'Greek Freak' shows glimpses of potential in rookie season, must get stronger

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Giannis Antetokounmpo didn't need much time to respond when asked what letter grade he would place on his rookie season.  "D-minus," Antetokounmpo said. "I'm hard on myself."  It wasn't the grade Milwaukee Bucks coach Larry Drew was expecting to hear from the 19-year-old as the team gathered at the Cousins Center on Thursday...
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The Bucks: Winning Stops Here ☆

(Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports) Bad teams are a part of the NBA landscape year after year – it’s a given that there has to be a league wide whipping boy. This year, we were blessed with two terrible squads that garnered most of the negative attention. The Philadelphia 76ers managed to tie an NBA record by losing 26 games in a row but not even that was enough to secure the...
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Herb Kohl sells the Bucks for $550M; the team is to stay in Milwaukee

image from: nba.si.com Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl has sold the team to hedge-fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for a cool $550M. The sale was made on the condition that the franchise remains in Milwaukee. The Bucks are being sold at a very vulnerable time in their history. They haven’t had a seriously competitive team in a long time and the team at the moment is...
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Bucks contingent positive after learning of expected ownership change

MILWAUKEE -- By the time Herb Kohl made his way to the Milwaukee Bucks locker room to address his team one last time as owner, the players already had heard the news and watched the press conference. But that certainly doesn't mean the gathering wasn't emotional. When the meeting was done, the Bucks gathered around Kohl and had a team breakdown before preparing for their...
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New owner means Milwaukee Bucks staying in Milwaukee. Uhm, Yey?

Herb Kohl, Milwaukee Bucks Owner, announced today that he has sold the team to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. The new ownership group means that the Milwaukee Bucks, or as I call them “Milwaukee’s Big Ten Team,” are staying put in Brew City? So yey? Excitement? Huzzah? Rejoice? MKE will continue to have a NBA franchise…if we can still refer to the Milwaukee Bucks as an NBA...
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Milwaukee Bucks Sell Franchise To New York Executives For $550 Million

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million. Kohl announced the deal Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center hours before the team was to play its final game of a dismal season. The deal is subject to approval by the NBA and its Board of Governors...
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Milwaukee Bucks introduce new team owners

Milwaukee Bucks president and owner Herb Kohl announced Wednesday that he has entered into a signed purchase agreement to transfer ownership of the Bucks to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. The deal to sell the team to the hedge-fund billionaires is valued at $550 million. “My priority has always been and will continue to be keeping the Bucks in Milwaukee,” said Kohl. “This announcement...
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Herb Kohl, new Bucks owners contributing $200 million towards new arena

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced Wednesday that he has reached an agreement to sell the team to hedge fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for $550 million. One of the conditions for the sale is that the team needs to be kept in Milwaukee. To that end, Kohl and the new owners have […]
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Herb Kohl announces prospective sale of Bucks team

MILWAUKEE -- An era is officially ending, as Senator Herb Kohl is selling the Milwaukee Bucks after owning the team for 29 years. At a press conference Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, Kohl announced he has entered into a purchasing agreement to sell the franchise to New York hedge-fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. Forbes estimated Lasry to be worth $1.7 billion...
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Milwaukee Bucks to be sold for $550 million, according to report

The Milwaukee Bucks won't be leaving town anytime soon. Longtime owner Herb Kohl has agreed to sell his majority stake in the franchise to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry, ESPN's Marc Stein reports. Still pending league approval, the deal is worth $550 million and sees the team's first ownership transition in 29 years. Kohl, a Milwaukee native, purchased the Bucks in 1985...
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Milwaukee Bucks Being Sold for $550 Million

The plan is to keep them in Milwaukee, we will see how that goes. ESPN has learned Bucks owner Herb Kohl will announce sale of the team later today to Wesley Edens & Marc Lasry for price of $550 milllion — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 16, 2014 Kohl made keeping team in Milwaukee a condition of the sale to the hedge-fund billionaires, whose purchase now subject to league...
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Bucks sign Wright to new deal

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed forward Chris Wright to a multi-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. Wright's new contract will allow him to play in Wednesday's season finale against the Atlanta Hawks and will be non-guaranteed for the 2014-15 season. Signed to two separate 10-day contracts with the Bucks, Wright has averaged 6.0 points and 2.1 rebounds in 15.4 minutes...
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Milwaukee Bucks clinch NBA’s worst record

It has been a season of absolute futility for the Milwaukee Bucks, and after last night’s loss to Toronto, the team officially confirmed its doormat status by clinching the league’s worst record. To many Bucks fans, this is actually good news. By clinching the worst record, Milwaukee now has the best lottery odds of claiming the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s highly touted...
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GIF: Bucks' Jeff Adrien with Flop Of The Year candidate

The Milwaukee Bucks officially clinched the NBA’s worst record this season (15-66, as of right now), but that’s not all they were aiming for in Monday night’s 110-100 loss to the Toronto Raptors. Jeff Adrien committed what has to be in the running for Flop of the Year. Why? Because Adrien actually whacks Jonas Valanciunas across the arm — an obvious foul that referee Ed Malloy...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Milwaukee Bucks: Grading And Analyizing The Season

Milwaukee Bucks: Grading  and Analyizing The Season By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Record: 15-65- 15th in East Analysis: It was assumed that the Bucks were going to miss the playoffs, but I don’t believe anyone thought they would be this porous. They have had one of the lowest seasons in the NBA in a very long time, were below average in every regard and will...
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