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Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo Takes the Ball 70 Feet in Two Dribbles

(Photo Credit via Wisconsin National Guard) The Milwaukee Bucks phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo has a stellar skill-set.  At just nineteen years old, the “Greek Freak” has reached 6’11″ and maybe playing point guard for Jason Kidd this season.  His crazy frame and keen understanding of the game makes him a highlight machine.  Check out this freakish play against Turkey earlier...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are the Bucks Close to Success?

Jeff Hanisch- USA TODAY Sports The word rebuild is used a lot in the world of sports. And, it could be used to describe teams like the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee, a team that finished 15-67 last season, is thinking about the future, not the present. They are a young team with a new coach and a new star, so when will they have success? In the NBA, inexperience is not always a bad...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Hawks, Bucks head coach Larry Drew joins Cavs as assistant

  First-year Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt has hired former Milwaukee coach Larry Drew as one of his assistants. Blatt will have Drew, Jim Boylan, Bret Brielmaier and James Posey on the bench with him along with Tyronn Lue, named an associate head coach in June. Drew went 15-67 in his only season in Milwaukee. He was expected to get a second year but was fired so the Bucks...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Bucks coaches Drew, Boylan hired by Cavs

CLEVELAND -- First-year Cavaliers coach David Blatt has hired former Milwaukee coach Larry Drew as one of his assistants. Blatt will have Drew, Jim Boylan, Bret Brielmaier and James Posey on the bench with him along with Tyronn Lue, named an associate head coach in June. Drew went 15-67 in his only season in Milwaukee. He was expected to get a second year but was fired so the Bucks...
Via AP on Fox
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Former Bucks coaches Drew, Boylan hired by Cavs

CLEVELAND -- First-year Cavaliers coach David Blatt has hired former Milwaukee coach Larry Drew as one of his assistants. Blatt will have Drew, Jim Boylan, Bret Brielmaier and James Posey on the bench with him along with Tyronn Lue, named an associate head coach in June. Drew went 15-67 in his only season in Milwaukee. He was expected to get a second year but was fired so the Bucks...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Injured Inglis misses basketball, eager to get on court for Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- As Damien Inglis slowly attempted to make his way down two flights of stairs wearing a walking boot and using crutches, a Milwaukee Bucks staff member reminded the rookie that the team's training facility had an elevator he could use. Inglis, determined to stay as active as possible despite a broken right foot, wasn't about to use the elevator. He was...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

With Parker as the potential cornerstone, can the Bucks turn their franchise around? Last season, the Bucks aimed to make the playoffs. To put it lightly, they fell short. Thanks to injuries, locker room fights, bar fights, and suspensions, the Bucks ended the season with the worst record in the NBA. Through the miserable, fifteen-win season, hope remained for a better future....
Via The Lottery Mafia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker doesn’t want to join list of second overall pick busts

After a standout freshman season at Duke, Jabari Parker was selected with the second overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks aren’t expected to be very good this season. However, in Parker the organization feels they have someone who can be the face of the franchise. That, along with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker says he’s ‘trying not to be that second pick bust’

Jabari Parker was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the second overall pick in this year’s draft, but instead of feeling some sense of entitlement given his level of talent and lofty position on the draft board, he’s well aware of how players who were similarly picked at two have fared over the years. “There’s been a lot of second pick busts,” Parker said Saturday morning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Fans Should Be Optimistic About Next Season

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ron of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. For more NBA news and updates, visit Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues today.  For the most part Milwaukee Bucks hoops have served as good filler for Wisconsin residents between Green Bay Packers seasons. The team has made the playoffs just twice in the past 8 [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 2 visits...
Via No Coast Bias
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Bucks Coach Larry Drew to Join David Blatt’s Staff

With all the excitement over LeBron James’ return to Cleveland, along with all the talk of the impending Kevin Love trade, one of the overlooked stories surrounding the Cavaliers is the makeup of new coach David Blatt’s staff. Tyronn Lue was hired to be Blatt’s Associate Head Coach, but other than rumors of mutual interest in Larry Drew, no word has come down on the rest of...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Expected To Soon Sign Damien Inglis

Damien Inglis expected to be a first round pick before he broke his foot in a workout in Oklahoma City Thunder. Inglis was drafted 36th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks. "I was surprised but I was so happy for that," Inglis said of being chosen by Milwaukee. "The Bucks are a young team, and I'm so glad to be part of this project." Inglis will be in training...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Develop Their Youth, Trade Their Veterans

Milwaukee Bucks: Build With Youth, Trade The Veterans By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… By drafting who I believe is the best player in the draft Jabari Parker, the Bucks now have a franchise player for the first time since Michael Redd was relevant for those 2-3 seasons. They now have the star of their team for the next decade, but they too have strong young talent...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Afternoon Delight: MJ refs 3-on-3 game between Barkley/Kidd/Finley and sumo wrestlers

Most days we're forced to create things for our Afternoon Delight segment. Today is not one of those days.Credit Yahoo Sports Eric Freeman for the find, but he loses some points for subbing Celtics great Michael Finley from his title: Remember when Michael Jordan ref'd a game between Charles Barkley, Jason Kidd, and sumo wrestlers? Screw Jason Kidd. On a separate note,...
Via Celtics Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks unveil new uniforms for next season

Coming off the worst season in franchise history, new owners Wes Edens and Marc Lasry said there were going to be some changes to the Milwaukee Bucks. Those changes have included new players, a new coach, a revamped front office and, now, new uniforms for the 2014-15 season. On Monday, the Bucks announced they'd altered their uniforms, albeit only a bit. The new threads now feature...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie survey picks Jabari Parker as likely ROY, best career too

Part of the fun of the NBA Rookie Photo Shoot -- aside from the impromptu dunk contests -- is finding out what the rookies think of each other. John Schuhmann of NBA.com has a rookie survey he gives the new players and asks them to pick the rookie of the year, who will have the best career, who their favorite player is, who the funniest rookie is and much more. This year's rookie...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Broad-shouldered rookie O'Bryant gives Bucks low-post bulk

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The NBA Summer League provides an opportunity for those involved to show something to somebody. Giannis Antetokounmpo was looking to prove he has improved since his rookie season, while Jabari Parker needed to use the five games the Milwaukee Bucks played as his introduction to the NBA. Then there are the non-roster players trying to leave any kind of impression...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Milwaukee Bucks: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Moves Made Drafted Jabari Parker, Damien Inglis, Lamar Patterson, Johnny O’Bryant Claimed Kendall Marshall Signed Jerryd Bayless Strongest: Drafting Parker - I have to start by saying that I have loved Milwaukee’s offseason. Even their weakest move I graded as a B...
Via HoopStuff
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd's part of attraction for Bucks' Jerryd Bayless

Jerryd Bayless has seen plenty in his six pro seasons with five teams. But something will be new when the 6-foot-3 guard joins the Milwaukee Bucks for training camp in September. Bayless will be playing under future Hall of Fame point guard Jason Kidd, who will be in his second season as an NBA coach and his first with the Bucks. "J-Kidd is a young coach but he has been in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Knight's Massive Box Jump Is Bonkers

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight is back from Rome and ready to rumble. He averaged 17.9 points per game last season (up from 13.3), and he's giving no one any
Via Stack
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Injury Update: Damien Inglis hopes to have walking boot off in two weeks

The Milwaukee Bucks struggled to the worst record in the NBA this past season with a record of 15-67. The Bucks struggled in nearly every phase of the game and ranked 28th in scoring and 25th in points allowed.  With nine players on their current roster aged 23 or younger, the Bucks have some talent, but are very experienced. One player the Bucks hope to see a lot from is rookie...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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.
Via Hoops-Nation
19 days 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
19 days 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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