Bucks Rumors & News

  • 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

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    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

  • Bucks to lock in Kenyon Martin

    ESPN.com "The Milwaukee Bucks will sign former All-Star power forward Kenyon Martin to a rest-of-the-season contract this week, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Martin, who completes his second 10-day deal with the Bucks on Wednesday, has lent a welcome veteran touch to a young..." January 28

  • Gov. Scott Walker expected to announce plan for support of new Milwaukee Bucks arena

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Gov. Scott Walker is expected to announce Tuesday morning that he plans to put into the state budget a financing plan that includes bonding to help build a multipurpose arena in downtown Milwaukee. A source familiar with Walker's plan said the governor's plan relies on the diversion of income..." January 27

  • Spurs grind out a close win over spirited Bucks

    Pounding The Rock "It's hard to know what to make of the Bucks. They might be the most desolate, anonymous outpost in the NBA. They wear drab uniforms, they send one reporter on the road to cover their games, and they inspire a great malaise from the teams they play and the crowds they visit. Lest you forget, it was..." January 26

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • With Marshall out, Bucks turn to Bayless to fill backup PG role

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "At the beginning of the season, much was made of the glut of point guards the Milwaukee Bucks had on their roster. Brandon Knight was the starter, while Jerryd Bayless, Kendall Marshall and Nate Wolters were left to fight for minutes off the bench. But in the NBA, depth can quickly be..." January 20

  • Terrence Ross leads Raptors over Bucks

    Toronto Sun "From goat to hero. Non-factor, to crucial cog. Sports can be odd sometimes. One minute a player can be in a massive slump, bleeding confidence, the next he can come through with critical plays to propel his team to victory. On Monday, Terrence Ross found redemption, making two key plays..." January 20

  • Kenyon Martin, Bucks Agree On Contract For Remainder Of Season

    Real GM Basketball "Kenyon Martin signed his second 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, but league sources tell RealGM that he's already agreed in principle on a deal for the remainder of the season. Martin is poised to sign that deal when his second 10-day deal expires." January 20

  • Larry Sanders determined to end marijuana use, resume NBA career

    Yahoo! Sports "Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders plans to use his 10-game suspension for violating the NBA's anti-drug program to deal with his core personal issues and learn to live without marijuana use, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Sanders wants to continue his basketball career and has been coming..." January 19

  • Bucks Sign Martin to Second 10-Day Contract

    NBA.com "The Milwaukee Bucks have signed forward/center Kenyon Martin to a second 10-day contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Martin appeared in three games for the Bucks during his first 10-day contract and averaged 2.0 points and 1.0 rebounds in 5.1 minutes per game. Martin signed his..." January 19

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    #Bucks guard Kendall Marshall has a torn right ACL and will miss the remainder of the season.

  • Larry Sanders Suspended At Least 10 Games For Drug Vioation

    Real GM Basketball "Larry Sanders has been suspended at least 10 games by the NBA for a violation of the anti-drug program. Sanders has been out with personal issues since Dec. 23 and has reportedly considered quitting basketball. " January 17

  • Bucks put on a show in London versus Knicks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Bucks seized the moment at the O2 Arena. Playing before a sellout of 18,689 fans enthused to see a regular-season NBA game, the Bucks jumped on the Knicks in the opening minutes and cruised to a 95-79 victory. Milwaukee scored the first 14 points of the game and delighted the..." January 16

  • Greek Freak to Knicks: Call up my brother already, you losers

    New York Post "Was that a “Greek Freak’’ guarantee, British-style? Giannis Antetokounmpo, the young Bucks small forward, is certain of two things: His brother Thanasis will soon be signed by the Knicks, and his club is going to beat New York again Thursday at the O2. The loquacious Bucks forward was asked..." January 15

  • Jason Kidd fits with Bucks in ways he couldn't on Nets

    USA Today "Jason Kidd was the wrong coach for the Brooklyn Nets. Now, Kidd is the right coach for the Milwaukee Bucks. Sometimes, a player isn't the right fit for a team, and the same can apply to coaches. It's obvious Kidd, 41, is better and more comfortable coaching a young team than he was coaching..." January 14

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Pelicans, I'm told, are zeroing in on PG Nate Wolters for 10-day deal after Wolters cleared waivers earlier today following release by Bucks

  • 19d
    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Heard tonight Bucks want to keep Kenyon Martin for duration of season.

  • Outcome never in doubt as Bucks rout 76ers on the road

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "With his team in the midst of four games in five nights and only 11 players to work with, Bucks head coach Jason Kidd faces a challenge. He needs to put his players in positions to win games while also keeping them fresh. It wasn't too difficult on either front Wednesday night in..." January 08

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Milwaukee plans to waive guard Nate Wolters today to clear spot for a Kenyon Martin 10-day contract, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Bucks president: Public financing needed to spur development

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The new president of the Milwaukee Bucks said Tuesday that public financial support for a new, multipurpose arena is needed to spur additional development nearby. Peter Feigin said city, county and state support is crucial to build upon what the Bucks hope is a much larger investment in..." January 08

  • Suns offense heats up at right time to down Bucks

    Arizona Republic "With single-digit temperatures and a river suitable for skating outside the Bradley Center, the thawing of the Suns moved about as fast as a windshield defrost Tuesday night. Amid the frozen, the Suns were letting it go. Their dribbles went where hands weren't waiting. Their passes went..." January 07

  • Larry Sanders on rumor he doesn't want to play: 'That's not true'

    CBSSports.com "Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders hasn't played since Dec. 23, with the team citing illness and then "personal reasons" to explain his absence, but he rejoined the team to watch their loss to the Phoenix Suns from the bench on Tuesday. He spoke to reporters afterward, and he addressed the rumor..." January 07

  • Sanders rejoins Bucks, nixes retirement talk

    ESPN.com "Larry Sanders rejoined the Bucks on Tuesday for the first time since Dec. 23 and watched Milwaukee's 102-96 loss to the Phoenix Suns from the bench. Sanders had been away dealing with illness and what the team termed personal issues. Earlier this week, one media report on Twitter suggested the..." January 07

  • Bucks looking to create home-court advantage

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "A young basketball team usually struggles on the road, but that hasn't been the case for the Milwaukee Bucks. Winners of four straight away from home for the first time in nearly three years, the Bucks have already doubled their road victories from a year ago and are on pace for their most road..." January 06

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    #Bucks coach Jason Kidd tells @620wtmj that he believes Larry Sanders will be back in the next couple of days, possibly as early as tomorrow

  • Larry Sanders Tells Bucks He Doesn't Want To Play Basketball Anymore

    Real GM Basketball "Larry Sanders recently told some members of the Milwaukee Bucks' front office that he doesn't want to play basketball anymore, according to sources. Sanders is in the first season of a four-year, $44 million extension and hasn't played in the past six games. " January 06

  • Milwaukee wins fourth straight road game in 95-82 win over New York

    Brew Hoop "We're 35 games into the season, and the Bucks are above .500 away from the BC and have a better road record than home record. If you predicted that, please raise your hand and a nearby representative will bring your winnings to you shortly. The Bucks improved their road record to 11-10 Sunday..." January 05

  • Bucks' Parker, Inglis to undergo season-ending surgeries Monday

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Milwaukee Bucks rookies Jabari Parker and Damien Inglis will both undergo season-ending surgeries Monday. The surgery to repair Parker's torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee will take place in New York. Parker traveled with the Bucks for Sunday's game against the Knicks and..." January 05

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    O.J. Mayo is game-time decision for Bucks tonight due to illness. Did not take part in shootaround this a.m. at Baruch College.

  • 27d
    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Sources tell me Bucks star rookie Jabari Parker will probably have ACL surgery next week, possibly as soon as Monday.

  • 27d
    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    #Bucks coach Jason Kidd said Larry Sanders is out due to “personal reasons” and there’s no timetable for his return to the team.

  • Larry Sanders won't start when he returns, Jason Kidd says

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Larry Sanders is scheduled to miss his fifth consecutive game Friday night when the Milwaukee Bucks return home to face the Indiana Pacers. Sanders is listed as being out with illness but few details have been disclosed about the nature of the malady keeping him out of the lineup. Bucks..." January 02

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Bucks report Jerryd Bayless out tonight with sore left knee. Bayless has been key performer off bench.

  • 31d
    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    NBA free agent veteran forward Kenyon Martin is heading to Cleveland to meet with Bucks coach Jason Kidd today, a source told Yahoo Sports.

  • 32d
    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    Change of plans. @ATolliver44 is INACTIVE for #Pistons. SVG said yesterday he would be active.

  • 32d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Update: Bucks center Larry Sanders is out for Charlotte game and not traveling with team today. Possible he could meet team in Cleveland.

  • 32d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Ersan Ilyasova (concussion) is out vs. Charlotte on Monday. Larry Sanders (illness) is listed as questionable on Bucks injury report.

  • With win over Hawks, Bucks match win total from last season

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A scrambling, hustling defensive effort put the Milwaukee Bucks in great shape against a streaking Atlanta Hawks team. Add Jared Dudley's uncanny shooting display, the return of center John Henson and a start for point guard Kendall Marshall, and what did you have? It was a..." December 27

  • Teams Turn to a Face Reader, Looking for That Winning Smile

    New York Times "When two financiers purchased the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million last April, they promised to pour not only money and new management into the moribund franchise, but also the same kind of creative and critical thinking that had helped make them hedge fund billionaires. It was not enough to..." December 27

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    Bob Rathbun @BobRathbunTV

    Per @DanSmyz Bucks intel, John Henson remains questionable with a left foot sprain.

  • Bucks' Parker optimistic after season-ending surgery

    The Score "Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker isn't letting an ACL tear get him down. The second overall pick of the 2014 draft opened up prior to the Bucks' loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday. Parker, who will spend the remainder of this season rehabbing his injured knee, sounded positive about..." December 24

  • Hornets defeat Bucks 108-101, win fourth straight

    At The Hive "Tonight was a game that earlier in the season the Charlotte Hornets would have lost. Heck, it was a game that many expected them to lose. It fit the script of the season all too well. The Hornets played well through the first three quarters of the game and entered the fourth in the lead. Except..." December 24

  • Bucks owners pledge another $50 million toward new arena

    Pro Basketball Talk "Adam Silver says the Bucks are close to announcing the site of their new arena, but the bigger issue remains funding its construction. Bucks owners Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry pledged $100 million, and so did former owner Herb Kohl. A minority investor estimated other private financers could..." December 23

  • Ersan Ilyasova returns to practice, could play vs. Hornets

    Brew Hoop "Ersan Ilyasova was just hitting his stride when a stray elbow from Tristan Thompson on December 2 left him with nasal fractures that have sidelined him for the past three weeks." December 22

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Kidd said Ersan Ilyasova getting closer to return and will be evaluated next week when Bucks return home off 4-game trip.