BUCKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Milwaukee Bucks Rumors: Greg Monroe Still Available, No Interest Yet

With free agency nearing, the latest Milwaukee Bucks rumors suggest there has yet to be any team with a significant interest in trading for Greg Monroe. As we prepare for what will likely be a busy few days in free agency for the Milwaukee Bucks in one way or another, there seems to be very […] Milwaukee Bucks Rumors: Greg Monroe Still Available, No Interest Yet - Behind the Buck...
Via Behind the Buck Pass
5 hours ago

Milwaukee Bucks To Extend Giannis Antetokounmpo As Designated Player?

Of course, the Milwaukee Bucks are going to extend Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s contract this summer, but the way in which they do so still requires some close attention. As most Milwaukee Bucks fans have likely heard by now, the team’s young star Giannis Antetokounmpo is eligible to sign his first contract extension as a professional this summer. […] Milwaukee Bucks To Extend...
Via Behind the Buck Pass
6 hours ago

PODCAST: The life and times (and disputed age) of Thon Maker, your newest Milwaukee Buck

For fans, the NBA Draft is typically a time of excitement, hype and anticipation about what young players might become in the future. For players, it's typically the culmination of years of hard work -- from AAU to high school to college, where they've labored under the bright lights and scrutiny of fans, scouts and NBA decision-makers from a young age. When it comes to Thon Maker...
Via Brew Hoop
7 hours ago

After lengthy road abroad, Milwaukee becomes Thon Maker's newest home

Thon Maker has traveled the globe further than all of the basketball players he was projected to wait behind in the NBA Draft. He has journeyed approximately 19,474 miles over three different continents (Africa, Australia and North America), separating from his family to follow his passion. A passion he never pondered early in life due to circumstances he couldn't control and partially...
Via Brew Hoop
2 days 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should the Milwaukee Bucks look to draft?

The Milwaukee Bucks fell short of expectation for many this season, compiling a 33-49 record on route to the 12th seed in the Eastern Conference. A year after going .500 and making playoffs, the Bucks greatly underachieved. There were high hopes coming into the season, the addition of Greg Monroe was supposed to strengthen the frontcourt and Michael Carter-Williams was supposed...
Via isportsweb.com
6 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
7 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
8 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
15 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino expects Chinanu Onuaku to remain in NBA Draft

Wednesday is the final day for players who have not hired agents to pull out of the NBA Draft and return to college. A few big names are still deciding, including Louisville big man Chinanu Onuaku. Head coach Rick Pitino does not seem confident that he’ll have the center back for next season. Rick Pitino said he expects Chinanu Onuaku to stay in the NBA draft. Nothing official...
Via College Spun
May 24, 2016  |  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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