Bucks player profile: Jerryd Bayless

  This is the second profile in a 16-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Jerryd Bayless has been an NBA nomad, playing for five different teams and having been traded four times in his six years in the league. The Milwaukee Bucks will be the 25-year-old's sixth team, as Bayless inked a two...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd's part of attraction for Bucks' Jerryd Bayless

Jerryd Bayless has seen plenty in his six pro seasons with five teams. But something will be new when the 6-foot-3 guard joins the Milwaukee Bucks for training camp in September. Bayless will be playing under future Hall of Fame point guard Jason Kidd, who will be in his second season as an NBA coach and his first with the Bucks. "J-Kidd is a young coach but he has been in...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Sign Jerryd Bayless

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent Jerryd Bayless. He averaged 9.3 points, 2.7 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 23.4 minutes per game last season. Bayless was traded to the Celtics in a three-team deal that sent Courtney Lee to the Memphis Grizzlies. The addition of Marcus Smart is likely the... The post Bucks Sign Jerryd Bayless appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless excited to be playing for Jason Kidd in Milwaukee

Jerryd Bayless, who spent over half of last season with Boston after being acquired from Memphis, is excited to be playing for Hall of Fame point guard Jason Kidd in Milwaukee.This according to Rich Rovito at the Associated Press: "The thing that was most intriguing was Kidd," Bayless said Thursday at the Bucks' training facility. "He can help me in a variety of...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lure of Kidd helped draw Bayless to Milwaukee

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Jerryd Bayless is just 25 years old, but he's already experienced a lot in his NBA career. He's played on playoff teams and bottom feeders, having been traded four times in six years. Now Bayless is joining his sixth team, as the combo guard officially inked his contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday morning. The deal is for two years and $6 million...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Sign Jerryd Bayless

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent guard Jerryd Bayless, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in accordance with team policy. Bayless, 25, split the 2013-14 season between the Memphis Grizzlies and Boston Celtics, and averaged 9.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 72 games (19 starts). He was acquired by the Celtics...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jerryd Bayless nearing deal with Milwaukee Bucks

According to ESPN's Marc Stein, free agent Jerryd Bayless is close to signing with the Milwaukee Bucks:ESPN sources say Milwaukee Bucks are closing in on a deal with free-agent guard Jerryd Bayless— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 16, 2014 The Celtics received Bayless last season in a trade with Memphis for Courtney Lee. However, Boston currently has a plethora of guards between...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks closing in on deal with Jerryd Bayless

The Milwaukee Bucks appear to be on the verge of making their first move of free agency, as Marc Stein reports that they are closing in on a deal with combo guard Jerryd Bayless. The 25-year-old free agent averaged 10.1 points on 41 percent from the field and 39.5 percent shooting from three last year with the Boston Celtics. He previously had stints with the Blazers, Hornets, Raptors...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries and Jerryd Bayless are learning TV lessons at SportsCenter U

Kris Humphries and Jerryd Bayless worked on their television skills.  Photo by: Courtesy photo It’s inevitable, Father Time catches everyone sooner or later, even if your name is Kobe Bryant. In some cases, players have a chance to make more money during their post-NBA careers then when they were active players. Former players like Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher never made an annual...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless Gave Celtics, Brad Stevens Just What They Needed (Poll)

Jerryd Bayless gave the Boston Celtics pretty much the same thing he’s given every team that has employed him in his six-year NBA career, and it was just what the Celtics needed. Bayless was solid and even spectacular in brief spurts this season as a combo guard for the rebuilding Celtics. Almost single-handedly, he managed to make a mid-March loss to the Dallas Mavericks interesting...
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless says he wouldn’t play for Sterling, Clippers

Celtics guard Jerry Bayless is one of the first NBA athletes to publicly condemn Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his racist remarks. I also wouldn’t put on that jersey with Sterling still as the owner. — Jerryd Bayless (@jerrydbayless) April 26, 2014   So he doesn’t want his African American/Mexican gf associating with African Americans. — Jerryd Bayless (@jerrydbayless...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics' Jerryd Bayless sprains knee in win over Bobcats

The Boston Celtics snapped a nine-game losing streak on Friday with a 106-103 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. The win improved the Celtics to 24-55, fourth in the Atlantic Division. Point guard Jerryd Bayless suffered an injured knee during the game and did not return. With Rajon Rondo also out, Phil Pressey and Avery Bradley saw the bulk of the action in the back court....
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless Almost Hero; Impressions From Celtics’ Loss To Pistons

Jerryd Bayless, Brandon Bass and a few other players had that gleam in their eyes that the Boston Celtics haven’t seen in a while. They weren’t going to let the team lose. After blowing a 19-point second-half lead, the Celtics still clung to hope late against the Detroit Pistons on Saturday. Bass and Jared Sullinger were doing yeoman’s work down low. Bayless was finishing off...
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: The worst thing happened, so that’s good, I guess. Whatever.

The Celtics and Sixers gathered tonight to set the game of basketball at least 3o or 40 years.  They did that for a large portion of the first quarter.  But in the second quarter, we actually saw something that resembled the sport we all know and love.  Jerryd Bayless’ monster 12 point on 4-6 shooting (2-3 from 3) quarter carried the Celtics who otherwise shot 6-20 in the 2nd...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Brad Stevens wants Jerryd Bayless back

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Bayless, earning $3.1 million in the final year of his contract, has expressed a willingness to return to Boston next season and that feeling is mutual — assuming the Celtics have a need and he comes at the right...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless Gets Hot Too Late; Impressions From Celtics’ Loss To Raptors

On Friday, the role of Jared Sullinger was played by Jerryd Bayless. In an eerily similar script to their previous matchup, the Boston Celtics trailed the Toronto Raptors for most of the game before storming back in the final 12 minutes on the shoulders of a single player. On Wednesday, that player was Sullinger. This time, it was Bayless. Bayless scored 14 points in the fourth quarter...
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Jerryd Bayless hopes to remain with the Boston Celtics

Jerryd Bayless who landed in Boston this season in exchange for Courtney Lee hopes he can be a part of the rebuilding process.Image: Erik Drost via Wikimedia CommonsJerryd Bayless (Left)Recently Gary Dzen of interviewed the Celtics PG/SG where he shared his thoughts and even commented on two of the biggest names in college hoops this season: Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless Prioritizes Re-Signing With Celtics

Jerryd Bayless has enjoyed his time with the Boston Celtics, who acquired him in a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies before the trade deadline. Bayless will be a free agent at season's end but is prioritizing a return to the Celtics. "I would be happy about that," Bayless said. "That would be great. One of the things I said when I got here is I want to find a home...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless Prioritizes Re-Signing With Celtics

Jerryd Bayless has enjoyed his time with the Boston Celtics, who acquired him in a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies before the trade deadline. Bayless will be a free agent at season's end but is prioritizing a return to the Celtics. "I would be happy about that," Bayless said. "That would be great. One of the things I said when I got here is I want to find a home...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayless would like to return to Boston

During a Boys and Girls Club charity event Jerryd Bayless spoke with After discussing the transition between college and turning pro, Bayless was asked about his future in Boston. Would you like to return to the Celtics next season? I would be happy about that. That would be great. One of the things I said when I got here is I want to find a home somewhere. I’d be...
Via Celtics Life
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless: Wiggins, Parker can ‘learn just as well’ in NBA

Celtics guard Jerryd Bayless, who is taking part in a Boys & Girls Club charity event sponsored by Nesquick (details below), answered questions for on the adjustment from college to the NBA for this year’s top draft prospects and on a difficult Celtics season. Question: You went to Arizona. Who you got in the NCAA Tournament now that we know the Sweet 16? Hopefully...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless, both good and bad, on display against the Mavericks

Jerryd Bayless lit it up last night in the fourth quarter and essentially shot Boston back into the game against the Mavericks. As Mark D'Amico reported for Bayless scored 12 of his 19 for the game in the period.Most impressive was a stretch where he scored nine consecutive points for the C's in less than two minutes:“I was just picking my spots,” he said...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless Can’t Save Celtics; Impressions From Loss To Mavericks

Another game come and gone, another close loss stolen from the jaws of victory. The Boston Celtics are getting all too used to the kinds of defeats they suffered Monday in a 94-89 heartbreaker against the Dallas Mavericks. For the third straight game, the Celtics (22-46) competed with a Western Conference squad, only to see the other side execute better in the clutch. “To come...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless: Rajon Rondo Transitioning ‘Naturally’ Into Celtics’ Leader

Since joining the team in early January, Jerryd Bayless has been in and out of the starting lineup, alternating between roles and seeing his duties shift from game to game. Welcome to the 2013-14 Boston Celtics, Jerryd. Whereas some players might get upset with such fluctuations, Bayless has taken the adjustments in stride, he blogged on his personal website on Friday. Bayless wrote...
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball 2014: Bayless is More

  Credit: David Butler II/USA TODAY Sports Jerryd Bayless Bayless is another one of those guys I just want to be handed a full time starting gig, just to see what he can produce over 82 games, because there is definitely talent there. And yes, he’s another player covered in Big Zack’s great piece earlier this week – what can I say the guy knows his stuff! None of that matters...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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