Bucks Rumors & News

  • Former No. 1 Overall Pick Kwame Brown Reportedly Has His Eyes Set On An NBA Comeback

    Uproxx "really deserved the literal and metaphorical beatings he took during his disappointing NBA journeyman’s career. He didn’t ask to be the No. 1 pick in the 2001 Draft, and he certainly didn’t ask for the burden of expectation that came along with having to make front-office neophyte Michael Jordan..." August 23

  • Kevin Durant, USA blow out Serbia to win Olympic gold

    USA Today "They weren’t the Dream Team, or even the Redeem Team – not even close. But by the time Team USA’s 96-66 win against Serbia was complete on Sunday and the mission for the third consecutive gold medal was complete, only one thing mattered more than all the comparisons that always inevitably come:..." August 21

  • NBA Moves 2017 All-Star Game To New Orleans

    Real GM Basketball "The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans. An official announcement is expected by the end of Friday. The All-Star Game was previously scheduled to take place in Charlotte but the NBA decided to relocate it due to a state law in North Carolina that limits..." August 19

  • Jason Terry, Steve Novak to add leadership for Bucks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Veterans Jason Terry and Steve Novak are expected to be signed to fill out the Milwaukee Bucks roster, a league source said Friday. The Bucks currently have the youngest roster in the league and the additions of the 38-year-old Terry and 33-year-old Novak would bring some balance and..." August 19

  • Report: Bucks in 'advanced discussions' to sign Jason Terry

    The Score "The Milwaukee Bucks are in advanced discussions to sign veteran combo guard Jason terry, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Terry, a 17-year veteran of the 1999 NBA Draft, is a mere four years younger than Bucks head coach Jason Kidd. The two even played as teammates on the 2011 championship..." August 19

  • Charles Barkley Has Some Harsh Words For The U.S. Olympic Basketball Team’s Roster

    Uproxx "The U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team isn’t exactly dominating in Rio de Janiero so far. Sure, it finished the group stage 5-0, but the team had some close calls, including three-point wins over France and Serbia. With the knockout round set to start on Wednesday, the Americans have some..." August 17

  • O.J. Mayo: ‘I’ll Be Back Soon’

    SLAM Online "O.J. Mayo spoke publicly for the first time since he was “dismissed” from the NBA for violating the anti-drug program, vowing that he’ll be back in the League soon. Mayo, 28, says he has appealed the two-year suspension. The free agent guard is recovering from foot surgery. " August 16

  • USA Basketball’s quest for superstar continuity may be impossible

    SB Nation "When Jerry Colangelo took over USA Basketball in 2005, he had both immediate and long-term goals. He wanted to wash the taste of bronze out of America’s mouth and he wanted to build a sustainable program. On most accounts, he has succeeded. While the United States slipped in the 2006 FIBA World..." August 16

  • Jabari Parker wants to be a schoolteacher after NBA career

    The Score "Jabari Parker is only two years into his pro basketball career, but he already knows what he wants to do after he hangs up his sneakers. The Milwaukee Bucks forward wants to go back to school and become a schoolteacher. In a note published Monday in The Players' Tribune, the former No. 2..." August 16

  • Steve Novak “getting close” to Bucks return

    Brew Hoop "Steve Novak has been a fixture at Bucks-related events this summer, so you’d be forgiven for forgetting that the Brown Deer native isn’t actually under contract with his hometown club. Still, it’s been widely assumed that the 33-year-old Novak would eventually be re-signed once the Bucks’ other..." August 15

  • Dellavedova has what Bucks need

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Australian point guard Matthew Dellavedova plays defense like a UFC fighter crowds an opponent, minus the punching and kicking. He gets in your face, gets under your skin, gets into your head. When the Aussies played Serbia in an Olympic preliminary round game earlier this week, Dellavedova..." August 13

  • FIBA pushing for 3-on-3 in 2020 Olympics

    The Score "The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) is pushing for the inclusion of three-on-three basketball in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, FIBA secretary-general Patrick Baumann told USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt on Thursday. The request is under consideration by the International Olympic..." August 11

  • David Stern to give speech in support of legalized sports gambling

    The Comeback "New NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been outspoken in his support for legalized gambling across the United States, and that fight has received an unlikely ally – Silver’s predecessor, David Stern. At the Global Gaming Expo, held in Las Vegas near the end of September, Stern will be a featured..." August 11

  • Ray Allen still eyeing NBA comeback, has spoken with Celtics and Bucks

    Larry Brown Sports "Ray Allen is still interested in playing in the NBA next season, and the 41-year-old says the perception that he would only want to join the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers is wrong. In an interview with Dom Amore the Hartford Courant, Allen reiterated that he would not return to..." August 08

  • NBA Chief Adam Silver Isn’t Expecting Another Lockout in 2017

    Bloomberg "I’m going to abuse my privilege here to lodge a complaint, which is that basketball is a great flow sport, but NBA games stop too much. If it were me, I’d try to take most of the timeouts away from coaches. I know you have to have them for commercials and for rest, but if they were just programmed..." August 06

  • Who wants Greg Monroe, and what, if anything, can the Bucks get for him?

    CBS Sports "When Greg Monroe signed with the Milwaukee Bucks last summer, it was supposed to be a win for all the small markets -- a clear indication that they could now realistically compete for, and ultimately get, the big names on the free-agent market. Monroe, who shunned offers from both the Knicks and..." August 04

  • NBA union boss ‘optimistic’ there won’t be a lockout next year

    Yahoo! Sports "This July, Kevin Durant decided to join the Golden State Warriors. (Y’know, in case you missed it.) That was one of many, many transactions during a month in which NBA teams flush with cash thanks to a salary cap sent skyrocketing by the league’s $24 billion broadcast rights deal spent to such a..." August 02

  • Jalen Rose thinks NBA players should only get to play in the Olympics once

    USA Today "Jalen Rose stopped by the Summer of Jeep event in Chicago along with 25 students from the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. The school began in 2011, and has now graduated 170 students, all who were accepted into college, trade school or the military. He brought the group to Chicago to see Team USA..." August 01

  • Bucks Sign Thon Maker and Malcolm Brogdon

    NBA.com "The Milwaukee Bucks have signed 2016 NBA Draft picks Thon Maker (10th overall) and Malcolm Brogdon (36th overall), General Manager John Hammond announced today. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed in accordance with team policy. Maker played two seasons for the Athlete Institute Academy..." August 01

  • NBA to Fund Health Care for Former Players with at Least 3 Seasons of Experience

    Bleacher Report "The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced Wednesday it will fund health care for the league's retired players who racked up at least three years of experience, per Howard Beck of Bleacher Report. The statement noted player representatives passed the vote to fund the health..." July 27

  • Greivis Vasquez uncertain for Rio Olympics

    Nets Daily "Sean Marks said Wednesday he anticipates going to Rio de Janiero next month because the Nets will have three players --Bojan Bogdanovic, Luis Scola and Greivis Vasquez-- playing in the Olympics. But he may be only able to see two of his players in Rio. Reports in the Venezuelan press seem to..." July 25

  • Knicks Interested In Greg Monroe?

    Hoops Rumors "The Knicks are among the teams with an interest in acquiring Bucks center Greg Monroe, who reportedly remains available, Sam Amico of Amico Hoops reports, citing league sources. The Knicks would likely need a third team to help facilitate a trade for Monroe, Amico adds. The Bucks-Monroe..." July 21

  • Bucks reportedly discussed Westbrook trade involving "significant assets," backed off over extension refusal

    Brew Hoop "The Milwaukee Bucks were reportedly among the teams to recently discuss a trade for Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook, according to Adam Joseph yesterday on Twitter: The Thunder's asking price remains very high, as expected. Although the Bucks have a few highly valuable assets such..." July 21

  • The NBA will create TV-style shows exclusively for Twitter

    Sporting News "Twitter continues to partner with sports industries, and the latest pairing is with the NBA. The social media company and basketball league made a joint statement Tuesday announcing a deal which allows Twitter to broadcast "exclusive original live programming" from the NBA. But the programming..." July 19

  • NBA execs want an NFL-style franchise tag. Players should hate that idea.

    SB Nation "The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps put together a tidy package of flashpoints in upcoming NBA labor negotiations, issues that could be so divisive they could spark another season-damaging lockout. We'll talk more about the Lockout Warning Level as summer wears on, but one item in particular piqued..." July 19

  • Bucks Continue To Shop Greg Monroe In Trade Talks

    Real GM Basketball "The Milwaukee Bucks continue to have interest in trading away Greg Monroe this offseason. The Bucks re-signed Miles Plumlee to a five-year, $52 million deal this week." July 19

  • Larry Sanders is interested in a return and the Cavs should be interested

    Fear The Sword "When Larry Sanders walked away from his contract worth $27 million on February 26th, 2015 it sent shock-waves throughout the NBA community. For a relatively healthy player to give up so much guaranteed money was relatively unheard of, especially one with as much talent and ability as..." July 19

  • Bucks, Plumlee agree to four-year, $50 million deal

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A league source said Monday the Milwaukee Bucks and Miles Plumlee have agreed to a four-year, $50 million contract. Plumlee was a restricted free agent but had indicated after the season he wanted to return to Milwaukee. Bucks coach Jason Kidd and management also said they wanted to sign him to..." July 18

  • Mark Cuban cracks joke about '40-year-old' NBA rookie Thon Maker

    Fox Sports "Just a couple days after racking up 10 fouls in a game, Milwaukee Bucks rookie Thon Maker led his team with 17 points in a Summer League loss to the Dallas Mavericks Thursday. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was in the building to watch the game and joined the television broadcast, and Cuban was asked..." July 14

  • Report: Warriors not interested in signing Larry Sanders

    The Score "Despite his coded lobbying for NBA work with either the Golden State Warriors or the Cleveland Cavaliers, Larry Sanders will reportedly not land with Golden State, according to ESPN's Ethan Sherwood Strauss. The Warriors looked into adding Sanders but decided against it, reports..." July 13

  • Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo Begin Military Terms in Greece

    Bleacher Report "Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Westchester Knicks, respectively, are both working hard on their basketball careers, but in the meantime, duty calls. According to Naftemporiki, the Antetokounmpo brothers started their mandatory Greek military service on Wednesday...." July 13

  • NBA Announces Changes to Intentional Foul Rules

    Bleacher Report "The NBA announced changes to its intentional fouling rules Tuesday following years of debate regarding teams' various Hack-a-Shaq strategies. According to the league's official press release, the NBA Board of Governors approved a rule change for the 2016-17 season that will make the intentional..." July 13

  • Milwaukee's Thon Maker was called for 10 fouls in a single game

    Fox Sports "The Milwaukee Bucks' 10th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft Thon Maker scored 10 points in a Summer League loss to the Grizzlies Monday in Las Vegas, but he also racked up 10 personal fouls in 30 minutes. The rules of the Summer League are different than in the NBA. Instead of a six-foul..." July 12

  • Warriors yet to pursue ex-Bucks center Sanders

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors have two available spots on their roster, and with center Andrew Bogut gone to Dallas they’d like to fill one of them with a rim-protecting big man. Larry Sanders, formerly of the Milwaukee Bucks, would fit such a profile. Away from the NBA since December 2014, the 6-foot-11 center..." July 11

  • Larry Sanders trolls fans by hinting he'll sign with Warriors or Cavaliers

    The Score "Larry Sanders may or may not be ready to return to the NBA, but the 27-year-old certainly wants his Twitter followers to think he is. The 6-foot-11 VCU alumnus posted two photos on his social media account on Saturday: one from the film "The Warriors" (Golden State Warriors?) ... ... and..." July 09

  • Greg Monroe to Pelicans for a package revolving around Tyreke Evans

    The Bird Writes "With the signing of Langston Galloway, the New Orleans Pelicans are hovering right around the $90 million mark in total team salary. This figure doesn't even include Buddy Hield or Cheick Diallo and the non-guaranteed contracts of Luke Babbitt and Toney Douglas. Hence, any remaining sizable move..." July 09

  • Jabari Parker to Joe Walsh: “You Ain’t Landing a Single Finger on Barack Obama”

    The Source "LeBron James might have been the biggest, but he wasn’t the only athlete to speak up in recent hours regarding the devastating police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and the bevy of responses and debates that have followed. Today, Milwaukee Bucks power forward Jabari Parker, a..." July 08

  • Cavaliers send Dellavedova to Bucks in sign-and-trade

    The Score "The Cleveland Cavaliers have sent guard Matthew Dellavedova in a sign-and-trade to the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced on Thursday. In return, the Cavs receive a $4.8-million trade exception, cash, and the rights to Albert Miralles. "We wish Delly the best as he continues his career in..." July 07

  • Can the Portland Trail Blazers pull off a Greg Monroe trade?

    Blazer's Edge "The Portland Trail Blazers seem a bit, well, inert during this free agency period. Evan Turner's massive 4-year, $70 million deal is one thing, but it clearly necessitates a second move by God Emperor of Dune President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey. My -- and your -- question is: what is..." July 07

  • Salary-cap projection for 2017-18 season to be lower than expected

    ESPN "In a surprise turn, the NBA is pulling back on its salary-cap projection for the 2017-18 season, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN, and it could complicate the Golden State Warriors' efforts to keep their new super team together. The league previously projected the 2017-18 cap to hit..." July 07

  • Dwyane Wade meeting with teams in New York

    Yahoo! Sports "Miami Heat free agent Dwyane Wade is meeting with rival suitors in New York, and a decision on his future could come as soon as Wednesday night, league sources told The Vertical. Wade has traveled to New York for meetings that will include the Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat,..." July 06

  • Dwyane Wade cancels free agent meeting with Milwaukee Bucks

    Palm Beach Post "As the Heat wait on Dwyane Wade, there’s some news on his future plans. Wade has canceled some free agent meetings with teams he had set up for later this week, according to a report from ESPN on Tuesday. NBA.com’s David Aldridge went on to report that Wade canceled his Wednesday meeting with..." July 05

  • Books adjust NBA odds in wake of Durant to the Warriors

    Covers.com "Well, this is certainly a holiday weekend that Bay Area basketball fans will never forget. We were told to expect an announcement in the Kevin Durant free agency sweepstakes at some point over the weekend, and the bombshell dropped just before noon EST on July 4. Former Oklahoma City Thunder..." July 05

  • Cavs will not match Bucks' offer to Dellavedova

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers will not match the offer sheet restricted free agent guard Matthew Dellavedova received from the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources informed cleveland.com. Dellavedova, 25, is expected to sign his four-year, $38.5 million deal shortly after July 7, the first day free agents..." July 04

  • Nuggets, Bucks still in the mix for Heat free agent Dwyane Wade

    CBS Sports "The Denver Nuggets "continue to have active interest" in signing free agent guard Dwyane Wade, according to ESPN's Marc Stein, who also reported that the Milwaukee Bucks are still scheduled to meet with him. Wade, who has been a member of the Miami Heat since he was drafted in 2003, is reportedly..." July 04

  • Why NBA players get paid so much more than NFL stars

    SB Nation "Among the loudest voices expressing shock over some of the massive deals signed on the first day of NBA free agency were NFL players. Ryan Wilson at CBS Sports has a good round-up. This example from DeAngelo Williams sums up the sentiment. Many sports fans — even many NBA fans, who have had..." July 02

  • Dwyane Wade to meet with Milwaukee Bucks next week

    Brew Hoop "It's the rumor that just won't go away, huh? ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported Friday evening that Dwyane Wade is "in contract talks" with the Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks, with the possibility that Wade would set up meetings with both teams sometimes next week. Charles Gardner of the..." July 02

  • Matthew Dellavedova agrees to 4-year, $38 million offer sheet with Bucks, per report

    SB Nation "Matthew Dellavedova has reached an agreement with the Milwaukee Bucks on a four-year, $38 million offer sheet, reports ESPN's Zach Lowe. The Cavaliers will have three days to decide whether to match once the moratorium ends on July 7. Dellavedova sought a multi-year deal last summer, but had to..." July 01

  • Bucks, Mirza Teletovic agree on 3-year, $30 million deal

    SB Nation "The Bucks and free agent forward Mirza Teletovic have agreed on a three-year, $30 million deal, according to ESPN's Marc Stein." July 01

  • Sixers Sign Guard Jerryd Bayless

    CBS Philly "The Philadelphia 76ers have signed guard Jerryd Bayless to a three-year deal worth $27 million, according to an AP source." July 01

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