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Bucks end 17-game losing streak in Orlando with win over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- For the first time in more than a decade, the Milwaukee Bucks could celebrate after a game in Orlando. Jerryd Bayless scored 19 points, Jared Dudley and Khris Middleton had 17 apiece and the Bucks ended a 17-game losing streak in Orlando with a 115-100 victory on Thursday night. The Bucks never trailed and placed seven players in double figures, including all...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RealGM Radio: Shams Charania On Showcase, Klay, Bucks

In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks with RealGM's Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) about covering the D-League Showcase, his first experience at Oracle Arena, Klay Thompson's All-Star case and the surprising success of Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks. Click here to listen or download. You can also click here to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kenyon Martin, Bucks Sign Contract For Remainder Of Season

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed forward/center Kenyon Martin for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. Martin has appeared in eight games for the Bucks this season and averaged 1.3 points and 1.1 rebounds in 5.9 minutes per game. Martin signed his initial 10-day contract with the Bucks on Jan. 9, and was signed to a second 10-day deal on Jan. 19. RealGM's Shams Charnia first reported...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks sign Martin for remainder of season

Despite a limited role over his eight games with the team, Kenyon Martin will be with the Milwaukee Bucks for the duration of the year. The Bucks signed Martin for the remainder of the season Thursday, one day after his second 10-day contract with the team expired. Martin is averaging 1.3 points and 1.1 rebounds in just 5.9 minutes per game since inking a 10-day deal Jan. 9. The...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Governor says Bucks arena deal likely to include city, county

  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says any deal from the state to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena will also likely have to include contributions from the city and county. Walker spoke about the issue Wednesday after he announced a plan to have the state use $200 million in bonds to help pay for the arena. His proposal met some resistance from state lawmakers who say the city...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Sign Kenyon Martin For Rest Of Season

Kenyon Martin will be a Milwaukee Buck for the rest of the season. Via ESPN, the Milwaukee Bucks are going to sign Kenyon Martin to a contract for the remainder of the season. Martin is at the end of his second 10 day contract with the Bucks and his veteran presence will likely be with the young team the rest of the NBA year. Milwakuee head coach Jason Kidd played with Martin...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Bucks 109, Heat 102

It has been next man up for the Milwaukee Bucks all season long. With Kendall Marshall out for the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, Jerryd Bayless became an even more important member of Milwaukee's high-scoring bench unit. Bayless carried the Bucks offensively in the fourth quarter Tuesday, helping Milwaukee to a 109-102 victory over the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knight playing like an All-Star, but will he be one?

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The last time Milwaukee had a representative at the NBA All-Star Game, the likes of Daniel Santiago, Brian Skinner, Joe Smith and Damon Jones donned Bucks uniforms. It has been 11 years since Michael Redd made his lone All-Star Game appearance, which was also the last by a member of the Bucks. Brandon Knight has put together a first half capable of ending Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Bucks sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Miami Heat's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Proposes Using Jock Tax To Cover $220M Pledge For Arena

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker on Tuesday said new growth in income tax revenue from Milwaukee Bucks' players and visiting teams will generate enough money to cover debt payments on $220 million in state-issued bonds for a new Milwaukee arena. Walker said the plan, simply put, is a "Pay Their Way" proposal. Recent estimates indicate that the amount of income tax revenue from NBA...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gov. Walker proposes bonds plan to help fund Bucks arena

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the state will help the Milwaukee Bucks pay for a new basketball arena with $220 million in bonds that would be paid for by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players. Walker said Tuesday the "Pay Their Way" proposal would protect the state's taxpayers, while keeping the team in Milwaukee. A new arena could cost roughly $500...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin governor proposes plan to help fund Bucks arena

MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the state will help the Milwaukee Bucks pay for a new basketball arena with $220 million in bonds that would be paid for by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players. Walker said Tuesday the ''Pay Their Way'' proposal would protect the state's taxpayers, while keeping the team in Milwaukee. A new arena could cost roughly $500...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks weekly: Team loses close games

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks had a tough week this week, losing three of four games by six or fewer points. The only bright spot of the week was when the Bucks easily defeated the Detroit Pistons 101-86. Game balls Brandon Knight earned the game ball for the game against the Toronto Raptors with an impressive stat line of 20 points, five rebounds, five assists and four...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: The downward spiral of Larry Sanders

ESPN reported on Aug. 20, 2013 that Larry Sanders signed a four-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks worth $44 million, making him the highest paid player on the team. While Milwaukee doesn’t spend this kind of money often, at the time it felt like Sanders deserved it. Sanders was coming off of what was easily his best NBA season. This seemed to be the potential of...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks mascot busted deflating basketballs (Video)

The New England Patriots have made themselves an easy target with #DeflateGate, and the Milwaukee Bucks couldn't help piling on with their humorous take on the situation.On Thursday, the Bucks posted an incriminating Vine featuring their mascot Bango deflating some basketballs. Let's hope NBA teams are staying away from this type of nonsense.Vine via Milwaukee Bucks. This post...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks mascot caught deflating basketballs

In a scandal that could one day rival Deflate-gate, Milwaukee Bucks mascot Bango was caught red-handed deflating basketballs before the team’s game against the Utah Jazz on Thursday. It remains to be seen just how much of an impact this had on Milwaukee’s two-point loss, but it’s not a good look for the NBA. Dude was caught right there in the equipment room, looked into...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Mascot ‘Bango’ Caught Deflating Basketballs

This embed is invalid" /> It’s become clear that professional athletes love to have their balls prepared a certain way. Pitchers having a rubbing process while quarterbacks clearly work deflation/inflation action before games—but what about basketball players? I personally love playing with a softer basketball, which is apparently something Milwaukee Bucks...
Via Busted Coverage
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks weekly: Easy win in London

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks traveled to London to face the New York Knicks on Thursday. The Bucks started off hot, beginning the game with a 14-0 run. Milwaukee held onto their lead throughout the game and easily won against the struggling Knicks 95-79. Game balls Brandon Knight gets the game ball against the Knicks because of what he was able to do on both sides of...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Larry Sanders faces suspension for violating NBA drug policy

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended for at least 10 days without pay for for violating the NBA’s Drug Policy. The suspension officially starts Monday but Sanders has not played since Dec. 23rd, 2014 due to the flu before stating personal reasons for his absence. This is his second suspension in less than a year for a violation against the anti-drug program...
Via Basketball Bicker
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks’ Kendall Marshall Out For The Season With Torn ACL

Kendall Marshall out for the season with a torn ACL as the Milwaukee Bucks bad luck continues. Bad luck continues to strike the Milwaukee Bucks. First, Jabari Parker out for the season. Then, Larry Sanders suspended. Now, Kendall Marshall out for the season. ESPN reports the Bucks back-up point guard will have to sit out the remainder of the season due to a torn ACL. Marshall...
Via Basketball Bicker
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Larry Sanders saga continues

Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders can’t seem to stay out of trouble as he is now being suspended by the NBA for at least ten games. Per NBA: MIL’s Larry Sanders suspended without pay for a minimum of ten games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. — Paul Garcia PS (@PaulGarciaPS) January 16, 2015 Just when we thought LARRY SANDERS! might be getting...
Via Bloguin Best
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo has no mercy for Melo

The Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo felt the need to just crush one right in the grill of Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony during their recent matchup in London. Giannis had a full head of steam and only Melo left in his way. Anthony thought giving him a shove might stop him but Giannis had other things in mind. Check out Melo getting posterized and sent to the floor. The post Bucks’...
Via Crossover Chronicles
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight completes fast break with powerful one-handed slam vs Suns (Video)

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight made his presence felt with a powerful one-handed slam dunk to finish a third quarter fast break in Tuesday night's game against Phoenix.Knight led the way for the Bucks with 26 points, but it wasn't enough as the Suns broke the game open in the fourth quarter to win 102-96.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us...
Via Holdout Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders doesn't want to play basketball anymore?

If $33 million over three years isn’t reason enough to work your tail off to play a game called basketball, nothing will be. A recent report from Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times in Wisconsin indicates that Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has informed team officials that he doesn’t want to play basketball anymore. Sources tell me that Bucks center Larry Sanders...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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