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June 17, 2019 - 3:34 pm
The Milwaukee Bucks have some big decisions looming as NBA Free Agency approaches. Khris Middleton, expected to opt-out of his current contract, Malcolm Brogdon and Brook Lopez -- among other key contributors -- are due for new deals and more money. So, the team needs cap space. There are limited...
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June 11, 2019 - 2:21 pm
The Memphis Grizzlies announced the hiring of Taylor Jenkins as the team's next head coach, Tuesday. Jenkins was a Milwaukee Bucks assistant under Mike Budenholzer for the 2018-19 NBA season. Jenkins is now the third "branch" of Budenholzer's coaching tree -- he joins Quin Snyder (Jazz) and Kenny...
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© Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-USA TODAY Sports
June 07, 2019 - 7:00 pm
MILWAUKEE -- General Manager Jon Horst, the architect (in part) behind the Milwaukee Bucks' NBA-best, 60-win season and Eastern Conference Finals run, is getting paid: The Milwaukee Bucks have signed general manager Jon Horst to a multi-year contract extension, keeping him with the team through the...
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© Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports
May 20, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo will fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in his native Greece this summer. The court will be built outside Athens in a region ravaged by fire that killed at least 100 people last year. Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund...
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Bill Michaels
May 20, 2019 - 11:28 am
Los Angeles, CA - Why did the Los Angeles Lakers hire former Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd? A report says that someday Kidd may play an instrumental role in luring the Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo to Los Angeles. Kidd coached Antetokounmpo for over three seasons in Milwaukee and developed a...
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© Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
May 19, 2019 - 9:45 pm
TORONTO -- The Bucks' usual superstars were held in check tonight, yet the Raptors still needed two overtime periods to beat Milwaukee 118-112. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe combined for 32 points on 11/48 shooting, with Giannis tying a career high with eight turnovers on...
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© Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
May 17, 2019 - 10:21 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks jumped out to an early 9-0 lead and never looked back, beating the Raptors 125-103 - taking a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals as the series shifts North of the border. Ersan Ilyasova had a massive first half, as he and Nikola Mirotic combined for 30 first half...
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© Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
May 17, 2019 - 3:43 pm
LeBron James' team(s) represented the Eastern Conference in every NBA Finals from 2011-2018. He reigned supreme, ruling the conference without any real threat to his throne. Now, he's moved west, opening the door for a new king to claim the Conference throne. Is Giannis that king? He's all but...
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© Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-USA TODAY Sports
May 16, 2019 - 5:07 pm
The Bucks' posted an NBA-best 60 regular-season wins. The Bucks' dominated the first two rounds of the 2019 NBA Playoffs. They're both thanks, in part, to the work of young general manager Jon Horst. Two years into his tenure, he's still the youngest at what he does in the NBA. It'd be easy for the...
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© Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports
May 16, 2019 - 2:38 pm
Giannis Antetokounmpo's case for NBA Most Valuable Player has likely gotten stronger, if not guaranteed, as he has lead his team through a dominating playoff run. For veteran teammate Pau Gasol, the case on Giannis' candidacy closed in his favor musch earlier. Gasol has played with and against some...
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