Bucks Rumors & News

  • Local leaders say arena plans must be in place by new year

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The timetable to meet the ambitious goal Milwaukee Bucks owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens have to begin construction of a new multipurpose arena next spring in downtown Milwaukee really begins when the Legislature returns in late January. That's the assessment of Timothy Sheehy, president of the..." August 21

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    Eric Pincus @EricPincus

    The Milwaukee Bucks have signed Damien Inglis - the 31st pick in the draft - terms tbd, also let go of (renounced) Ramon Sessions

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

    Pro Basketball Talk "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..." August 17

  • NBA releases 2014-2015 schedule: Spurs host Mavs in season opener

    CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13

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    gary washburn @GwashburnGlobe

    Former #bucks coach Larry Drew has agreed to join David Blatt's coaching staff with the #cavaliers, an NBA source told the Boston Globe

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

    CBSSports.com "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..." August 06

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

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "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..." August 02

  • O'Bryant gains confidence from summer league stint

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "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..." August 01

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    #Bucks rookie forward Damien Inglis says he hopes to have the walking boot off his right foot in two weeks

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Source confirms Philly reports that assistant Greg Foster leaving 76ers to join Bucks staff under Jason Kidd.

  • Bucks Sign Jerryd Bayless

    NBA.com "The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent guard Jerryd Bayless, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in accordance with team policy. Bayless, 25, split the 2013-14 season between the Memphis Grizzlies and Boston Celtics, and averaged 9.3..." July 31

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Gary Payton, a candidate for Bucks coaching staff, is also a candidate for Lakers staff under likely new head coach Byron Scott.

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • Andrei Kirilenko: Jason Kidd ‘couldn’t handle’ pressure of coaching in New York

    Nets Daily "In a wide-ranging interview with SovSport, the Russian sports tabloid, Andrei Kirilenko says everyone on the Nets remains focused on a championship for Brooklyn, notes he's happy for Sergey Karasev who he expects will get playing time under Lionel Hollins and offers some telling criticism of Jason..." July 21

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Bucks will be clamining Kendall Marshall off waivers as soon as possible, foiling Lakers' plans of re-signing @KButter5

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo getting his shot at point guard

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It did not take long for Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd to get to the point. Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 6-foot-11 athlete dubbed the "Greek Freak," is being given an extended audition at point guard during the NBA Summer League. On Monday night in the Bucks' game against the Utah Jazz,..." July 16

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Bucks definitely have interest in Eric Bledsoe, but are Suns willing to cooperate?

  • Adam Silver considering NBA midseason tournament

    SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16

  • Report: Bucks closing in on deal with Jerryd Bayless

    Brew Hoop "The Milwaukee Bucks appear to be on the verge of making their first move of free agency, as Marc Stein reports that they are closing in on a deal with combo guard Jerryd Bayless. The 25-year-old free agent averaged 10.1 points on 41 percent from the field and 39.5 percent shooting from three last..." July 16

  • Bucks mulling an offer sheet for Eric Bledsoe, Ilyasova unlikely to be traded?

    Brew Hoop "The latest on Milwaukee's rumored interest in Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe. Gery Woelfel talked about the pursuit on 1250 WSSP, calling it "a possibility" and saying he's more optimistic about it than he was two weeks ago. However, the big hang-up is that the Suns have apparently been..." July 16

  • NBA seeks a $15 Billion TV rights deal

    The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Bucks are still shopping Ilyasova and, as an NBA official added "shopping him hard."

  • NBA announces salary cap of $63.065 million

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10

  • Bucks Hire Joe Prunty As Top Assistant Coach

    Real GM Basketball " The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Joe Prunty as Jason Kidd's top assistant coach. Prunty was an assistant coach last season with the Brooklyn Nets. Prunty was previously an assistant for Byron Scott with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Like Kidd, Prunty is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area." July 09

  • Parker signs rookie contract, will be worth $22.3 million over 4 years

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is signed, sealed and delivered. Parker, the No. 2 overall pick in the June draft, and the Bucks finalized his rookie-scale contract Tuesday, a source indicated Tuesday. The 19-year-old Parker is due to receive $22.3 million over the four years of the..." July 09

  • Bucks’ Parker will attempt to join elite group of second overall picks

    NBA.com "Jabari Parker, on the night of June 26, 2014, became the most high-profile draft selection made by the Milwaukee Bucks since 1994, when they chose Glenn Robinson with the first overall pick. “The Big Dog” went on to become the franchise’s second-leading all-time scorer. Only time will tell..." July 08

  • Jason Kidd: Proud to coach Bucks

    ESPN.com ""Over the past couple days, I've been asked: 'Why Milwaukee?' My answer is simple: there is no place I'd rather be," Kidd wrote. "Over my twenty years in the NBA as a player and a coach, I have always been impressed with the level of support that Bucks fans have given this team, in good times and..." July 05

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    In addition to weighing possible trade for Lin, I'm told Bucks are pitching offer sheet to RFA Eric Bledsoe and pursuing PG Greivis Vasquez

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    The Milwaukee Bucks are shopping O.J. Mayo, according to league sources.

  • Bucks officially name Jason Kidd coach

    ESPN.com "The Milwaukee Bucks hired Jason Kidd as coach Tuesday after completing a deal with the Brooklyn Nets. The Bucks sent the Nets two second-round picks (one in 2015 and another in '19) for Kidd, who went 44-38 in his only season as Brooklyn coach. "When you list the characteristics that make a..." July 01

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    Howard Beck @HowardBeck

    Jason Kidd and Bucks are working on contract: $4 mil-$5 mil a year range, per sources. Length uncertain, but no less than 3 yrs.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The Bucks have told forward-center Ekpe Udoh he will not be tendered an offer thus making him an unrestricted free agent, source told Yahoo.

  • Jason Kidd to coach Bucks

    ESPN.com "The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to send two second-round draft picks to the Brooklyn Nets to secure the coaching rights to Jason Kidd, sources tell ESPN.com. The Bucks had been offering one second-round pick, but the Nets initially wanted a 2015 first-round pick in exchange, a negotiating chip..." June 30

  • Bucks, Nets talk Kidd compensation

    ESPN.com "Jason Kidd's future as coach of the Brooklyn Nets is uncertain after an attempt to gain more power within the organization led to the team granting him permission to interview with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to sources close to the process. Sources have confirmed a New York Post report that..." June 30

  • Coach Jason Kidd traded to Bucks

    ESPN.com "The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to send two second-round draft picks to the Brooklyn Nets to secure the coaching rights to Jason Kidd, sources told ESPN.com on Monday. Brooklyn will receive draft picks in 2015 and 2019 from Milwaukee. The Bucks had been offering one second-round pick, but the..." June 30

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    Larry Drew has been formally fired as coach of the Bucks, sources told ESPN

  • NBA coach on Jason Kidd: 'You can't conduct yourself that way'

    Sporting News "There is a certain decorum with which a coach in the NBA — and, indeed, a coach in most any major pro sport in the country — is expected to carry himself. Safe to say that, in the last few days, recently departed Nets coach Jason Kidd has violated several of them. Or, at least, the one that..." June 30

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Realistic compensation for Bucks to deliver Nets: "Bunch of second-round picks," one source says. No doubt Nets pursuing a first-rounder.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Bucks officials under this belief, sources tell Yahoo: Kidd wants Phil Jackson-like president's role with Bucks - perhaps without coaching.

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    Eric Buenning @ericbuenning

    I'm hearing that Jason Kidd is only being considered by the Bucks as the coach. He was never considered for President of Basketball Ops.

  • Jabari Parker wants to be 'throwback player'

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "An emotional Jabari Parker had to take some time to compose himself after being selected No. 2 overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in Thursday's NBA draft. "I worked so hard, and I'll keep working hard," he said as he wiped away tears while walking down the hallway for his first interviews as a pro..." June 28

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    2014 NBA Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    I'm told Philly (No. 3) isn't pursuing deals w/ Bucks No. 2).Possibly telling w/ GM Sam Hinkie reportedly pursuing No. 1 for Wiggins w/ Cavs

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo grew two inches this past season

    Brew Hoop "If you thought being 6'9" and that athletic was ridiculous, take a look at where Giannis is now. General Manager John Hammond met with Milwaukee media this afternoon, just a little over 48 hours until the most exciting Bucks draft in recent memory. While plenty of questions were asked about the..." June 26

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    Andy Katz @ESPNAndyKatz

    Well then: Jabari Parker, who looks fit, said he will be the No 2 pick. That's his prediction. Bucks. pic.twitter.com/wN5671suD5

  • Jabari Parker suggests he got a promise from the Bucks

    SB Nation "Jabari Parker said he's not against being drafted first by the Cleveland Cavaliers, but expects he'll be the second overall pick and land with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to Yahoo! Sports' Marc J. Spears. While meeting with the media in preparation for the NBA Draft, Parker said the Bucks have..." June 25

  • Dwyane Wade remains biggest Heat issue; Bucks making deals?

    Sporting News "In the front office of the Miami Heat, news that LeBron James will opt out of the remainder of his contract was met, generally, with yawns and shrugs. When forward Chris Bosh, as is expected, does the same, the reaction will be no different. It is still expected that James will sign back on..." June 24

  • Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry says team won't draft Joel Embiid

    CBSSports.com "Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry spoke at a press club and rotary club event on Monday morning, and discussed his team's draft plans, which no longer include Joel Embii. Embiid had surgery on his fractured foot on Friday, and he will be out of action for four to six months. It was..." June 23

  • Bucks have put Ilyasova, Henson, Knight on trade market

    CBSSports.com "The Racine Journal-Times reports that Milwaukee is ready to deal... well, just about everyone on draft night. The biggest target? Forward Ersan Ilyasova. Yet, behind the scenes, the Bucks' brass has been busy. They've been discussing several trade possibilities and, if you believe some NBA..." June 23