Bucks Rumors & News

  • Report: New CBA deal “within sight,” one-and-done rule remians

    Pro Basketball Talk "Nobody likes the NBA’s one-and-done rule. Adam Silver and the owners want to extend that to two seasons out of high school, and they have colleges in their corner (while a couple of coaches know how to work the one-and-done system, none of them prefer it). The players want to be able to make the..." October 20

  • Anonymous NBA Scouts Dish Dirt On Eastern Conference Teams

    SI "For some, it's tough to form an opinion about an off-season move or development without seeing the subjects first in action on the floor. Luckily, anonymous NBA scouts do not have this problem. Sports Illustrated's NBA writers spoke with scouts ahead of the 2016—17 season for our annual..." October 20

  • The NBA sent players to Google, Facebook to help answer the biggest questions of their careers

    Business Insider "C.J. Watson’s mom pushed him at a young age to get ready for the “real world,” making him learn how to write checks, do mock job interviews, and accompany her to work. Watson wasn’t sure if he was going to keep playing basketball, much less make the NBA, and his mom wanted him to be prepared..." October 20

  • GMs Predict Warriors Win 2017 Finals, LeBron For MVP

    Real GM Basketball "The Golden State Warriors are predicted to win the 2017 NBA Finals by 69 percent of general managers while 31 percent predict the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs received 53.6 percent of the vote last season. LeBron James received the most votes in predicting the 16-17 MVP at 46.7 percent,..." October 18

  • Bucks, Bulls agree to swap of Michael Carter-Williams for Tony Snell

    ESPN "The Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls have agreed to swap guard Michael Carter-Williams for swingman Tony Snell, league sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. A source close to Carter-Williams told Goodman that the guard was informed he was being traded to Chicago late Saturday night. The deal..." October 16

  • NBA Considering Possibility Of Expansion?

    Hoops Rumors "As the NBA and NBPA work toward finalizing a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the league is also reportedly considering the possibility of expansion, according to Kevin Nesgoda of SonicsRising.com. While no NBA teams are expected to relocate anytime soon, the league apparently hasn’t ruled out..." October 13

  • Zach Lowe's crazy predictions for the 2016-17 NBA season

    ESPN "Even the NBA, the most predictable major U.S. pro sports league, is fraught with uncertainty. The Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals! But making predictions is a useful thought exercise, and it's healthy to creep out on a limb once in a while. As usual, we throw darts at..." October 12

  • NBA uniform ad sales face complications

    ESPN "It's been almost five months since the NBA announced it would allow its 30 teams to sell small advertising patches on jerseys beginning in the 2017-18 season. So why has only one team -- the Philadelphia 76ers -- made a deal, one that was announced the very first day deals could be done? We..." October 09

  • Adam Silver optimistic NBA can avoid lockout

    USA Today "From the start of discussions about a new collective bargaining agreement between the NBA and players, NBA commissioner Adam Silver has pledged optimism that the two sides can avoid a lockout. That scenario becomes more and more plausible following Silver’s comments during a trip to China for..." October 09

  • Bucks Happy With Michael Carter-Williams?

    Hoops Rumors "Michael Carter-Williams has been the subject of several trade rumors since the end of last season, including this week’s report that he was shopped to Sacramento for Ben McLemore. Head coach Jason Kidd defended Carter-Williams and reiterated the team’s commitment to the point guard in an interview..." October 09

  • Hornets Not Interested In Trading For Greg Monroe

    Real GM Basketball "The Charlotte Hornets are not currently interested in trading for Greg Monroe. The Hornets have Cody Zeller and Roy Hibbert on their depth chart at center." October 07

  • Bucks reportedly denied in effort to trade for Kings’ Ben McLemore

    Today's Fastbreak "The Milwaukee Bucks traded for Michael Beasley in the immediate wake of the Khris Middleton hamstring injury, but the team isn’t done looking for help on the wing to try to make up for Middleton’s six-month absence. ESPN’s Zach Lowe reported Thursday that the Bucks have called the Sacramento Kings..." October 07

  • Bucks Waive Jabari Brown

    Real GM Basketball "Jabari Brown has been waived by the Milwaukee Bucks. Brown didn't appear in the Bucks' preseason game" October 06

  • Report: NBA, Union Optimistic New CBA Deal Will Get Done

    Bleacher Report "The NBA and National Basketball Players Association could have a new collective bargaining agreement finalized in the near future after reportedly making "significant progress" in negotiations. On Thursday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the new deal could be done within the next..." October 06

  • Report: Bucks showing interest in trading for Ben McLemore

    Larry Brown Sports "The Milwaukee Bucks need to (a) find a dumping ground for Greg Monroe and (b) add extra help on the wing. As it turns out, they might be able to accomplish both in one fell swoop. ESPN’s Zach Lowe is reporting on Thursday that the Bucks have called the Sacramento Kings about former No. 2..." October 06

  • NBA Tiers of Contention: Teams with a Chance to Win the Crown in 2016-17

    Bleacher Report "There is a school of thought in the NBA that if you enter the season with a shot at winning the championship, that's all you can ask for. As Kevin Durant will tell you, however, not every championship opportunity is the same as another. Nevertheless, what follows is a list of 10 teams that..." October 05

  • Jeff Van Gundy Advocates Zero-Tolerance Policy For Domestic Violence Offenders

    Deadspin "The Houston Rockets and New York Knicks met in the preseason this evening, and ESPN announcer Jeff Van Gundy used the occasion of Derrick Rose’s first appearance with the Knicks to make some points about domestic violence and how Adam Silver and the NBA should deal with players who are convicted..." October 05

  • Nike releasing self-lacing shoes through public lottery

    ESPN "The first pairs of the famous self-lacing MAG shoes from "Back to the Future II" will be made available this month to the public, but you won't be able to buy them. You'll have to win them. Nike announced that only 89 pairs will be available through an online draw that begins Tuesday and..." October 04

  • Jason Kidd: Bucks' show of unity during anthem 'not a protest'

    ESPN "The Milwaukee Bucks stood together in a show of "unity" during the national anthem before Monday's preseason opener against the Chicago Bulls. The Bucks stood in a line, with each man putting his left arm around the man next to him. Some players and coaches kept their right hands on their hearts..." October 04

  • There Are Whispers About A Deal Sending Greg Monroe To Charlotte

    Uproxx "When the Milwaukee Bucks signed Greg Monroe in free agency, it was a big deal. Other teams in more marquee markets wanted Monroe and were willing to pay, but the fact that the big man chose Milwaukee was indicative of a sea change in player movement. Unfortunately, the on-court pairing hasn’t..." October 04

  • Kidd's subs hoping to turn up production

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A bolder, brighter Milwaukee Bucks bench crew could give coach Jason Kidd some relief this season. When Kidd looked down his bench last season, he had few real options. Veterans O.J. Mayo and Greivis Vasquez were hurt most of the season, while youngsters Rashad Vaughn, Damien Inglis and Johnny..." October 01

  • Khris Middleton expected to miss 6 months after hamstring surgery

    Larry Brown Sports "The recovery timetable of Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton is finally beginning to take shape, and it’s none too encouraging. The team announced on Thursday that Middleton underwent successful surgery to repair his ruptured left hamstring and is expected to miss approximately six..." September 29

  • NBA hopes new replay protocol speeds up play

    USA Today "In an ongoing effort to make NBA replay reviews more efficient and less time-consuming, more in-game reviews are expected to be made this season by the league’s staff at the high-tech replay center in Secaucus, N.J. Last season, 72% of reviews were determined by the replay center, and during..." September 29

  • Bucks to use Greg Monroe, Michael Carter-Williams with second unit

    Today's Fastbreak "While this could well be temporary, center Miles Plumlee and guard Rashad Vaughn will move into the Milwaukee Bucks’ starting lineup as center Greg Monroe and guard Michael Carter-Williams head the second team. Head coach Jason Kidd confirmed that is how he is using these four players at the..." September 27

  • Greg Monroe Found Out He Was Coming Off The Bucks Bench From The Media

    Dime Magazine "The severe injury to Khris Middleton threatens to derail what was otherwise shaping up to be a promising season for the Milwaukee Bucks. Their immediate trade of backup point guard Tyler Ennis for hybrid forward Michael Beasley showed just how desperate they are to recreate some sense of a..." September 27

  • Bucks president: 'Milwaukee is the most segregated, racist place I've ever experienced'

    CBS Sports "Last Wednesday, Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin told the Rotary Club of Madison that Milwaukee is "the most segregated, racist place I've ever experienced in my life." The full quote, via the Wisconsin State Journal: "We know we can't cure the world," Feigin said. "But we are very..." September 27

  • What NBA players and coaches are saying about national anthem protests

    USA Today "As NBA teams hold their annual media days before training camps tip off, players and coaches across the league are speaking out in the wake of the national anthem protests that have swept the sports world in recent weeks. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry: "I respect everybody’s..." September 27

  • ESPN’s deal with the NBA is killing Disney stock

    New York Post "As NBA training camps open Tuesday, one of the league’s most important players has already been placed on disability. Drexel Hamilton analyst Tony Wible downgraded Disney stock on Monday in response to “a massive increase in NBA costs” for ESPN. Disney’s deal to televise NBA games, with its..." September 27

  • Middleton's injury puts damper on training camp

    Racine Journal-Times "While John Henson stood on the sideline watching some of his Milwaukee Bucks teammates partake in a pickup game last Tuesday at the team’s practice facility, he couldn’t believe his eyes. Bucks shooting guard Khris Middleton had just driven hard to the basket when he slipped on an apparent wet..." September 27

  • Bucks To Sign Jaleel Roberts

    Hoops Rumors "The Bucks are reportedly looking for help on the wing after losing Khris Middleton to a torn hamstring, but in the meantime, the team has made another move that’s not connected to Middleton’s injury. According to RealGM’s staff report, Milwaukee is signing free agent center Jaleel Roberts to a..." September 22

  • Jason Terry Says James Harden Is Better Than Klay Thompson, Praises the Greek Freak

    Def Pen "Veteran guard Jason Terry is known by many as being one of the most upfront and honest guys around the league. Whether you ask his teammates, coaches, family or friends, they will all tell you the same. With that being said, Terry releasing a surplus of hot takes on SiriusXM NBA Radio Wednesday..." September 22

  • Bucks Acquire Michael Beasley From Rockets For Tyler Ennis

    Real GM Basketball "The Houston Rockets have traded Michael Beasley to the Milwaukee Bucks for Tyler Ennis. The Rockets signed Beasley at the end of the 15-16 season after he was finished with his season in China." September 22

  • Report: NBA not planning to change rule requiring players to stand for national anthem

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA and union are discussing how to handle expected national-anthem protests, a movement started by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the Star Spangled Banner in objection to police brutality against blacks. Unlike the NFL, the NBA has an explicit rule for the anthem:..." September 22

  • NBA Sends Letter to Players Explaining How It Plans to Help Local Communities

    Complex "At the 2016 ESPY Awards, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James took the stage at the start of the show to call for change in their respective communities in light of the police brutality and violence that has plagued many different parts of the country. "We all feel..." September 22

  • NBA, players' union outline joint 'meaningful action' plan in letter

    ESPN "The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have worked together over the past several days to create a plan for handling potential protests by players during the national anthem, sources told ESPN.com. NBA commissioner Adam Silver and union executive director Michele Roberts on..." September 22

  • Bucks' leading scorer Khris Middleton sidelined 6 months with torn hamstring

    Sporting News "The Bucks have lost last season's leading scorer one month before the new season begins. Swing man Khris Middleton, who led the Bucks a year ago with 18.2 points per game, tore his hamstring Wednesday. Middleton, 25, will need surgery and will miss at least six months, the team later..." September 22

  • Which NBA teams should tank in 2016–17?

    SI "NBA practices open next week, and hopes are high in cities all over the league. But I'm not here to talk about hope. This is about reality. This is about maturity. It's about about staring hope in the face, and answering back with pragmatism. It's about burning down the forest so that the heat can..." September 22

  • Every NBA team's best and worst player according to NBA 2K17

    Fox Sports "NBA 2K17 officially releases today, and one of the best aspects of playing the yearly basketball sim before the NBA season kicks off is seeing how each team's new arrivals and rookies look on the court. Many of the rookies selected in the 2016 draft didn't get much love from the ratings wizards at..." September 20

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo agrees to $100M extension

    CBS Sports "Antetokounmpo agreed to a four-year, $100 million contract extension with the Bucks on Monday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports. Rumors had swirled during NBA free agency that Antetokounmpo was interested in signing an extension with Milwaukee as soon as possible, and it didn't take..." September 19

  • NBA's Jabari Parker Crushes Beer Pong At College Party

    TMZ "Jabari Parker proved he's a serious threat as a shooter -- at least when it comes to beer pong. The Milwaukee Bucks star hit up a house party near the Milwaukee School of Engineering on Saturday night -- and partied with a bunch of the students. But the highlight of the evening ... when..." September 19

  • NBA players are on deck to spread protests as baseball shies away

    Sporting News "Someone finally thought to ask the obvious question about Colin Kaepernick and other football players using the games as protest platforms: why only football? Isn’t there another major American sport going on right now where players can follow his lead? The Orioles’ Adam Jones answered it,..." September 13

  • Bucks add former first-rounder Xavier Henry

    Today's Fastbreak "On Monday, the Milwaukee Bucks made a move to strengthen their depth by signing former first-round pick and guard Xavier Henry. While this addition might be merely for a training camp roster spot, given the late juncture of the signing, it represents an opportunity for Henry, who has not seen..." September 12

  • Matthew Dellavedova announces engagement on Instagram

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s been an eventful summer for Matthew Dellavedova. He won a championship with the Cavaliers, landed a four-year, $38 million contract with the Bucks and played with the Australian national team at the Olympics in Rio (they lost to Spain in the bronze medal game). " September 11

  • Johnny O’Bryant to sign with Wizards

    Today's Fastbreak "According to a report from Jeff Goodman of ESPN, the Washington Wizards are poised to sign 23-year-old big man Johnny O’Bryant. The former LSU Tiger and two-time All-SEC honoree is a former second-round pick (No. 36) courtesy of the 2014 NBA Draft, where he was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks...." September 11

  • The best NBA free agents still on the board

    Today's Fastbreak "Jesus Gomez ByJesus GomezPosted on September 8, 2016 It’s September, which means most NBA teams have largely gone into deep offseason mode. Rosters are mostly set and training camp doesn’t start for a few more weeks. The work that needed to be done over the summer is mostly over in all but..." September 09

  • J.J. O'Brien Signs Camp Deal With Bucks

    Real GM Basketball "J.J. O'Brien has signed a camp deal with the Milwaukee Bucks. O'Brien averaged 14.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 36.0 minutes " September 08

  • NBA revenue expected to hit $8 billion in 2016-2017

    Today's Fastbreak "ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell tweeted on Thursday that the NBA’s revenue for next season is projected to hit the $8 billion mark. The league reportedly earned $5.2 billion during the 2014-2015 season, which was a record at that time. In February, Forbes estimated that the New York..." September 08

  • Stacey Augmon to join Bucks coaching staff

    ESPN "The Milwaukee Bucks are closing in on the hiring of ‎longtime NBA swingman Stacey Augmon to join their coaching staff, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Augmon is expected to formally join the Bucks before the start of training camp later this month after working with..." September 07

  • Jabari Parker supports Colin Kaepernick: ‘I got your back, homie’

    Larry Brown Sports "Colin Kaepernick currently has the NFL’s top-selling jersey in the wake of his decision to protest the national anthem, and one person who helped him climb to the top of the chart is Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker. Parker shared a photo on Instagram Tuesday night that featured him..." September 07

  • Bucks reach deal to bring Orlando Johnson into camp

    Pro Basketball Talk "Somewhere some UC Santa Barbara fans are happy about this. For everyone else, this likely doesn’t mean much. The Milwaukee Bucks have 15 guys under guaranteed contracts, so anyone who signs there headed to camp dreaming of making the squad is going to have to impress so much the front office..." September 04

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