Greece's basketball federation accused the Bucks of an "organized and well-staged plan" to keep Giannis Antetokounmpo from participating in Eurobasket with an alleged injury. The NBA has denied the allegation.
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In one of the strangest trends in the NBA, the Bucks have alternated playoff and lottery seasons for the past five years. Our panel sees that streak coming to an end.
The Bucks will open their 50th season at Boston on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The champion Warriors will visit on Friday, Jan. 12.
When you combine the Greek Freak with the rest of the Bucks' solid young roster, there is no doubt that Milwaukee stands as a dark horse in the East.
While some teams are totally revamping their look, the Bucks have decided to stick with their basic uniform set from last season.
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Bucks expand basketball operations staff
The Bucks announced a number of additions to their basketball operations staff Wednesday: Milt Newton as Assistant General Manager, David Mincberg as Director of Basketball Strategy, Tony Bollier as Director of Basketball Operations and Ronald Dupree as Scout. They also named Frank Johnson as an assistant coach.
The Bucks will be have the familiar orange, white and black logo of longtime team sponsor Harley-Davidson on their jerseys this season.
Last year, Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks, and now he has them ready to compete.
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The Bucks' star forward played his first four NBA seasons with a bargain-basement Nike endorsement deal. That's about to change in a big way this summer.
Jabari Parker is working through his ACL recovery rehab program for the second time, and the Bucks won't set a timeline when he might play again.
After leaping from the lottery to 42 wins last season, the Bucks could be poised to take the next step in their development.
The Bucks have re-signed restricted free agent guard Tony Snell, bringing back a backcourt starter and one of the team's best defenders.
The Bucks could follow the model of the 2014 Golden State Warriors by building a superteam through the draft. Giannis Antetokounmpo is the crown jewel of Milwaukee's roster, but Jabari Parker, Malcolm Brogdon and Thon Maker all look like great picks too.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
There are several landing spots that make sense for guard Archie Goodwin, who was released by the Nets on Friday. Among them: Milwaukee, Dallas, the Clippers and Lakers. All four teams conceivably have space to add a young player like Goodwin. In 12 games with the Nets, Goodwin's third team, he averaged 8 points, 2.3 rebounds and two assists in 15 minutes per game. His contract was non-guaranteed for the coming season. Goodwin could now be claimed by a team. If not, the four-year veteran will be an unrestricted free agent.
Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer
I thought Jabari Parker gave a great answer while discussing the growth he's felt on and off the floor throughout his time in Chicago. "I didn't know I was like five years removed from AAU, so to think about that is surreal itself," Parker said on Thursday, while promoting the Jordan Brand's RE2PECT campaign. "But I always make sure I keep it here in Chicago. I always come back, make sure that I go back to the things that made me successful. And that's being around my friends, my family, going back to my old high school gym [at Simeon]. I'm low maintenance. I don't have a membership at East Bank Club. I go to 81st and Vincennes to work out, that's where my high school is."
Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker says he's feeling "great" as he recovers from the second ACL tear in his left knee in the past three seasons.
The Milwaukee Bucks reportedly are continuing to shop big men Greg Monroe and John Henson, but have yet to find a good trade.
Matthew Dellavedova, back home in Melbourne during "one of the least busy offseasons" he's ever experienced, says Milwaukee Bucks' young talent, led by Giannis Antetokounmpo and Thon Maker, are ready to lift the team to the next level.
Kyrie: Will he stay or will he go?
In the wake of Kyrie Irving's demand to be traded, here are the most likely landing spots for the four-time NBA All-Star -- with the likeliest resulting in no trade at all.
Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer
Derrick Rose to have face-to-face meeting with Cleveland Cavaliers in coming days, league sources tell ESPN. No decision expected until next week.
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