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Milwaukee Bucks: What Should Be Their Rotation?

(Dec. 1, 2014 – Source: Jason Miller/Getty Images North America) By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… The Milwaukee Bucks were the surprise team in the Eastern Conference last season, going from the worst record in the league to the 6th playoff spot and challenging the Chicago Bulls in their eventual first round defeat. The signing of Greg Monroe to anchor...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks, NBA two months away from regular season

Well the dog days of summer have passed, and baseball pennant races are heating up as the weather cools down. The turning of the leaves means that the boys of fall are back on the gridiron, but basketball fans who live and die by the phrase “ball is life” have to wait nearly 60 more days before the NBA regular season kicks off. After a playoff appearance that ended on a bittersweet...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks to play three in-state games in 2015 preseason

The Milwaukee Bucks will play three in-state preseason games in a six-game slate announced by the team Friday morning. Two of the games played in Wisconsin will be at the BMO Harris Bradley Center and one at the Kohl Center in Madison. The Bucks open the preseason in Chicago on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The first home game of the preseason will be the 39th MACC Fund game, Oct. 10 against...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker is back and dunking on little kids

After missing most of his rookie year with a season-ending ACL tear, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is back dunking in the gym...albeit against smaller opponents. At Parker's Family Basketball Camp held at a Wisconsin high school, he threw down a nice alley-oop jam to show off the athleticism. Check out the video posted from the Milwaukee Bucks' Vine:Regardless of the competition...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' GM calls six-man core the future of the organization

Milwaukee Bucks GM John Hammond has done a nice job building a young core for head coach Jason Kidd to tutor and grow with.And while there are multiple young players with potential on the roster, Hammond looks at the core group of Michael Carter-Williams, Khris Middleton, Jabari Parker, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greg Monroe and John Henson as the biggest pieces for the future. Here...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo is showing off a new and improved three-point stroke

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has the skills of a wing, with his ballhandling, athleticism and slashing. The one thing that's eluded him in his first two years is a strong outside jumper. That might not be the case for long.Although he was just 7-for-44 from behind the arc in his sophomore season, Antetokounmpo is displaying an improve stroke during international...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

12 Amazing NBA 2K16 Features That Have Been Confirmed

1. Ability to Relocate Teams Users will now have the ability to relocate teams from their current city to a major North American city. For example, you would be able to move the Milwaukee Bucks from Milwaukee to Las Vegas. There will be certain criteria that will need to be met in order to relocate like the population of the city, overall fan interest, and income of the market...
Via Heat Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker Throws Down a Healthy Dunk

Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker looks pretty much recovered from his season ending ACL injury suffered in December. Watch as he skies for an alley-oop dunk at his Jabari Parker Family Basketball Camp held at Grafton High School in Wisconsin. The post Jabari Parker Throws Down a Healthy Dunk appeared first on Hooped Up.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker soars for alley-oop slam dunk at his basketball camp

For those of you wondering how Jabari Parker of the Milwaukee Bucks is doing in the offseason, it appears that he’s back to his old high-flying self. After suffering a season-ending ACL injury last season, Parker has been helping teach young players at his annual Jabari Parker Family Basketball camp. During one of the camps, Parker played in a game with the campers and threw down...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: New arena paid for by you

  The Milwaukee Bucks have plans for a new stadium, behind $250 million from public subsidies. $250 million dollars is a lot of money. Saying a lot of money is arbitrary though because it is completely relative. If every person in America had $250 million, it wouldn’t be worth $250 million like it is now. What matters the most is the logic behind each of us rationalizing what...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks spent most lobbying Wisconsin lawmakers through June

MADISON, Wis. (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks spent more money lobbying the Wisconsin Legislature than any other organization during the first half of the year, as the NBA team was pushing for approval of a new basketball arena. A report released Friday by the state elections board, which oversees lobbying, showed the Bucks spent just over $482,000 on lobbying through June. The next highest...
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9 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
10 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Jabari Parker become the Bucks' top scorer?

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker had his rookie season cut short by an ACL tear, but the franchise still has high hopes he'll develop into a star.What kind of star do the Bucks need, though? While the defense is already one of the league's best, the offensive side of the ball could use some help. Here's more from Tim Faklis at Sporting News on how Parker can help the Bucks...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Giannis Antetokounmpo become a legitimate star?

As the Milwaukee Bucks look to make the leap to legitimate Eastern Conference contender, a large part of the responsibility going forward will be given to 20-year-old forward Giannis Antetokounmpo.The young Bucks star has shown flashes of being a complete two-way player, which has led to some pretty interesting player comparisons. Here's Eric Freeman at Ball Don't Lie with more...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

What does Scott Skiles bring to the Orlando Magic?

After going through two head coaches in the 2014-15 season, the Orlando Magic will look for more stability at the position as they try to build on their promising young core. Following the dismissal of Jacque Vaughn on Feb 5, 2014, the Magic appeared to already have his replacement in mind. Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojranowski tweeted this just hours after the Magic formally announced...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls hire Tony Kukoc as special advisor

    In the latest reading from the Holy Gospel according to the Sacramento Kings, the Chicago Bulls have hired former team great Toni Kukoc to a role in the front office as a special advisor. The Croatian Sensation will advise Bulls president and COO Michael Reinsdorf, the team announced in an official press release on Monday. “Toni will work across the organization and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Sign Marcus Landry

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent forward Marcus Landry. Landry, 29, was undrafted after a four-year collegiate career at the University of Wisconsin. A Milwaukee native, Landry has played professionally in the NBA, the NBA D-League and internationally since wearing the Badgers uniform from 2005-09. Last season, Landry played 49 games for CAI Zaragoza in Spain where he averaged...
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Billionaire Bucks Owners Get $250 million For New Arena

The billionaire laden ownership group that controls the Milwaukee Bucks got their $250 million government subsidy approved on Wednesday for a new arena, but not everyone was happy about it.
Via Pro Bball Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo could play some center next season

    The Greek Freak Experience just got a little bit freakier, and it’s awesome. Milwaukee Bucks GM John Hammond made an apperance on The Baseline NBA Podcast on Tuesday and spoke about the team’s plans for the upcoming 2015-16 NBA season. Amongst them, the Bucks could be exploring the possibility of playing 20-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo at the center position at times...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Schwartz no longer the authority with Nets he once was

The Nets have a roster diverse with different agents. That wasn't the case just a few years ago, as NetsDaily points out: Read the rest of the article to find out exactly who represents all of Brooklyn's players. Schwartz's presence mostly left when Jason Kidd left for Milwaukee. He's Kidd's agent, and it might not be such a coincidence that the Bucks have stacked up on Schwartz...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: how long until Jabari Parker is a star?

In his rookie year with the Milwaukee Bucks, Jabari Parker missed the final 57 games of the regular season due to an unfortunate mid-December ACL tear in his left knee. The injury occurred in transition as he was making a high-dribble euro step move in the paint against the Phoenix Suns’ small forward P.J. Tucker. The surgery went well and Parker has been on the mend for over six...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Who Should Be Their Starting Five?

(April 22, 2015 – Source: Tom Lynn/Getty Images North America) By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… *The following is an analysis of what I believe should be the Bucks starting 5, not a prediction of what it will be. PG: Michael Carter-Williams In retrospect I can’t say Philly trading MCW to the Milwaukee Bucks was shocking. They’re all about kicking...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Giannis Antetokounmpo play center this season?

With the Golden State Warriors winning an NBA championship with smallball, the Milwaukee Bucks may adopt a similar style in certain situations. Although no one would consider 6-foot-11 wing Giannis Antetokounmpo small, it would be very different to see him play the 5 for the Bucks. According to GM John Hammond, though, it might be a possibility moving forward:  Here's what Hammond...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss
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