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Milwaukee Bucks: Rounding Up Draft Reaction/Grades

In the instant reaction age, how did the Milwaukee Bucks far in major media NBA Draft grades? The night of the NBA Draft has never really lent itself to nuanced takes or startling insight, and with the selection of Thon Maker with the 10th overall pick on Thursday night, the Milwaukee Bucks pushed that concept […] Milwaukee Bucks: Rounding Up Draft Reaction/Grades - Behind the...
Via Behind the Buck Pass
8 hours ago

NBA Free Agency Player Profile: Joakim Noah

With the Milwaukee Bucks needing boosts in both leadership and defensive ability, could Joakim Noah be the perfect pickup in NBA free agency? Who Is Joakim Noah? Joakim Noah was one of the NBA’s best defenders, as well as one of the league’s most impactful, most determined, and most entertainingly vocal players. The question now, is […] NBA Free Agency Player Profile: Joakim...
Via Behind the Buck Pass
10 hours ago

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Draft Picks Introduced To Fans and Media

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the team’s new rookies were introduced to the media. Welcome back to Milwaukee Bucks Daily. If this is your first time joining us for the daily roundup, the idea of this piece is generally to help keep you up to date on the best of all the latest Bucks news […] Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Draft Picks Introduced To Fans and Media - Behind...
Via Behind the Buck Pass
13 hours ago

Reactions from around the NBA to the Bucks' selection of Thon Maker and Malcolm Brogdon

Here we are. A day removed from the 2016 draft, and John Hammond and Co. have given Bucks fans something to discuss, debate, and yell at each other about for a good majority of the off-season. AND THAT'S RIGHT WHERE WE'RE COMFORTABLE, BABY. So far, reactions to the Bucks' selection of Thon Maker seem to range from instant rejection to cautious optimism among fans. Around the NBA...
Via Brew Hoop
13 hours ago

VIDEO: Thon Maker's extra time in Bucks gym pays off

Thon Maker's draft workout with the Milwaukee Bucks turned out to be better and longer than he expected. After spending an extra hour and 45 minutes with Bucks staff members in the gym, Maker started to feel more confident that his future would be in Milwaukee.
Via Brew Hoop
1 day ago

WATCH: Thon Maker's extra time in the gym pays off

Bucks draft pick Thon Maker put in extra time after his draft workout in Wisconsin, and it paid off in the end.
Via Brew Hoop
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2016 NBA Draft: Staff grades for the Milwaukee Bucks' selection of Thon Maker

Initial reaction to the Bucks' first-round selection has been pretty polarizing. Brew Hoop staffers offer their takes. The Milwaukee Bucks stunned quite a few folks around the NBA when they selected Thon Maker with the 10th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. Maker had been discussed extensively leading up to the draft, as teams and scouts tried to project the "Mystery Man" of his...
Via Brew Hoop
1 day ago

WATCH: Reaction to the Bucks selecting Thon Maker

Brewhoop.com writers Aron Yohannes and Eric Buenning react to the Bucks selecting Thon Maker No. 10 overall in the 2016 NBA Draft.
Via Brew Hoop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks select big man Thon Maker with 10th pick in NBA draft

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks have taken Thon Maker with the 10th overall pick in the NBA draft, a 19-year-old big man who could be a long-term project. The 7-foot-1 Australian played last year for the Athlete Institute in Canada. An NBA.com scouting report says Maker has defensive upside and potential as a shooter. The Bucks needed a big man who could defend, rebound...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks select Thon Maker

Thon Maker is moving the shortest distance of his life, from Toronto down to Milwaukee. How does he fit with the Bucks? The Player: Thon Maker is the ultimate wild card in this year’s draft. Reclassifying out of the 2017 class, Maker received permission to declare early for the NBA Draft. He played his high school basketball in Canada after escaping the Sudan via Australia as...
Via The Lottery Mafia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft 2016: Bucks select Thon Maker tenth overall

The Milwaukee Bucks are tied for being the youngest team in the NBA and on Thursday, they got even younger. The team needed and shooter, but ended up with a big rebounder in the only high school player in the draft, Thon Maker. With the 10th selection in the @NBADraft the Bucks select @ThonMaker14!! #BucksDraft pic.twitter.com/4Trs0QGfym — Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) June 24, 2016...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-Star SF Kostas Antetokounmpo Announces Commitment

Kostas Antetokounmpo, the brother of the Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, announced Thursday he was committing to Archie Miller and Dayton. Next chapter ⚪️ A photo posted by Kostas Antetokounmpo (@kostas__ante34) on Jun 23, 2016 at 2:08pm PDT The Wolverines reportedly had interest in 2016’s No. 92 recruit. The post Four-Star SF Kostas Antetokounmpo Announces Commitment...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Expected To Trade Greg Monroe

The Milwaukee Bucks are expected to trade Greg Monroe this offseason. Monroe signed with the Bucks last offseason, choosing them over the likes of the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers. But Monroe was an awkward fit with the Bucks, who went from being a playoff team in 2015 to the lottery in 2016. “I’d be shocked if Monroe was on the Bucks’ roster...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks sign Jason Kidd to 3-year contract extension

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks have signed coach Jason Kidd to a three-year contract extension. The team said Tuesday the agreement will keep Kidd in his position through the 2019-20 season. Bucks co-owner Wes Edens says the team thinks there is ''no better fit to lead our young and talented roster.'' Kidd says the Bucks' coaches ''still have work to do but we're committed...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks reportedly are aggressively shopping Greg Monroe

It’s crazy how one down season will make have a team looking at your signing as a disappointment. Right now, the Milwaukee Bucks are feeling that way about forward Greg Monroe. Last offseason, many considered the Bucks a true playoff contender when they signed Monroe but now things have changed. Around the trade deadline, the Bucks made it known that they were open to moving Monroe...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks are reportedly shopping Greg Monroe 'hard'

The Milwaukee Bucks are shopping Greg Monroe less than a year after signing him as free agent, Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops and the Associated Press reports. Monroe, 26, signed a three-year, $50 million contract with the Bucks last offseason after he spent the first five seasons of his career in Detroit. Monroe averaged 15.3 points and 8.8 rebounds per 29.3 minutes last season...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Next in Milwaukee?

Can the Bucks draft an impact talent with the No. 10 pick? There is no denying that the Bucks have some talent. As individuals, a starting lineup of Michael Carter-Williams, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jabari Parker and Greg Monroe seems to have some promise. The issue comes when the quintet is put together. According to 82games.com, the five-man starting lineup listed...
Via The Lottery Mafia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Governer, ownership on hand as Bucks break ground on new arena

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks have broken ground on a $500 million downtown arena project that is supposed to be finished in two years.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, current and former team owners and other dignitaries gathered Saturday for the ceremony.The project is more than two years in the making after Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens bought the team from former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Kidd, Bucks finalizing three-year extension

The Milwaukee Bucks have apparently liked what they’ve seen from coach Jason Kidd, as Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the two sides are close to a three-year contract extension. Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd is finalizing a three-year, $15M-plus extension with the franchise, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 13, 2016 Defending...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Milwaukee Bucks Must Find An Identity In The 2016 NBA Draft

This article is part of a series on NBA Draft team needs. Our first four articles featured the Sixers, Lakers, Celtics, and Timberwolves. They are thorough and delightful; you should check them out. This article will look at the Milwaukee Bucks, who have the 10th, 36th, and 38th picks in the draft. Let's get this out of the way, the Bucks' 2015-16 season was a disaster...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks send players financial data in e-mail scam

Financial security and hacking is a big issue in today’s increasingly wireless banking world. However, one would think that a professional sports organization would be above falling for an e-mail scam. Not the Milwaukee Bucks, who according to a report from The Vertical’s Shams Charaina, had an employee fall for a phishing scam and released sensitive financial information on...
Via The Comeback
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Bucks fall for email scam, release players’ financial records

Part of using the internet in a smart way is not opening an email unless you know who is sending it to you. Well, the Milwaukee Bucks might want to take Email 101. In a weird story surrounding their players’ financial records and a phishing scam, one member of the Bucks organization apparently sent financial information to a scammer just recently. According to Shams Charania...
Via Sportsnaut
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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