NBA Free Agency Roundup: Lottery Edition

It was finally a slow week for the NBA’s lottery teams in terms of signing free agents. Boston Celtics Despite Turner’s torrential tumble after being dealt to the Indiana Pacers on trade-deadline-day 2014, and Indy’s undeniable decline once they acquired him to play in a reserve role (Pacers went 14-13 to close the regular season), the Celtics were willing to commit a portion...
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2 days ago  |  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...
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3 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Kendall Marshall and Jerryd Bayless Contract Grades

Milwaukee Bucks: Kendall Marshall and Jerryd Bayless Contract Grades By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Milwaukee acquired Brandon Knight last offseason in a deal with Detroit for Brandon Jennings and though he proved that he is a good scorer, averaging 17.9 points per game in 72 games, he didn’t show much improvement as a distributor and true point guard...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Sign Kendall Marshall Off Waivers

Article via: The Bucks officially claimed PG Kendall Marshall off waivers on Sunday. Marshall’s contract will pay him a relatively meager $915k next season, making him a cost-effective addition to the Bucks’ backcourt. He started 45 games for L.A. last year, and despite struggling after the All-Star break he still shot 39.9 percent from downtown. Unfortunately...
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8 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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...
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23 days ago  |  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...
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28 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Interested in Acquiring Second Lottery Pick

With the NBA Draft just over 24 hours away, rumors are swirling for pretty much every team in the lottery. With the second overall pick, the Milwaukee Bucks are in a great position to let the Cavs decide between Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins while happily taking whichever player is left. But according to ESPN’s Chad Ford, the Bucks may not be finished in the lottery after making...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks have put Ilyasova, Henson, Knight on trade market

The Racine Journal-Times reports that Milwaukee is ready to deal... well, just about everyone on draft night. The biggest target? Forward Ersan Ilyasova. Yet, behind the scenes, the Bucks' brass has been busy. They've been discussing several trade possibilities and, if you believe some NBA officials, they'll consummate at least one deal. The most likely Buck...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks only team that will host draft’s top 4 prospects?

So who said no one wants to play in Milwaukee? Less than a month after a rival NBA general manager called out the city and the team in an interview with Forbes magazine, the Bucks are certainly not living up to their alleged reputation of being the NBA’s Siberia. If that were the case, they wouldn’t be on the cusp of being the only team in the league to host Joel Embiid, Andrew...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Considering Dante Exum With No. 2 Pick

Neither Andrew Wiggins nor Jabari Parker may be selected with the second pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, according to SportingNews. The source claims that Dante Exum is a realistic option for the Milwaukee Bucks, who are interested in drafting a point guard and playing Brandon Knight at the shooting guard... The post Bucks Considering Dante Exum With No. 2 Pick appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Exum Seen As Bucks' Wild Card With Plan To Move Knight To SG

The Milwaukee Bucks would like to upgrade the point guard position while moving Brandon Knight to shooting guard, which has made Dante Exum their wild card at No. 2. There has been the perceived belief that the Bucks would choose Jabari Parker or Joel Embiid depending on who remains on the board after the Cleveland Cavaliers draft first. Exum will have a workout for the Bucks this weekend.
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins to hold private workouts for Bucks, 76ers

With the 2014 NBA Draft looming less than three short weeks away, the dominoes are beginning to fall regarding the motives of the consensus top prospects. Over the weekend, it was reported that former Duke star Jabari Parker would have no reservations playing for the Milwaukee Bucks, who hold the No. 2 overall pick. Now on Monday, it was former Kansas phenom Andrew Wiggins’ turn...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jabari Parker has no issues playing in Milwaukee

The first curtain has dropped on the posturing atop the 2014 NBA Draft, at least to whom the Milwaukee Bucks are concerned. As the Cleveland Cavaliers continue to remain mum on who they favor with the No. 1 pick, it was the Bucks who received a huge vote of confidence from the camp of one of the draft’s top prospects this weekend. According to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks may be in midst of long awaited renaissance

For the past 22 years, the most significant night of the year for fans of the Milwaukee Bucks has usually been an event that occurs each May, the NBA Draft Lottery. The festivity is Bucks’ fans annual glimmer of hope that their team may finally return to league prominence. We’ve all heard the stories from our uncles, fathers, grandfathers, about the glorious playoff runs of the...
Via Sports-Glory
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Underrated Player On Each Lottery Team

Warning: If you’re going to sleep on these guys, do so at your own risk. While underrated is certainly a relative term and players can quickly go from being undervalued to overrated and vice versa, I’ve done my best to select the most commonly underrated players on each lottery team. Milwaukee: Brandon Knight Knight likely won’t ever score 55 points in an NBA game, but there’s...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks interested in trading O.J. Mayo

The Milwaukee Bucks are coming off yet another disappointing season, but they will have the second overall pick in the NBA Draft to work with. That being said, they also have a trade chip that they will shop around this offseason, and that trade chip is shooting guard O.J. Mayo. According to reports from Gary Woelfel of, the Bucks are interested in moving Mayo to...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Knight: Bucks' Top Pick Must Work Hard, Use 13-14 Season As Motivation

Brandon Knight was asked about his preference for the Milwaukee Bucks' top draft pick in June, which could be the No. 1 overall selection. Knight said he is not picky about the pick but wants the player to have a strong work ethic and be cognizant of the Bucks' 15-67 campaign. "That's a tough question," Knight said Wednesday on Sirius XM Radio's "NBA...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Season in Review: Brandon Knight, Milwaukee Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks traded away former franchise point guard Brandon Jennings to the Detroit Pistons last season, and they got point guard Brandon Knight back as the key piece in return. Things certainly didn’t look good for the Bucks early in the season as he missed a good chunk of games due to injury, but he was able to turn things on late in the season. There weren’t many...
Via Sports-Glory
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

For personal, team improvement, Knight knows what he must do

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Larry Drew had a list of things prepared for Brandon Knight's exit interview, but the Milwaukee Bucks coach didn't need to get past the first question. When Drew asked Knight what he felt he needed to improve on, the point guard said exactly what his coach was thinking. "He hit it right on the nail head," Drew said. Knight's first year with...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks introduce new team owners

Milwaukee Bucks president and owner Herb Kohl announced Wednesday that he has entered into a signed purchase agreement to transfer ownership of the Bucks to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. The deal to sell the team to the hedge-fund billionaires is valued at $550 million. “My priority has always been and will continue to be keeping the Bucks in Milwaukee,” said Kohl. “This announcement...
Via Sports-Glory
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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