TAG: Milwaukee Bucks

NBA / Jun 30, 2014 / 11:15 am

UPDATE: Kidd Headed To Milwaukee For Pair Of Second-Round Picks

Jason Kidd

It seems only a matter of time before the perpetually embattled Jason Kidd will assume the autonomous coaching and front office position for the Milwaukee Bucks that the Brooklyn Nets refused him. According to reports, Kidd is likely headed to Milwaukee in return for second-round pick(s). Read More »

NBA Draft / Jun 29, 2014 / 1:26 pm

Video: Jabari Parker Endears Himself To One Young Brewers Fan

Jabari Parker

This past Thursday night Jabari Parker seemed genuinely excited to be drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the No. 2 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. His enthusiasm for the franchise — just a little over an hour north of his hometown of Chicago — even hinted at a career-long stay with the team during his interview session. Parker engendered even more love from Milwaukee sports fans on Saturday when he threw out the first pitch in the Brewers – Rockies game. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 29, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Kidd Wants Dual Front Office/Coaching Role; Likely Out In Brookyln

Jason Kidd

It wasn’t long ago that Jason Kidd the head coach intentionally spilled a drink on the court to try and steal the league’s most expensive team in history its fifth win through the first 15 games of last season. It speaks volumes of the Brooklyn Nets’ turnaround and Kidd’s improvement on the sideline that such an embarrassing moment has mostly been forgotten. The future Hall-Of-Famer could be considered one of basketball’s brightest young coaches after leading the Nets to a 34-17 record once the calendar flipped to 2014, and he’s begun wielding the clout that comes with such a distinction by reportedly requesting front office and decision-making power from Brooklyn ownership. The problem for Kidd? Mikhail Prokhorov and company are refusing to give it to him and will likely sever ties with Kidd as a result. Read More »

NBA Draft / Jun 26, 2014 / 10:48 pm

Jabari Parker Talks Being A Buck For Life

Jabari Parker

The Bucks took Jabari Parker after Andrew Wiggins went No. 1, seeming to fulfill his dream of playing in Milwaukee. Even writing that felt wrong. Parker was upbeat talking with reporters afterwards, saying he wants to be a “throwback player” who “sticks with one team.” He backpedaled slightly because, well, Bucks, but his enthusiasm is real. We’re as surprised as you. Read More »

NBA Draft / Jun 26, 2014 / 7:48 pm

Bucks Select Jabari Parker With The Second Pick Of The 2014 NBA Draft

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

The Milwaukee Bucks have selected Duke forward Jabari Parker with the second pick of the 2014 NBA Draft. Read More »

NBA / Jun 26, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo Believes He Can Become A Superstar

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Tyreke Evans

While his statistics didn’t stand out, Giannis Antetokounmpo had a successful rookie season by most accounts. He dazzled fans with his athleticism and showed flashes of brilliance that lends credence to the belief he might become superstar some day. This week, it was reported the 19-year-old Giannis continues to grow, adding more length to an already scary matchup on the defensive side of the ball. Yesterday, Giannis addressed questions about his future potential. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jun 25, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Jabari Parker Denies Tanking For Cavs Workout; Cavs Still Split on Top Pick

Jabari Parker

The Cavs are reportedly torn about the No. 1 pick. With Joel Embiid out of the dicussion after fracturing his foot, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker became the top contenders for first pick. Except, reports Parker tanked his Friday workout with the Cavs so he’d go to Milwaukee — which is closer to his hometown of Chicago — are false, according to Jabari. Read More »

NBA / Jun 24, 2014 / 10:22 pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo Keeps, Literally, Growing

Giannis Antetokounmpo

The Milwaukee Bucks finished with just 15 wins last season, somehow finishing the year with four fewer wins than a historically awful Sixers squad who was in the tank since draft night last summer. Despite the Bucks’ travails, the Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to grow, both figuratively and literally, after his Second-Team All-Rookie campaign. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 23, 2014 / 3:30 pm

5 Prospects Milwaukee Should Take In NBA Draft

John Hammond

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the last week now — we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at the teams individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with the current and future plans. Read More »

NBA Draft, Smack / Jun 23, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Report: Jabari Parker Tanked Cavs Workout Because He Prefers Bucks

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

This keeps becoming more muddled as we inch closer to Thursday’s NBA Draft. In ESPN’s latest mock draft, Chad Ford reports that Jabari Parker purposefully underperformed during his Cavs workout because he prefers to play for the Bucks, who hold the No. 2 pick. Read More »