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Here’s to you, 2013-14 Milwaukee Bucks

Here’s to you, 2013-14 Milwaukee Bucks

| April 16, 2014 | 9 Replies

Share The season from hell. Where everything went wrong. Where everyone got hurt. Where the coach could never install what he wanted to do. Where players fought with each other. Where a centerpiece was nearly arrested and definitely suspended. Where the team lost more games than it ever had before. I thought for certain I [...]

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Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry purchase Bucks, donate to new arena

Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry purchase Bucks, donate to new arena

| April 16, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share“Well I wasn’t going to live forever. I’ve approached a time in my life when I have had to think about to think about, ‘How do we approach the idea of succession?” And then, that was brought to a head by the need for a new building and the fact that that’s a project over [...]

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Billionaires Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens were close to buying Bucks, according to report

Billionaires Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens were close to buying Bucks, according to report

| April 11, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareAccording Bill Simmons of Grantland, Herb Kohl nearly agreed to sell the team to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. As I tweeted last weekend, the Seattle guys (Steve Ballmer and Chris Hansen) aren’t getting the team — even though they were willing to go higher than anyone else, they dropped out because Herb Kohl (the longtime Bucks [...]

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Buck Hits: Kohl closer to selling team locally, according to report

Buck Hits: Kohl closer to selling team locally, according to report

| March 18, 2014 | Reply

ShareIs Herb Kohl ready to sell? According to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times, he may be. There are three key aspects to Woelfel’s story: 1) Kohl has already turned down as many as two out-of-town suitors.   Kohl wants the Bucks to stay in Milwaukee long-term, and he is narrowing the list of [...]

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Report: Junior Bridgeman approached in search for investors for new Bucks ownership group

Report: Junior Bridgeman approached in search for investors for new Bucks ownership group

| February 25, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareAccording to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel by Don Walker, former Buck Junior Bridgeman has been approached as a potential investor in the the team. A source with knowledge of Herb Kohl’s efforts to bring in new investors to the Milwaukee Bucks as a way of keeping the team in Milwaukee, said Bridgeman, one of [...]

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Will Herb Kohl find who he is looking for in Wisconsin’s private sector?

Will Herb Kohl find who he is looking for in Wisconsin’s private sector?

| December 18, 2013 | 9 Replies

ShareIt sounds like Herb Kohl is looking for Herb Kohl. “Just when it seemed the political community would be unable to quickly reach a consensus on how to save the Bucks, much less build them a new and larger facility in which to play, business people in the private sector stepped in and literally saved [...]

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Herb Kohl looking to ‘broaden ownership’ of the Milwaukee Bucks

Herb Kohl looking to ‘broaden ownership’ of the Milwaukee Bucks

| December 16, 2013 | 5 Replies

ShareMilwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced today that he’s considering “broadening the ownership of the Bucks as a way to strengthen the franchise and keep it in Milwaukee.” We’ve grabbed a relevant section, but you can Kohl’s entire press release posted by our friends over at Urban Milwaukee. When I bought the Milwaukee Bucks back [...]

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A new Milwaukee Bucks season, with the same Milwaukee Bucks goals

A new Milwaukee Bucks season, with the same Milwaukee Bucks goals

| October 2, 2013 | 14 Replies

ShareFrom the players’ faces to the general atmosphere, Bucks Media Day was hardly recognizable from last year. Gone were the questions of whether a team could win with two undersized, high-usage guards and whether a team could stay together given the lame-duck statuses of its players, coaching staff and general manager. Instead, those were replaced [...]

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Buck Hits: Changes to the way Bucks games look, sound, and feel

Buck Hits: Changes to the way Bucks games look, sound, and feel

| September 20, 2013 | 4 Replies

ShareFewer than three weeks remain until the first preseason game tips, and the Bucks have recently announced a number of changes that will impact the way games are presented this season and in the years to come. The Look: The Bucks announced that Tuesday they will reveal a new court design for the BMO Harris [...]

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