Bucks Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Report: NBA also reduces projected 2018-19 salary cap to $103 million

    Pro Basketball Talk "Adam Silver said he dislikes the 1+1 contracts signed by players like LeBron James and Kevin Durant. The NBA commissioner might soon see players lock into longer deals more often and switch teams less often. Not only does it now project the 2017-18 salary cap to reach just $102 million, the..." February 07

  • Pitbull, Travis Scott and 'Inside the NBA' live will be at All-Star Weekend

    USA Today "TNT wants to party with you in New Orleans. The cable network is throwing a four-day bash for NBA All-Star Weekend, starting Thursday night with a free show from rapper Travis Scott and continuing all the way to Sunday. It's the "NBA on TNT Road Show," an extension of the branding the league..." February 07

  • Bucks ride fast start to rout of Suns

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- On a five-game losing streak and playing on back-to-back nights to end a road trip, Milwaukee coach Jason Kidd didn't know what to expect from his Bucks against the Phoenix Suns. What he got was the team's best quarter of the season and an offensive explosion. Giannis..." February 05

  • Jokic's first triple-double helps Nuggets topple Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Nikola Jokic's philosophy is an assist makes two people happy -- the scorer and the passer. Friday, he turned that belief into a milestone night. Jokic returned to the lineup with 20 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double, and the Denver Nuggets..." February 04

  • Jazz run away from Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Being forced to the bench with early foul trouble didn't sit well with Rudy Gobert. The Jazz center picked up two fouls in his first three minutes of action against the Bucks on Wednesday. After that happened, he finished the opening quarter watching the Jazz trade baskets..." February 02

  • Hornets send Hibbert, Hawes to Bucks for Miles Plumlee

    USA Today "In need of front-court depth – especially defensively – the Milwaukee Bucks have reached a deal to acquire big men Roy Hibbert and Spencer Hawes from the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Miles Plumlee, two people familiar with negotiations told USA TODAY Sports. They requested anonymity..." February 02

  • Larry Sanders Increasing Efforts To Return To NBA

    Real GM Basketball "Larry Sanders has increased his efforts to return to the NBA by hiring an agent and beginning to meet with teams. Sanders has hired agent Joel Bell and has started meeting with NBA teams, including, league sources said, a visit with the Boston Celtics last week. Sanders has three additional..." February 01

  • Stephen Jackson Has Amazing Stories About Smoking Weed Before NBA Games

    Uproxx "Stephen Jackson isn’t afraid to talk candidly about his time in the NBA, and the man who was once at the center of the Malice at the Palace has plenty of incredible stories to tell about his time in the league both on and off the court. This week he went on the I Am Rapaport podcast with..." January 30

  • Thomas, Crowder lead Celtics to OT victory

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- It wasn't easy, but the Boston Celtics extended their winning streak to three games, holding off the Milwaukee Bucks down the stretch for a 112-108 overtime victory Saturday night at the Bradley Center. Playing the second half of a back-to-back and for the fourth time in four..." January 29

  • NBA has reached out to State Department regarding immigration ban

    ESPN "Milwaukee Bucks rookie center Thon Maker made his second career start in Saturday's 112-108 overtime loss to the Boston Celtics. But teammates and friends were more focused on how Maker might be affected by President Donald Trump's temporary ban on the entry of non-American citizens from seven..." January 29

  • Lowry helps Raptors end five-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- If someone was going to snap the Toronto Raptors out if their funk, it figured that Kyle Lowry would be the guy. "Kyle told us it's much more than words, it needs to be actions," Raptors coach Dwane Casey said. "And in that first quarter, showed us what you needed. Words are..." January 27

  • Larry Sanders announces his return to basketball on Twitter

    Real GM Basketball "Larry Sanders announced on Twitter he is ready to attempt a return to the NBA. Sanders left the NBA with a buyout from the Milwaukee Bucks in February of 2015. Sanders said at the time he was working through "personal issues." Sanders began considering a return to the NBA last year." January 27

  • 76ers rally, hang on to beat Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- The Philadelphia 76ers keep finding ways to win. After rallying from a 19-point deficit Tuesday against the Clippers, the 76ers found themselves with their backs against the wall again Wednesday night in Milwaukee, but four points in the final minute from Nerlens Noel --..." January 26

  • Russell Westbrook, Isaiah Thomas lead All-Star Game reserves; Joel Embiid left off list

    Pro Basketball Talk "After the fans/media/players picked the NBA All-Star Game starters, the tough job falls to the coaches: Pick the seven reserves for each side. Hard because each squad has about a dozen deserving guys, and while a few on each side are no brainers it also means some difficult cuts. Cuts will be..." January 26

  • Eight NBA players set to be traded before the deadline

    Sportsnaut "As the NBA continues towards what promises to be an intriguing final couple months of the regular season, the Association itself is bracing for the All-Star Game. Shortly after that, the trade deadline will come and go. These are two in-season events that mark the difference between ho-hum..." January 26

  • Five NBA Players Who Won't Be Traded—But Should Be

    SI "The NBA trade deadline is roughly a month away, and that means we're about to enter peak rumor season around the league. It's already begun, really. In the past week, we learned that Ricky Rubio is reportedly on the block, and that the Pistons and Wolves were discussing a Rubio-for-Reggie Jackson..." January 25

  • Antetokounmpo, Bucks beat Rockets to end skid

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Mired in a five-game losing streak, the Milwaukee Bucks snapped out of their offensive funk in a big way Monday night, setting a season high for points scored in a 127-114 victory over the Houston Rockets at the Bradley Center. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and Jabari..." January 23

  • Bucks' Jabari Parker comes off bench as punishment

    ESPN "Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker did not start in Saturday's road loss to the Miami Heat for violating a team rule that prohibits disclosing locker room discourse to the media, league sources told ESPN. Bucks coach Jason Kidd refused to elaborate on what team rule Parker defiled. Rookie..." January 22

  • Waiters' 33 points carries Heat past Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- Don't mention the Golden State Warriors -- not when the Miami Heat are finally rolling. The Heat (14-30), on their first three-game win streak of the season, doesn't want to think -- at least not just yet -- about the Western Conference champions who will invade their home court on..." January 21

  • Green revives Magic in 112-96 win over Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic still have a pulse. It took veteran reserve Jeff Green to bring it back. Green awakened his team from another bad start Friday night, sparking the Magic with 18 points and some contagious defensive play that fueled a 112-96 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks..." January 20

  • LeBron James, Stephen Curry lead NBA All-Star starters to New Orleans

    Pro Basketball Talk "The fans had their say — they wanted Stephen Curry as a starter in the All-Star Game and they got it. But that leaves Russell Westbrook on the outside looking in. The NBA All-Star Starters for the Feb. 19 game in New Orleans were announced Thursday. Remember, the fan vote — which used to be the..." January 20

  • There Were Two Egregious Snubs On The NBA All-Star Starters Roster

    Uproxx "Normally, the conversation surrounding All-Star “snubs” takes place after full rosters are announced in any sport. On Thursday, the NBA announced only the 2017 starting lineups for both the East and West and, in something of a rare twist, the outrage machine got a very early start. This time,..." January 20

  • TNT planning "Players Only" broadcast night with analysts doing play-by-play

    Awful Announcing "Sports networks are experimenting all the time with new ways to deliver games to viewers. We’ve seen special camera angles, special megacasts, special things done with announcers, we’ve even seen First Take make an appearance during halftime of Monday Night Football. Ok, maybe that last one wasn’t..." January 19

  • Bucks' Middleton could return before All-Star break

    Basketball Insiders "The Milwaukee Bucks are increasingly hopeful injured swingman Khris Middleton could return to the floor in early- to mid-February, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com the Bucks think Middleton, who suffered a hamstring tear just days before the season began, “has a chance” to..." January 19

  • Late 3-point spree leads Rockets over Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "HOUSTON -- With Giannis Antetokounmpo lifting the Milwaukee Bucks into contention seemingly whenever the mood struck, the Houston Rockets were in need of more than their exceptional perimeter shooting to shake from their recent doldrums. When the shots started to fall late, that was a..." January 18

  • Adam Silver addresses George Karl's suggestion of PED use in the NBA

    USA Today "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that while he has no evidence that performance enhancing drugs are a problem in the league, any suggestion that it might be will be taken seriously. Silver was asked about a wide range of topics at his press conference in London Thursday, which came before the..." January 17

  • Embiid's double-double lifts 76ers over Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Joel Embiid might have been a bit rusty after sitting out the Philadelphia 76ers' game against the Wizards in Washington on Saturday, but once he finally got going Monday against the Milwaukee Bucks, he wasn't going to be stopped. Embiid finished with 22 points in a 113-104..." January 16

  • Dunleavy's season-high 20 boost Hawks past Bucks

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- It didn't take long for Mike Dunleavy to change his mind about the trade that brought him to Atlanta. The 14-year veteran almost sought a buyout when he was acquired by the Hawks in a deal that sent Kyle Korver to Cleveland on Jan. 7. But after he was persuaded to join the club by..." January 15

  • Bucks stifle Heat 116-108

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- The last time the Milwaukee Bucks faced the Miami Heat, they put forth their worst offensive showing of the season. When the two teams met again Friday, the Bucks were clicking on all cylinders, taking control from the opening tip and cruising to a 116-108 victory over the Heat..." January 13

  • Brogdon, Beasley help Bucks beat Spurs

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- Despite little, if any, contribution from ailing team leader Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee found itself within striking range of the San Antonio Spurs in the final minute on Tuesday and the ball in the hands of the Michael Beasley, one of the league's streakiest players...." January 11

  • That Time Charles Oakley Allegedly Slapped Charles Barkley

    Complex "Former NBA All-Stars Charles Barkley and Charles Oakley never liked one another. Never was that more evident than when they got into this fight during a preseason game in 1996 Oakley's dislike for Sir Charles surfaced again during the 2016 playoffs, after Oakley warned Barkley to "stop talking..." January 10

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (illness) out Sunday against Wizards

    ESPN "Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is out for Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards with an illness, coach Jason Kidd announced. Antetokounmpo is leading the Bucks in most statistical categories, with 24 points, 9 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game. He has also played every..." January 08

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