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Bucks Acquire Michael Beasley From Rockets For Tyler Ennis

Sep 22, 2016 4:17 PM

The Houston Rockets have traded Michael Beasley to the Milwaukee Bucks for Tyler Ennis.

The Rockets signed Beasley at the end of the 15-16 season after he was finished with his season in China.

Beasley will give the Bucks depth on the wing with Khris Middleton out six months with a torn hamstring.

Ennis averaged 4.5 points, 2.1 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 14.2 minutes over 46 games last season for the Bucks. Ennis was the 18th overall pick out of Syracuse in 2014.

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Tags: Michael Beasley, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

Bucks To Sign Jaleel Roberts To Camp Deal

Sep 21, 2016 10:52 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks will sign Jaleel Roberts to a camp deal.

Roberts played Summer League in 2015 with the Washington Wizards and also was with them for training camp.

Roberts went undrafted out of UNC Asheville. A 7-0 center, Roberts averaged 2.6 blocks in just 19.3 minutes per game in his senior season.

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Khris Middleton To Undergo Surgery For Torn Hamstring

Sep 21, 2016 7:49 PM

Khris Middleton has suffered a torn hamstring and will undergo surgery. Middleton is expected to miss six months.

Middleton is beginning the second season of a five-year, $70 million deal.

Middleton averaged 18.2 points in 36.1 minutes over 79 games last season for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Middleton has only missed six games over the past three seasons.

The Bucks have been calling about acquiring a wing with Middleton expected to miss time with the injury.

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Tags: Khris Middleton, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Injury

Jabari Brown To Sign Camp Deal With Bucks

Sep 21, 2016 4:51 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a camp deal with Jabari Brown.

Brown appeared in 19 games with the Los Angeles Lakers during the 14-15 season, averaging 12.0 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 29.9 minutes per game.

Brown averaged 32.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists in China last season.

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J.J. O'Brien Signs Camp Deal With Bucks

Sep 8, 2016 11:45 AM

J.J. O'Brien has signed a camp deal with the Milwaukee Bucks.

O'Brien averaged 14.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 36.0 minutes over 46 games last season in the D-League for the Idaho Stampede.

O'Brien went undrafted in 2015 out of San Diego State.

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Stacey Augmon To Join Bucks' Coaching Staff

Sep 7, 2016 11:24 AM

Stacey Augmon is close to joining the Milwaukee Bucks' coaching staff.

Augmon worked with the Bucks' Summer League team this year.

Augmon has spent the past five seasons as an assistant for UNLV.

Augmon had hoped to be considered for the UNLV head-coaching job after the departure of Dave Rice and expressed "disappointment" to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he was passed over for the job. The position first ‎went to Chris Beard, then was given to Marvin Menzies after Beard lasted only a week before taking the job at Texas Tech.

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Tags: Milwaukee Bucks, UNLV Runnin' Rebels, NCAA, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

RealGM Radio: Central Division With Nate Duncan, Dan Feldman

Sep 1, 2016 3:05 PM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Nate Duncan of the Dunc’d On Basketball Podcast (@NateDuncanNBA) and Dan Feldman of NBC’s Pro Basketball Talk and the Locked On Pistons Podcast (@DanFeldmanNBA) break down the Central Division.

In the offseason review, they pick who got better and worse, discuss notable moves (11:18), choose the Central’s best newcomer (19:35) and pick the rookies they are most excited to see (26:32).

In the season preview, they rank the teams 1-5 (40:32), predict how many playoff teams will come out of the Central (47:45), choose breakout players (50:27) and much more, including what Cleveland may get with their big trade exception.



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Bucks Accused Of Not Testing Larry Sanders For Concussion In 2014

Aug 31, 2016 9:13 PM

Larry Sanders fractured his orbital bone in a February 2014 game against the Rockets. He chose not to take his doctor-prescribed painkillers, worrying that the pills could be addictive.

Sanders believes he may have been concussed but the Milwaukee Bucks never tested him.

"They kind of let me go to sleep on the training table and sent me home and didn't really think anything was wrong," he said. "And then, the next day, I find out I blew out the orbital in my face. That kind of went into the box of why I had to get out of here, just for your health. I didn't really feel safe with them—the league or Milwaukee—after that point."

Sanders became more tentative putting his body on the line after that.

"I felt that, if something did happen again, I wouldn't be properly taken care of," he said. "I wouldn't be properly tested. Maybe it would be ignored and I would be pressured to go back and all these things, when they haven't even addressed the issue yet."

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Xavier Henry Signs Camp Deal With Bucks

Aug 30, 2016 12:32 PM

Xavier Henry has agreed to a camp deal with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Henry had a workout recently with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Henry ruptured his left Achilles tendon early in the 14-15 season while with the Lakers.

Henry had a training camp invite from the Warriors last season and then played in the D-League for Santa Cruz.

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Steve Novak Re-Signs With Bucks

Aug 29, 2016 5:18 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed free agent forward Steve Novak.

Novak, 33, was signed by the Bucks on Feb. 22, but appeared in just three games before a left knee injury (MCL) forced him to miss the remainder of the season. Prior to signing with the Bucks, Novak played in seven games for the Oklahoma City Thunder during the 2015-16 season. 

The 6-10 forward has appeared in 459 career games (six starts), averaging 4.7 points and 1.3 rebounds, while shooting 43.1 percent from 3-point range in 10 seasons with Houston, the L.A. Clippers, Dallas, San Antonio, New York, Toronto, Utah, Oklahoma City and Milwaukee. The Marquette University product was drafted by Houston with the 32nd overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft.

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Jason Terry Close To Deal With Bucks
Jason Terry was teammates with Jason Kidd with Dallas and he also played for him with Brooklyn.

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Ray Allen In Contact With Celtics, Bucks On Possible Deal
Ray Allen is considering an NBA return after not playing two seasons.

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Bucks Sign Thon Maker, Malcolm Brogdon
In five NBA Summer League games, Thon Maker averaged 14.2 points, 9.6 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game which earned him All-NBA Summer League Second Team honors.

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Bucks Continue To Shop Greg Monroe In Trade Talks
Greg Monroe signed a three-year, $50 million deal with the Bucks last offseason but he proved to be a bad fit.

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Miles Plumlee, Bucks Agree Upon Four-Year, $52M Deal
Miles Plumlee has been a restricted free agent this summer.

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Greivis Vasquez Agrees To One-Year Deal With Nets
Greivis Vasquez can play either guard position and is coming off surgery on his right ankle.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Cavs Agree To Trade With Bulls For Mike Dunleavy
Chicago has had to trade away Mike Dunleavy in order to fit Dwyane Wade's contract into their cap space.

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Dwyane Wade Meeting With Nuggets, Bulls, Bucks
There is no meeting set between Dwyane Wade and the Heat as of now.

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Dwyane Wade Cancels Free Agent Meetings
Dwyane Wade and the Heat continue to discuss a new contract after being offered a two-year, $40 million deal.

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Cavs Won't Match Matthew Dellavedova's $38M Deal With Bucks
Matthew Dellavedova agreed to a four-year, $38.5 million deal with the Bucks on the opening day of free agency.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Bucks, Nuggets Continue To Pursue Dwyane Wade
Milwaukee is scheduled to meet with Dwyane Wade after the 4th of July holiday.

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Knicks, Bucks, Mavs, Nuggets, Bulls In Contract Talks With Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade could schedule meetings next week.

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Matthew Dellavedova Agrees Upon Four-Year, $38M Deal With Bucks
Matthew Dellavedova would fit in nicely beside Giannis Antetokounmpo since he can play without the ball.

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Mirza Teletovic Agrees To Three-Year, $30M Deal With Bucks
Mirza Teletovic, like so many members of the Bucks, is represented by Jeff Schwartz.

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Jerryd Bayless, 76ers Agree Upon Three-Year, $27M Deal
The 76ers have agreed to a three-year, $27 million deal with Jerryd Bayless.

Jon Krawczynski/AP

Bucks Extend John Hammond As GM Through 17-18
John Hammond will stay on as a consultant after 2018.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Bucks, Grizzlies, Nets Interested In Kent Bazemore
The Hawks would like to re-sign Kent Bazemore but he'll receive significant interest in free agency.

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Warriors Buy 38th Pick From Bucks For $2.4 Million, Select Pat McCaw
The Warriors used the selection to pick Pat McCaw out of UNLV.

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Bucks Expected To Trade Greg Monroe
Greg Monroe was an awkward fit with the Bucks, who went from being a playoff team in 2015 to the lottery in 2016.

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Celtics Shopping No. 3 Pick For Butler, Hayward, Parker, Middleton
The Celtics have been working to put together a package for either Jimmy Butler, Gordon Hayward, Jabari Parker or Khris Middleton.

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