CHRIS COPELAND NEWS

Chris Copeland says Jason Kidd was 'top reason' he came to Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't typically been a free agent destination, but Jason Kidd may be helping to change that a bit.  Kidd and the Bucks signed Chris Copeland this offseason, who was a former teammate of Kidd's with the New York Knicks.  Here's more on what Copeland told Charles F. Gardner of the Journal Sentinel:  "Jason Kidd has been a top reason," Copeland said of choosing...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Reunited with Kidd and recovered from stab injuries, Copeland focused on Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- A connection with Bucks coach Jason Kidd lured free-agent Chris Copeland to Milwaukee. He's looking forward to playing for a familiar face in a new home, and not dwelling on the injuries he sustained after getting stabbed outside a New York night club in the spring. "I'm just focusing on the season this year," Copeland said. "I'm really excited about the year...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reunited with Kidd and recovered from stab injuries, Copeland focused on Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- A connection with Bucks coach Jason Kidd lured free-agent Chris Copeland to Milwaukee. He's looking forward to playing for a familiar face in a new home, and not dwelling on the injuries he sustained after getting stabbed outside a New York night club in the spring. "I'm just focusing on the season this year," Copeland said. "I'm really excited about the year...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Recovered from stab injuries, Copeland focused on Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) A connection with Bucks coach Jason Kidd lured free-agent Chris Copeland to Milwaukee. He's looking forward to playing for a familiar face in a new home, and not dwelling on the injuries he sustained after getting stabbed outside a New York night club in the spring. ''I'm just focusing on the season this year,'' Copeland said. ''I'm really excited about the...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting to know the Bucks' Chris Copeland

On Wednesday, the Milwaukee Bucks added free-agent forward Chris Copeland, signing him to a one-year contract. Just who is the latest addition to Milwaukee? Here's the skinny: FRONTCOURT MAN: The 6-foot-8, 235-pound Copeland played mainly small forward with the Indiana Pacers last season with a sprinkling at power forward. Two seasons ago, he saw more time at power forward. He's...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting to know the Bucks' Chris Copeland

On Wednesday, the Milwaukee Bucks added free-agent forward Chris Copeland, signing him to a one-year contract. Just who is the latest addition to Milwaukee? Here's the skinny: FRONTCOURT MAN: The 6-foot-8, 235-pound Copeland played mainly small forward with the Indiana Pacers last season with a sprinkling at power forward. Two seasons ago, he saw more time at power forward. He's...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks sign Chris Copeland, adding frontcourt depth

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Bucks have signed free agent forward Chris Copeland, adding veteran depth to their young frontcourt. General manager John Hammond did not announce terms of the deal Wednesday. The 6-foot-8 Copeland played the last two seasons in Indiana, averaging 6.2 points and 2.2 rebounds in 50 games in 2014-15. Undrafted out of Colorado in 2006, Copeland played overseas and...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks sign free-agent forward Chris Copeland

The Bucks have signed Chris Copeland, confirming recent rumors the free-agent forward was headed to Milwaukee. The team announced the move Wednesday. As per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Copeland, 31 but only entering his fourth NBA season, played the last two years for the Indiana Pacers, but it was a disappointing tenure. In 2013-14, he didn't play much...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Chris Copeland Signing Grade

(Nov. 28, 2014 – Source: Jason Miller/Getty Images North America) By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, 1.1 million Looking the Milwaukee Bucks stats as a team from this past season, I was surprised to see they ranked 7th in the league in three point shooting percentage. Khris Middleton was excellent from beyond the arc at 40.7 percent and...
Via HoopStuff
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Copeland Reaches One-Year, $1.1M+ Deal With Bucks

Free agent forward Chris Copeland has agreed on a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks worth over $1.1 million, league sources told RealGM. Copeland had spent the past several days mulling possible deals with the Bucks and Oklahoma City Thunder. With the Bucks slowly bringing along Jabari Parker from a torn ACL and his relationship with Jason Kidd, Copeland will compete for a significant...
Via RealGM
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks 'finalizing deal' with Pacers free agent Chris Copeland

The changes will continue for the Indiana Pacers as the team moves out of its previous era and into the Paul George Age.This according to a report from ESPN.com's Marc Stein, who indicates that the Milwaukee Bucks are finalizing a deal with Pacers free agent big man Chris Copeland that should be completed sometime this week:Initial reports of the Bucks' interest in Copeland emerged...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Copeland Finalizing Deal With Bucks

Chris Copeland and the Milwaukee Bucks are finalizing a deal. Copeland spent the past two seasons with the Indiana Pacers after emerging with the New York Knicks. Copeland was stabbed outside a New York City nightclub on April 8th.
Via RealGM
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers to wear “Hoosiers” inspired uniform in select games

The Indiana Pacers will celebrate Hoosiers 30th Anniversary by wearing the Hickory uniform during the 2015-16 season and beyond. The Hickory uniform is a tribute to the rich tradition of basketball in the State of Indiana. “Our team will be honored to wear the Hickory uniforms because of the attention it will bring to the storied history of Indiana basketball and the success...
Via Sports-Glory
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers: Early 2015-2016 Preview

We’re still in July, but after a flurry of moves over the past couple of weeks the Indiana Pacers are looking like a completely different team with a new roster and fresh philosophy. It’s farewell for David West, Roy Hibbert, Luis Scola, CJ Watson, Damjan Rudez, Chris Copeland and Donald Sloan. Hello to Monta Ellis, Jordan Hill, Chase Budinger, Myles Turner and Joe Young. It’s...
Via Pacers Pulse
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks are frontrunners for Chris Copeland

The Milwaukee Bucks are the frontrunners to sign forward Chris Copeland, reports Gery Woelfel. Some NBA officials in Vegas tell me they believe Bucks are the frontrunners for Chris Copeland, who could give them potent scorer off bench — Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) July 17, 2015 Copeland has spent time playing for the Knicks and Pacers in his NBA career.  If he signs with the...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks have interest in Chris Copeland

The Milwaukee Bucks have a loaded roster as is, but they might not be done quite yet.The Bucks, in need of additional perimeter shooting, apparently have interest in former New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland. Here's more from Sportando:Chris Copeland is considering guaranteed offers from the Spurs, the Bucks and the Clippers, a source told Sportando. Copeland...
Via Fox Sports
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers recruited Chase Budinger with custom magazine as free agent

The newest member of the Indiana Pacers has been on Indiana's radar for a number of years, it would seem.Chase Budinger was acquired by the Pacers in a trade over the weekend, but the team reportedly pitched Budinger on coming to Indiana in 2012, according to Vigilant Sports' Scott Agness. And that pitch came with a pretty cool little trinket: a personalized mock-up of an ESPN the...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets still have needs, big ones

Outside of the draft, the Denver Nuggets have yet to make any significant moves this offseason. In fact, the Nuggets have yet to make any roster moves at all, save for selecting point guards Emmanuel Mudiay and Nikola Radicevic in the NBA draft last month. Free agency opened on July 1, and while 29 teams around the league have made an effort to improve, the Nuggets have stood still...
Via Mile High Sports
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Hall Q&A: ‘I’m probably the biggest Buffs fan there is, man’

  In the next chapter of our series catching up with Colorado Basketball Alumni who are playing in “TBT” next weekend, we touch base with Marcus Hall. Hall ranks in the top 10 of both career assists, and career three pointer made at CU. BSN Denver.com: Just to get started, take us through your career a little since CU? Marcus Hall: “This is my seventh year, and I played...
Via BSN Denver
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Why it makes sense for Pacers to keep Chris Copeland for next season

It's going to be a topsy-turvy offseason for the Indiana Pacers, as a lottery pick is added to the mix, Roy Hibbert's opting in or opting out looms on the horizon and Larry Bird and the front office look for 3-point shooters.One such shooter is already in Indiana, although he didn't get much playing time last season. Chris Copeland averaged 6.2 points and 2.2 rebounds per game in...
Via Fox Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers' Copeland expected in town, but not at Thunder game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Pacers coach Frank Vogel says forward Chris Copeland will be in Indianapolis on Sunday night but won't attend the game between Oklahoma City and Indiana. Copeland was stabbed in the elbow and abdomen outside a New York nightclub early Wednesday morning. He had surgery in New York and stayed behind as his teammates traveled to Detroit for Friday's game. Copeland...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' Antic: We weren't with Copeland at time of stabbing

ATLANTA -- Pero Antic says he and Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha were not with Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland when Copeland was stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub. Antic and Sefolosha were at the scene early Wednesday. They were charged with obstructing authorities and disorderly conduct and were released without bail. Antic, speaking for the first time Friday about...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers' Copeland listed in stable condition, issues apology

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland apologized Thursday for making a "bad choice" by staying out too late before a game and promised to work hard to make a full recovery after he was stabbed outside a New York nightclub. The team said Copeland is in stable condition following surgery on his abdomen and left elbow. The Pacers say there is no timetable for Copeland...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Suspect charged with assault in stabbing of Pacers' Copeland

NEW YORK -- A 22-year-old man has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon in the stabbing of Indianapolis Pacers player Chris Copeland outside a New York City nightclub. Shevoy Bleary was arraigned Thursday in Manhattan criminal court. His lawyer had no immediate comment on the charges. Authorities say Bleary was outside the 1Oak Club early Wednesday when he...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Suspect charged with assault in NBA player's stabbing

NEW YORK (AP) A 22-year-old man has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon in the stabbing of Indianapolis Pacers player Chris Copeland outside a New York City nightclub. Shevoy Bleary was arraigned Thursday in Manhattan criminal court. His lawyer had no immediate comment on the charges. Authorities say Bleary was outside the 1Oak Club early Wednesday when...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss
Pacers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Ryan taking leap of faith with Bills

Top 10 storylines for Week 1 of college football season

Underdogs: Hopefuls that can shock in the World Cup

Manfred digs Shoeless Joe a deeper grave

Why Mike Trout ain't right

The Opening Drive: Jamal Anderson warns UM fans before heading to Salt Lake City

Best and worst MLB players in August

RG3 blames intern for liking Instagram post trashing owner

Four most surprising roster cuts from NFL teams

Raiders cut Trent Richardson

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker