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Milwaukee Bucks: Point guard depth changes player rotation

A good backup point guard is under-valued in the NBA. When the most reliable starters need a rest, a good point guard can take control of a game. They can keep or change the game tempo and even help settle down a rattled team. Good bench production is the kind of thing that helps win championships. While Brandon Knight is the obvious starting point guard for the Milwaukee Bucks,...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee will struggle again, but the addition of Jabari Parker, the development of Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the return of Larry Sanders gives Bucks fans reasons for optimism. The Milwaukee Bucks took a big step back last season, finishing with the worst record in the league at 15-67. They had the biggest roster turnover of any team, most notably replacing the backcourt duo...
Via The Lottery Mafia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Bucks starting to catch preseason injury bug

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- After staying relatively healthy for the early part of training camp, the Milwaukee Bucks were down three key players at practice Wednesday. Point guard Brandon Knight was limited due to a strained groin, while center Larry Sanders (illness) and forward Ersan Ilyasova (knee) were held out. Ilyasova played 27 minutes Tuesday in Milwaukee's loss at Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks season preview: Player projections

In the third and final part of the Milwaukee Bucks season preview, we will be looking at the potential starting five and their expectations for the upcoming season. For part one, looking at the Bucks roster for the upcoming season, click here. For part two, looking at the team’s projections for this year, click here. Throughout the first three games of the preseason, coach Kidd...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo at nearly seven-foot tall to start at point guard

The Greek Freak will get the start at point guard Giannis Antetokounmpo, otherwise known as the Greek Freak, will be getting a shot to start at point guard when the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Cleveland Cavaliers. The second year forward is said to be nearly seven-foot tall, which is an anomaly at the point guard position. Coach Jason Kidd started experimenting with the notion of...
Via Pass The Pill
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Experiment of Antetokounmpo at point guard continues

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The Giannis Antetokounmpo experiment at point guard is going to continue, at least for one more preseason game. With starter Brandon Knight out for Tuesday night's game in Cleveland against the Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd plans to start Antetokounmpo at point guard as part of an extremely tall and long lineup. Bucks center Larry Sanders missed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Big gamble: Bucks try 6-foot-11 Antetokounmpo at point guard

MILWAUKEE -- Can a 6-foot-11 player effectively play point guard in the NBA? Well, the Milwaukee Bucks are trying to figure out the answer to that very question. Ever since Giannis Antetokounmpo ran the point during summer league, the idea of the 19-year-old running Milwaukee's offense has been thought of as intriguing. With minor injuries keeping a pair of point guards out Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons take on Brandon Knight, Bucks in preseason

What: Detroit Pistons vs. Milwaukee Bucks Where: The Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI When: 7:30 The 2nd game of the 2014 Detroit Pistons preseason schedule gets underway tonight as former Piston Brandon Knight will lead his Bucks against former Buck Brandon Jennings and the Pistons. The Pistons are coming off 111-109 OT win over the Bulls on Tuesday night in their preseason...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks ready to open preseason with rotation far from defined

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- There comes a point in training camp in which teams get sick of practicing against themselves on a daily basis. While acknowledging there's plenty of value in their remaining practices before the regular season begins, the Milwaukee Bucks are at that point and ready to take what they've worked on over the first week of training to game action. The Bucks...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight getting four-year, $41 million extension?

The Milwaukee Bucks acquired Brandon Knight in the trade that sent Brandon Jennings to the Detroit Pistons last year, and are now looking at possibly signing him to a long-term contract extension. He played an excellent season last year in Milwaukee, and showed flashes of his full potential. Milwaukee believes that he will be a nice fit alongside of Jabari Parker in the future, but...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight getting four-year, $41 million extension?

The Milwaukee Bucks acquired Brandon Knight in the trade that sent Brandon Jennings to the Detroit Pistons last year, and are now looking at possibly signing him to a long-term contract extension. He played an excellent season last year in Milwaukee, and showed flashes of his full potential. Milwaukee believes that he will be a nice fit alongside of Jabari Parker in the future,...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks & Brandon Knight Discuss Contract Extension

The Milwaukee Bucks and point guard Brandon Knight are reportedly in talks about a contract extension ahead of the Oct. 31 deadline. If no agreement is reached, Knight will become a restricted free agent next summer. “My job is to come out here and perform, come out here and play hard,” Knight said after the Bucks’ morning practice session Wednesday. “So honestly for me...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Interested In Negotiating Long-Term Deal For Brandon Knight

The Milwaukee Bucks have valued Brandon Knight and have shown interest in a long-term deal. "He's a piece we want here," Jason Kidd said. "You talk about his work ethic, the way he approaches the game, he's a professional, on and off the court." Knight will make $3.75 million this season in the last year of his rookie-scale deal. Knight is adamant that...
Via RealGM
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Bucks prepare for position battles in camp, preseason

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- One by one, the majority of the Milwaukee Bucks' roster sat on an elevated podium and addressed the media Monday afternoon in the laid back setting of the team's annual media day. Come Tuesday morning when training camp gets underway, the atmosphere inside the Cousins Center will be totally different. Following a 15-win season and with an entirely new...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks player profile: Brandon Knight

  This is the seventh profile in a 16-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Brandon Knight has spent his first three seasons trying to prove he can be an effective starting point guard in the NBA. While the question of true position continues to linger, Knight took advantage of an opportunity with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Knight's Massive Box Jump Is Bonkers

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight is back from Rome and ready to rumble. He averaged 17.9 points per game last season (up from 13.3), and he's giving no one any
Via Stack
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

Milwaukee Bucks: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Milwaukee Bucks have found themselves a franchise player in rookie Jabari Parker, have added 2 point guards and have an excellent collection of young talent, but what should be their starting 5 next season? PG: Kendall Marshall - Kendall Marshall is one of the best pure floor...
Via HoopStuff
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks claim PG Kendall Marshall off waivers

This isn’t your father’s Milwaukee Bucks. A franchise that had spent decades of summer days overspending for middling free-agent talent just to try to sneak into the Eastern Conference playoff chase, has now been transformed into one that is looking for, finding, and executing shrewd basketball moves. Over the weekend, the Bucks did just that by claiming former Los Angeles Lakers...
Via Sports-Glory
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks interested in Jeremy Lin, Greivis Vasquez, Eric Bledsoe?

It certainly has been an eventful offseason to date for the Milwaukee Bucks. In April, the Bucks were sold from long-time owner Herb Kohl to New York City hedge-fund billionaires Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for $550 million.  In June, they selected former Duke Star Jabari Parker with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, and followed that up three days later by the stunning...
Via Sports-Glory
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Want Upgrade at PG; to Purse Eric Bledsoe, Greivis Vasquez

Jason Kidd is already trying to make changes with the Milwaukee Bucks. Kidd doesn’t seem content with Brandon Knight being the team’s point guard of the future, despite the fact he averaged 17.9 points and 4.9 assists per game last season. Milwaukee is reportedly showing interest in Rockets’ Jeremy Lin, but are also planning a blitz on some free agent point guards, including...
Via Standing O Sports
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks To Pursue Eric Bledsoe, Greivis Vasquez

The Milwaukee Bucks are prepared to acquire the pieces to make Jason Kidd’s power move to the midwest a success. Kidd reportedly isn’t satisfied with Brandon Knight as the teams point guard going forward and Marc Stein says that the Bucks are expected to pursue Eric Bledsoe and Greives Vasquez very hard.  In addition to weighing possible trade for Lin, I'm told Bucks are...
Via Thacover2
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks To Pursue Eric Bledsoe, Greivis Vasquez

The Milwaukee Bucks are prepared to acquire the pieces to make Jason Kidd’s power move to the midwest a success. Kidd reportedly isn’t satisfied with Brandon Knight as the teams point guard going forward and Marc Stein says that the Bucks are expected to pursue Eric Bledsoe and Greives Vasquez very hard.  In addition to weighing possible trade for Lin, I'm told Bucks are...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd to join Bucks as head coach

The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to send two second-round draft picks to the Brooklyn Nets to secure the coaching rights to Jason Kidd, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Jason Kidd will go to the Bucks to coach for 2015 and 2019 second round picks, league source tells Yahoo Sport.s — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 30, 2014 Here’s what the Milwaukee owners...
Via Sports-Glory
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks take Jabari Parker at No. 2

The Milwaukee Bucks selected Jabari Parker with the second overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. Parker, 6-8, 235 pounds, averaged 19.1 points and 8.7 rebounds with Duke last season. Jabari Parker: 1 of 3 freshmen in last 15 seasons w/ 19 pts & 8 reb PG, with 35% on 3s. Others? Durant & Beasley, both No. 2 overall picks — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 26...
Via Sports-Glory
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker predicts he’ll land with Bucks at No. 2

Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker expect to be the first two picks in tonight’s NBA Draft. On Wednesday, Parker seemed to give us a hint of how the order of the two will play out. In a Draft Eve media session at the Manhattan Hotel in New York City, Parker predicted that he would end up in Milwaukee at pick No. 2. “I had some comfort level with them (Bucks), especially with them...
Via Sports-Glory
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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