Feb 26, 2012 12:09 PM EST
The Bucks are reportedly willing to listen to trade offers for Andrew Bogut.
Bogut, who has two years and $27 million remaining on his contract after this season, fractured his left ankle and is expected to be out for another 8-12 weeks.
The Bucks have yet to engage in any serious trade discussions, but they’re “definitely open to offers,” according to one Eastern Conference coach.
Feb 25, 2012 11:58 AM EST
Andrew Bogut underwent a CT scan on his fractured left ankle and it was determined that the ankle was healing appropriately and will not require surgery.
Bucks general manager John Hammond said the diagnosis would not change the original recovery timetable of 8-12 weeks.
"Bogut will be allowed to progress to the next stage of his rehabilitation program and will undergo an additional scan in approximately one month," Hammond said.
In 12 games this season, Bogut averaged 11.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.0 steal and 2.0 blocked shots in 30.0 minutes per contest.
Feb 22, 2012 4:08 PM EST
Joel Przybilla has agreed to sign with the Blazers, according to a source.
Przybilla spent several seasons with Portland before being traded last February to the Bobcats.
Przybilla, who also considered signing with the Heat, Bulls and Bucks, will bring veteran frontcourt play to Portland.
Feb 22, 2012 10:13 AM EST
Joel Przybilla is expected to decide on Wednesday which team he will sign with for the remainder of the season.
Przybilla is picking between the Heat, Bulls, Bucks or Blazers.
"I think Portland is always the sentimental favorite for obvious reasons," agent Bill Duffy said. "Joel has a home here and he had the best years of his career here. And at this particular time, it looks like he is needed, too."
Feb 17, 2012 10:39 AM EST
Kyrylo Fesenko is ready to return from a torn meniscus in his left knee.
"He's fine now; he's ready to go," said Stu Lash, Fesenko's agent.
The Bucks, Bulls, Heat, and Hawks are showing interest in Fesenko, who spent last season as a backup center for the Jazz.
Milwaukee is trying to set up a meeting with Fesenko next week.
Feb 15, 2012 10:16 AM EST
Andrew Bogut hopes he won't need surgery to repair his fractured left ankle.
"Everything is kind of relying on this next scan," Bogut said. "I've got all my swelling out. It's obviously still painful. I'm doing physio almost every other day, but I can't leave the house because I don't want to risk walking on it unless I really have to."
Bogut plans to consult with doctors after undergoing a CT scan next Wednesday.
"Hopefully it's non-surgical," Bogut said. "My ultimate goal is hopefully to get back by the end of the season and playoffs if we make the playoffs.
"But it's kind of hard for me to speculate. Once we get the scan results we'll know more and make an announcement. I'm hopeful. They say there's a high chance I won't need surgery and it should heal on its own. Being an athlete, I'm getting treatment every day and icing."
Feb 10, 2012 10:27 AM EST
Beno Udrih is having trouble cracking Scott Skiles’ backcourt rotation.
"I didn't expect to play 15 minutes a game here," Udrih said. "I thought it would be like between 25 and 30 minutes and maybe play with Brandon (Jennings) a little because Brandon likes to move to the shooting guard, too.
"I can't get into a rhythm. I get two shots coming right into the game and I might miss them and then I'm out of the game.”
Udrih, who has a player’s option for $7.8 million next season, wouldn't say whether he'll exercise his option to remain with the Bucks.
"I just want to see how this year turns out," said Udrih, who planned to play in Russia if the NBA lockout hadn't ended.
Feb 10, 2012 1:19 AM EST
Brandon Jennings revealed that he will consider leaving Milwaukee for a bigger market when his rookie contract ends.
"I am going to keep my options open, knowing that the time is coming up,'' Jennings said in an email interview. "I'm doing my homework on big market teams.''
Jennings will become eligible to sign a long-term extension with the Bucks this summer.
"I'm not saying I won't (sign an extension with the Bucks) and I'm not saying I will,'' he said. "I'm just keeping my options open.''
Jennings played one season in Italy instead of going to Arizona for his freshman season.
"It has nothing to do with the city of Milwaukee or anything like that because that's where I started my career,'' Jennings said. "They've been nothing but good to me. (Coach) Scott Skiles and (general manager) John Hammond have been good to me. It's just that I'm understanding the business of basketball now.''
Feb 03, 2012 11:55 AM EST
The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on Darington Hobson.
Hobson, 24, was originally selected by the Bucks with the 37th overall pick of the 2010 NBA Draft, but was waived prior to the start of the 2010-11 season. Hobson re-signed with Milwaukee as a free agent on Dec. 10, 2011, and appeared in five regular season games for the Bucks this season, tallying four points, three rebounds and six assists in 39 total minutes of action. Hobson also spent two separate stints with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA D-League where he averaged 10.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in eight games (six starts).
Feb 01, 2012 7:11 PM EST
The Milwaukee Bucks have recalled Darington Hobson from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.
In eight games (six starts) for the Mad Ants, Hobson averaged 10.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 27.6 minutes per contest. Hobson was initially assigned to Fort Wayne on December 29 and recalled to join the Bucks on January 4. On January 18, he was re-assigned to Fort Wayne.
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