P.J. Tucker RUMORS & NEWS

  • NBA Style Power Rankings: Kyle Kuzma is from the future and isn’t going back anytime soon

    The Athletic "It would be difficult to describe this NBA season as anything other than a slog. Between the constant COVID-19-related postponements at the very start of the season, to the constant churn of games during the condensed schedule leading to an uptick of load management for many of the best..." April 15

  • PJ Tucker Defends Kevin Durant in Michael Rapaport Beef

    TMZ "No, the NBA should NOT punish Kevin Durant for the homophobic insults he used in a private IG convo with Michael Rapaport ... so says P.J. Tucker. "Of course not, he did nothing wrong," the Milwaukee Bucks player told us in Beverly Hills on Wednesday..." April 01

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to P.J. Tucker being a huge loudmouth

    Clutch Points "P.J. Tucker made his debut with the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, and he’s already making his presence felt with his new team. After defeating the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo reacted to Tucker’s..." March 21

  • Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo’s hilarious first encounter with P.J. Tucker after trade

    Clutch Points "The Milwaukee Bucks made a move ahead of the trade deadline in acquiring hard-nosed defender P.J. Tucker from the Houston Rockets. Tucker was part of a deal that sends him and Rodions Kurucks to Milwaukee in exchange for D.J. Augustin and D.J. Wilson. The teams also..." March 19

  • Waiting for an inevitable trade: Inside the final two uncomfortable months for P.J. Tucker with the Rockets

    The Athletic "P.J. Tucker watched the last days of the James Harden era unfold, certain his H-Town end was near, too. It was Jan. 12, and the frustrated Rockets convened for a now-infamous team meeting following a pair of underwhelming performances against the defending..." March 19

  • The Bucks’ Trade for P.J. Tucker Should Be Only a First Step

    The Ringer "The most important part of Milwaukee’s trade for P.J. Tucker is the mentality behind it. The Bucks admitted a mistake by dealing a couple of offseason signings who haven’t worked (D.J. Augustin and Torrey Craig, the latter of whom was sent to the Suns in a separate trade) and..." March 19

  • P.J. Tucker trade: Why now was the right time to move on, and why the Rockets did well

    The Athletic "About a week ago, the Rockets and P.J. Tucker decided a split would be best for both parties. A week later, a trade was finalized: In a deal first reported by ESPN, Tucker is now a member of the Milwaukee Bucks. There are two ways to look at Houston’s return of..." March 18

  • P.J. Tucker trade finally gives Bucks their small-ball 5, but is the timing right for Milwaukee?

    CBS Sports "How fitting it is that the Milwaukee Bucks included D.J. Wilson in their reported trade for P.J. Tucker. Among very online Bucks fans, Wilson, a 25-year-old big man who has since 2017 logged just 124 more minutes for Milwaukee than Khris Middleton has this..." March 18

  • Houston Rockets trading PJ Tucker to Milwaukee Bucks

    TSN "The Houston Rockets are trading PJ Tucker, Rodions Kurucs and the Milwaukee Bucks' 2022 first-round pick back to Milwaukee for DJ Augustin, DJ Wilson and a 2023 unprotected first-round pick, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.  " March 17

  • Rockets 'Set a Strong Price' For P.J. Tucker; Nets No Longer In Market

    Bleacher Report "The Houston Rockets could deal P.J. Tucker before the March 25 NBA trade deadline, but they are reportedly setting a high asking price for the veteran forward. Per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Rockets have set a "strong..." March 15

  • Rockets Defensive Star Unlikely to Become A Member of the Warriors

    Heavy "As the Golden State Warriors begin to move into the second half of their season, many have begun to question if this team can make a consistent push to make the playoffs. When they play well together, they look to be a competitive western conference foe. However, those times..." March 14

  • NBA Fans Speculate After P.J. Tucker Follows LeBron James On Instagram

    Yardbarker "Rockets veteran P.J. Tucker is headed for a split from Houston, amid a 15-game losing streak that has prompted a rebuilding era for the franchise.  And while nobody knows where Tucker might land next on his NBA journey, speculation heated up on Saturday after it was..." March 14

  • Celtics Named a ‘Favorite’ to Land Disgruntled Rockets Starter P.J Tucker

    Heavy "Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker has grown “increasingly frustrated” that he has yet to be traded, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Tim MacMahon. The good news for the 35-year-old small-ball standout, CBS Sports’ Sam Quinn believes the Boston..." March 13

  • P.J. Tucker not expected to return to Rockets; frustrated he hasn't been traded

    ESPN "Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker decided not to play on Thursday night and is not expected to return to the team, coach Stephen Silas said. Tucker has grown increasingly frustrated that he has yet to be moved to a contender and made it clear that he'd prefer to..." March 12

  • Heat can forget about PJ Tucker once they hear their ridiculous asking price

    Clutch Points "The Miami Heat have already set their sights on acquiring a veteran presence who can boost their campaign for the remainder of the 2020-21 season. An emerging name is forward P.J. Tucker but the Houston Rockets reportedly have a steep asking price in exchange for..." March 10

  • Lakers, Nets, Bucks, others reportedly interested in P.J. Tucker trade

    Pro Basketball Talk "P.J. Tucker is a proven veteran who can defend, hit corner threes, and has stepped up in the postseason — which is why playoff-bound teams are interested in him. Tucker is high on the list of players likely to be traded at the deadline and contenders are lining..." March 06

  • P.J. Tucker expected to eventually end up with 76ers

    USA Today "The trade deadline is a time where teams step up and make big moves in order to boost their chances of seriously contending for an NBA title. For the Philadelphia 76ers, that means adding to a bench unit that has been very up and down and it has been a roller coaster. One option the..." March 05

  • Lakers, Nets among 5 teams scoping trade for Rockets' P.J. Tucker

    The Score "A group of title hopefuls are looking at P.J. Tucker as a possible upgrade. The Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, and Miami Heat have all shown interest in trading for the veteran Houston..." March 04

  • Ranking reported P.J. Tucker trade suitors based on fit

    Clutch Points "P.J. Tucker looks poised to be the next veteran player traded by the Houston Rockets. Tucker is in the midst of an underwhelming season from a production standpoint. Averaging just 4.6 points and 4.7 rebounds across 29.9 minutes per contest for the Rockets team,..." February 28

  • Nets pursuing James Harden’s ex-Rockets teammate P.J. Tucker?

    Larry Brown Sports "Each passing day seems to bring us one step closer to seeing the Brooklyn Rockets fully incarnated. Kelly Iko of The Athletic reported on Friday that the Nets are among those who have inquired about the availability of Houston forward PJ Tucker. The Utah Jazz and the Denver..." February 27

  • Lakers Interested in Landing Rockets Defensive Stopper P.J Tucker

    Heavy "The Los Angeles Lakers will be busy the next month as they explore options to bolster the roster for a championship run and Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker appears to be someone the defending champs are interested in pursuing. The Rockets have made it fairly..." February 21

  • Rockets Want Player, Not Picks, In Exchange For P.J. Tucker

    Hoops Rumors "Rockets forward P.J. Tucker is on the trade market, and the team wants immediate help in return, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said on Saturday night’s pre-game show (hat tip to Ben DuBose of USA Today’s Rockets Wire). The Rockets are looking for..." February 21

  • Heat interested in DeMarcus Cousins and P.J. Tucker

    Heat Nation "The Miami Heat have struggled inexplicably so far this season, and it appears that they are interested in bolstering their frontcourt. According to reports, Miami is looking into acquiring DeMarcus Cousins and P.J. Tucker, both of whom currently play for the Houston..." February 21

  • Why Celtics Should Trade For P.J. Tucker

    Heavy "Houston Rockets veteran P.J. Tucker is a player that multiple teams are expressing interest in, according to The Athletic, and if you’re a Celtics fan; you’re hoping Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was on the other end of..." February 08

  • Ideal Landing Spots for NBA's Top Trade Deadline Targets

    Bleacher Report "Who's up for finding new digs for the NBA's most in-demand trade targets? Just so we're clear: "In-demand" doesn't mean eminently available. Some of the players bound to draw the most leaguewide interest are, at least publicly, off limits. That..." February 07

  • Rockets seeking three second-round picks for P.J. Tucker?

    Yardbarker "After replenishing their stash of first-round picks by acquiring four first-rounders (and four more potential pick swaps) in their deal sending James Harden to Brooklyn, the Rockets are reportedly looking to stockpile second-round picks if they move forward P.J...." January 18

  • Wolves Expected To Re-Engage With Rockets On P.J. Tucker

    Real GM Basketball "The Minnesota Timberwolves have maintained contact with the Houston Rockets over a possible trade for P.J. Tucker and are expected to re-engage discussions, sources told Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic. " January 15

  • Heat Linked to Rockets Star Forward PJ Tucker, Trade Demands Revealed

    Heavy "The Houston Rockets are the equivalent of a G-League team, at least if you listen to enough rumors. It’s a good problem to have considering the Miami Heat chose not to field one. Heat president Pat Riley has to be laughing to himself in his bunker on Biscayne Boulevard..." January 14

  • Eric Gordon believes James Harden trade gives Rockets 'real direction'

    ESPN "Shooting guard Eric Gordon said he believes the trade that sent former franchise cornerstone James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets allows the Houston Rockets to have "a real direction" under first-year head coach Stephen Silas after a..." January 14

  • P.J. Tucker Drawing Trade Interest from Multiple Teams

    Bleacher Report "The Houston Rockets may not be done dealing. On Wednesday, Kelly Iko of The Athletic reported multiple teams reached out to ask if forward P.J. Tucker is available in a potential trade.  The report comes after Shams Charania of..." January 13

  • Rockets, P.J. Tucker Continue Extension Talks

    USA Today "It turns out that a contract extension between the Houston Rockets and veteran forward PJ Tucker might still happen after all. Entering the last year of his existing deal, Tucker’s lack of an extension has clear been a sore subject during talks with the media at..." December 18

  • PJ Tucker has curious comments about his future with Rockets

    MSN.com "James Harden might not be the only Houston Rockets player feeling alienated right now. Rockets forward PJ Tucker spoke with reporters on Monday. During the session, Tucker made some curious comments when asked if he felt wanted by the team. “Have you asked them?”..." December 15

  • James Harden, P.J. Tucker, Christian Wood, Sterling Brown to participate at Rockets practice Monday

    Houston Chronicle "After one more game shorthanded on Sunday, the Rockets expect to be at full strength when they reconvene for practice at Toyota Center on Monday. James Harden and P.J. Tucker, who have been going through individual workouts after late arrivals for the start of training camp, along..." December 14

  • Rockets, Bucks Reportedly Discussing Major NBA Trade

    Total Pro Sports "James Harden and Russell Westbrook may the most notable names hearing themselves in possible trade rumors, but they certainly aren’t the only ones that just might see themselves on another team next season. After a disappointing playoff exit last season, the Milwaukee Bucks are..." November 14