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O'Bryant gains confidence from summer league stint

Johnny O'Bryant is part of the Bucks rookie trio, a group that includes No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker and forward Damien Inglis, taken with the first pick of the second round. The 6-foot-9, 256-pound O'Bryant, selected 36th overall, signed a three-year contract with the team earlier this week. The former Louisiana State star said he gained confidence from his experience...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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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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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cutty DON’T CARE Award winners: Paramount, Nike, Bucks

Welcome to the August 1st, 2014 edition of “The Cuttys,” or the Jay Cutler DON’T CARE awards. They honor, as one Facebook commenter put it: “all the non-news that’s fit to delete.” Or more literally:  “all the terrible attempts at creating news, that I instantly deleted upon seeing it in my inbox.” All media members receive dozens of press releases and story pitches...
Via The Sports Bank
10 hours ago  |  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...
Via Celtics Life
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks sign second-round pick O'Bryant

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second-round pick Johnny O'Bryant, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. Terms of the deal were not announced by the team, but multiple reports indicate O'Bryant's deal with the Bucks is a two-year deal with a club option for a third year. O'Bryant, picked by the Bucks with the 36th overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, averaged...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Milwaukee Bucks go after Eric Beldsoe?

It's been a few weeks since NBA free agency has taken begun and names like Eric Bledsoe and Greg Monroe are still on the board. I'm still surprised that Bledsoe is still available in the market. Part of the reason is that many teams have already locked up many of their free agents and with that many of their salary caps are already taken up and free agents still on the market...
Via Route4Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks shake up business side of front office

The Milwaukee Bucks announced significant changes to their front office Monday, appointing two new executives and shifting a longtime executive to a newly created position within the organization. Patrick McDonough has been hired as chief financial officer, joining the Bucks after spending the last 13 years in the sports division of The Madison Square Garden Company, including the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 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...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirilenko Clarifies his "Negativity" Towards Kidd

Andrei Kirilenko made comments about Jason Kidd that may have been taken out of context. He said that Kidd "couldn't handle" coaching in New York, but AK47 told ESPN New York that he has no negativity towards Kidd leaving; he just is unsure of why he left.“It sounds in the article like I have a negativity [about Jason leaving], but that’s completely untrue,”...
Via Nets Take Over
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendall Marshall Thanks Chipotle After Release From LA

New Milwaukee Bucks PG Kendall Marshall may have just earned himself a sponsorship deal. After being released by the Lakers and signed by the Bucks this week, the former North Carolina point guard tweeted out his thanks to LA for his time playing there. The 22-year-old also extended a thank-you to the Mexican restaurant Chipotle. […] The post Kendall Marshall Thanks Chipotle After...
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Says Kidd 'couldn't handle' the Pressure of New York

As we all are fully aware, Jason Kidd decided to attempt a power play with the Nets several weeks ago, which lead to his being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. Kidd wanted more power, but the Nets were no going to oblige.Not many players have spoken to the media about the situation, but Andrei Kirilenko decided he would.Kirilenko had trouble finding consistent minutes under Kidd, both...
Via Nets Take Over
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko: Jason Kidd couldn’t handle pressure of New York

Andrei Kirilenko played 19 minutes per game with the Brooklyn Nets last season, which was by far the lowest total of his career. It was hardly a secret that Kirilenko was not Jason Kidd’s favorite player, so AK47 must have been glad when Kidd forced his way to Milwaukee. A recent interview he gave with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 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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11 days ago  |  Discuss

New Bucks coach Jason Kidd “The Wizards will be one of the top teams in the East”

Former Nets star Paul Pierce was given a vote of confidence by former coach Jason Kidd after signing with the Wizards (courtesy of CBS Sports) Anyone who’s ever played sports has had the same adage shoved down their throats since they were kids; “there’s no ‘I’ in TEAM.” Though the saying is as old as sport itself I would always argue that there was an “m” and an...
Via DC Sports-Kings
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Sign Kendall Marshall Off Waivers

Article via: Rotoworld.com 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...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Andrei Kirilenko: Jason Kidd “Couldn’t Handle” the Pressure

  Shots fired. According to a story via the Score, Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko took some shots at his former head coach Jason Kidd during an interview with Russian Sports publication SovSports. In it, the Russian forward bluntly said that the Nets job was simple too much for Kidd to handle. “So the pressure is huge. And Kidd couldn’t handle it,” Kirilenko said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks claim point guard Kendall Marshall off waivers

Addressing their lack of depth at guard, the Milwaukee Bucks were awarded point guard Kendall Marshall off waivers from the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. A former first-round pick of the Phoenix Suns, Marshall was waived by the Lakers on Friday. Los Angeles reportedly had every intention of re-signing the 22-year-old but the Bucks thwarted the Lakers' plans. Marshall averaged...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Criticizes Jason Kidd

After the entire Jason Kidd soap opera played out in Brooklyn earlier this offseason, current members of the Nets were swept under the rug. The primary focus was on Kidd’s relationship with the ownership group and his eventual move to the Milwaukee Bucks.  This doesn’t mean that Nets players are without an opinion on this topic. Veteran forward Andrei Kirilenko had this to...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko critical of Jason Kidd's tenure with Nets

PHOTO COURTESY: NED DISMAN/GETTY IMAGES VIA BLEACHER REPORT New York can be a tough place to live, especially if you are an athlete.  Some guys simply can’t hack the constant pressure that the Big Apple brings. Was that the case for Jason Kidd?  Andrei Kirilenko thinks so. In an interview with a Russian tabloid SovSport, Kirilenko took some shots at his former coach Kidd when...
Via New York Sports-Kings
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks pick up Kendall Marshall off waivers

Kendall Marshall will be playing for the Milwaukee Bucks next season.Courtesy: http://www.lakerholicz.com   According to multiple reports, former Los Angeles Lakers point guard, Kendall Marshall, has been picked up off waivers by the Milwaukee Bucks. Marshall arguably had his best season last year, averaging 8.0 PPG and 8.8 APG-both are career highs. Drafted at #13 by the Phoenix...
Via KC Sports Ninja
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks To Claim Kendall Marshall Off Waivers

It appears the Milwaukee Bucks have swooped in and stolen Kendall Marshall away from the Lakers.  ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Bucks will claim the point guard off waivers as soon as possible. ESPN sources say Bucks will be clamining Kendall Marshall off waivers as soon as possible, foiling Lakers' plans of re-signing @KButter5 — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July...
Via Thacover2
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks To Claim Kendall Marshall Off Waivers

It appears the Milwaukee Bucks have swooped in and stolen Kendall Marshall away from the Lakers.  ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Bucks will claim the point guard off waivers as soon as possible. ESPN sources say Bucks will be clamining Kendall Marshall off waivers as soon as possible, foiling Lakers' plans of re-signing @KButter5 — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Parker shows hint of future with breakout performance in Bucks win

LAS VEGAS -- In their final game of this year's NBA Summer League, the Milwaukee Bucks found a way to win their first game as they held off the Golden State Warriors without the help of leading scorer Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is traveling back to Greece to prepare for FIBA competition. After sprinting out to a 45-21 halftime lead, the Bucks needed every bit of Jabari Parker...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker Throws Down A Nasty One-Handed Reverse Dunk

The young kids have been taking over the Sumer League in Las Vegas and Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker threw down this nasty one-handed reverse dunk against Golden State. [@gifdsports] The post Jabari Parker Throws Down A Nasty One-Handed Reverse Dunk appeared first on Diehardsport.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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