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Bucks Continue To Shop Greg Monroe In Trade Talks

Jul 19, 2016 11:47 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks continue to have interest in trading away Greg Monroe this offseason.

The Bucks re-signed Miles Plumlee to a five-year, $52 million deal this week.

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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Tags: Greg Monroe, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Miles Plumlee, Bucks Agree Upon Four-Year, $52M Deal

Jul 18, 2016 12:14 PM

Miles Plumlee has agreed upon a four-year, $52 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Plumlee has been a restricted free agent this summer.

Plumlee averaged 5.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in 14.3 minutes per game last season with the Bucks. Plumlee also had a PER of 17.4.

Plumlee turns 28 in September.

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Tags: Miles Plumlee, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Greivis Vasquez Agrees To One-Year Deal With Nets

Jul 11, 2016 12:39 AM

Greivis Vasquez has agreed upon a one-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets.

The Nets moved quickly on Vasquez after their offer sheets to Allen Crabbe and Tyler Johnson.

Vasquez spent one season with the Milwaukee Bucks following his trade from the Toronto Raptors.

Vasquez can play either guard position and is coming off surgery on his right ankle.

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Tags: Greivis Vasquez, Milwaukee Bucks, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Cavs Agree To Trade With Bulls For Mike Dunleavy

Jul 6, 2016 10:07 PM

The Chicago Bulls are finalizing a deal to send Mike Dunleavy to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Chicago has had to trade away Dunleavy in order to fit Dwyane Wade's contract into their cap space.

LeBron James personally recruited Dunleavy to the Cavaliers during the 2015 offseason.

Cleveland will use their $9.6 million trade exception from the Anderson Varejao trade to acquire Dunleavy's $4.8 million salary.

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Tags: Mike Dunleavy, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Dwyane Wade Meeting With Nuggets, Bulls, Bucks

Jul 6, 2016 11:24 AM

Dwyane Wade is meeting with the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday morning in New York.

Wade will meet with the Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls on Wednesday afternoon.

Wade has a two-year offer worth more than $50 million from the Nuggets.

There is no meeting set between Wade and the Miami Heat as of now.

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Tags: Dwyane Wade, Chicago Bulls, Denver Nuggets, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Dwyane Wade Cancels Free Agent Meetings

Jul 5, 2016 11:31 AM

Dwyane Wade has canceled some of the free agent meetings he had scheduled this week.

Wade and the Miami Heat continue to discuss a new contract. Wade was reportedly offered a two-year, $40 million deal on Monday. Wade has also been linked to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Wade had been scheduled to meet with the Milwaukee Bucks and Denver Nuggets.

Dan Le Batard shed additional light on the situation.

“The problems are real," Le Batard said on ESPN Radio Tuesday. “It’s not something we’re soap-opera manufacturing because we love it. The relationship has never been in a more dangerous place when you consider Golden State going to get Durant with all their players to recruit him and you consider the Spurs going with LaMarcus Aldridge and Pat Riley couldn’t go with Dwyane Wade and Dwyane Wade’s camp leaked before the meeting something that played defense against what the Miami Heat was trying to do in that meeting… but he was in no way helping the franchise with the recruitment of Durant in any way, didn’t make a public comment about wanting Durant. Didn’t reach out in private. Somewhere along the line here and I don’t know how this happened and I don’t know why it happened but somewhere along the line there’s a trust fracture here.

“Dwyane Wade clearly doesn’t trust the Miami Heat to give him X number of million on the front end with the bird rights they can give him at the end of the contract — the parachute of one year, $30 million, $40 million, $50 million — he clearly doesn’t trust them to do that…”

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Tags: Dwyane Wade, Denver Nuggets, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Cavs Won't Match Matthew Dellavedova's $38M Deal With Bucks

Jul 4, 2016 2:14 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers will not match the offer sheet Matthew Dellavedova has agreed to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Dellavedova agreed to a four-year, $38.5 million deal with the Bucks on the opening day of free agency. 

Cleveland would have three days after Dellavedova signing the offer sheet to decide to match.

Dellavedova settled for the Cavaliers' qualifying offer of $1.2 million after it was made clear that a multi-year pact that suited both sides could not be reached.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tags: Matt Dellavedova, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Bucks, Nuggets Continue To Pursue Dwyane Wade

Jul 3, 2016 10:28 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks and Denver Nuggets continue to pursue a deal with Dwyane Wade.

Wade remains a free agent as he's been unable to agree upon terms so far with the Miami Heat.

The Bucks don't have enough cap space to sign Wade currently, but they have confidence of being able to trade away Greg Monroe. Milwaukee is scheduled to meet with Wade after the 4th of July holiday.

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Tags: Dwyane Wade, Denver Nuggets, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Knicks, Bucks, Mavs, Nuggets, Bulls In Contract Talks With Dwyane Wade

Jul 1, 2016 7:30 PM

Dwyane Wade is in contract talks with both the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks.

Wade could schedule meetings next week.

Wade and the Miami Heat have been unable to agree upon terms. 

"He wants to be compensated for his pay cuts," a source told Ramona Shelburne.

Adrian Wojnarowski reports Wade has received multiple offers in the $20 million per season range. The Chicago Bulls, Dallas Mavericks and Denver Nuggets have each started to pursue Wade in addition to the Bucks and Knicks.

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Tags: Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Matthew Dellavedova Agrees Upon Four-Year, $38M Deal With Bucks

Jul 1, 2016 3:55 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks and Matthew Dellavedova have agreed upon on a four-year, $38 million contract.

Dellavedova has emerged as a capable point guard during his time with the Cavaliers.

Dellavedova would fit in nicely beside Giannis Antetokounmpo since he can play without the ball.

Because Dellavedova is a restricted free agent, the Cavaliers will have the ability to match the deal.

LeBron James posted the following message on Twitter, which could indicate Cleveland isn't planning on matching: "Congrats to my brother! @matthewdelly on his deal! Good luck in Milwaukee! Very deserving to you and your family."

RealGM's Grading The Deal on Dellavedova signing an offer sheet with the Bucks.

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Tags: Matt Dellavedova, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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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.

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

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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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Jason Kidd Agrees To Three-Year, $18M Extension With Bucks
Jason Kidd will make $5 million in the final season of his original contract before the extension begins in 17-18.

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Jason Kidd Finalizing Three-Year, $15M Extension With Bucks
Jason Kidd joined the Bucks in 2014.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Justin Zanik Hired By Bucks As Assistant GM
Justin Zanik helped facilitate contract negotiations, managed the teamís salary cap and oversaw the scouting of international prospects, among other duties.

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Dunc'd On: Warriors/Cavs Game 1, Bucks Offseason
Golden State handles Cleveland in Game 1. How we feel about the series after one game, why Cleveland had so much trouble scoring on the Warriors' defense, and what adjustments the Cavs can make to improve matters.

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Nylon Calculus' Seth Partnow Hired By Bucks
Seth Partnow will contribute proprietary data to the Bucks.

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Bucks, Jason Kidd Working On Contract Extension
Jason Kidd is entering the final season of his current contract with the Bucks.

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Bucks To Hire Justin Zanik As GM In Waiting
The Bucks will hire Justin Zanik to eventually succeed John Hammond as general manager.

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Financial Data Of Bucks' Players Compromised In Scam
The Bucks took responsibility for an employee distributing 2015 IRS W-2 documents in an email scam in which team president Peter Feigin was impersonated.

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Raptors' Bobby Webster Interviewing For Bucks' Assistant GM Job
Bobby Webster is a former cap and CBA expert for the NBA league office.

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76ers Win Lottery, Lakers Get 2nd Pick, Celtics 3rd
The 76ers, Lakers and Celtics are in the top-3 of the NBA Draft Lottery.

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Carter-Williams Believes Giannis At PG Has Been 'Blown Out Of Prorportion'
Giannis Antetokounmpo emerged this season playing point guard but Michael Carter-Williams isn't willing to concede the role.

Matt Velazquez/Journal Sentinel

Jason Kidd's Tenure With Bucks On Shaky Ground
Jason Kidd's coaching abilities and player personnel decision-making have been questioned.

Gery Woelfel/Journal Times

John Hammond Could Move From Bucks To Pelicans In Offseason
The Bucks somewhat surprisingly reached the playoffs in 2015 but regressed in 2016.

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