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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 Unveil New Uniform and Court

A photo posted by hoopedup (@hoopedup) on Oct 3, 2015 at 2:04pm PDT The Milwaukee Bucks today announced the debut of “Fear the Deer” nights for the 2015-16 season, highlighted by the unveiling of new alternate uniform and court designs that will be showcased at four games this season. The Fear the Deer uniforms and court were revealed as part of today’s third annual...
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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,...
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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...
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John Henson, Bucks Agree Upon Four-Year, $44M Extension

John Henson and the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed upon a four-year, $44 million contract extension. The deal could increase to $48 million if Henson reaches incentive clauses. The deal also includes a signing bonus and front-loaded payments. Henson would have become a restricted free agent in 2016. Henson, 24, averaged seven points, 4.7 rebounds and two blocks for Milwaukee a season ago.
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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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The Milwaukee Bucks drew terrible pictures of each other for media day

The Milwaukee Bucks are a fun, up and coming team in the NBA. They look great on paper...but just not when they're drawing each other on it. During media day, members of the Bucks drew one of their teammates with pen and paper. Some were obviously better than others, but each has their own individual charm. posted the hilarious results, and Dime recently revealed the...
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Bucks close to contract extension with John Henson

The Milwaukee Bucks and young center John Henson haven't been able to agree to a contract extension quite yet, but that may be changing soon.Henson, who will become a restricted free agent this offseason if he doesn't agree to an extension before this year's deadline, recently told Gary Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times that he and the team are still negotiating a deal:“We...
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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...
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John Henson, Bucks Close To Agreement On Extension

John Henson and the Milwaukee Bucks have had ongoing talks on a contract extension. Henson's future with the Bucks became unclear this offseason following the signing of Greg Monroe. “We’re close,’’ Henson said of contract talks. “We’re just trying to work out some details. It’s a process; we’ll see what happens. But I definitely want to be here for a long time.’’
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StaTuesday: The Bucks and how other teams fared year after big turnaround

The NBA is officially back. Well, at least media day is behind us and training camp practices are underway. The Milwaukee Bucks will be looking to build upon last year's playoff appearance. The Bucks won 41 games in 2014-15 -- a 26-win upgrade over 2013-14, which was one of the better turnarounds in NBA history. In fact, only 10 other teams had as many or more wins from one season...
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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
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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...
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Marques Johnson's Bucks training-camp memories

Training camp is closing in for the Milwaukee Bucks and the other 29 NBA teams. This time of year doesn't necessarily lend to fun memories -- after all, we're talking a lot of practice and meaningless games -- but don't tell that to new Bucks announcer Marques Johnson. The former Milwaukee first-round draft pick (No. 3 overall in 1977) took to Twitter the past couple of days to recount...
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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
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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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Milwaukee Bucks are a reminiscent of Bucks past

Let’s take a trip, you and I.  This is no ordinary trip down to the local strip mall or Starbucks.  This is instead a trip into the past.  The DeLorean is ready.  I made my way to Lybia to pick up some plutonium and the flux capacitor is set to 1971.  Ok, nostalgia aside, let’s really take a look at the year 1971.  This was year 3 in the Milwaukee Bucks’ existence and...
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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...
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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...
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July 15, 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...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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