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Jason Kidd expected to be named head of Bucks basketball operations

Published July 5, 2015

The Milwaukee Bucks are expected to name head coach Jason Kidd the head of basketball operations next week. Kidd tried to get both jobs when he was in Brooklyn and his failure to do so was cited as a factor in him agreeing to come to Milwaukee.John Hammond has been general manager of the Bucks since 2008.

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10 free agents who could sign with the Bucks

Published July 1, 2015

The Milwaukee Bucks will find out in the coming days whether a promising roster, a future Hall of Famer coaching on the bench and max-level money is enough to convince one of the prized NBA free agents to actually choose the Bucks. No, it won't be LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love or Marc Gasol donning Milwaukee's new green and cream jerseys, but there are plenty of free-agent players who would make a big difference for the Bucks.

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Bucks nix power forwards to go for shooters on NBA draft night

Published June 26, 2015

The Milwaukee Bucks, who didn't have much shooting in their arsenal last season, went for exactly that in both the NBA draft and a draft-night trade. Rashad Vaughn, a shooter from UNLV, and Greivis Vasquez, a veteran shooter from the Toronto Raptors, will join the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Bucks expected to look for a power forward in Thursday's NBA draft

Published June 24, 2015

The Milwaukee Bucks look to pick up a power forward in the NBA draft Thursday night. The two names most often mentioned are Bobby Portis from Arkansas and Kevon Looney from UCLA, but both Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky from Wisconsin are getting some mentions, as well.

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A fable about three boys, a fancy lemonade stand and a village of dummies

Published June 19, 2015

Three boys went into their piggy banks and decided they wanted to build a great lemonade stand. They had a great recipe and wanted their new stand to be the pride and joy of a new village. But the new village wouldn't help them so the boys moved to another village with nicer people.

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Build it now, Milwaukee

Published June 9, 2015

The push to a build a new $500 million sports and entertainment arena in Downtown Milwaukee along with an additional $500 million in commercial and retail development heats up this week.

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Bucks, Abele release statements on new arena financing proposal

Published June 4, 2015

This afternoon, Gov. Scott Walker announced a new financing proposal for the planned new Downtown arena and entertainment complex. Shortly after, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the Milwaukee Bucks sent the following statements regarding the announcement.

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New report says Downtown needs more connectivity

Published May 19, 2015

A new report by Hunden Strategic Partners in Chicago was presented yesterday at a Public Policy Forum luncheon at the Intercontinental Milwaukee. It calls for more connectivity and density, and makes some obvious but not apparent to all observations.

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Name of the Game to sell new Bucks merch

Published May 6, 2015

New Bucks merchandise will be available at official Bucks Pro Shop locations at Bayshore Town Center, Southridge Mall and Mayfair Mall beginning next week.

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Lousy ending doesn't dim young Bucks' bright future

Published May 1, 2015

The Chicago Bulls had their way as the Bucks' season came to an end Thursday night. But the future looks bright for the Bucks, who have young stars, a new arena on the horizon and a coach who is among the best in the league.

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Nightmarish end can't erase Bucks' inspiring season

Published May 1, 2015

A season that started with hardly any expectations, then saw the loss of No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker and the mystifying departure of Larry Sanders, ended with a thud Thursday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. But the ride was memorable.