Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s current salary cap is $63.065 million. Larry Coon projects $67.4 million for next season. When I projected future caps under the new national TV contracts, using admittedly conservative numbers, I got $87 million for 2016-17 and $94 million for 2017-18. Either the league..." March 28
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A foul-filled game came down to the final moments Thursday night. This time a game-tying three-point attempt by Indiana's George Hill spun out, and the Milwaukee Bucks survived with a 111-107 victory at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Bucks never trailed after leading by as many 23 points..." March 27
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Getting a handle on the turnovers has proved a slippery problem for the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks defense has saved the team many times this season, the latest example coming Tuesday night when it held Miami to nine fourth-quarter points in Milwaukee's 89-88 victory, achieved on Khris..." March 26
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Everything looked bleak when the Milwaukee Bucks trailed by 16 points early in the fourth quarter Tuesday night. Miami seemed in complete control and ready to send the Bucks to a seventh straight loss in a game filled with playoff implications. But wait a second here. A final-quarter..." March 25
Cleveland Plain Dealer "It took the Cavaliers three quarters to wake up, but once they did, they were finally able to do away with the pesky Milwaukee Bucks, 108-90 Sunday at BMO Harris Bradley Center. LeBron James led a late charge by Cleveland (46-26), ending the third quarter on an 8-0 run to send the Cavs into the..." March 23
Cleveland Plain Dealer "If LeBron James and JR Smith didn't wake up in the second half of the 108-90 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, the Cleveland Cavaliers would still be sleeping peacefully. It took a while for Cleveland to shake the early tip. And the quiet, undersold Bradley Center didn't help matters from an..." March 23
Jason Kidd says that Jared Dudley and OJ Mayo are both out this afternoon vs. Cleveland.
The Brooklyn Game "He’s back again. For the second time this season, the Nets welcomed former coach & player Jason Kidd to town, as his Milwaukee Bucks took on the Nets at Barclays Center. After most pre-season predictions put the Bucks firmly in the lottery, Kidd’s Bucks currently hold the sixth seed in the..." March 21
Houston Chronicle "NBA commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic about many of the changes he has sought, but said the changes to the draft lottery approved by the majority of NBA teams will likely be postponed because the NBA Players Association turned down his proposal for a more gradual increase of the salary..." March 21
Pounding The Rock "After the debacle that was the Knicks game on Tuesday night, a good showing and victory for the Spurs was just what the team and their fans needed. San Antonio's offense was superb all night against the league's second best defense and they finished the game having shot 50% from the field and 40%..." March 19
New Orleans Times-Picayune "Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis didn't have a breakout performance on Tuesday night like he did a week ago against the Milwaukee Bucks when he matched his career-high 43 points. He also didn't flirt with a potential quadrupal-double like he did during last Sunday's double overtime loss to..." March 18
USA Today "Enticing cross-conference NBA playoff matchups capture the imagination, presenting the idea of a fair and just basketball world in which only the best of the best are welcome. Dare to dream about the possibilities. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant (or, for that matter, Russell Westbrook) as..." March 17
USA Today "If President Obama has his way, the nation's taxpayers would not help finance a new arena proposed for the Milwaukee Bucks professional basketball team. Nor would taxpayer-financed, tax-free bonds be used to help finance a new stadium being discussed in St. Louis for the NFL Rams, or in Oakland..." March 17
Bucks have re-signed forward Chris Johnson to a second 10-day contract
Racine Journal-Times "While Khris Middleton is having the time of his NBA life, one couldn’t fault him if he entertained thoughts about this summer when things could get even better for him. Middleton, the Milwaukee Bucks’ third-year pro, has been raising eyebrows around the league this season with his stellar..." March 15
O.J. Mayo (hamstring) and Jerryd Bayless (ankle) both went through Bucks shootaround in Memphis today. Game-time decisions on both.
Indy Cornrows "The Indiana Pacers needed an extra period to put the Milwaukee Bucks into the loss column, but coming away with the 109-103 win was not lack of reward given the flow of the game and the difficulties Indiana had with turnovers and foul trouble. The Pacers committed 20 turnovers on the night, eight..." March 13
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A poor first-half defensive effort was threatening to put the Milwaukee Bucks in a bad way Wednesday night. Then the Bucks decided to play the brand of defense that has marked their season, limiting the Orlando Magic to 34 second-half points to escape with a 97-91 victory at the BMO Harris..." March 12
SB Nation "The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17..." March 12
New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis' brilliance as a clutch performer was on full display Monday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. He scored eight of his team's 10 points in the final 3 minutes, 35 seconds to lead the Pelicans to a 114-103 victory at the Bradley Center. Davis..." March 10
Racine Journal-Times "The Milwaukee Bucks have put Larry Sanders their rear view mirror, but his contract isn't going anywhere any time soon. Just over two weeks ago, the Bucks and the beleaguered veteran center agreed to a buyout on his guaranteed, four-year, $44 million contract. Since then, there have been..." March 08
Brew Hoop "The Bucks filled their open roster spot today, as Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that they have signed Chris Johnson out of the D-League to a 10-day contract. This is the Bucks' second dip into the D-League this season and fifth in the last two seasons. Johnson, the former Dayton Flyer, has..." March 07
O.J. Mayo (right hamstring soreness) is out tomorrow against Washington. Jared Dudley (left knee) is questionable. Both didn't practice.
CSN Bay Area "Stephen Curry spent Wednesday night on a search. He was searching for teammates, which he frequently found. He was searching for his shot, which did not locate until fourth quarter. It just so happens that's also when the Warriors intensified their defense. As for Draymond Green, well, he..." March 05
Denver Stiffs "Friday night, I watched the beginning of the Denver Nuggets game and once we were down 17-3, said, "F*** you, Nuggets!" Somewhere tonight, Brian Shaw was drinking a beer, watching the Nuggets play the Milwaukee Bucks, and once we were up 13-2, I pictured him saying, "F*** you,..." March 04
Bucks coach Jason Kidd said O.J. Mayo did not practice due to hamstring injury and will be out Tuesday.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Tyler Ennis was excited about coming to the Milwaukee Bucks in the three-team trade deadline deal last week. Who can blame him? He went from not playing in Phoenix — and a nine-game D-League stint in Bakersfield, Calif. — to regular playing time with the Bucks. In his first four games with..." March 01
Salt Lake Tribune "Gordon Hayward missed 18 of 22 attempts from the field. The Utah Jazz scored 11 points in the third quarter, turned the ball over 22 times and had a general lack of execution at times offensively. Earlier in the season, that kind of circumstance would have proved all but insurmountable for..." March 01
CBSSports.com "Former Knicks player Anthony Mason died Saturday at the age of 48 after battling congestive heart failure for nearly a month, a team spokesman confirmed. The 13-year NBA veteran was in the hospital for nearly a month while recovering from multiple heart surgeries and heart attacks, his son,..." February 28
Going back to hoops, coach Kidd said this am that O.J. Mayo will be out again tonight vs. Lakers. Resting right hamstring injury.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It's safe to say Michael Carter-Williams' Milwaukee debut was a rousing success. The Bucks' new point guard showed off his passing skills while playing limited minutes Wednesday night in a 104-88 trouncing of the Philadelphia 76ers at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Carter-Williams played for..." February 26
Coach Kidd: OJ Mayo is out tonight. We’re going to give him the night off to rest.
CBSSports.com "Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders didn't owe anybody an explanation for walking away from the NBA and accepting a buyout from the Milwaukee Bucks, but he decided to tell his side of the story. In a video and a piece for The Players' Tribune, he explained that he's dealing with anxiety and..." February 25
Fox Sports Wisconsin "As he rattled off the future at each position, Jason Kidd pointed out how the Milwaukee Bucks are set with young pieces at point guard, small forward and power forward. "Then we have a committee at the five," Kidd said. While Michael Carter-Williams was the centerpiece and Tyler Ennis the..." February 24
Chicago Sun-Times "If the NBA season had ended Monday, the Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks would be squaring off in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. There might not be enough blindfolds to go around. In one of the uglier games of the season, the Bulls manhandled the Bucks 87-71 at the United..." February 24
Fox Sports Wisconsin "On draft night, the realization of a dream didn't allow Tyler Ennis to spend too much time thinking about the makeup of the Phoenix Suns' backcourt. He would soon realize he had no chance to play. What was a head-scratching pick at the time became more puzzling a month later when the Suns..." February 23
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "There must be something in the water. For the second time this season, the Hawks rebounded from a blowout loss at home with a victory in Milwaukee. The Hawks suffered through a dreadful third quarter, losing a 15-point lead before pulling away for a 97-86 victory over the Bucks at the..." February 23
Ersan Ilyasova is available for Bucks today and O.J. Mayo reports he is fine after tweaking hamstring on Friday.
ESPN.com "The Milwaukee Bucks requested waivers on Larry Sanders on Saturday, officially completing the center's buyout. "We believe this decision is in the best interest of our team," Bucks general manager John Hammond said in a statement. "We wish Larry well and remain excited about the future of the..." February 22
Ersan Ilyasova practiced today. Feeling better after illness kept him out Friday. Will be available vs. Hawks on Sunday.
Bucks listing Michael Carter-Williams (right foot strain) as doubtful vs. Hawks Sunday. #ATLHawks
Pro Basketball Talk "Kenyon Martin, who was brought to Milwaukee to provide some depth up front and be a veteran presence in a young locker room, has been let go to make way for more youth. The Bucks added Michael Carter-Williams, Tyler Ennis and Miles Plumlee via trades. They already had a full 15-man roster and..." February 21
Yahoo! Sports "After a flurry of trades, the Milwaukee Bucks plan to waive forward Kenyon Martin, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Bucks needed to clear a roster spot after deals to acquire guards Michael Carter-Williams and Tyler Ennis and center Miles Plumlee. Martin, 37, had been signed to..." February 20
Source confirms Bucks trade Brandon Knight to Suns; Mke gets Michael Carter-Williams, Tyler Ennis and Miles Plumlee in deal
The Big Lead "Larry Sanders, the enigmatic forward of the Milwaukee Bucks who had skyscraping highs and rock-bottom lows in five years with the franchise, has been bought out and is now a free agent. Sanders only turned 26 in November. The 6-foot-11 Sanders was the 15th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft..." February 19
PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 19
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Bucks made a blockbuster move right at the trade deadline Thursday, trading point guard Brandon Knight to Phoenix and acquiring 6-foot-6 point guard Michael Carter-Williams from Philadelphia and rookie guard Tyler Ennis and center Miles Plumlee from the Suns in a three-team..." February 19
Basketball Insiders "With the Milwaukee Bucks closing in on a buyout of big man Larry Sanders, they have turned their attention to the trade market in a significant way. The Bucks have been linked to several notable players including Denver’s Ty Lawson, Utah’s Enes Kanter and even Oklahoma City’s Reggie..." February 19
Larry Sanders' buyout has been completed for days -- and he is expected to receive $13 million pay out on rest of $40M, source tells RealGM.
ESPN sources say that Milwaukee's buyout of big man Larry Sanders is all but done and sides' parting is soon to be made official