Bucks Rumors & News

  • Mirotic, Butler, Bulls too strong for Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Bulls' up-and-down season flipped again. Fresh off an embarrassing 10-point home loss to the lowly Philadelphia 76ers, the Bulls shot the lights out and used a big second half to cruise to a 109-94 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday afternoon at the Bradley..." March 26

  • John Henson expected to miss week with left thumb sprain

    ESPN "Milwaukee Bucks forward John Henson is expected to be sidelined for approximately a week with a left thumb sprain, a league source told ESPN. Henson, 26, sustained the injury at some point during the team's 93-90 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday and missed the next two games...." March 25

  • Antetokounmpo on Track to Hit New NBA Record

    Black Sports Online "The debate over who will be named NBA regular season MVP revolves around James Harden and Russell Westbrook, who are both enjoying a spectacular season. It looks to be a straight fight between this pair, with Kawhi Leonard and LeBron James tipped as having a slim outside chance. While the debate..." March 25

  • Antetokounmpo fuels Bucks past Hawks

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Giannis Antetokounmpo has become one of the hottest young stars in the NBA because of his ability to do just about everything on the basketball court. And Friday night, he did. Antetokounmpo slammed home a thundering windmill dunk early, finished with 34 points and capped..." March 24

  • Bucks end strong road trip with win over Kings

    The Sports Xchange "SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- When the Milwaukee Bucks departed last week for their longest trip of the season, they were still looking up at a playoff spot. Eleven days later, they are returning with their most victorious trip in nearly three decades. They aren't looking up, either. "We just..." March 23

  • March Madness Beat 2016 NBA Playoffs In Ad Revenue By $200M

    Real GM Basketball "March Madness generated $1.24 billion in advertising revenue for CBS and Turner in 2016. The two networks pay a combined $800 million per year to broadcast the NCAA tournament and that figure will increase to more than $1 billion beginning in 2024. The advertising revenue generated for CBS and..." March 23

  • Middleton, Bucks finish strong in Portland

    The Sports Xchange "PORTLAND, Ore. -- Nothing came easily for the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night at Moda Center. The Milwaukee Bucks did all they could to make it so. In the end, that was just enough to ensure the Bucks a 93-90 victory. Khris Middleton had 26 points, and Milwaukee (35-35) scored..." March 22

  • NBA takes wrong approach to scheduling issue

    USA Today "There’s well-meaning, and then there’s meddling. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s letter to owners, urging them to get more involved in the decision to rest key players and warning of “significant penalties” for teams that flout league rules, will do little to stem the growing problem and might..." March 22

  • Steve Kerr, Rick Carlisle, Gregg Popovich agree rest unrest fixable

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he would be willing to cut his own salary if the NBA shortened the schedule as a potential solution to the issue of stars resting during regular-season games as preventative maintenance. "I wouldn't be opposed to it, even at the expense to my own..." March 22

  • Barnes helps Warriors surge past Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors were so desperate in the wake of Kevin Durant's knee injury earlier this month, they turned to a Sacramento Kings castoff for help. For 12 minutes Saturday night, it appeared to be a brilliant move. Veteran Matt Barnes contributed seven..." March 19

  • Greg Monroe, Nick Young, D'Angelo Russell Fined After Lakers, Bucks Altercation

    Bleacher Report "The NBA handed out fines following an incident during the Milwaukee Bucks' 107-103 win over the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night. The league docked Bucks big man Greg Monroe $35,000, and Lakers guards Nick Young and D'Angelo Russell were fined $25,000 and $15,000, respectively. HoopsHype's Alex..." March 19

  • Bucks win tussle with Lakers

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- A scuffle late in the third quarter briefly sparked the Los Angeles Lakers, but in the end the Milwaukee Bucks prevailed and continued their bid for the NBA playoffs. Khris Middleton scored 30 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo contributed 26 points, eight rebounds and five..." March 18

  • D'Angelo Russell's cowardice in Lakers-Bucks fight made Draymond Green angry

    Sporting News "As if Friday night's shove match between the Lakers and Bucks could not get more embarrassing, Warriors forward Draymond Green, who of course had nothing to do with the altercation, on Saturday pointed out arguably its most embarrassing aspect. That would be Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell's..." March 18

  • Luke Walton criticizes officials, Bucks staffer over on-court melee

    ESPN "After two of his players were ejected in a third-quarter skirmish with Milwaukee Bucks players in Friday's 107-103 loss at Staples Center, Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton harshly criticized the officials and alleged that a Bucks employee involved in the on-court scuffle "put his hands" on one..." March 18

  • Bucks beat Clippers for seventh win in eight games

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- The ball bounced the right way for the Milwaukee Bucks and allowed them to end a road drought against the Los Angeles Clippers. Khris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 16 points apiece, and the Bucks held on to beat the Clippers 97-96 on Wednesday night. Blake..." March 16

  • Carter gets a start, helps Grizzlies win

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It wasn't vintage "Vin-sanity" but it did border on perfection. When the struggling Memphis Grizzlies needed a boost, 40-year-old Vince Carter, one of the game's premier players in his prime, provided one and helped the team snap a season-long five-game losing streak...." March 13

  • Bucks hold off Timberwolves

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Once again, defense saved the day for the Milwaukee Bucks, who extended their winning streak to a season-high six games Saturday night with a 102-95 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Bradley Center. The Bucks recorded six defensive stops over the final 2:48 to hold..." March 11

  • Bucks defeat Pacers for fifth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- More often than not this season, the third quarter has been an absolute nightmare for the Milwaukee Bucks. On Friday, however, it marked a turning point as the Bucks recovered from a sluggish first half and extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 99-85..." March 10

  • Bucks' Jabari Parker fully expects to be a better player when he returns from injury

    CBS Sports "Early in February, just when the Milwaukee Bucks thought they were getting back on track, they suffered a cruel twist of fate. On Feb. 8, the night Khris Middleton played his first game of the season, Jabari Parker went down with a torn ACL. Now, instead of spending a full offseason healthy and..." March 09

  • Bucks intrigue free-agent-to-be Derrick Rose

    New York Post "The Bucks need a starting point guard. Derrick Rose considers Milwaukee the closest thing to Chicago. And Rose grew up watching Bucks coach Jason Kidd dazzle. Seems like a possible match come July when Rose can become a free agent — even if the Knicks point guard isn’t exactly the premier..." March 09

  • Antetokounmpo leads Bucks to 4th straight win

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- After squandering a strong start, the Milwaukee Bucks found themselves at a turning point midway through the third quarter Wednesday night. Down a dozen to the New York Knicks, the Bucks could have folded their tents and called it a night -- as has happened this season -- but..." March 08

  • Bucks’ Michael Beasley out at least two more weeks

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Bucks said Michael Beasley would miss at least three games with a hyperextended knee. Four games later, what’s the prognosis? Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Bucks have won three straight, as Khris Middleton is coming back into his own since return from..." March 07

  • Antetokounmpo, Bucks too strong for Sixers

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- With 20 games left in the regular season, the Milwaukee Bucks are mounting a playoff push. Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading the charge. The wiry 6-11 forward known as the "Greek Freak" collected 24 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three blocked shots as the..." March 06

  • Middleton, Hawes pace Bucks over Raptors

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- A little more than a month has passed since Spencer Hawes joined the Milwaukee Bucks and all he had to show for his time in the Brew City was three minutes of action at the tail end of a rout of the Clippers. But that all changed Saturday night, when Hawes scored 16 points as..." March 04

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver says All-Star Game needs 'reset'

    ESPN "NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that changes will come to the league's All-Star Game next year. Chris Paul, the National Basketball Players Association president, called Silver to discuss changing the league's showcase game shortly after the Western Conference raced past the Eastern..." March 04

  • Antetokounmpo, Monroe lead Bucks past Clippers

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Khris Middleton is showing exactly how much the Milwaukee Bucks missed him over the first 50 games of the season. Middleton returned to action on Feb. 15 and returned to the starting lineup Friday night, turning in an all-around performance that helped the Bucks to a 112-101..." March 03

  • Terrence Jones Agrees To Sign With Bucks For Remainder Of Season

    Real GM Basketball "Terrence Jones has agreed to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks for the remainder of the season. Jones was waived by the New Orleans Pelicans" March 02

  • 11-year-old fan sends letters to all 30 NBA teams urging them to draft her favorite player

    SI "Monmouth senior Justin Robinson is the leading scorer in the MAAC, but at 5'8" he’ll need a little extra help to make it to the NBA. That’s where 11-year-old Monmouth fan Erica Schaeffer comes in. The Schaeffers are season ticket holders and Robinson is Erica’s favorite player. When her..." March 02

  • Nuggets start fast, beat Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- For the second straight night, the Denver Nuggets looked like a team on a mission to make the playoffs, and the Milwaukee Bucks appeared ready to head in the opposite direction. Denver used a dominant first half to earn a 110-98 victory over the Bucks on Wednesday night,..." March 01

  • Bucks' Beasley suffers scary-looking knee injury

    Deadspin "The Bucks have played the Cavaliers tough this year, and they somehow ended the first half against Cleveland up by two. They had to play a bit of the half without Michael Beasley, after his leg buckled and he had to leave the game with a knee injury. The Bucks announced that he’d suffered a left..." February 28

  • Cavaliers welcome James back in 102-95 win

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- The LeBron James formula remains. When he plays, the Cleveland Cavaliers win more often than not. When he's out, so are they. James scored 24 points upon return from his bout with strep throat and the Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-95 on Monday night. James..." February 27

  • Brogdon sparks Bucks past Suns

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- With the Milwaukee Bucks in need of a spark, Malcolm Brogdon was there to provide one. Brogdon came off the bench to score all 15 of his points and dish out five of his seven assists in the second half, and Milwaukee survived a late push by the Phoenix Suns to hold on for a..." February 26

  • Hayward helps Jazz roll past Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- For all the fancy plays a coach may try to draw up, winning in the NBA generally comes down to two simple ideas: Can you run the pick-and-roll, and can you defend it? The Utah Jazz ran the pick-and-roll almost to perfection much of Friday night and the Milwaukee Bucks did not..." February 24

  • Roy Hibbert has been traded to Denver for a draft pick

    Fantasy Pros "Roy Hibbert has been traded by the Bucks to the Denver Nuggets for a protected second-round pick on Thursday. Hibbert will join Nikola Jokic and Mason Plumlee in Denver likely seeing only a few minutes." February 23

  • With less than 24 hours left, NBA trade deadline heats up

    KSL "We're not under 24 hours until the NBA's trade deadline. Here's what's going on with the Jazz and around the NBA. Derrick Favors trade looks unlikely Monday, ESPN's Zach Lowe reported that the Jazz have tested the market for Derrick Favors, seeing what kind of interest there is in the Jazz's..." February 22

  • Ending Contracts To Watch At The Deadline

    Basketball Insiders "The Ending Contracts With the 2017 NBA Trade Deadline approaching on Thursday, February 23 at 3 p.m. EST, there is more and more chatter in NBA circles, and the biggest questions facing NBA teams is what to do with their ending contract or possible ending contract players. The bulk of deals..." February 21

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo says his 15-year-old brother Alex is going to be better than him

    SI "Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the best young players in the NBA. The Greek Freak is 22, he just started the all-star game and he does ridiculous things like this pretty often. But if you take him for his word, he's not even the best basketball player in his family. TMZ caught up with Giannis..." February 21

  • Big questions, lots of answers before NBA trade deadline

    ESPN "Only a week or so ago, most league executives anticipated a quiet deadline. So many teams were in desperate win-now mode, few would sell off quality veterans to the grease the trade wheels. Teams just outside the contender circle wouldn't mortgage the future for a suicide mission against Golden..." February 21

  • Bucks announce Jabari Parker’s ACL surgery was successful, 12-month rehab expected

    Sportsnaut "For the second time in three seasons, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker has suffered a torn ACL. It came in a game against the Miami Heat on February 8th. Parker will miss the remainder of the season. Though, there’s some good news to be had here. According to the Bucks’ official website..." February 15

  • Bucks send Nets to 16th home loss in row

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- As he conducted his final postgame television interview before heading to his first All-Star game Giannis Antetokounmpo said how much he loved having Khris Middleton back. The same applies for the rest of the Milwaukee Bucks, who watched their "security blanket in close games"..." February 15

  • Monroe, Beasley push Bucks past Pistons

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- With Jabari Parker out for the season and Giannis Antetokounmpo not hitting shots, Monday night could have been another disastrous outing for the Milwaukee Bucks, who have been clinging to hope in the Eastern Conference playoff race after dropping 12 of their last 15 games. But..." February 13

  • Bucks pick up road win over Pacers

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Malcolm Brogdon came off the bench and scored 17 points, including two fourth-quarter 3s, and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away from the Indiana Pacers 116-100 on Saturday night in Bankers Life Filedhouse. Back to back 3-pointers from Brogdon gave the Bucks (23-30) a commanding..." February 11

  • Young sends sharp-shooting Lakers past Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- On the final night of a five-game road swing, the Los Angeles Lakers played their best basketball of the season for three full quarters. The fourth, though, wasn't quite so sharp, but the Lakers managed to withstand a furious comeback attempt down the stretch and hold off the..." February 10

  • Jabari Parker out for season with torn ACL

    Fox Sports "The Milwaukee Bucks welcomed back one of their young stars Wednesday night, only to lose another. Jabari Parker tore his left ACL during the Bucks’ 106-88 loss to the Miami Heat, exiting on the same night that Khris Middleton returned to the lineup after suffering a torn hamstring in the..." February 09

  • NBA, Take-Two to Create Professional Videogame League

    Fox Sports "Think you’re one of the best NBA 2K players on the planet? Now, you’ll be able to prove it — and maybe even make a living doing it. The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced plans Wednesday to launch the NBA 2K eLeague, a new, professional..." February 09

  • Matthew Dellavedova's new signature shoe looks exactly like you think it does

    Sporting News "Unlike most of us, Matthew Dellavedova had a very good 2016. The former Cavaliers guard won an NBA championship, inked a four-year $38 million contract and signed a shoe deal with Chinese shoe company Peak. That's a big year for someone who averaged eight points and four assists per game. But..." February 08

  • Heat winning streak hits 12 after beating Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Two teams headed in opposite directions maintained their current courses Wednesday night as Miami extended its winning streak to 12 games with a 106-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, who lost for the 11th time in their last 13 games. Hassan Whiteside led the way, scoring 23..." February 08

  • Adrian Wojnarowski Is Close To Joining ESPN

    Deadspin "NBA scoopmaster Adrian Wojnarowski is close to an agreement to leave Yahoo and join ESPN, according to multiple sources, a huge shakeup in the basketball reporting world that will have a wider-reaching effects beyond where you get your news. And according to one source, Wojnarowski isn’t the only..." February 08

  • Thon Maker is the Bucks Secret Unicorn

    Bleacher Report "Thon Maker ambles over, head bobbing over narrow shoulders, with a smile as easy as his stride, and the first thing you notice is the distance between you and that grin. The Milwaukee Bucks rookie seems impossibly tall, even in a sport defined by height. Taller than his official listing of..." February 08

  • Bucks To Control D-League Affiliate In Oshkosh

    Hoops Rumors "FEBRUARY 7, 1:56pm: The Bucks will own and operate a D-League franchise in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, beginning in the 2017/18 season, sources tell Charles F. Gardner of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gardner adds that the city’s new 3,500-seat arena is expected to be ready in time for next..." February 07

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