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Giannis Antetokounmpo Returns Home Photo Essay

Once the postseason came to a close for Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Greek Freak and his brother Thanasis currently with D-League Knicks. Returned to Greece for a streetball game with fans, and talented photographer Filio Magenta based in Athens captured the action in an excellent photo essay. A photo posted by Filio Magenta (@filiomagentaphotography...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo jumps very, very high (VIDEO)

The Milwaukee Bucks season has been over for but a few weeks. Hopefully it hasn't been so long that you've forgotten about how much progress and upside the young group exhibited this year.Just in case you needed a reminder, though, the team gave you one on Twitter yesterday. Second-year sensation Giannis Antetokounmpo, better known as the "Greek Freak," is seen here jumping an outstanding...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks sticking to long-term plan with draft approaching

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks plan to stick with a slow and steady approach to constructing a consistently successful team. It doesn't appear as if an unexpected push for the playoffs this year is going to accelerate the rebuilding process. General manager John Hammond on Wednesday identified size and shooting as two top team needs going into the NBA draft on June 25...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mallory Edens shoots down writer for 'trophy girlfriend' comment

The NBA Draft lottery can be a strange place. A lot of fanfare and emotional momentum rides on the fateful bouncing of ping pong balls in a little wind bubble. Everybody is dressed to the nines; nobody is there to actually play any sports.Last year, the event took on another layer of weirdness when two owners, from the Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings, sent their young daughters...
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Mallory Edens rips writer for calling her ‘trophy daughter’

Mallory Edens, the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks owner Wesley Edens, is not pleased with an NBA reporter who referred to her as a “trophy daughter” in a column on Tuesday night. Chris Sheridan, who runs his own NBA website now after working for ESPN and the Associated Press, mentioned how the NBA has instituted a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Bucks Tyler Ennis May Miss NBA Summer League And Team Canada

The Milwaukee Bucks guard Tyler Ennis is expected to be out of action for the next eight weeks after unexpectedly undergoing labral repair surgery to his right shoulder on Tuesday. It was only a few days ago that Ennis was quoted as hoping to play in the NBA Summer League and for Team Canada. The Canadian Men’s National Team will be at the 2015 Pan Am games in Toronto from July...
Via Pro Bball Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Ennis Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Tyler Ennis underwent successful labral repair surgery to his right shoulder on Tuesday. After consultation with Bucks orthopaedist Dr. Michael Gordon and Dr. David Altcheck from the Hospital for Special Surgery, the procedure was performed this morning in New York. Ennis was acquired along with Miles Plumlee and Michael Carter-Williams on Feb. 19 in a three-team deal with Phoenix...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd shows up to fan's birthday party, 14 years after invitation

It's not every day that your favorite basketball player agrees to attend your birthday party, and usually the RSVP card doesn't include a checkbox to indicate you'll be 14 years late. But that's sorta what happened this week in the case of 24-year-old Daniel Marks, a longtime Jason Kidd fan. In an Instagram post this week, Marks revealed that, for his 10-year-old birthday party,...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd shows up to fan's birthday party 14 years late (PHOTO)

14 years ago, Jason Kidd received an invitation. It was for the birthday party of a young fan by the name of Daniel Marks.Surely we've all been there before. I remember sending queries to my favorite players with a card in the envelope, asking for a signature. Some of them were nice enough to get out the sharpie and reply. But none of them entered my life more than a decade later...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks should target a point guard in the draft

It was reported over the weekend that former Wisconsin Badgers Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker had spoken, or were planning to speak with the Milwaukee Bucks. While it would be entertaining for Wisconsinites, like myself, to see one of the two Badgers in the draft stay in-state, it is unlikely that either of these former collegiate stars will drop to the 17th pick. For the Bucks...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks show off detailed new stadium plan (VIDEO)

Change is afoot for the Milwaukee Bucks. Under new ownership, they've also gotten a new head coach, a new team-building strategy and have fresh uniforms on the way as well.Now, the franchise's vision for an ambitious stadium is starting to unfold. The team released a video look at how they see the future home for the Bucks looking, recently. The bit describes the building as more...
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Milwaukee Bucks: A Perfect Bucks Offseason

(April 22, 2015 – Source: Tom Lynn/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… After a shocking playoff appearance, the rebuilding Bucks find themselves approaching another crucial offseason in their rebuilding endeavors. With the majority of their youthful rotation locked up over the forthcoming campaign, it will be up to the front office to make...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Hope To Follow Draft Success In 12-18 Range

The Milwaukee Bucks will have the No. 17 overall pick in this year's NBA Draft and hope to follow on past success in this position. "If you look at the history of the draft and you start talking about that 12 to 17 and 18 range, you can miss on those guys," John Hammond said. "We would consider ourselves fortunate when you start mentioning John [Henson], Larry [Sanders], Giannis...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

'Greek Freak' Giannis plays pickup ball back home (VIDEO)

It was a pretty good season for the Milwaukee Bucks. Despite their first-round exit from the playoffs against the Chicago Bulls, the young Bucks impressed many people just by making it that far.Boasting the third-youngest roster in the NBA, the squad overcame key injuries and midseason trades that messed up their chemistry to put a scare into an Eastern Conference contender in the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Key Year Coming Up for MCW

Michael Carter-Williams has had an interesting start to his NBA career.  He was the main attraction on an under-talented, up-tempo Sixers team his rookie year, and the unbridled opportunity provided for him to put up stats on that squad led to him being selected as the League’s Rookie of the Year.  Despite the accolade, the Sixers were never completely sold on him and his trade...
Via Philadunkia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks announce date for new uniform unveiling

The Milwaukee Bucks released a new logo this spring, just in time for the team's playoff run.That wasn't the end of their identity shift, however. On Saturday, June 6, the organization will hold a block party in local Schlitz Park, featuring player appearances and the cherry on top of their makeover sundae: New uniforms will be unveiled.The Bucks' change in style comes under new...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brook Lopez could join Bucks

Jason Kidd didn't leave the Brooklyn Nets with a lot of bridges intact. The Current Milwaukee Bucks head coach had a famously sudden, dramatic exit from his post with New York's second team. It was an episode that opened a can of NBA insider rumor worms.But while Kidd may have caused fires within management offices, the roster he left behind seems not to feel so aggrieved by his...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks expected to make a run at Brook Lopez if he opts out

The Milwaukee Bucks surprised everyone by making the playoffs in head coach Jason Kidd’s first season. With the Bucks considered to be young and upcoming, they will be looking for free agents to help them get to the next level. While they are not expected to be in the LaMarcus Aldridge sweepstakes, the Bucks have their eyes focused on another big man. According to Gery Woelfel...
Via No Guts, No Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

This date in 1974: Jabbar lifts Bucks past Celtics in thrilling Finals game

41 years ago today, the Milwaukee Bucks sported three of their best players in franchise history: Bob Dandridge, Oscar Robertson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Jabbar, of course, played much of his Bucks years under the moniker Lew Alcindor.But by his team's 1974 Finals appearance against the Boston Celtics, he was Mr. Jabbar, and he was one of the most feared scorers of all time. Against...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Expect Thanasis Antetokounmpo To Be On 15-16 Roster

The New York Knicks have told Thanasis Antetokounmpo's representatives that they project him as being on their 15-man roster next season. Antetokounmpo is the older brother of Giannis Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo decided to turn down a two-year, $550,000 deal overseas last summer to play for the Knicks’ D-League team, which paid him $25,000. A conversation with Jackson helped convince...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Next season pivotal for Michael Carter-Williams

Michael Carter-Williams has had an interesting start to his NBA career. He was the main attraction on an under-talented, up-tempo Sixers team his rookie year, and the unbridled opportunity provided for him to put up stats on that squad led to him being selected as the league's Rookie of the Year. Despite the accolade, the Sixers were never completely sold on him; his trade to Milwaukee...
Via Around the Arc
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Every Giannis Antetokounmpo slam dunk from 2014-15 season

After an incredible turnaround season by the Milwaukee Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the team have a bright future in the coming years. This season, Giannis under the coaching of Jason Kidd was able to improve his overall play along with using his incredible athleticism on the court. Check out the below video which shows every Giannis slam dunk from the regular season...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks' Middleton could land among highest-paid shooting guards in NBA

Khris Middleton was a breakout stud for the Milwaukee Bucks this season, and his timing couldn't have been better. As a young, potent, two-way shooting guard, he's strong at one of the game's weaker positions. And, to boot, he holds that claim just when salary caps across the board are expected to take a big jump.A recent report from Sean Deveney of Sporting News suggests that these...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo suspended 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday for running over Chicago Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy. Antetokounmpo was called for a flagrant foul 2 and ejected for the play in the Bucks' season-ending 120-66 playoff loss to the Bulls on Thursday. Antetokounmpo will sit out the first game next season for which...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: End of season player grades

Despite the painful 54-point loss in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Chicago Bulls, The heartbreaking loss doesn’t overshadow how great the Milwaukee Bucks’ season was. Winning 41 games this season from just 15 the previous year, the Bucks are finally an exciting team with their unlimited potential. With key franchise players such as Giannis Antetokounmpo...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss
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