presumably being used to aid the forward in his cautious comeback. By all accounts, Parker's first day back, for the first day of Bucks training camp, was a success...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Bucks hire longtime NBA executive Rod Thorn as special consultant

The Milwaukee Bucks have added a well-respected decision-maker to their front office. The team announced Monday the hiring of Rod Thorn as a special consultant. Thorn, the winner of the 2001-02 NBA Executive of the Year award, most recently served as the league's president of basketball operations. "Rod Thorn is an extremely respected and accomplished NBA executive at both the league...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Bucks dancer suing team for 'prolific wage abuse'

    A former Milwaukee Bucks dancer is suing the team for wage abuse. According to Ben Handelman of FOX 6 News in Milwaukee, Lauren Herington has filed a federal lawsuit demanding that the Bucks pay her money she is owed. Her lawyers have termed the wrongdoing “prolific wage abuse” and allege that the Bucks are taking advantage of their dancers. Herington says she moved...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee council adds city money to Bucks new arena funding

MILWAUKEE -- The city council in Milwaukee has approved its piece of the $250 million public financing package that will fund half of a new Milwaukee Bucks arena. Members of the Common Council on Tuesday agreed to spend $47 million in city taxpayer money to help build an arena to replace the 27-year-old BMO Harris Bradley Center in downtown Milwaukee. The state and Milwaukee County...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams throws terrible first pitch

Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams is a former first-round pick and has a bright future ahead of him playing basketball, but baseball may not be for him. Carter-Williams threw out the first pitch at Thursday’s Cardinals-Brewers game, and let’s just say he should probably stick to dishing out assists and scoring points at the rim, rather than hurling pitches from...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo could play some center next season

    The Greek Freak Experience just got a little bit freakier, and it’s awesome. Milwaukee Bucks GM John Hammond made an apperance on The Baseline NBA Podcast on Tuesday and spoke about the team’s plans for the upcoming 2015-16 NBA season. Amongst them, the Bucks could be exploring the possibility of playing 20-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo at the center position at times...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin State Senate passes bill to fund new Bucks arena

It was just last week that Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin told Wisconsin lawmakers that short of the state funding $250 million for a new arena, the team would likely end up playing in either Seattle or Las Vegas. Not taking such a threat idly, the Wisconsin State Senate passed a bill to fund a new Bucks stadium in Milwaukee: Wisconsin Senate just passed a bill to fund...
Via Sportsnaut
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Would Be Smart to Lock Up John Henson

The Milwaukee Bucks are almost ready to explode onto the NBA landscape, and keeping shot-blocking machine John Henson on the roster would be a smart move. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports Henson and the franchise “are in advanced negotiations toward a contract extension.” Stein notes: “One source close to the talks described a Sirius XM NBA Radio report Sunday night that terms...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks president threatens move to Vegas, Seattle

Everything seems to be headed in the right direction for the up-and-coming Milwaukee Bucks. Fresh off a playoff appearance this past season, Milwaukee was able to add a top-end free agent in the form of Greg Monroe to an already talent-laden roster. Unfortunately, politics in the state of Wisconsin could potentially dampen the good feelings around the organization in recent months...
Via Sportsnaut
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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