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Neither Marc Lasry nor Wesley Edens will be the president of the Bucks

Neither Marc Lasry nor Wesley Edens will be the president of the Bucks

| June 2, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share As part of their public relations blitz on Milwaukee last Friday, Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens joined the Homer & Gabe show on ESPN Milwaukee 540 AM. It was the most revealing interview of the day for the new owners, as they were pressed with a number of interesting questions and occasionally re-asked a question [...]

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The lottery is done. The Milwaukee Bucks will pick second. So where do we go from here?

The lottery is done. The Milwaukee Bucks will pick second. So where do we go from here?

| May 21, 2014 | 39 Replies

ShareIt’s hard to think of a night in the past few years, outside of that short playoff run in 2010, that Milwaukee Bucks fans enjoyed more than yesterday. There were multiple parties in the city of Milwaukee dedicated to the thing they like that typically no one cares about. Judging from the photos, videos and [...]

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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

ShareGiannis 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, and [...]

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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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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 | 6 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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Stein: Wesley Edens & Marc Lasry will purchase Milwaukee Bucks for $550 milllion

Stein: Wesley Edens & Marc Lasry will purchase Milwaukee Bucks for $550 milllion

| April 16, 2014 | 12 Replies

ShareAccording to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl will announce today that the team has been sold to billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. ESPN has learned Bucks owner Herb Kohl will announce sale of the team later today to Wesley Edens & Marc Lasry for price of $550 milllion — Marc Stein [...]

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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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