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Category: The Off Season

Bucks trade with Clippers to acquire a future 1st-round pick

Bucks trade with Clippers to acquire a future 1st-round pick

| August 26, 2014 | 9 Replies

Share The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired a lottery-protected 2017 first-round pick from the Los Angeles Clippers. The full swap details from the team’s press release: The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired forward Jared Dudley and a 2017 conditional first round draft pick from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for forward Carlos Delfino, center Miroslav Raduljica and [...]

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NBA schedule announced: Bucks open in Charlotte

NBA schedule announced: Bucks open in Charlotte

| August 13, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareFor a few teams, the annual release of the NBA schedule is somewhat of a holiday. The Bucks are not one of those teams. While a quartet of Western Conference heavyweights will kick off the season with a double-header on October 28, the Bucks will open up a night later, traveling to Charlotte for the [...]

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A great debate: Eric Bledsoe

A great debate: Eric Bledsoe

| July 28, 2014 | 20 Replies

ShareThere’s been a lot of talk regarding Eric Bledsoe’s restricted free agency over the past week. We heard that he was heading back to the Suns eventually. We heard him say the Suns were using his restricted status against him. We heard him debated and pondered across the internet. As July nears August and basketball news is [...]

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Bucks officially claim Kendall Marshall off waivers

Bucks officially claim Kendall Marshall off waivers

| July 20, 2014 | 22 Replies

Share The Bucks have officially obtained the rights to Kendall Marshall.  Per the team’s press release: The Milwaukee Bucks have been awarded the contract of guard Kendall Marshall (6-4, 195) on a waiver claim, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Marshall was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers on July 18. Appearing in 54 games [...]

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Summer Spurs 100 – Summer Bucks 71: A lot of Giannis, a little of Jabari and precious little else

Summer Spurs 100 – Summer Bucks 71: A lot of Giannis, a little of Jabari and precious little else

| July 16, 2014 | 13 Replies

Share The Summer Bucks continued to flounder in the Las Vegas Summer League, dropping a 100-71 loss to the summer version of the San Antonio Spurs. Giannis Antetokounmpo paced the Bucks with 20 points as he continued his adventures as the offensive creator for Milwaukee’s offense. Some may go so far as to call him [...]

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Stein: Milwaukee Bucks and Jerryd Bayless closing in on a deal

Stein: Milwaukee Bucks and Jerryd Bayless closing in on a deal

| July 16, 2014 | 6 Replies

ShareAccording to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Milwaukee Bucks are closing in on a deal with NBA journeyman guard Jerryd Bayless. ESPN sources say Milwaukee Bucks are closing in on a deal with free-agent guard Jerryd Bayless — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 16, 2014 Bayless, a 6-foot-3, 200 pound combo guard, averaged 9.3 points per game [...]

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If he grows, Giannis Antetokounmpo could be the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard

If he grows, Giannis Antetokounmpo could be the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareJason Kidd was a tall point guard. Last season, the most successful coaching decision Kidd made involved an even taller point guard. Now Kidd is in Milwaukee tinkering with the player who may become the tallest point guard of all: Giannis Antetokounmpo. “With (Brandon) Knight and Giannis, we have additional playmakers and when we have that [...]

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Summer Jazz 87 – Summer Bucks 71: Giannis … then everyone else

Summer Jazz 87 – Summer Bucks 71: Giannis … then everyone else

| July 15, 2014 | 22 Replies

ShareIt was almost alarming how bad the Summer Milwaukee Bucks looked Monday night in an 87-71 loss to the Summer Utah Jazz. They couldn’t hit a jump shot. They couldn’t finish at the rim. They had no answer for raw second year center Rudy Gobert, who sealed off defenders and finished in the paint on offense [...]

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Summer Suns 93 – Summer Bucks 82: Parker the power forward

Summer Suns 93 – Summer Bucks 82: Parker the power forward

| July 14, 2014

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Phoenix Suns in a very Las Vegas Summer League game Sunday night.  The pace was frantic. The game was sloppy. The players were winded and tried to do too much. They keep stats for summer league games. Jabari Parker finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Nate Wolters scored [...]

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