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“I love the Bucks and the Bucks love me”: Giannis Antetokounmpo says all the right things

“I love the Bucks and the Bucks love me”: Giannis Antetokounmpo says all the right things

| May 21, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share Giannis Antetokounmpo was in Manhattan at the NBA Lottery last night, which makes sense, because the question on everyone’s mind was mostly, “Which young player are the Bucks going to pair with Giannis?” So it made complete sense for him to be there, and his interviews did not disappoint, revealing a mix of dedication, earnestness, [...]

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Bucks finish 2nd in NBA Lottery

Bucks finish 2nd in NBA Lottery

| May 20, 2014 | 10 Replies

ShareThe Bucks won the #2 overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft. The Cleveland Cavaliers, for the third time in five years, will pick #1. Mallory Edens, daughter of co-owner Wesley Edens, was the Bucks representative on stage and Alexander Lasry, son of co-owner Marc Lasry, was the team’s representative backstage where the actual balls [...]

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A new envelope opener and other NBA Lottery notes

A new envelope opener and other NBA Lottery notes

| May 19, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareA new envelope opener During his time as the NBA’s Deputy Commissioner, Adam Silver presided over the NBA Lottery. From 200t to 2013, the job of opening envelopes was his. With Silver now installed as the Commissioner, the job gets turned over to the new Deputy: Mark Tatum. Where David Stern and Silver came to [...]

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NBA Board of Governors approves sale of Bucks

NBA Board of Governors approves sale of Bucks

| May 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareThe NBA’s Board of Governors unanimously voted to approve the sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. In April, Lasry, Edens and former owner Herb Kohl came to a tentative agreement to transfer the team for a price of $550 million. The sale of the team sets up the end of [...]

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Sale of Bucks to get NBA approval tomorrow, according to report

Sale of Bucks to get NBA approval tomorrow, according to report

| May 14, 2014 | Reply

Share According to an ESPN report by Brian Windhorst, the sale of the Bucks to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens is expected to become get approved by the NBA Board of Governors tomorrow. The $550 million sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to hedge fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry is expected to be finalized [...]

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You’ll Never Believe the One Crazy Trick Your Subpar NBA Team Could Use to Become a Contender

You’ll Never Believe the One Crazy Trick Your Subpar NBA Team Could Use to Become a Contender

| May 6, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareFive, ten, thirty years ago, the world was a simpler place. Titles were titles, tidy encapsulations of stories. When the lead story of a newspaper read, “British Troops Encircle Capital”, the words summed up an entire story in four words. Now, thanks to Upworthy, Buzzfeed, Distractify and the like, titles have been replaced with nebulous mini-paragraphs that [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo finishes seventh in Rookie of the Year voting

Giannis Antetokounmpo finishes seventh in Rookie of the Year voting

| May 5, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareGiannis Antetkounmpo finished in a tie for seventh in the NBA’s Rookie of the Year voting, earning a solitary third-place vote. Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers won the award by earning 104 of a possible 124 first-place votes. He finished with a total of 569 points. Victor Oladipo of the Orlando Magic placed second with [...]

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Potential second round draft pick Nikola Jokic declares for the NBA Draft

Potential second round draft pick Nikola Jokic declares for the NBA Draft

| April 24, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share Nikola Jokic today declared himself eligible for the 2014 NBA Draft, according to his agent, Misko Raznatovic. Jokic certainly won’t be the the Milwaukee Bucks’ top pick in the upcoming draft. But remember, the Bucks have all of the second round picks. While jokes were made at Milwaukee’s expense as they collected second rounders last [...]

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If no arena is built, NBA has buyback option on Bucks, according to report

If no arena is built, NBA has buyback option on Bucks, according to report

| April 22, 2014 | 4 Replies

ShareAccording to a report by ESPN, the NBA has a buyback provision written into the sale contract of the Milwaukee Bucks that will allow the NBA to buy back the team if an arena deal is not reached by November 2017. Last week, Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry reached an agreement to acquire the team from [...]

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