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  • Bucks Trade Tony Snell, 30th Pick in 2019 Draft To Pistons For Jon Leuer

    Real GM Basketball "The Milwaukee Bucks are trading Tony Snell and the 30th pick in the 2019 draft to the Detroit Pistons for Jon Leuer, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski. In addition to shedding Snell's $12 million contract for the 2020-21 season, the Bucks also save $4 million this year. Leuer..." June 20

  • Top 5 Most Underrated Free Agents Of 2019

    Fadeaway World "Free agency is about more than just the notable names and where they will end up. There are a number of names that are being heavily overlooked and undervalued despite being very capable players. Wherever these guys end up, they will undoubtedly be impactful additions. Names like Kawhi Leonard..." June 19

  • Every NBA Team's Realistic Dream Signing in 2019 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "We are on the cusp of the most eventful NBA offseason since the summer of 2010 when LeBron James and Chris Bosh teamed up to join Dwyane Wade in Miami. Things got started when the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to trade for Anthony Davis to team him with..." June 19

  • ESPN to change draft coverage approach after Adrian Wojnarowski mockery?

    Larry Brown Sports "ESPN tried to prevent its reporters from leaking out picks before they were announced during the NBA Draft last year, but they may be nixing that policy now after the way Adrian Wojnarowski made a mockery out of it. Prior to the draft last year, there was a report that ESPN, Yahoo and..." June 19

  • Khris Middleton Expected To Land Max Deal After Turning Down Player Option

    SLAM Online "Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton is expected to land a max contract after formally turning down his 2019-20 player option, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Fresh off of an All-Star campaign in which he played a vital role in Milwaukee’s deepest playoff run..." June 19

  • The 10 Best Players Likely on the Move in 2019 NBA Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "The NBA's annual frenzy of player movement has already begun. Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to trade for New Orleans Pelicans superstar big man Anthony Davis. They're now attempting to carve out enough salary-cap space for a third star in free..." June 19

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo favored to win NBA MVP in 2020

    Sportsnaut "Regardless of whether Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo wins the NBA MVP in 2019, his odds for the 2020 award are pretty strong. Caesars Palace released its 2020 MVP odds on Tuesday. Antetokounmpo is favored over a talented group of other front runners. June 19

  • Nikola Mirotic could get offers in the range of $13 to $14 million per season this summer

    Clutch Points "Milwaukee Bucks stretch forward Nikola Mirotic could reportedly get offers in the range of $13 to $14 million per season this summer, according to Jordan Brenner of The Athletic. Mirotic becomes an unrestricted free agent this offseason. The Bucks acquired him from..." June 18

  • Report: Khris Middleton expected to get 5-year deal, close to max money from Bucks

    Clutch Points "The Giannis Antetokounmpo recruiting experience will start as soon as June 30, 2019 — two full years before he’s set to become an unrestricted free agent. First order of business will be to sign sharpshooter Khris Middleton to a new deal, one a Western Conference..." June 18

  • Six trades we could see during 2019 NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "The Anthony Davis blockbuster trade this weekend got us thinking. With just a few days remaining until the NBA Draft, the expectation is that more trades will happen here soon. Some of these moves won’t go down until the draft kicks off in New York City on Thursday...." June 18

  • Reddit Bans Popular "r/nbastreams" Page

    The Big Lead "All good things must come to an end, and this happened to be the case today for the popular Reddit page, “r/nbastreams.” The page was a go-to option for many Reddit users, who would access links leading to live streams of NBA games completely for free. Although completely..." June 17

  • Report: Milwaukee Bucks “Offering Draft Compensation” to Offload Tony Snell or Ersan Ilyasova

    Brew Hoop "With the offseason bearing down on us, the moment many of us anticipated has finally approached, as the Milwaukee Bucks may look to clear up their still muddy free agency outlook by trying to offload contracts according to Marc Stein If you’ve been listening..." June 17

  • 5 Worst Contracts Still on the Books from Ridiculous 2016 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Nearly three years later, the 2016 NBA offseason remains undefeated. That summer's salary-cap explosion, courtesy of a TV-money infusion, was unprecedented. Mammoth deals were handed out like free clicky pens at a career fair. Role players were paid like superstars...." June 17

  • Best, Worst Landing Spots for Top 10 NBA Free Agents Post-Anthony Davis Trade

    Bleacher Report "NBA free agency figures to be as wild as ever in 2019. Hot on the heels of the Anthony Davis trade, which ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Saturday, a number of big names could be on the market. Depending on what happens with team and player options, Kevin..." June 17

  • Pau Gasol wants to play another year

    Sporting News "Pau Gasol's best basketball years certainly are behind him, but that doesn't mean he's ready to walk away from the NBA. The six-time All-Star was bought out by the Spurs in March before he signed on with the Bucks. He appeared in just three regular-season games for..." June 13

  • The Worst Possible (Realistic) Landing Spot for Every Top NBA Free Agent

    Bleacher Report "If NBA free-agency disasters were predictable, more of them would be avoided. With the benefit of hindsight, the New York Knicks wouldn't place a $100 million wager on Allan Houston's knees holding up in 2001?—or do almost the same thing with Amar'e..." June 13

  • Rich Paul Basically Runs the NBA Now and He's Only Going to Get More Powerful

    12 Up "Folks, it's time we realize (or at least come to terms with) just how much say and power that Rich Paul, President and Founder of Klutch Sports, has in the NBA. Sure, when you're LeBron James' agent your name is going to be well known in the Association, but Paul also..." June 13

  • Why NBA Sign-And-Trades Are Rare

    Hoops Rumors "With NBA free agency around the corner, speculation about teams’ targets and players’ potential destinations is running rampant, and that speculation often leads to discussion of possible sign-and-trade deals. After all, sign-and-trade arrangements seem like win-win scenarios..." June 12

  • One Surprise NBA Team Every Top Free Agent Should Be Thinking About

    Bleacher Report "Never mind the fact that they're tied for the two worst winning percentages in the NBA over the last six seasons. The Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks popping up in free-agency rumors feels like an annual offseason tradition. But what if basketball fit,..." June 12

  • The Best Trade Assets of the 2019 NBA Offseason

    Bleacher Report "NBA trade season is nearly upon us. The Toronto Raptors' trade for Kawhi Leonard last summer has moved them within a single game of an NBA championship, and it's now clear that one move can completely change the fortune of a franchise. For teams that have been..." June 11

  • Team USA Announces 20-Player Camp Roster For World Cup

    Hoops Rumors "USA Basketball has officially announced the group of 20 players that will participate in training camp this summer in advance of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. The camp will take place from August 5-9, and will be used to select the 12-man roster for this year’s World Cup in..." June 10

  • Every Top 2019 NBA Free Agent's Biggest Red Flag

    Bleacher Report "The NBA has become a 12-month sport. As soon as the Finals are over, it's onto the draft. Right on the heels of the draft is the madness of free agency. For the last several summers, July 1 has been a legitimate event for fans. And the start of 2019's..." June 10

  • Bucks’ Pat Connaughton describes how he bonded with Damian Lillard

    Clutch Points "Pat Connaughton has had a lot of friendships in the NBA. According to Eric Nehm of the Athletic, there’s a special bond he has with Damian Lillard. Pat Connaughton may be with the Milwaukee Bucks now, but he started his career with the Portland Trail Blazers. When he was just..." June 09

  • Thon Maker’s brother, Matur, will work out for Milwaukee

    Clutch Points "The Milwaukee Bucks will host Matur Maker, the younger brother of Detroit Pistons big man Thon Maker, for a pre-draft workout, according to Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington. Maker played overseas last season, with separate stints in the Swiss Basketball League and Slovenian..." June 07

  • Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo’s signature shoe will be released in July

    Clutch Points "Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo will have his Nike signature shoe released on July 3, 2019. The Nike ‘Freak 1’ comes in a traditional black and white colorway (with more colorways), with the number 34 located at the back of the heel. The signature Nike..." June 07

  • Bucks GM Jon Horst signs extension to stay with team

    SLAM Online "The Milwaukee Bucks have extended the contract of general manager Jon Horst for three seasons, Adrian of Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The team has also publicly confirmed the extension in a press release without specifying the number of year. Horst has been at the helm of the..." June 07

  • Khris Middleton, Brook Lopez, expected to join Team USA training camp

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Khris Middleton and Brook Lopez could be in for a busy summer. Key members of the Milwaukee Bucks' 60-win season, both are headed for free agency. They also will be heading to Las Vegas in August, as they have both accepted invitations to be part of Team USA's training camp..." June 07

  • Most Notable NBA Players Likely to Change Teams This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "It's tough to predict where the top members of the NBA's 2019 free-agent class will go, if anywhere. While it's fun for everyone outside the Bay Area to imagine Kevin Durantleaving the Golden State Warriors, his departure isn't guaranteed. Los Angeles..." June 06

  • Why NBA free agency could fizzle instead of sizzle

    Yardbarker "In the middle of the NBA Finals, news broke that could greatly affect the NBA’s second-biggest event, the July free agency period. Kawhi Leonard reportedly bought property in Toronto ahead of his free agency, and alert shoppers noticed that Nike was selling a Kevin Durant..." June 05

  • Damian Lillard, Bradley Beal, Kyle Kuzma reportedly invited to USA Basketball tryouts

    Pro Basketball Talk "Big names — and some athletic, tough role players — are going to get the chance to earn a spot on Team USA this summer. On August 5, USA Basketball will open its training camp in Las Vegas with 18 players. Eventually, 12 will be chosen to put on the Team USA jersey for the..." June 05

  • Can the Lakers Find a Long-Term Path to Giannis Antetokounmpo?

    Bleacher Report "Although they fell short in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Milwaukee Bucks were one of the brightest stories of the 2018-19 NBA season. Giannis Antetokounmpo established himself as one of the league's elite stars and the favorite to win MVP. But the Bucks did not win..." June 04

  • NBA Rumors: Bucks Could Acquire Mike Conley In Three-Team Deal With Grizzlies And Jazz, Per ‘Bleacher Report’

    Inquisitr "The Milwaukee Bucks performed impressively in the 2018-19 NBA season, earning the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and making their first appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2001. Though they fell short of achieving their main goal, Bucks power forward..." June 04

  • The Free Agent Your NBA Team Most Needs to Re-Sign This Summer

    Bleacher Report "So much of the fervor surrounding the NBA offseason has to do with acquisition. The draft, trades and free agency are about adding outside talent to a familiar roster and, hopefully, improving it. But while it's true that fresh additions are most exciting, it'd be a..." June 04

  • Multiple NBA Teams Moving Away from the Term 'Owners'

    TMZ "Multiple NBA teams have had high-level conversations about doing away with the term "owner" over the past year -- and at least two teams have already made the switch, TMZ Sports has learned.  We're told the conversations essentially center around the idea..." June 03

  • Drake is Still Trashing The Bucks & Letting The Owner’s Daughter Know About It

    Total Pro Sports "Before Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, likely nobody outside of Milwaukee had a clue who Mallory Edens was. She became somewhat of a household name after she wore a ‘Pusha T’ shirt during the game while sitting next to Aaron Rodgers. Once the Bucks lost that game,..." June 01

  • Bucks to target Frank Kaminsky this summer?

    Yardbarker "In the market for a big man who could stretch the floor at the trade deadline, the Bucks made an effort to acquire Frank Kaminsky from the Hornets but were turned down, sources tell Sean Deveney of Sporting News. Having missed out on Kaminsky, Milwaukee instead sent a handful of..." May 31

  • Resolution would allow city to offer Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown $400,000 to settle tasing lawsuit

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee city attorney would be authorized to offer $400,000 to Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown to settle a lawsuit the player filed after being tased by Milwaukee police over a parking violation, under a proposed resolution.  The filing caught Brown's..." May 31

  • Bucks GM Jon Horst In Line For Extension, Raise?

    Hoops Rumors "Having been named the Bucks‘ new general manager in June 2017, Jon Horst now just has one year left on the three-year deal he received at that time, per Gery Woelfel of Woelfel’s Press Box. According to Woelfel, “word is circulating” around the league..." May 30

  • Bucks owner on coming offseason: “Our goal is to keep everybody”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Giannis Antetokounmpo said he wanted the Bucks to run it back with this group, just as a leaked report suggested that if the Bucks don’t make the Finals next season, it could impact his decision whether to re-sign with Milwaukee in 2020. Not shockingly, the team’s owner..." May 29

  • NBA Rumors: Sixers Could Sign Khris Middleton If Jimmy Butler Leaves In Free Agency, Per ‘NJ.com’

    Inquisitr "When they acquired him from the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier in the 2018-19 NBA season, the Philadelphia 76ers expressed strong confidence that they can convince Jimmy Butler to re-sign when he becomes an unrestricted free agent next July. Butler may have gone through lots of ups and downs in..." May 29

  • Adam Silver Considering Adding Tournament To NBA Schedule

    Hoops Rumors "Adam Silver is not opposed to change. The NBA commissioner is open to handing out another trophy aside from the Larry O’Brien and he’s watching the European soccer leagues closely as he evaluates a possible plan to hand out another prize during the NBA’s regular season,..." May 29

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo’s struggles against the Raptors showed that greatness can’t exist by itself

    SB Nation "Giannis Antetokounmpo’s play against the Toronto Raptors during the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals felt like absurdist art. Whenever he tried to drive to the rim, he was often surrounded by three or more defenders. Yet he couldn’t shoot, and because no..." May 28

  • Giannis On Bucks' Free Agents: 'I Want Everyone Back'

    Real GM Basketball "Giannis Antetokounmpo cited team chemistry when saying that he wanted the Milwaukee Bucks' front office to re-sign the team's free agents this summer. "I want everyone back. Great fricking team -- unselfish players that play basketball the right way. They're winners...." May 28

  • Bucks guard George Hill says he’s a top-10 beer shotgunner

    Clutch Points "Milwaukee Bucks veteran point guard George Hill claims he’s a top-10 beer shotgunner. Hill went to the Milwaukee Brewers game on Sunday, but turned down chugging a beer while on the video board. The Bucks guard, though, says he would defeat Green Bay Packers offensive lineman..." May 27

  • As offseason arrives for Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo backs his teammates

    Yardbarker "Now that their season is over, the Bucks will shift their focus to free agency — several of the team’s key contributors don’t have contracts for the 2019/20 season.  Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is locked up through 2020-21, said Monday in his end-of-season..." May 27

  • Brook Lopez would ‘absolutely love to come back’ to Bucks next season

    Clutch Points "Brook Lopez says he would “absolutely love to come back” to the Milwaukee Bucks next season. Lopez becomes an unrestricted free agent this summer. The 7-footer enjoyed a career-year shooting the ball in 2018-19 with the Bucks.In 81 games during the regular season, Lopez..." May 27

  • This is how the Milwaukee Bucks head into the offseason

    Hoops Hype "A league-high 60 regular-season wins, an NBA-best +8.6 regular-season net rating and a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals – the Milwaukee Bucks were well on their way to one of their most dominating campaigns in franchise history before ultimately succumbing to the..." May 27

  • Khris Middleton does not sound ready to give Bucks hometown discount

    Larry Brown Sports "Khris Middleton has become an irreplaceable member of the Milwaukee Bucks. He’s also facing free agency, which could present a big issue for the team. Middleton has a $13 million player option for next season that he is expected to turn down in favor of unrestricted free agency...." May 27

  • Players Eligible For Rookie Scale Extensions In 2019

    Hoops Rumors "When the NBA’s new league year begins on July 1 – or, starting this year, June 30 – players eligible for free agency will be able to begin negotiating and reaching contract agreements with suitors. In addition to those free agents, another group of players will also..." May 27