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A great debate: Eric Bledsoe

A great debate: Eric Bledsoe

| July 28, 2014 | 15 Replies

Share There’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 [...]

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Carlos Delfino will not play in the FIBA World Cup

Carlos Delfino will not play in the FIBA World Cup

| July 25, 2014 | Reply

ShareCarlos Delfino will not play in the FIBA World Cup after all. Per his personal website, Delfino has opted out because the recovery from his broken foot and the subsequent surgery has not progressed to the point where he could play for Argentina’s national team. Argentina had included Delfino on a preliminary roster a month [...]

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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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Buck Hits: New owners, Kidd talks about his roster, lots of Giannis, and a new lottery?

Buck Hits: New owners, Kidd talks about his roster, lots of Giannis, and a new lottery?

| July 17, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareDespite the activity at the Las Vegas Summer League, there are a number of stories relevant to the Bucks away from Vegas, starting with a slate of new owners. Bucks.com Wednesday night, Adam Silver announced that a new slate of owners had been approved by the NBA’s Board of Governors earlier that day. On Thursday, [...]

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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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The Bucks are shopping Ersan Ilyasova. The Bucks are not shopping Ersan Ilyasova.

The Bucks are shopping Ersan Ilyasova. The Bucks are not shopping Ersan Ilyasova.

| July 16, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareStop me if you’ve heard this one before: Bucks are still shopping Ilyasova and, as an NBA official added “shopping him hard.” — Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) July 14, 2014 And stop me if you’ve heard this one before: One more note about Milwaukee: Hearing there’s strong sentiment within the organization to keep hold of Ersan [...]

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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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