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Kidd: Khris Middleton Has Accepted Challenge To Get Better

Khris Middleton has emerged as a long-term solution for the Milwaukee Bucks at shooting guard. Middleton is a two-way player favored by analytics. Middleton is sixth among all NBA players in Real Plus-Minus, which attempts to measure a player's impact on team performance. Stephen Curry, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis and LeBron James are the only players ahead of...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The origins of Michael Carter-Williams

SB Nation did an excellent job with this docu-video looking at some of Michael Carter-Williams' back-story before he was the reigning Rookie of the Year and the starting point guard of the Philadelphia 76ers Milwaukee Bucks. Check it out below:
Via Around the Arc
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: The power of the turnover

The 2014-2015 Milwaukee Bucks are really good at forcing turnovers. Opponents average a league high 17.3 turnovers per game against the Bucks. The team’s offense is also really bad at holding onto the ball, averaging 16.7 turnovers per game which is 3rd worst in the league. As the Bucks’ record  suggests though, coughing up the ball is not the unforgivable sin that your high...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Ennis thankful for fresh start with Bucks

Tyler Ennis is a very talented rookie point guard that now has a role as a backup with the Milwaukee Bucks, but earlier this season he wasn’t seeing any playing time due to the logjam at point guard when he was with the Phoenix Suns. Since the trade, he has averaged 16.5 minutes per game in a backup role. This is exactly the type of opportunity that Ennis has been waiting on...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Weekly: Poor play continues

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks lost three of their four games last week, with their only win coming against the rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers. The team got crushed by a tough Chicago Bulls team, but they also lost to struggling teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers and the Utah Jazz. This could be a result of the team trying to gel together after trading Brandon Knight. Game...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks vs. Jazz preview

The last time the Milwaukee Bucks won in Salt Lake City, former Utah Jazz center Greg Foster was on their roster. Foster is now an assistant for coach Jason Kidd's Bucks, who will be looking to end their 12-game road losing streak against the Jazz on Saturday night. Milwaukee (32-26) has dropped 22 of its last 25 games in Utah and is winless there since a 119-112 overtime victory...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo x Malin Akerman In GQ

The Milwaukee Bucks multi-talented athletic Giannis Antetokounmpo, teamed up with actress Malin Akerman for a photoshoot to promote her new show on Yahoo! “Sin City Saints” with GQ. “In Sin City Saints, Yahoo’s next comedy cannonball into original fare, Akerman plays Dusty Halford—a fancy-degree-having faux NBA exec and the anointed saviour of a new Vegas franchise....
Via Hooped Up
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Why Knight trade will hurt team at first

After the shock of the blockbuster trade the Milwaukee Bucks made last Thursday is over, it’s time to analyze what the deal means for the team. The Bucks traded Brandon Knight to the Phoenix Suns while the Bucks received Michael Carter-Williams from the Philadelphia 76ers, along with Miles Plumlee and Tyler Ennis from Phoenix. Despite the Bucks trading their best player in Knight...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carter-Williams puts versatility on display in Bucks debut

With the Bucks on a two-game losing streak, coming off their lowest-scoring game of the season and still trying to figure themselves out offensively after their blockbuster trade last week, Michael Carter-Williams made his Milwaukee debut Wednesday night and cured a lot of what's ailed his new team. It helped, of course, that he was doing it against his old team, the moribund Philadelphia...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanders explains why he quit basketball in emotional video

Last weekend, Larry Sanders agreed to a buyout with the Milwaukee Bucks – just a few years removed from a $44 million contract extension – and announced that he had no current plans to sign elsewhere. Essentially, he was quitting basketball for the time being. It was a decision that caught a lot of basketball Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders explains why he walked away from the NBA

Center Larry Sanders, who accepted a buyout from the Milwaukee Bucks, explained why he walked away from the NBA in a post on The Players Tribune.   The 26-year-old says he left the Bucks in December because of anxiety and depression. “I actually entered into Rogers Memorial Hospital and it was a program for anxiety and depression, mood disorders,” Sanders said. “It taught...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Plumlee offers Bucks some insurance at center

MILWAUKEE -- As he rattled off the future at each position, Jason Kidd pointed out how the Milwaukee Bucks are set with young pieces at point guard, small forward and power forward. "Then we have a committee at the five," Kidd said. While Michael Carter-Williams was the centerpiece and Tyler Ennis the prospect in the Bucks' three-team trade with Phoenix and Philadelphia, Miles Plumlee...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders has been bought out by the Milwaukee Bucks

Larry Sanders is in a bad way these days. The 26-year-old big man has been bought out by the Milwaukee Bucks after an extended absence due to...
Via Athlon Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks continue to struggle against good teams in sloppy defeat

MILWAUKEE -- It appears as if this Milwaukee Bucks team has a ceiling, which certainly isn't a bad thing. But if the Bucks want to move up in the Eastern Conference standings or hang tough in a first-round playoff series against a higher seed, they need to turn competing with the NBA's best teams into a few more wins. Milwaukee was able to overcome a 16-point deficit created by turnovers...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Offering One-Pound ‘Mambo Meatball’

The Milwaukee Bucks are offering the "Mambo Meatball" for only $10.00.
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks have highest ratings increase among local NBA teams

With two teams coming off rocky offseasons and another bringing its prodigal son back home, it’s interesting to note that at the midpoint of the 2014-15 season, local NBA ratings in three markets have risen by huge leaps and bounds. In Milwaukee where the team has new owners and a new coach, ratings for the Bucks on Fox Sports Wisconsin have risen by a whopping 324% to an average...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Woj: Bucks to waive Kenyon Martin

The Milwaukee Bucks brought Kenyon Martin into the locker room in part because of his relationship with former teammate Jason Kidd, who's now the team's coach. But Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports that the bond is coming to a close soon: It's goodbye to the past, and hello to the future in Milwaukee today. (h/t Yahoo! Sports)
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers trade Michael Carter-Williams to Bucks in trade deadline shocker

With about two minutes left until the 3:00 p.m. deadline, many Sixers fans were content with their earlier trade with the Denver Nuggets. But then a shocker was dropped on the city of Philadelphia as they saw their reigning Rookie of Year point guard traded away. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein in a ridiculous four-team trade that involved the Sixers. The Milwaukee Bucks sent point...
Via Total Sports Live
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Milwaukee Bucks are Your New Favorite Team

Well, Syracuse University hoops fans, if you’ve been looking for a new team to root for given how horrendously bad the Knicks are, look no more: according to ESPN’s Marc Stein, it appears that a trade is imminent that would land both Michael Carter-Williams and Tyler Ennis with the Milwaukee Bucks. ESPN sources: Brandon Knight to Phoenix. […]
Via Otto's Grove
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams, Tyler Ennis, Miles Plumlee traded to Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks are loading up as they prepare to make a playoff push. The Bucks worked a multi-team, multi-player deal before Thursday’s deadline that netted them Michael Carter-Williams and Tyler Ennis from the Philadelphia 76ers as well as Miles Plumlee from Phoenix, David Aldridge reports. The Bucks are trading Brandon Knight to Phoenix as...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks, Larry Sanders Agree on Buyout

Larry Sanders #8 of the Milwaukee Bucks goes to the basket against the Los Angeles Clippers on December 13, 2014 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images). The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to buyout Larry Sanders’ remaining 36 million dollar contract via the stretch provision. Sanders will be paid 15 million dollars across...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cincinnati Star Kenyon Martin Posts “Xavier Sucks” Graphic Ahead Of Tonight’s Rivalry Game

Before NBA star Kenyon Martin was lighting it up in the professional ranks, he played his collegiate ball at Cincinnati, leading the Bearcats to the nation’s No. 1 ranking for 12 weeks in 1999-2000. Naturally, that means that he isn’t a huge fan of the team’s major rival, Xavier. But just how much does he dislike the Musketeers? Martin posted the below graphic just hours before...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks, Larry Sanders discussing buyout

The Milwaukee Bucks and center Larry Sanders are discussing a buyout of his contract, according to a report. ESPN’s Marc Stein says the two sides have begun talks about a buyout from Sanders’ 4-year, $44 million contract signed in 2013. Sanders served a 10-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy and will not be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Dudley: Doc Rivers asked me to play with fractured knee

After spending last season with the Clippers, Jared Dudley was traded to the Bucks last summer and has been a valuable member of head coach Jason Kidd’s rotation. While the Clippers made the playoffs for the third year in a row, Dudley suffered through a disappointing season, one in which he was hampered by a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron Scott on Jason Kidd: He was known as being an a-hole

It’s a rare occurrence indeed for a member of any coaching fraternity, no matter the sport, to come out and essentially badmouth a fellow head coach, even in a veiled manner. But given the rumored bad blood from days gone by that apparently exists between Byron Scott and Jason Kidd, perhaps the fact that the...Read More The post Byron Scott takes shot at Jason Kidd: ‘He was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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