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NBA Draft 2016 Prospect Watch: Diamond Stone

The NBA Draft offers some tough decisions. Could Diamond Stone go in the first round? Should the Milwaukee Bucks be interested? Who Is Diamond Stone? Diamond Stone was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. He helped lead his high school basketball team to a state championship every single year he was there. He averaged a points-rebounds double-double […] NBA Draft 2016 Prospect Watch...
Via Behind the Buck Pass
20 hours ago

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Antetokounmpos Put On A Streetball Clinic

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother Thanasis’ latest exhibition put on a show in the streets of Athens 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 […] Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Antetokounmpos Put On A Streetball...
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1 day ago

Antetokounmpo brothers, Porzingis play streetball in Athens

ATHENS, Greece (AP) NBA stars Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks battled it out in Athens in a game of streetball Sunday, watched by a crowd of 5,000. Played in an open court in Greece's largest public high school, the ''Antetokounbros Streetball Event'' ended 123-123. No overtime was played. Porzingis scored 21 points but...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Front Office Changes, Kidd Contract Extension In The Works

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as change is afoot in Milwaukee’s front office but not in the coaching hot seat. 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 […] Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Front Office Changes, Kidd Contract Extension In...
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2 days ago

Bucks, Jason Kidd Working On Contract Extension

The Milwaukee Bucks are working on a contract extension with Jason Kidd. Kidd led the Bucks to the playoffs in his first season with the team but they took a step backwards in 15-16 after re-signing Khris Middleton and also signing Greg Monroe in free agency. Kidd also took some time off during the middle of the season to undergo hip surgery. Kidd is entering the final season of...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks To Hire Justin Zanik As GM In Waiting

The Milwaukee Bucks will hire Justin Zanik to eventually succeed John Hammond as general manager. Zanik has been serving as assistant general manager of the Utah Jazz. Zanik was previously a player agent and has since developed a strong reputation as a front office executive. Hammond was part of the Bucks' ownership process that identified Zanik as a candidate and then recruited...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brew Hoop Season Review: Khris Middleton, Jabari Parker, and Giannis Antetokounmpo

The playoffs continue on, and the Milwaukee Bucks continue to watch. But hopefully the team, behind our core trio of young talented players, will be able to keep the Bucks relevant through May (and beyond!). We've come to the conclusion of this series, and get to look back at the season that was for Khash, Major Cat!, and the Greek Freak. This is it! For a full recap of this series...
Via Brew Hoop
5 days ago

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
6 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bucks were scammed into giving players' financial info to a hacker

Welp. They fell for it. The oldest trick in the scamming book.According to The Vertical's Shams Charania, the Milwaukee Bucks are scrambling to investigate the whos, hows and whats of a "serious security incident" from April that resulted in the release of Bucks players' most sensitive personal and financial information.As Charania reports, on April 26 a "spoof hacker" posing as...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks say IRS, FBI investigating email scam targeting team

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks say their organization inadvertently provided tax information of employees, including players, to someone who was impersonating the team's president over email. The Bucks said Thursday that the ''security incident'' involving the W-2 forms of all 2015 employees was reported to the IRS and FBI after being discovered earlier this week. The team...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Financial Data Of Bucks' Players Compromised In Scam

In an email sent to players of the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night, the franchise termed the issue as a “serious security incident” and took responsibility for an employee distributing 2015 IRS W-2 documents in an email scam in which team president Peter Feigin was impersonated, sources said. The W-2 information included names, addresses, Social Security numbers, compensation...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fear The Deer Next Year: 2017 Is The Milwaukee Bucks Year

The 2015-2016 NBA season was a disappointment for the Milwaukee Bucks, to say the least. Many high profile NBA analysts, including CBS Sports' Matt Moore and Zach Harper, had predicted the Bucks to win around 45 games. Even NBA General Managers expected the Bucks to take a big step forward this season. In NBA.com's preseason survey, 17.9% of general managers expected the Bucks to...
Via The Sports Quotient
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Offseason Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

Depending on your point of view, the Milwaukee Bucks have either underachieved this season or they overachieved last season. Either way, the Bucks aren't where many people thought they would when the 15-16 season began. The single biggest difference for Milwaukee has been the marked decline of their defense. A year ago the Bucks were fourth in the league in Defensive Rating. This...
Via RealGM - NBA
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jabari Parker: I expect us to go far next year

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker talks about expectations for next season, his defense and future alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Via Brew Hoop
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Henson, Middleton admit Bucks weren't in the best shape for training camp

At exit interviews Thursday April 14, Milwaukee Bucks players John Henson and Khris Middleton admitted the team wasn't fully conditioned to start 2015-16 training camp.
Via Brew Hoop
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

The Overlooked Star In Milwaukee

Giannis Antetokounmpo has received a lot of attention lately, and deservedly so. The 6'11" basketball player (I cannot with good conscience limit such a versatile, positionless player to the constraint of a single position at this point) is currently averaging 16.9 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 4.3 assists per game while shooting 50.5 percent. The Greek Freak would join Magic Johnson...
Via The Sports Quotient
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker posterizes Nerlens Noel with powerful slam (VIDEO)

Two high draft picks went at it during Sunday’s Bucks-Sixers game. Jabari Parker went right at Nerlens Noel, and did not worry about what might happen at the rim. Instead, he went right at the Sixers big man, and absolutely destroyed him. Parker delivered a posterization of the highest order and dunked all over Noel.
Via The Sports Daily
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jabari Parker dunks on Nerlens Noel

Nerlens Noel comes over to help out a beaten defender and Jabari Parker makes him pay….  
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

April Autopsy: Milwaukee Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks arrived at Christmas Day 2015 with the unwelcome distinction of being the most exasperating team in the NBA. It is of little comfort to the Bucks and their fans that by season’s end, the Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets passed Milwaukee as elites in terms of eliciting exasperation. The Bucks let this season get away from them, and there’s no sense in spending...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Turning the Corner: The Bucks Are Preparing for the Boss Battle

The Bucks took a step back this season, but their young core is brimming with potential and their path towards contention is beginning to become clear. The concept of a “saved game” is a newer one for video games. Growing up, I would play Super Mario on the original Nintendo Gameboy. Level after level of mushrooms, levitating platforms, and goons galore. If you lost all three...
Via The Lottery Mafia
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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