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Wisconsin Proposes Using Jock Tax To Cover $220M Pledge For Arena

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker on Tuesday said new growth in income tax revenue from Milwaukee Bucks' players and visiting teams will generate enough money to cover debt payments on $220 million in state-issued bonds for a new Milwaukee arena. Walker said the plan, simply put, is a "Pay Their Way" proposal. Recent estimates indicate that the amount of income tax revenue from NBA...
Via RealGM
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Gov. Walker proposes bonds plan to help fund Bucks arena

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the state will help the Milwaukee Bucks pay for a new basketball arena with $220 million in bonds that would be paid for by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players. Walker said Tuesday the "Pay Their Way" proposal would protect the state's taxpayers, while keeping the team in Milwaukee. A new arena could cost roughly $500...
Via AP on Fox
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Gov. Walker proposes bonds plan to help fund Bucks arena

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the state will help the Milwaukee Bucks pay for a new basketball arena with $220 million in bonds that would be paid for by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players. Walker said Tuesday the "Pay Their Way" proposal would protect the state's taxpayers, while keeping the team in Milwaukee. A new arena could cost roughly $500...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Gov. Walker proposes bonds plan to help fund Bucks arena

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the state will help the Milwaukee Bucks pay for a new basketball arena with $220 million in bonds that would be paid for by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players. Walker said Tuesday the "Pay Their Way" proposal would protect the state's taxpayers, while keeping the team in Milwaukee. A new arena could cost roughly $500...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Wisconsin governor proposes plan to help fund Bucks arena

MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the state will help the Milwaukee Bucks pay for a new basketball arena with $220 million in bonds that would be paid for by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players. Walker said Tuesday the ''Pay Their Way'' proposal would protect the state's taxpayers, while keeping the team in Milwaukee. A new arena could cost roughly $500...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Bucks, Hornets, 76ers Interested In Gary Talton, D-League's Assists Leader

The Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Hornets and Philadelphia 76ers are exploring the call-up candidacy of Gary Talton, the NBA Development League’s assists leader, league sources told RealGM. Behind 13 games of 10 or more assists, Talton has averaged 13.2 points, 10.2 assists and 40.6 percent three-point shooting this season. He has split the year with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and...
Via RealGM
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Bucks at Heat

His dress shirt unbuttoned at the neck, Jason Kidd looks relaxed and calm on the sideline while coaching the Milwaukee Bucks. At 22-22, the Bucks are enjoying success while sticking with their rebuilding blueprint during Kidd's first year in Milwaukee. Even the playoffs are a possibility now in the mediocre Eastern conference. Milwaukee will try to move back above .500 by taking...
Via AP on Fox
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Milwaukee Bucks at Miami Heat game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M. His dress shirt unbuttoned at the neck, Jason Kidd looks relaxed and calm on the sideline while coaching the Milwaukee Bucks. At 22-22, the Bucks are enjoying success while sticking with their rebuilding blueprint during Kidd's first year in Milwaukee. Even the playoffs are a possibility now in the mediocre Eastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
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Milwaukee Bucks at Miami Heat game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M. His dress shirt unbuttoned at the neck, Jason Kidd looks relaxed and calm on the sideline while coaching the Milwaukee Bucks. At 22-22, the Bucks are enjoying success while sticking with their rebuilding blueprint during Kidd's first year in Milwaukee. Even the playoffs are a possibility now in the mediocre Eastern Conference...
Via Fox Sports Florida
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks-Heat Preview

His dress shirt unbuttoned at the neck, Jason Kidd looks relaxed and calm on the sideline while coaching the Milwaukee Bucks. At 22-22, the Bucks are enjoying success while sticking with their rebuilding blueprint during Kidd's first year in Milwaukee. Even the playoffs are a possibility now in the mediocre Eastern Conference. Milwaukee will try to move back above .500 by taking...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd, rebuilding Bucks finding success amid injuries

MILWAUKEE (AP) Coach Jason Kidd has the Bucks making progress in the middle of the first season of his rebuilding project in Milwaukee. At 22-22, the Bucks are even in the playoff hunt in the mediocre Eastern Conference. It's a far cry from the disastrous 15-win season a year ago. The Bucks are succeeding in spite of the season-ending left knee injury to rookie forward Jabari Parker...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks weekly: Team loses close games

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks had a tough week this week, losing three of four games by six or fewer points. The only bright spot of the week was when the Bucks easily defeated the Detroit Pistons 101-86. Game balls Brandon Knight earned the game ball for the game against the Toronto Raptors with an impressive stat line of 20 points, five rebounds, five assists and four...
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Spurs rally with second-half defense to top Bucks

  Milwaukee is developing a dynamic defense, but the San Antonio Spurs demonstrated how far the young Bucks still have to go. Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 14 rebounds and San Antonio rallied in the second half for a 101-95 victory over Milwaukee on Sunday night. Boris Diaw added 14 points, helping the Spurs win their fifth straight...
Via AP on Fox
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Spurs rally in 2nd half to top Bucks

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Milwaukee is developing a dynamic defense, but the San Antonio Spurs demonstrated how far the young Bucks still have to go. Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 14 rebounds and San Antonio rallied in the second half for a 101-95 victory over Milwaukee on Sunday night. Boris Diaw added 14 points, helping the Spurs win their...
Via AP on Fox
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Spurs use second half rally to beat Bucks

Gregg Popovich saw his team out of sync and trailing by 12 points in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks, but the second half was a different story. Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs used a second half rally to defeat the Bucks 101-95 […]
Via Project Spurs
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Bucks get back to team basketball in dismantling of Detroit

MILWAUKEE -- It appears as if losing to the Utah Jazz at home served as a wakeup call for the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee's struggling offense broke out Saturday, as the Bucks scored 91 points through three quarters in a 101-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons in front of 16,388 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. It was exactly the type of dominant home performance the Bucks needed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks race past Pistons, 101-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks race past Pistons, 101-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Bucks catch fire from long range in rout of Pistons

MILWAUKEE -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead with...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

O.J. Mayo scores 20, hot-shooting Bucks beat Pistons 101-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jennings goes down with leg injury as Pistons fall to Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jennings goes down with leg injury as Pistons fall to Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: The downward spiral of Larry Sanders

ESPN reported on Aug. 20, 2013 that Larry Sanders signed a four-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks worth $44 million, making him the highest paid player on the team. While Milwaukee doesn’t spend this kind of money often, at the time it felt like Sanders deserved it. Sanders was coming off of what was easily his best NBA season. This seemed to be the potential of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks mascot busted deflating basketballs (Video)

The New England Patriots have made themselves an easy target with #DeflateGate, and the Milwaukee Bucks couldn't help piling on with their humorous take on the situation.On Thursday, the Bucks posted an incriminating Vine featuring their mascot Bango deflating some basketballs. Let's hope NBA teams are staying away from this type of nonsense.Vine via Milwaukee Bucks. This post...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks mascot caught deflating basketballs

In a scandal that could one day rival Deflate-gate, Milwaukee Bucks mascot Bango was caught red-handed deflating basketballs before the team’s game against the Utah Jazz on Thursday. It remains to be seen just how much of an impact this had on Milwaukee’s two-point loss, but it’s not a good look for the NBA. Dude was caught right there in the equipment room, looked into...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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