Found October 29, 2013 on
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ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- From the moment Larry Drew walked in for his first interview with the Milwaukee Bucks, he knew exactly what was going to be the first thing asked of whoever was chosen as the team's new coach.
The franchise was in need of a serious change of culture.
"I was fully aware of that," Drew said. "That's one of the things I'm totally committed to doing. Now that this team has been fully assembled and understanding what it was last year, our objective is to get this thing pointed in the right direction. It all starts with changing the culture."
Choosing Drew as the 13th head coach in franchise history was just the first step, however. The roster needed to be shaken up, and that's exactly what general manager John Hammond did at a historic rate. Milwaukee returns just four players from last year, the biggest roster turnover in franchise history.
Gone is the guard duo of Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis, replaced by free-agent acqui...
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ST FRANCIS, Wis. -- Ersan Ilyasova made it through practice for the second consecutive day Tuesday, but Milwaukee Bucks coach Larry Drew will wait until Wednesday to determine if his starting power forward can play in the season opener in New York.
Ilyasova returned to practicing five-on-five Monday for the first time since spraining his right ankle in Milwaukee's preseason opener...
MILWAUKEE -- With the season opener looming on Wednesday, the Milwaukee Bucks got good news on the injury front Monday.
Reserve forwards Carlos Delfino and Ekpe Udoh were the only two players to sit out Monday, as point guard Brandon Knight (left hamstring), small forward Caron Butler (left ankle), point guard Luke Ridnour (back) and Gary Neal (illness) returned to practice.
The Milwaukee Bucks will have to wait a bit longer to be able to play on their newly designed floor at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
After an inspection and review with flooring industry manufacturers on Wednesday, NBA officials determined the floor needs to be resurfaced. The refinishing is expected to take three weeks. In the time being, the Bucks will play on their old court...
In the blink of an eye, the Milwaukee Bucks lost two point guards and rookie Nate Wolters was suddenly thrown to the wolves.
With backup Luke Ridnour scratched pregame due to a back injury, point guard Brandon Knight came up lame with 10:19 to play in the first quarter and left with a strained right hamstring. That meant the Bucks had to get through Wednesday's season opener...
Milwaukee Bucks: John Hammond Is Currently the NBA’s Top Drafter
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff..
Milwaukee Bucks’ GM, John Hammond isn’t close to being among the best NBA executives when it comes to trades or signing free agents, in fact it is arguable that he is among the poorest in the league when it comes to those aspects of being a general manager. The...
Andy Miller of ASM Sports agency is suing the current agent of his ex-client, and Milwaukee Bucks defensive specialist, Larry Sanders. The claim is very simple. Larry Sanders just made big bucks (no pun) by re-signing with the Bucks, and his former agent (Miller) missed out on the payday, and is seeking more than $6.6 million in damages. Sanders recently inked a $41 million contract...
The Milwaukee Bucks are the antithesis of the so-called
Oklahoma City model (i.e. being terrible for a spell and then drafting a few
studs to slowly morph into a contender).
Their owner, Herb Kohl, is notoriously insistent on fielding (or trying
to field) a winning team, and as a result Milwaukee, while never really being a true contender since around the turn of the century...
When the Milwaukee Bucks laid down a new court design at BMO Harris Bradley Center, everyone liked the unique design. It was a callback to Milwaukee's championship days in the 1970s and featured a wood grain design that would be truly unique in the NBA.
There is plenty to say for NBA courts being an artistic outlet in the NBA, an expression of a team's personality.
Ersan Ilyasova reported no problems after taking part in the Bucks' 5-on-5 practice session Monday at the Cousins Center.
If he feels good again Tuesday, it's possible the 6-foot-10 power forward could be ready for the season opener against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
Ilyasova suffered a right ankle sprain in the Bucks' first preseason...
Milwaukee Bucks first-round draft pick Giannis Adetokunbo may only be 18 years old, but he's already accumulated a career's worth of jerseys.
Join the Fanatics tonight, before, during and after the season opening contest between the Knicks and the Milwaukee Bucks to discuss the game and the season as it unfolds? Do the Knicks have enough offensive fire power to stave off the Bucks? Do they have the defensive prowess and consistency they will need to win the Eastern Conference? Can Melo and Stat reach positive...
The Miami Heat have invited Jarvis Varnado, Justin Hamilton and Larry Drew II to the Sioux Falls Skyforce's training camp.
Varnado, Hamilton and Drew were cuts by the Heat in training camp.
All of those players are eligible to be claimed by any NBA team at any time, with the Heat not holding exclusive rights.