Bucks Rumors & News

  • Bucks' Brogdon: 'Absurd' to think athletes shouldn't talk about politics

    SI "Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon, a University of Virginia alumnus, spoke with SI Now on Wednesday and discussed a range of political topics pertaining to the events that took place in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. Brogdon shared his thoughts on the white supremacist and..." August 17

  • Jabari Parker at anti-racism rally: “We all came here to build, not to destroy”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Events at a racist rally in Charlottesville, VA made national headlines this week after significant violence broke out and one woman, Heather Heyer, was killed after a car ran her over. The “Unite the Right” rally and subsequent coverage illustrated the continued rise of the alt-right and..." August 16

  • Report: Giannis Antetokounmpo ‘Untouchable’ in Kyrie Irving Trade

    SLAM Online "The Miwaukee Bucks have reportedly entered the Kyrie Irving trade sweepstakes, but to no one’s surprise, Giannis Antetokounmpo is strictly off-limits. The Cleveland Cavaliers are fielding multiple offers for their All-Star point guard, but have yet to find a deal that makes sense. The Cavs..." August 15

  • Adidas has doubts about Andrew Wiggins, wants to steal Giannis from Nike

    CBS Sports "Adidas over the last few years has gained momentum on the shoe front. They've signed big stars such as James Harden and Kristaps Porzingis to long-term deals while giving signature shoes to players like Damian Lillard. With Andrew Wiggins locked in early, they appeared to be set for the..." August 15

  • NBA expected to approve player-resting rules

    Chicago Sun-Times "NBA owners are expected to approve player-resting rules in September designed to cut back on teams benching healthy players for regular-season games, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak..." August 10

  • Bucks sign jersey patch deal with Harley-Davidson

    ESPN "The Milwaukee Bucks will announce Thursday that they have signed a jersey advertisement patch deal with motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson. The brand's iconic orange, white and black logo will appear on the team's white, green and black jerseys. Terms were not disclosed. "When we first..." August 10

  • Giannis to refrain from practices for five days

    EuroHoops.net "As the Greek Basketball Federation announced, Giannis Antetokounmpo will refrain from the national team’s practices for the next five days. After feeling a right-knee discomfort, the Milwaukee Bucks point forward underwent an MRI which revealed that there’s nothing serious. Still, Giannis needs..." August 05

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo Made A Good Argument For Why He Could Win MVP And MIP Next Year

    Dime Magazine "Every NBA Draft there are players taken based purely off of the hope that they max out their potential. Few of those players reach that star potential you can see in their game as 19-year-olds in need of development, but when they do it catapults the franchise forward significantly and makes the..." August 02

  • O.J. Mayo Posted To Instagram To Counter A Report No One Knew Where He Was

    Dime Magazine "O.J. Mayo was not on an NBA roster last year after he was dismissed from the league and placed on a two-year ban for a violation of the NBA’s drug policy. After an eight-year NBA career, which followed one of the most scrutinized prep hoops careers of the past two decades — he was once called the..." July 27

  • Bucks' Jabari Parker feels 'great' as he recovers from 2nd ACL tear

    ESPN "Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is pumping the positivity as he recovers from another torn ACL in his left knee, the second time he has suffered the injury in three seasons. "I feel great," Parker told ESPN.com during a promotional appearance in Chicago on Thursday. "I tell myself every..." July 27

  • Bucks actively shopping Monroe, Henson

    247 Sports "NBA teams that need some frontcourt help should call up the Milwaukee Bucks. According to Bucks reporter Gery Woelfel, Milwaukee is actively shopping veteran big men Greg Monroe and John Henson. From Woelfel: "According to sources, the Bucks are still actively trying to trade veteran..." July 26

  • NBA Sees Expansion As Inevitable But Not Sure On Timeline

    Real GM Basketball "In an interview in June with C.J. McCollum for The Players Tribune, Adam Silver talked about expansion. "I think it's just a question of when's the right time to seriously start thinking about expansion," said Adam Silver. "Think about the state we're in the league right now, where amazing to..." July 26

  • Bucks, Suns have reportedly reached out to Cavs about Kyrie Irving

    Black Sports Online "After the shocking news of a closed- door meeting with the Cav’s that resulted in the announcement of Kyrie Irving’s desire to leave Cleveland. You can bet your life savings that, the calls are pouring in. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ phone number just may be on speed dial for several NBA teams all..." July 21

  • Adam Silver predicts legal sports gambling ‘in the next few years’

    Larry Brown Sports "Long bullish regarding the prospect of legalizing sports gambling in the United States, NBA commissioner Adam Silver thinks it will happen sooner rather than later. Silver said Wednesday that he expects sports betting to be legalized within a few years, saying it would provide “enormous..." July 20

  • NBA eliminates home and road uniforms, teases new Nike jerseys

    CBS Sports "NBA games will look a lot different next season, as the league has uniform major changes planned as they begin their partnership with Nike. One of the big changes in store is that the league is doing away with home and away jerseys, so expect to see plenty of color vs. color uniform matchups..." July 18

  • Report: Bucks, Derrick Rose have mutual interest, but no meeting scheduled

    CBS Sports "Not including two-way contracts for their new G-League team, the Wisconsin Herd, the Milwaukee Bucks have made zero free agent acquisitions this summer, and it doesn't appear that their shutout will end anytime soon. According to a report from Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, the Bucks have no..." July 16

  • Jason Kidd confirms mutual interest between Bucks, Derrick Rose

    Yardbarker "Point guard Derrick Rose and the Milwaukee Bucks have mutual interest, according to coach Jason Kidd. Kidd told NBC Milwaukee’s Lance Allan that the two sides were interested in making a deal. It doesn’t sound like things are much further along than that at this point, but it obviously means..." July 15

  • Bucks and John Henson want him traded

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Bucks have too many centers – Thon Maker, Greg Monroe, John Henson and Spencer Hawes – and too high of a payroll. As Milwaukee looks to duck the luxury tax, a center is likely to get moved. Maybe one center in particular. Chris Haynes of ESPN: Big man John Henson could be a prime..." July 14

  • Derrick Rose, Bucks expected to set second free-agency meeting

    ESPN "Representatives for free-agent point guard Derrick Rose and officials from the Milwaukee Bucks are in discussions to schedule a meeting as early as this weekend, league sources told ESPN. Once a date is finalized, the meeting is expected to occur in Los Angeles, sources said. The two sides..." July 14

  • The NBA Is Reportedly Moving Up The Trade Deadline Next Season

    Dime Magazine "The NBA trade deadline has, for years, happened after the NBA All-Star break. The weekend breeds trade rumors as executives have the chance to meet in person and reporters dig for details of those discussions amid the parties and festivities. Then, the week after celebrating the league’s best,..." July 13

  • Adam Silver: Changing NBA playoff structure 'not at top of agenda right now'

    CBS Sports "There has been talk for years about disregarding conferences when it comes to the NBA playoffs and seeding the teams 1-16 based on records. The idea resurfaced recently, after All-Stars Paul George and Jimmy Butler were traded to the Western Conference, making it even more formidable than it..." July 12

  • Olympic Channel to air all original broadcasts of 1992 Dream Team's gold medal run

    SI "We live in an endless era of basketball debates—LeBron versus Durant, should you or should you not trust The Process, and is Danny Ainge crazy or crazy like a leprechaun? Here’s the one thing most pro basketball fans can agree on is this: The 1992 United States Olympic Team is the greatest in the..." July 12

  • Jason Kidd 8th Kidd On The Way!! ... Ex-Wife Says

    TMZ "Jason Kidd could have a new nickname -- Octodad -- 'cause the Milwaukee Bucks coach's ex-wife says he's expecting his 8th child!! We spoke with Joumana Kidd outside Delilah in West Hollywood -- where the TV host broke the baby news to TMZ Sports ... and said she couldn't be happier for J and..." July 11

  • Bucks, Ian Clark have mutual interest

    Clutch Points "The Milwaukee Bucks have shown a mutual interest in free agent shooting guard Ian Clark, as the organization looks to add shooting depth to its ranks, according to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times. Clark played an important role off the Golden State Warriors‘ bench last season,..." July 10

  • Bucks Sign Second-Round Pick Brown

    Hoops Rumors "The Bucks have signed second-round pick Sterling Brown out of SMU, Shams Charania of The Vertical tweets. The senior shooting guard averaged 13.4 points per game in the NCAA last season. The two parties inked a three-year pact with the first two seasons guaranteed. " July 07

  • Giannis shoots down rumors he'd leave Bucks: 'I got loyalty inside my DNA'

    Clutch Points "In wake of how things unfolded with the Utah Jazz involving Gordon Hayward leaving to the Boston Celtics, it has shifted the attention toward All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo possibly going the same route with the Milwaukee Bucks once his current deal expires. With all of those..." July 07

  • Bucks sign Bronson Koenig to two-way contract

    Pro Basketball Talk "Former Wisconsin Badgers guard Bronson Koenig has signed a two-way contract to play with the Milwaukee Bucks and the G-League’s Wisconsin Herd. Bronson went undrafted after his senior year at Wisconsin but will have one of the more lucrative G-League deals available to players. The two-way..." July 07

  • 'Clock Has Started' on Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo's Potential Exit

    Bleacher Report "Speaking about Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo on Thursday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski suggested teams are already plotting ways to lure the Greek Freak away in the coming years. On ESPN's Russillo Show (h/t Jordan Heck of Sporting News), Wojnarowski said the following regarding..." July 06

  • Bucks Meeting With Derrick Rose Reportedly Set Amid Latest Knicks Talk

    Bleacher Report "Free-agent point guard Derrick Rose will meet with Milwaukee Bucks officials Monday, though financial obstacles still remain for a potential deal. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the news, noting the Bucks will have to shed salary if they hope to land any major free agent. Rose, 28, is..." July 03

  • Warriors reportedly eyeing Michael Beasley

    Yardbarker "Send all of your reclamation projects to the Bay Area. Marcus Thompson of the San Jose Mercury News reports on Sunday that the Golden State Warriors are “eyeing” former No. 2 overall pick Michael Beasley. Beasley, still just 28 years old, played for the Milwaukee Bucks last season, averaging..." July 03

  • Who's running the Milwaukee Bucks? That's a good question

    ESPN "The first paycheck of Giannis Antetokounmpo's big new contract will hit his bank account next month. In the modern NBA, that means the Milwaukee Bucks are now on the clock. The Bucks have the guy many feel is the next great superstar, the type of player everyone in this transaction season is..." June 30

  • Bucks optimistic about re-signing Tony Snell quickly

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Bucks were so desperate for a wing with Khris Middleton injured, they traded for Tony Snell. At least that’s how it seemed last fall. But Snell has a breakout year, shooting 41% on 3-pointers and playing fine defense. With a dearth of 3-and-D wings, his value is immense. Yet, it seems..." June 30

  • NBA trade rumors: Jabari Parker's injury history leaves Bucks with limited options to improve roster

    Sporting News "When new general manager Jon Horst was introduced in Milwaukee a little more than a week ago, there was one face in the crowd of particular interest: forward Jabari Parker. Horst is taking over a Bucks operation that had a breakthrough last year around budding star Giannis Antetokounmpo,..." June 27

  • Joel Embiid Should Have Been Rookie of the Year, But It's Just Philadelphia's Latest Loss

    The Big Lead "Joel Embiid played a very short season, appearing in just 35 games before he was finally shut down because of knee issues that would eventually lead to another surgery. Still, this dude averaged 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.5 steals. Philadelphia was 13-18 (.419) in the 31 games he..." June 27

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo wins 2017 NBA Most Improved Player

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Milwaukee Bucks were stocking their trophy cabinet Monday night. First, Malcolm Brogdon won the 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year Award. Soon after, Giannis Antetokounmpo took home 2017’s Most Improved Player Award. Antetokounmpo, 22, played his fourth season with the Bucks in 2016-17..." June 27

  • Malcolm Brogdon Wins 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year Award

    Bleacher Report "The Milwaukee Bucks took a flier on Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon with a second-round pick in the 2016 NBA draft, and he rewarded them with a Rookie of the Year performance. Brogdon won the honor Monday at the NBA's award ceremony in New York City, beating out fellow finalists Joel Embiid and..." June 27

  • Spencer Hawes Exercises $6M Player Option With Bucks

    Real GM Basketball "Spencer Hawes will exercise his player option worth $6 million with the Milwaukee Bucks for the 17-18 season. The Bucks acquired Hawes from the Charlotte Hornets in a trade for Miles Plumlee. Hawes averaged 44 points and 2.4 rebounds in 9.0 minutes per game after joining the Bucks." June 26

  • Ratings for 2017 NBA Draft on ESPN are up from 2016

    Awful Announcing "This year’s NBA Draft which had plenty of buzz going into the event certainly scored for ESPN. The Draft averaged a 2.7 overnight rating which is up 13% from last year’s event. It peaked at a 4.0 rating in the 8:15-8:30 p.m. ET quarter-hour. ESPN is really ecstatic about its streaming numbers...." June 23

  • Daughter of Bucks owner tries to recruit Knicks' Porzingis on Twitter

    New York Post "The Kristaps Porzingis trade talk has not escaped Mallory Edens. Following Knicks president Phil Jackson’s shocking admission Wednesday, confirming the team is listening to offers ahead of Thursday night’s NBA Draft, the daughter of Bucks owner Wes Edens took to Twitter to make her plea for..." June 22

  • Greg Monroe Reportedly Exercises Bucks Contract Option, Will Make $17.88 Million

    Bleacher Report "Greg Monroe has reportedly decided to exercise his player option, sticking with the Milwaukee Bucks for at least another season. Shams Charania of The Vertical first reported the decision, with Chris Haynes of ESPN confirming the Bucks had been notified of Monroe's choice. The 27-year-old..." June 21

  • Bucks owner takes shot at Sixers' 'process,' gets shut down by Joel Embiid

    Sporting News "Joel Embiid continued his social media dominance when he made a swift, but blunt response to Bucks owner Wes Edens Monday night. At a press conference introducing new Milwaukee general manager Jon Horst, Edens threw some shade at the Sixers, saying rather than talking about "the process" he..." June 20

  • Bucks honing in on director of basketball ops Jon Horst for GM

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The search for the Milwaukee Bucks' next general manager has taken a late turn. After the withdrawal of Arturas Karnisovas, who the Denver Nuggets promoted to their GM position on Wednesday, it looked like Milwaukee's assistant general manager, Justin Zanik, was the last finalist remaining for..." June 16

  • Nuggets Promote Karnisovas, Scramble Bucks’ GM Search

    Hoops Rumors "Arturas Karnisovas, one of the finalists for the Bucks’ vacant GM position, has accepted a promotion from the Nuggets, tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Denver owner Stan Kroenke has promoted Karnisovas to general manager and made GM Tim Connelly the new president of basketball..." June 14

  • Bucks GM Search Down To Two Candidates?

    Hoops Rumors "The Bucks will likely choose between their assistant GM, Justin Zanik, and Nuggets assistant GM Arturas Karnisovas as their next GM, league sources informed Marc Stein of ESPN.com. Milwaukee could announce its choice as early as this week, Stein adds (Twitter links). The position opened up when..." June 13

  • Bucks to play one game at historic MECCA to celebrate 50th anniversary next season

    CBS Sports "The 2017-18 season will be a historic one for the Milwaukee Bucks, as they'll celebrate their 50th anniversary as an NBA franchise, dating back to 1968, when they joined the league as an expansion club. As any team would, the Bucks want to celebrate this achievement, and honor their history,..." June 11

  • Wes Wilcox the frontrunner to become Bucks GM?

    Larry Brown Sports "Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens may be bringing another Wes aboard. According to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times on Saturday, former Atlanta Hawks GM Wes Wilcox made a “strong impression” in his interview for the same position with the Bucks and may have become the..." June 11

  • Report: Three finalists emerge in Milwaukee Bucks' search for general manager

    CBS Sports "Bucks assistant general manager Justin Zanik was supposed to succeed John Hammond after the 2017-18 season in Milwaukee. That plan went out the window, however, when Hammond decided to take the general manager job with the Orlando Magic a couple weeks ago. Zanik is still in contention for the..." June 07

  • Players Eligible For Rookie Scale Extensions In 2017

    Hoops Rumors "July 1 marks the start of the NBA’s new league year. At that point, players eligible for free agency will be able to begin negotiating and reaching contract agreements with suitors. In addition to those free agents, another group of players will also become eligible to sign new deals. For..." June 05

  • Bucks finalizing list of GM candidates

    Hoops Rumors "The Bucks are finalizing their list of GM candidates with interviews expected to start Monday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Assistant GM Justin Zanik remains a strong candidate to replace John Hammond, who left to become GM of the Magic. Sources tell Wojnarowski that Zanik..." June 04

  • Olympics considering adding 3-on-3 basketball as event

    Fanrag Sports "The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, appear to have a new event on the horizon. According to the Associated Press, 3-on-3 basketball “is all but certain” to be added to the new list of events, which includes skateboarding and sport climbing. “It would certainly be a perfect fit,” said..." June 04

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