Bucks Rumors & News

  • Anthony Mason dies at age of 48

    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

  • 1d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Going back to hoops, coach Kidd said this am that O.J. Mayo will be out again tonight vs. Lakers. Resting right hamstring injury.

  • Michael Carter-Williams looks good as Bucks beat his old team

    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

  • 2d
    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Coach Kidd: OJ Mayo is out tonight. We’re going to give him the night off to rest.

  • Larry Sanders bravely explains why he walked away from the NBA

    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

  • Plumlee offers Bucks some insurance at center

    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

  • Bulls keep No. 3 seed in win only Tom Thibodeau could love

    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

  • Newly acquired Bucks PG Ennis 'in a much better spot now'

    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

  • Hawks use Bucks to get back on track - again

    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

  • 6d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Ersan Ilyasova is available for Bucks today and O.J. Mayo reports he is fine after tweaking hamstring on Friday.

  • Larry Sanders, Bucks finalize buyout

    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

  • 7d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Ersan Ilyasova practiced today. Feeling better after illness kept him out Friday. Will be available vs. Hawks on Sunday.

  • 7d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Bucks listing Michael Carter-Williams (right foot strain) as doubtful vs. Hawks Sunday. #ATLHawks

  • Bucks waive Kenyon Martin to clear roster space for trade additions

    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

  • Bucks plan to waive Kenyon Martin

    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

  • 9d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Source confirms Bucks trade Brandon Knight to Suns; Mke gets Michael Carter-Williams, Tyler Ennis and Miles Plumlee in deal

  • Larry Sanders Buyout in Milwaukee is Complete. What's Next?

    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

  • LIVE BLOG
    NBA Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    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

  • Bucks get Carter-Williams, Ennis, Plumlee; deal Knight off to Suns

    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

  • The Milwaukee Bucks Are Looking For A Deal

    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

  • 10d
    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    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.

  • 10d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    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

  • DeMarcus Cousins Trade Target For Boston Celtics?

    Lakers Nation "The Sacramento Kings are turning over a new leaf by bringing in a proven head coach in George Karl. Although the Kings are seemingly taking a step in the right direction, the consensus seems to be Karl and DeMarcus Cousins eventually won’t see eye-to-eye. With Cousins potentially not being a..." February 17

  • Larry Sanders, Bucks in buyout talks, NBA source confirms

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A league source confirmed Monday that discussions are taking place on a buyout of the remainder of Larry Sanders' four-year, $44 million contract. ESPN first reported the buyout discussions. Sanders has missed the last 24 games, last appearing for the Bucks on Dec. 23 against Charlotte. He..." February 16

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • Jared Dudley says Doc Rivers asked him to play with fractured knee

    Larry Brown Sports "After spending last season with the Clippers, Jared Dudley was traded to the Bucks last summer and has been a valuable member of head coach Jason Kidd’s rotation. While the Clippers made the playoffs for the third year in a row, Dudley suffered through a disappointing season, one in which he was..." February 13

  • Knight, Middleton and Mayo lead Milwaukee past Sacramento, 111-103

    Brew Hoop "The Milwaukee Bucks' improbable season still has a long way to go, but it's now officially one for the history books. On Wednesday the Bucks became the first team in NBA history to double its prior year win total before the all-star break, recording their 30th win of the season in a 111-103..." February 12

  • Larry Sanders suspension ends, out for personal reasons vs. Kings

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Larry Sanders' league drug suspension ended at 12 games when he was listed as out due to personal reasons Wednesday night against Sacramento. A source indicated Sanders' suspension ended on Wednesday. The 6-foot-11 center had to be in "full compliance" with conditions of his league-mandated..." February 12

  • 18d
    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Hammond on Larry Sanders: "Nothing has been determined at this point. We’ll just continue to follow the progress."

  • Bucks overcome early deficit to beat Nets

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Making a shot was a difficult exercise for the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Nets couldn't miss at the start of the game. Yet the Bucks found a way to win with their usual all-for-one effort, rallying from a 17-point first-half deficit to overcome the Nets, 103-97,..." February 10

  • Larry Sanders remains suspended after 10 games

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Bucks just played their 11th game since Larry Sanders was suspended at least 10 games for violating the NBA’s drug rules, and he wasn’t active. What gives? Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: the suspension will not end until he is in “full compliance” with his..." February 10

  • 18d
    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Zaza Pachulia will come off the bench for the #Bucks tonight. Jason Kidd says he hopes to play him around 12 minutes. John Henson starts.

  • League will make call on duration of Larry Sanders' suspension

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It's up to NBA officials to determine if Bucks center Larry Sanders is in compliance with his treatment program after being suspended for a mininum of 10 games on Jan. 16. The 10th game of the suspension period is Friday night as the Bucks face the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center. But the..." February 08

  • 20d
    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Zaza Pachulia and Kenyon Martin are out again for the #Bucks

  • 21d
    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Coach Kidd: Ersan Ilyasova is available to play off the bench tonight. pic.twitter.com/LL7lZ2Pkso

  • 22d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Coach Kidd said "there could be a chance for Ers tonight" to play against Houston. Ilyasova went through shootaround this a.m.

  • Bucks battle back versus Lakers to win fifth consecutive game

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Forget Fear the Deer. Fear the Grind. That's the message from forward Jared Dudley and the Milwaukee Bucks. They are making new believers on a daily basis with heroics from players up and down the roster. On Wednesday night the Bucks erased a six-point deficit in the final 36 seconds of..." February 05

  • 24d
    Bill Oram @billoram

    Reporter asks Byron Scott about coaching JKidd, who was known as a “unique personality.” Scott: “He was kind of known as being an asshole.”

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Middleton turning into a shooting star

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "If the Milwaukee Bucks had only acquired Brandon Knight in the Brandon Jennings sign-and-trade, they would look back on the deal as a successful one. But Khris Middleton, considered by many as a throw-in in the deal, has become one of the best pure shooters in the NBA. After a slow start to the..." February 03

  • Short-handed Bucks use stout defense to win in Toronto

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The last time the Milwaukee Bucks came to Canada, they left after allowing 124 points and absorbing a 42-point punishment from the Toronto Raptors. On Monday night at the Air Canada Centre, the Bucks were down a starting point guard, and before the first half had ended, one of their top players..." February 03

  • 25d
    James Herbert @outsidethenba

    Brandon Knight has a quad injury, he's out tonight

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

  • Stellar shooting sends Bucks to easy 115-100 win in Orlando

    Brew Hoop "Convincing. Dominant. Precise. And the streak is done. The Milwaukee Bucks grabbed hold of the Orlando Magic from the get-go on Thursday night, and coasted to a 115-100 win at the Amway Center. It's the Bucks' first win in Orlando since 2004, ending a seventeen-game losing streak. Faced..." January 30

  • 30d
    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Zaza Pachulia (calf) and Ersan Ilyasova (groin) are both out for the #Bucks tonight. Jared Dudley and John Henson will start in their place

  • Bucks Plan To Sign Jorge Gutierrez To 10-Day Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Milwaukee Bucks are planning to sign Jorge Gutierrez to a 10-day contract this week." January 28

  • Bayless' big fourth quarter helps Bucks pull away from Heat

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Jason Kidd thought his team needed a spark, so he made a small lineup shuffle that made a big difference Tuesday night. The Milwaukee Bucks coach inserted guards Jerryd Bayless and Brandon Knight in the lineup at the same time to open the fourth quarter, and the move paid off in a 109-102..." January 28

  • NBA reveals dunk contest lineup

    ESPN.com "Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, Minnesota's Zach LaVine, Orlando's Victor Oladipo and Brooklyn's Mason Plumlee will be the contestants in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk contest, the NBA announced Tuesday night. Plumlee tweeted he was "thrilled" to be taking part in the contest. The dunk..." January 28

  • Wisconsin governor commits $220M for new Bucks arena

    SB Nation "The plan calls for the growth of NBA player tax revenues to raise $220 million for a new arena that would keep the Bucks in Milwaukee. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced a plan to use the growth of NBA player tax revenues to help finance the building of a new multi-purpose arena that would..." January 28