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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
2 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendall Marshall Thanks Chipotle After Being Waived By Lakers

It’s pretty standard procedure for athletes to thank their former organization, coaches, and teammates as they prepare to move on to another club. Kendall Marshall did just that after being waived by the Los Angeles Lakers (and then picked up by the Milwaukee Bucks) on Monday, but he also extended another thank you – this one not so standard procecure – to Chipotle. I'...
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 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
7 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

Bucks Claim Kendall Marshall Off Waivers

The Milwaukee Bucks have been awarded the contract of guard Kendall Marshall on a waiver claim. Marshall was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers on July 18. Appearing in 54 games for the Lakers in 2013-14, Marshall, 22, averaged 8.0 points, 8.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds per contest. In his best stretch of the season in January, he tallied at least 10 assists and scored at least 10 points...
Via RealGM
7 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
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: 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks News: Milwaukee will claim Kendall Marshall

Kendall Marshall was waived recently by the Los Angeles Lakers, but it appears he won't be without a job in the NBA next season.  League sources are reporting that Marshall will be claimed off of waivers by the Milwaukee Bucks.Photo by U.S. Navy via Wikimedia CommonsAdrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports first reported on Friday that Marshall would be waived by the Lakers; however...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
9 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.
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks “very interested” in Eric Bledsoe

The Phoenix Suns have been hoping to re-sign Eric Bledsoe to a long-term deal this offseason, but they are still far apart on a contract with him. Due to their inability to lock him up, the Milwaukee Bucks are beginning to show serious interest in signing him to an offer sheet. According to a report from Steve Kyler, the Bucks are looking to sign a player with the potential that...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jabari Parker throws down nasty reverse dunk

As the NBA Summer League winds down, today was the last appearance for the Milwaukee Bucks and their rookie, Jabari Parker. Parker decided to show off his aerial brilliance in the final minutes of the Warriors-Bucks game as he was able to drive to the hoop and throw down an impressive reverse dunk: We will be soon seeing those moves from Parker in the regular season… *** Jabari...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kidd has some nice things to say about Paul Pierce going to the Wizards

The much maligned newly anointed head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Jason Kidd, had some nice things to say about Paul Pierce going to the Washington Wizards according to Wizards correspondent Ben Standig at CSNWashington.com. Kidd, of course, coached Pierce last season in Brooklyn: “Washington got better,” said Kidd on Monday from the Thomas & Mack center on the University...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe turns down offer, wants max contract from Suns

Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe had a breakout season in 2013-14 and entered restricted free agency this offseason. While the Suns have threatened to match any offer Bledsoe received from another team, they have still not agreed to a contract with their young star. On Thursday we got an idea why the two sides haven’t come to an agreement yet. Reports suggest that the Suns offered...
Via Rumors and Rants
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Ranking the Likeliest Potential Destinations for Carlos Boozer

5. Milwaukee BucksThis is highly unlikely, but amongst the 9 teams with cap room, Boozer would actually fit best, roster wise, with the Bucks, albeit the unlikelihood of them actually bringing him in.  The Bucks have John Henson and Larry Sanders at Power Forward and Center, respectively. If the Bucks feel as though they can make a few moves and possibly compete for a playoff spot...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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