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Bucks free agency preview: Middleton, Dudley and big man on wish list

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- By taking Rashad Vaughn in the first round of the NBA Draft and trading for Greivis Vasquez, the Milwaukee Bucks addressed one of their biggest needs -- perimeter shooting. The next step in the offseason is free agency, which begins at the stroke of midnight Wednesday. The direction in which the Bucks went in the draft confirmed the notion that Milwaukee's top...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
16 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Positionless Perfection

Are the Milwaukee Bucks positionless?  Well, what is positionless?  According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, positionless isn’t actually a term.  Judging by all the red lines underneath the word every time I type it, autocorrect seems to agree with Merriam-Webster.  It is, however, an adjective that appears to mean “without a position.”  So again, are the Bucks positionless...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo shows off nice moves during dance battle in Taiwan

Back a couple of weeks ago, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was overseas in Taiwan for a visit and got the opportunity to show off his dance skills. In the below video, Giannis shows off some of his signature dance moves during an outside dance battle and to be fair to Giannis, some of them are pretty good: Never Change, Giannis! *** Giannis dance battle [Brew Hoop]...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks GM Hammond: We're going to try to improve through free agency

Despite having an already crowded roster, the Milwaukee Bucks are still expected to be plenty active this offseason.With pick No. 17 in Thursday's draft and some cap space and exceptions to play with in free agency, the Bucks could find multiple ways to add even more depth to the roster.Here's what Hammond told Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:"I think, we as a team...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks shopping John Henson, Michael Carter-Williams to move up in draft

The Milwaukee Bucks are loaded with young players, and it sounds like more could be on the way.The Bucks own the 17th pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, but could have interest in moving up the draft board. With multiple valuable trade assets on the roster, the Bucks would seem to have the necessary pieces in place to accomplish that. Here's more from Gary Woelfel of the Racine Journal...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Khris Middleton to reach quick agreement to stay with Bucks

Perhaps no player last season put themselves in a better position to cash in during free agency than Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton. Middleton was one of the most productive two-way players in the league last season, helping Milwaukee with his versatility, shooting and defensive effort. Now he'll have a chance to get paid in restricted free agency, but from the sound of...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Shopping Henson, Carter-Williams To Move Up

The Milwaukee Bucks are exploring ways of moving up in the draft with John Henson and the Los Angeles Clippers' 2016 first rounder as available assets. The Bucks also could be willing to trade away Michael Carter-Williams to acquire a top-10 pick. Carter-Williams was acquired at the deadline from the Philadelphia 76ers as part of the Brandon Knight trade.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: D’Angelo Russell Doesn’t Want to Play for the Sixers

Coming off another horrendous season that saw them win a total of 18 games, the Philadelphia 76ers find themselves picking near the top of the draft again. In desperate need of a point guard after trading Michael Carter-Williams to the Milwaukee Bucks during the season, most people anticipate that Philadelphia will select Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell with the third pick. In...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks in position to take next step forward

The Milwaukee Bucks are one of just a few playoff teams that have both a promising future and a pivotal offseason. After a .500 regular season record and an admirable effort against the Chicago Bulls in the postseason, the Bucks are armed with significant cap space, a mid-first round draft pick and several tradable contracts as they enter the new league year. Already with sizable...
Via RealGM - NBA
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Which Free Agents Should Milwaukee Re-Sign?

(Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Free Agents: Khris Middleton (UFA) Jared Dudley (Early Termination) Caron Butler (Team Option) Shawne Williams (UFA) Jorge Gutierrez (UFA) The Milwaukee Bucks took a massive leap forward that few expected them to take this season. After a miserable 2014 season that placed them at...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

3 major changes the Milwaukee Bucks need to make

Where did the 2014-2015 Milwaukee Bucks come from?  This team went from only 15 wins last season to 41 wins and a playoff birth.  Not to mention that most of this came while the Bucks’ star rookie, Jabari Parker, sat on the sideline with a season ending knee injury.  So, what caused this sudden turn around to take place?  The answers are many, ranging from a change in ownership...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Griffin Becomes Orlando’s New Lead Assistant

Scott Skiles has his first Orlando Magic staffing hire. It’s not James Borrego or Igor Kokoskov, but former NBA player Adrian Griffin. The 6’5″ 40-year-old played 9 seasons for the Celtics, Mavericks, Rockets, Bulls, and Seattle. Not bad for a wing player that went undrafted. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports that Griffin will indeed by Skiles’ lead coaching assistant...
Via Magic Basketball Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Trade Ersan Ilyasova to the Pistons in a Three-Player Swap

The NBA Finals haven’t even wrapped up yet, but it appears the offseason has already started. The Milwaukee Bucks have sent big man Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for veterans Shawne Williams and Caron Butler. Yahoo Sources: The Milwaukee Bucks trade forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons. http://t.co/t80iA2M5ND — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons acquire Ersan Ilyasova from Bucks in salary dump

The Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons kicked off the 2015 offseason with a trade involving Ersan Ilyasova for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams. In terms of contracts, Ilyasova has one fully guaranteed year remaining at $7.9 million with a 2016-17 salary that has a very small partial guarantee, while both Butler and Williams are non-guaranteed for next season. The deal for Detroit...
Via RealGM - NBA
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks Make a Mutually Beneficial Trade

Ersan Ilyasova #7 of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball against the Golden State Warriors on March 28, 2015 at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Mandatory Credit: Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images) With game 4 of the NBA Finals just hours away from tip-off, the Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons completed a trade. The Pistons will receive Ersan Ilyasova in exchange...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The State Of The Bucks

Building a team from the ground-up is no easy task, but navigating the slog of the middle and taking the next important jump to contention is even trickier. The Milwaukee Bucks are at precisely that crucial crossroads in their team-building process: they need some sizable progressions from their budding foundational pieces, or they could end up back again in the purgatory that is...
Via RealGM - NBA
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks unveil their new jerseys

Photo of new Bucks home jerseys courtesy of Bucks.com. What a difference a year can make as it seems the Milwaukee Bucks can do no wrong. A year ago the Bucks had gotten a bad bounce in the lottery to fall to number two, were coming off a historically horrible season, and many didn’t know where the team was heading. In the last twelve months they got the six seed, nearly...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks unveil new uniforms for next season

The Milwaukee Bucks unveiled new uniforms for the 2015-16 season on Saturday. And they are pretty sexy. As you can see, the road uniforms now feature blue stripes: The 2015-16 Road Jersey. Learn about it at http://t.co/2ki7LvItCa pic.twitter.com/9ZisWc58AG — Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) June 6, 2015   As do the home uniforms: The 2015-16 Home Jersey. Learn about it...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Giannis Antetokounmpo Have What it Takes to Become a Bona Fide Superstar?

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks goes up for a shot against the Miami Heat on March 24, 2015 at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The evolution of the NBA in recent years has brought with it a fusion of the five positions that used to have distinctly separate responsibilities. Point guards are getting bigger...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Dudley: 'Melo is most overrated player in NBA

Jared Dudley said what many people probably already feel about Carmelo Anthony: he is one of the most overrated players in the NBA. Dudley, a forward with the Bucks, was doing interviews with ESPN on Wednesday and talked shop with Colin Cowherd. Cowherd set him up by asking who the most overrated player in the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mallory Edens rips writer for calling her ‘trophy daughter’

Mallory Edens, the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks owner Wesley Edens, is not pleased with an NBA reporter who referred to her as a “trophy daughter” in a column on Tuesday night. Chris Sheridan, who runs his own NBA website now after working for ESPN and the Associated Press, mentioned how the NBA has instituted a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite laughable playoff exit, Bucks have a bright future

The Milwaukee Bucks failing, while making a complete spectacle of themselves in the process, might seem like a big deal. It isn’t. Trust me. Sure, no team in any sport would like to be nearly doubled up (120-66) in a season-ending Game 6 loss, but sometimes the story of a series isn’t the singular embarrassment of a poor performance in an elimination game. Sometimes, the story...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bucks mascot devours fan

The Milwaukee Bucks tried something a bit different during halftime of the team’s playoff game against the Chicago Bulls Saturday. Many fans expected dancers or an entertaining performance, but that wasn’t the case. Instead, they watched the team’s mascot eat a fan.   So, that was different. [Video: Vinnyviner]
Via The Sports Daily
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks' stagnant offense limiting their playoff success

The good news is: things in Milwaukee are looking up. This year, the Bucks improved by a staggering 26 wins over last season’s league-worst record. As bizarre as Jason Kidd’s transition from Brooklyn to Milwaukee was, the Bucks have ended up with a great coach for their team. Even though the Bucks are young, they’re already built around an identity of lithe, agile defense...
Via The Sports Post
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks unveil new logo

The Milwaukee Bucks are in a new era of ownership, coaching, and personnel, and they have decided to complete the remake of the team by unveiling new logos. The new logo looks pretty similar to the old one, but there are a few differences. Here is what they say of the new emblem: “The new...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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