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Bucks Sign Joel Bolomboy To Two-Way Deal

Oct 20, 2017 6:01 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks will sign Joel Bolomboy to a two-way deal.

Bolomboy played 12 games with the Utah Jazz last season.

Bolomboy was waived by the Jazz at the end of the preseason.

Bolomboy was expected to the be the top pick in the G-League draft.

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Jon Horst Was 'Reluctant Compromise' For Bucks Ownership

Oct 20, 2017 2:12 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks hired Jon Horst as general manager after their ownership group was unable to agree upon elevating Justin Zanik.

Marc Lasry wanted to elevate Zanik when John Hammond left as they initially planned. But Wesley Edens exercised his veto power.

Horst was described as a "reluctant compromise" by one Bucks' insider.

Multiple agents and executives expressed concern about the way ownership has managed its in-house relationships during its short tenure.

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Gary Payton II Signs Two-Way Contract With Bucks

Oct 17, 2017 12:03 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed Gary Payton II to a Two-Way contract. 

Payton II, 24, originally signed with Milwaukee on April 2 and played in six games during the 2016-17 season where he averaged 3.3 points, 2.2 assists and 2.0 rebounds. 

Payton appeared in four preseason games and averaged 7.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists.

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Richard Jefferson Agrees Upon One-Year, $2.3M Deal With Nuggets

Oct 16, 2017 8:25 PM

Richard Jefferson has agreed upon a one-year, $2.3 million deal with the Denver Nuggets.

The Nuggets will likely waive Jameer Nelson to create a roster spot for Jefferson.

Josh Kroenke enjoys a strong friendship with Jefferson. The Nuggets feel Jefferson will give them depth at small forward and also be a strong veteran presence.

Jefferson averaged 20 minutes per game last season.

The Milwaukee Bucks also pursued Jefferson.

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Bucks Claim DeAndre Liggins Off Waivers

Oct 16, 2017 5:52 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks have claimed DeAndre Liggins off waivers.

Liggins was waived by the Miami Heat. Since the end of last season, Liggins has been on the rosters of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Heat and now the Bucks.

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Nuggets Interested In Signing Richard Jefferson

Oct 16, 2017 9:12 AM

The Denver Nuggets have expressed interest in signing Richard Jefferson.

Jefferson has also received interest from the Milwaukee Bucks, who have been the most aggressive team.

Jefferson will become a free agent Monday afternoon as he was released by the Atlanta Hawks over the weekend.

Josh Kroenke enjoys a strong friendship with Jefferson.

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Herd Acquire Returning Player Rights To Xavier Munford

Oct 15, 2017 3:20 PM

The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, acquired the returning player rights to Xavier Munford in a trade with the Greensboro Swarm. The Herd also received Greensboro’s second round pick in the 2018 NBA G League Draft in exchange for the team’s first round selections in 2017 and 2018. 

“Xavier has competed at the highest levels of professional basketball in the NBA, NBA G League and internationally,” said Herd General Manager Dave Dean. “After working with Xavier throughout Bucks training camp, we see untapped potential and could not be more excited to add the former NBA G League All-Star to the Herd roster.”

Munford, 25, was a member of the 2017 USA AmeriCup Team that finished 5-0 and won the gold medal in Argentina. He averaged 10.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game.

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Bucks Waive Gerald Green

Oct 14, 2017 10:27 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on Gerald Green.

Originally signed to a contract on Sept. 24, Green appeared in four preseason games for the Bucks and averaged 4.0 points, 1.0 rebound and 1.0 steal per contest.

The Bucks roster stands at 14 players.

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Richard Jefferson, Bucks Have Mutual Interest

Oct 14, 2017 10:16 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks have serious interest in signing Richard Jefferson.

Jefferson is set to clear waivers on Monday after he was traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Atlanta Hawks and then released.

Jefferson has received interest from other teams as well.

Milwaukee released free agent guard Gerald Green on Saturday, which cleared a roster spot that could be used to sign Jefferson.

Jefferson played for several seasons with Jason Kidd as members of the Nets.

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Bucks Waive Joel Anthony, Gary Payton II, Brandon Rush

Oct 14, 2017 9:41 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on Joel Anthony, Gary Payton II and Brandon Rush.

Anthony signed with the Bucks on Sept. 24 and appeared in four preseason games and averaged 1.8 points and 4.0 rebounds.

Payton originally signed with Milwaukee on April 2 and played in six games during the 2016-17 season where he averaged 3.3 points, 2.2 assists and 2.0 rebounds. He appeared in four preseason games and averaged 7.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists.

Rush signed with Milwaukee on Sept. 19. He appeared in three games and averaged 2.7 points per contest.

The Bucks roster now stands at 15 players.

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Bucks Waive Xavier Munford
Xavier Munford did not appear in a preseason game for the Bucks.

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Bucks Trying To Unload John Henson, Mirza Teletovic
The Bucks are attempting to balance their cap sheet.

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Jabari Parker Unlikely To Return Before February
Jabari Parker is recovering from the second torn ACL of his NBA career.

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Bucks Waive Kendall Marshall
Kendall Marshall appeared in three preseason games and averaged 1.0 point and 3.7 assists per contest.

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Bucks Sign Xavier Munford
Xavier Munford split time between the Greensboro Swarm of the G League and FC Barcelona Lassa last season.

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Bucks Waive James Young
James Young did not appear in either of the Bucks two preseason games.

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NBA GMs Choose Towns, Giannis As Players They'd Choose To Build Around
Karl-Anthony Towns received 29 percent of the vote this season compared to 48 percent in 2016.

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Bucks Sign Joel Anthony, Gerald Green To Camp Contracts
Joel Anthony appeared in 19 games last season for the Spurs and averaged 1.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 6.4 minutes per contest.

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Bucks Waive JeQuan Lewis
In four games during Summer League, JeQuan Lewis averaged 2.0 points and 1.5 assists per contest.

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Gerald Green Agrees Upon Camp Deal With Bucks
Gerald Green will have an opportunity to compete for a regular season roster spot.

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Bucks Waive Bronson Koenig
Bronson Koenig originally signed a Two-Way contract with the Bucks on July 6.

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Bucks Sign Kendall Marshall To Camp Deal
Kendall Marshall appeared in 21 games last season in the G League and averaged 15.1 points, 3.8 rebounds and 9.0 assists in 36.2 minutes.

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RealGM Radio: East Over-Unders With Arturo Galletti
Host Danny Leroux and Arturo Galletti continue their annual tradition of breaking down the over/under lines for the Eastern Conference.

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Brandon Rush Agrees Upon Deal With Bucks
Brandon Rush spent last season with the Bucks.

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Jason Terry Agrees To Re-Sign With Bucks On One-Year, $2.3M Deal
Jason Terry gave the Bucks a veteran bench option in the backcourt last season.

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Bucks, Wolves Interested In Jason Terry
Jason Terry is in Minneapolis meeting with the Wolves this week.

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Bucks Waive Jalen More
Jalen Moore was originally signed to a Two-Way contract on July 8.

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Jabari Parker Seeking Max Contract From Bucks
Jabari Parker is expected to seek a contract at or near the maximum from the Bucks.

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Bucks Sign James Young To Camp Deal
James Young played in 89 games over three seasons with Boston and averaged 2.3 points and 1.1 rebounds per contest.

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Jabari Parker Was Briefly Discussed In Knicks-Rockets Trade Talks
The Bucks emerged as a potential third team in discussions centered on a trade of Carmelo Anthony from the Knicks to the Rockets.

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