#Bucks guard O.J. Mayo has been suspended for tonight's game against Washington for striking Stiemsma last night.
CBSSports.com "Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova has been suspended one game for punching the Kings' Reggie Evans, the league announced Friday. The play happened in Wednesday's game, with Ilyasova getting tangled with Evans going for a rebound. Watching the replays, it's hard to really see a specific punch, but..." March 08
New Orleans Times-Picayune "Anthony Davis was in a good mood Friday night. When he talked, he smiled a bit. He grew giddy when speaking about teammate Tyreke Evans. He seemed happy to no longer have to discuss losing streaks. That's because after ending a tumultuous eight-game losing streak on Tuesday, the New Orleans..." March 08
Sacramento Bee "DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay were being swarmed by defenders in the first half. The Milwaukee Bucks were determined to prevent the Kings’ duo from beating them with their scoring. Cousins and Gay responded by repeatedly setting up teammates, helping the Kings take a double-digit lead in a..." March 06
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When asked about his proclivity for pulling down rebounds, newly acquired Milwaukee Bucks forward Jeff Adrien barely had a chance to answer before Giannis Antetokounmpo leaped in from his adjoining locker and intercepted the question. "He was born for that!" said the effervescent Antetokounmpo,..." March 05
Brew Hoop "The Milwaukee Bucks will sign 24-year-old forward Tony Mitchell to a 10-day contract, according to a tweet from Yahoo!'s Marc J. Spears. Mitchell is currently a member of the Ft. Wayne Mad Ants, the Bucks' NBA Development League affiliate squad (the Bucks share this affiliation with the Bobcats,..." March 04
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ersan Ilyasova has struggled all season to sink shots he normally makes. The Milwaukee Bucks forward's confidence has taken a hit under the weight of so many errant attempts. But Ilyasova was nearly perfect Monday night, and suddenly all was right as the Bucks routed the Utah Jazz, 114-88,..." March 04
Nets Daily "The Nets went from losing by 44 to the Trail Blazers, to then winning by 23 over the Denver Nuggets. It was the third biggest turnaround in a set of back to backs in NBA history. Brooklyn is 3-2 thus far in the road trip, as tonight they looked to win their fourth and final game of the trip..." March 02
SB Nation "In what seems like a perfect match, Junior Bridgeman has emerged as a potential Bucks investor. Former Milwaukee Bucks swingman Junior Bridgeman, now an uber-wealthy fast-food business owner, is reportedly interested in investing in the team, according to Don Walker of the Milwaukee Journal..." February 28
As Caron Butler gets closer to finalizing a decision, Oklahoma City continues to be a strong consideration, league sources tell Yahoo.
Indy Cornrows "The Indiana Pacers had to outlast another tough effort from the Milwaukee Bucks in their 101-96 victory, once again playing worse than their record and once again seeing the Bucks play better than theirs. There were a number of parallels between tonight and their 110-100 victory last week in..." February 28
Caron Butler has reached a contract buyout agreement with the Milwaukee Bucks, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Oklahoma City and Miami have emerged as frontrunners to sign Caron Butler, with Chicago and San Antonio in pursuit too, sources tell Yahoo.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It could be a time for doldrums and disinterest. The Milwaukee Bucks have 26 games remaining in the season and must go 9-17 merely to equal the franchise record for futility — 20 victories set during the 1993-'94 season. That seems highly unlikely for a squad that just posted its 11th..." February 26
Fansided "With the NBA buyout deadline approaching fast, teams are starting to take a look at players who have been bought out and those who appear to be on their way to being bought out. One player who is drawing attention is Milwaukee Bucks veteran Caron Butler, who has wanted out of Milwaukee and is..." February 26
USA Today "Once upon a time in NBA lore, Antoine Walker was asked why he shot so many three-pointers and replied, “There are no fours.” Now, the idea of a four-point shot is not only not outrageous but an actual possibility. In an ESPN interview, NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn and VP of..." February 26
Bucks and Raymond Brothers, agent for Caron Butler, in discussions to buy out Butler's contract.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The two worst teams in the league met Monday night, and Milwaukee Bucks coach Larry Drew was expecting a battle. Instead he got a blowout, this time with his team on top. A strong effort from the Bucks' second unit led to a 130-110 romp over the Philadelphia 76ers as Milwaukee set season..." February 25
Caron Butler (left ankle pain) is questionable but will travel with team to Philly later today. Ekpe Udoh (right knee swelling) is out.
Indianapolis Star "Hopefully for the Indiana Pacers, struggles with the NBA's lesser teams doesn't continue. After losses to teams like Orlando, Dallas and Minnesota — two of which are sub-.500 — the team with the league's best record escaped Milwaukee Saturday night with a not-so-easy 110-100 win at the Bradley..." February 23
Denver Post "If they played in this conference, the Nuggets would be talking playoffs. But they're not. And facing the Eastern Conference's Milwaukee Bucks right now offers only a chance to heal from a rough last two weeks of losses, injuries and fatigue. The Bucks definitely have that healing touch. The..." February 21
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 20
ESPN.com "The Charlotte Bobcats have acquired two guards from the Milwaukee Bucks to fortify their playoff drive. ESPN has learned that the Bobcats have agreed to take on point guard Luke Ridnour in addition to top trade target Gary Neal. They also convinced the Bucks to absorb the salary of Ramon..." February 20
Brandon Knight is out for tonight's game due to lacerated right heel. Not sure who is starting for him yet.
There are still rumblings Caron Butler and Gary Neal could be headed to Charlotte for Ben Gordon and expiring contract.
As ESPN reported this AM, Bobcats trying to push through Sessions-for-Gary Neal deal. But Bucks owner Herb Kohl has not yet approved trade
Hearing Bobcats continue to press for Bucks G Gary Neal and trying before deadline in 7+ hours to sell MILW on Ramon Sessions-for-Neal deal
Fansided "Houston Rockets‘ center Omer Asik became very upset with his role after the team signed Dwight Howard as a free agent in the summer. Although he started some games alongside Howard, the Rockets eventually all but shut Asik down for a while. He has appeared in just 20 games this season. Although..." February 19
League sources say Phoenix, Charlotte, OKC, Minnesota and Sac have Bucks guard Gary Neal on their radar.
Fansided "The Wahsington wizards are sating for veteran guard before the trade deadline passes, and they are starting to run out of time to find a deal they like. While they’ve been rumored with names like Jarrett Jack and others, it appears the Luke Ridnour may be a guy that they could end up with after..." February 19
Brew Hoop "The Bucks got ahead on the hot shooting of Caron Butler, but held off the Magic late by the play of two rookies. Box Score Well it wasn't pretty, but the Bucks held on just enough to eek past the Orlando Magic, giving Milwaukee it's 10th win of the season. WE HAVE ARRIVED AT DOUBLE DIGITS..." February 19
Larry Drew says he thinks Larry Sanders can't do anything basketball related for six weeks. Not a good sign for his return this year. #Bucks
John Henson (ankle) also back at practice as team convened for first time after all-star break. Luke Ridnour had flight canceled (snow).
Pro Basketball Talk "John Wall‘s final dunk of the night won the 2014 Slam Dunk Contest for the team representing the Eastern Conference, but the drastic format changes to the event, and not any of its dunks, are what will be remembered most from this year’s All-Star Saturday showcase. “I think it was cool,” Wall..." February 16
Pro Basketball Talk "In the first year of the new 3-point contest format, the 27-year old Marco Belinelli emerged victorious, holding off Sophomore Bradley Beal with a contest-high 24-point performance in the tiebreaker round to beat Beal’s 18-point performance. The first format change, which pitted the conferences..." February 16
Pro Basketball Talk "Damian Lillard’s busy All-Star Saturday night started out pretty darn well — with a repeat win. Lillard will be in all three major events on the evening and first out of the gate he and Trey Burke teamed up to win the NBA All-Star Saturday Skills Challenge — by just one tenth of a second over..." February 16
NBA.com "Miami's Chris Bosh hit a half-court shot to give Team Bosh the victory in the Shooting Stars contest that opened up NBA All-Star Saturday night. Bosh and teammates Dominique Wilkins and WNBA player Swin Cash had a final-round time of 31.4 seconds. Each team must hit shots from 10 feet from a..." February 16
Milwaukee remains agreeable to helping Gary Neal move onto a competitive team, league sources tell Yahoo. Bucks talking on several fronts.
Racine Journal-Times "Ersan Ilyasova concedes he has some strong emotional attachments to the Milwaukee Bucks organization and the City of Milwaukee. And that’s understandable. The Bucks starting power forward began his NBA career with the Bucks in 2006 and has developed a good rapport with Bucks owner Herb Kohl...." February 15
SB Nation "Andre Drummond scored 30 points, grabbed 25 rebounds and was selected the Rising Stars MVP as he led Team Hill over Team Webber, 142-136. The second-year big man got most of his work done early; he scored 17 points and collected 11 rebounds in the first half. Kevin Love recognized. Anthony..." February 15
ESPN.com "By next season, the NBA is planning to create and use a centralized replay center to help referees and speed up games. "What we're in the process of doing is we're going to create a central location where we'll have people there who will be watching every game," NBA president of basketball..." February 15
Fansided "The Miami Heat are rumored to be readying a roster spot for the trade deadline, but if no deal is made, they’d still like to have an open spot to sign a player. As is the case every year, veteran players are bought out after the deadline and look to sign with a contender. That’s a possible..." February 14
College Basketball Talk "With the shift in leadership from David Stern to Adam Silver, the NBA has begun a new era with Silver taking over as commissioner. Last week it was discussed that one area in which Silver would like to make changes is the NBA’s age limit, which would be raised from 19 to 20 years old if Silver..." February 14
#Bucks confirm that Larry Sanders underwent orbital bone surgery, he will miss a minimum of six weeks.
Direct Elect selections 4 Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame: Sweetwater Clifton, Guy Rodgers, Slick Leonard, Sarunas Marciulionis, David Stern.
Fansided "The New Orleans Pelicans are trying very hard to make a move before the NBA trade deadline passes on February 20th and one player they’re trying to move is guard Eric Gordon. They haven’t had much luck in finding a suitor for Gordon, but that hasn’t stopped the Pelicans from trying. According..." February 13
CBSSports.com "The Bucks have the worst record in basketball, which doesn't guarantee the top pick. But if the ping pong balls dropped in place, they'd lean towards Kansas center Joel Embiid, according to ESPN.com: Bucks GM John Hammond will choose the player he thinks has the best chance of being a star...." February 13
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans didn’t suffer from a letdown in the first quarter on Wednesday night like they had in their two previous road games. But they still had to overcome problems, nearly blowing a five-point fourth quarter lead in the final minute before escaping with a 102-98 victory..." February 13
Ersan Ilyasova is cleared to go tonight for #MILvNOP
Boston Herald "They had a baked bean-eating contest for a front row prize, with four fans gorging out of cans while gaseous sounds groaned out of the PA system. The Bradley Center was at the most a third full, and presumably just to entertain themselves, fans chanted “Ger-ald” at Gerald Wallace, though there..." February 11