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Category: The Off Season

John Henson wants to be good and to be in Milwaukee

John Henson wants to be good and to be in Milwaukee

| July 15, 2013 | 23 Replies

Share It’s been hard for Milwaukee Bucks fans to miss John Henson in Milwaukee this summer. If he has it his way, it’ll be hard for the NBA to miss him next season too. He’s been at Summerfest. He’s gone fishing with fans in Lake Michigan. He’s tailgated at Brewer games. He hasn’t made the [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo conquers Croatia in Estonia

Giannis Antetokounmpo conquers Croatia in Estonia

| July 15, 2013 | 6 Replies

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo did a little bit of everything in Greece’s 77-68 win over Croatia in the FIBA Under-20 European Championship tourney in Estonia.  Antetokounmpo tallied 12 points, 15 rebounds, an assist and a crowd-pleasing six blocks. The Greeks trailed early in the first of four ten-minute quarters, but they quickly pulled back the lead after [...]

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Summer league backcourt balance: Bucks 69 – Pelicans 61

Summer league backcourt balance: Bucks 69 – Pelicans 61

| July 14, 2013 | 5 Replies

ShareAnother Milwaukee Bucks summer league game, another Milwaukee Bucks summer league win. The Bucks defeated the New Orleans Ho Pelicans 69-61 Sunday night thanks to a strong effort from their backcourt and a balanced scoring effort across the board. The absence of John Henson took away Milwaukee’s biggest edge. Saturday consisted of a lot of Milwaukee jumpers, [...]

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A little bit of John Henson goes a long way in Summer League: Bucks 88 – Nuggets 74

A little bit of John Henson goes a long way in Summer League: Bucks 88 – Nuggets 74

| July 13, 2013 | 13 Replies

ShareJohn Henson was very obviously the most talented player the Bucks were putting on the floor. And he was more talented than anyone the Nuggets were putting on the floor too. That’s something that we should all have seen coming, since he was a first round pick last season and has a year of well [...]

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Report: Atlanta Hawks match Milwaukee Bucks offer sheet for Jeff Teague

Report: Atlanta Hawks match Milwaukee Bucks offer sheet for Jeff Teague

| July 13, 2013 | 27 Replies

ShareThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Saturday afternoon that the Atlanta Hawks matched the offer sheet the Milwaukee Bucks extended to point guard Jeff Teague. The team matched the four-year, $32 million offer sheet from the Bucks on Saturday. The point guard, disillusioned with the progress of negotiations, signed the offer sheet on Wednesday. The window is [...]

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Report: Bucks interested in another Greek small forward

Report: Bucks interested in another Greek small forward

| July 12, 2013 | 5 Replies

ShareAfter drafting Giannis Antetokounmpo in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft, the Bucks are trying to acquire another Greek, according to EuroHoops.net. The Bucks recently lost out on the Andrei Kirilenko sweepstakes — if, indeed, they were even involved — so their search for a starting-caliber small forward remains priority number one (or two, [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo starts strong in the European U20 Championships

Giannis Antetokounmpo starts strong in the European U20 Championships

| July 12, 2013 | 7 Replies

ShareThere are at least two unfortunate things about Giannis Antetokounmpo playing for Greece in the European U20 Championship. 1. His commitment to the national team means he won’t be attending the Vegas Summer League with the Milwaukee Bucks’ other rookie, Nate Wolters and Milwaukee’s other young prospects, John Henson and Ish Smith. Obviously, the more [...]

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Bucks acquire Luke Ridnour, second round draft pick in 2014

Bucks acquire Luke Ridnour, second round draft pick in 2014

| July 11, 2013 | 13 Replies

ShareThe theme of this Milwaukee Bucks off season has been old faces and second round draft picks. So the three team deal Milwaukee participated in officially on Thursday night fits in just fine. Per the Bucks PR Department: The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired veteran guard Luke Ridnour (6-2, 175) as part of a three-team deal [...]

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Jeff Teague wants the Milwaukee Bucks, the Bucks want Teague, but the Hawks will decide

Jeff Teague wants the Milwaukee Bucks, the Bucks want Teague, but the Hawks will decide

| July 11, 2013 | 38 Replies

ShareThings are getting very interesting between Jeff Teague, the Atlanta Hawks and the Milwaukee Bucks. Wednesday night, reports surfaced that the Bucks had signed Teague to an offer sheet with $32 million over four years, presumably to be Milwaukee’s new starting point guard. But Teague is a restricted free agent, which gives the Hawks 72 [...]

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