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Bucks Co-Owner Now Works For Governor Who Pushed Through Arena Deal

Last week, the Wisconsin Senate approved $250 million—and at least $174 million more in interest—in public funds to build the Milwaukee Bucks a new arena. The plan was championed at every step of the way by Gov. Scott Walker, who has designs on the White House. His war chest will be administered by one of the Bucks’… » 7/21/15 10:05am 7/21/15 10:05am

Wisconsin Senate Votes To Give $250 Million To Billionaires

The Wisconsin Senate voted 21-10 to approve $250 million in public financing for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. The bill will now be sent to the state Assembly for approval. Though the Assembly is likely to pass it, there is still some backroom negotiating and deals to be completed beforehand. The Milwaukee… » 7/15/15 9:05pm 7/15/15 9:05pm

The Milwaukee Bucks Are Already Threatening To Move

When Herb Kohl sold the Bucks last year, it was trumpeted everywhere that one of the immutable conditions of the sale was that the new owners keep the franchise in Milwaukee. Yesterday, in a hearing with state and local lawmakers, the team president demanded $250 million plus interest in taxpayer money for a new… » 7/07/15 9:16am 7/07/15 9:16am

Khris Middleton Hits Game-Winning Three To Cap Frenzied Final Seconds

Khris Middleton is starting to make a habit of hitting game-winners from a very specific spot on the floor. Down two to the Heat with eight seconds remaining, Jerryd Bayless's missed layup was heading out of bounds before Zaza Pachulia tracked it down and chucked it backwards. His save found Middleton perfectly, who… » 3/24/15 11:10pm 3/24/15 11:10pm

Read The Bullshit Charts A "Scientist" Is Hawking To Sports Teams

Every team wants the perfect draft pick. It's a deceptively simple-sounding goal that haunts every executive in sports, because they are being asked to do the nearly impossible—predict what human beings will do. Sure, every few years a player like Andrew Luck or Bryce Harper comes along who simply can't fail (even… » 3/13/15 1:18pm 3/13/15 1:18pm

Larry Sanders Explains Why He Walked Away From Basketball

After taking an extended leave from the Milwaukee Bucks early in the season, Larry Sanders negotiated a buyout with the team last week. Now, in a video produced by The Players' Tribune, the 26-year-old center sheds some light on why he left the Bucks, and why he has no intention of returning to basketball anytime soon. » 2/25/15 10:55am 2/25/15 10:55am

Larry Sanders Returns To Bucks, Doesn't Explain Much

Bucks center Larry Sanders, who had been away from the team since Dec. 26 due to "personal reasons" and was reportedly considering quitting basketball altogether, returned to the team last night and watched the Bucks' game against the Suns while sitting on the bench in street clothes. Sanders did speak to the media,… » 1/07/15 10:58am 1/07/15 10:58am

Giannis Antetokounmpo Basically Dunked A Freaking Skyhook

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar perfected the hook shot and made it unstoppable, releasing it so far from the basket and so high into the air that it was coined the skyhook. Or so we thought, until Giannis Antetokounmpo showed off the next phase of its evolution against the Suns tonight: the skydunk. Think about it, it's perfect.… » 1/06/15 10:20pm 1/06/15 10:20pm

Report: Jabari Parker Out For The Season With Suspected Torn ACL

Jabari Parker will likely miss the rest of the season with a "suspected torn ACL," according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Parker left last night's win over the Suns with a "sprained knee" after he collided with PJ Tucker. He becomes the second lottery pick to suffer a season-ending injury, after Julius Randle broke his leg » 12/16/14 10:50pm 12/16/14 10:50pm

Khris Middleton Beats Suns With Contested, Game-Winning Three

Down one to the Phoenix Suns with under four seconds remaining, Bucks forward Khris Middleton hit this contested game-winner to send the surprising Bucks to 13-12. The final minute of the game featured as good of basketball as you'll see, with the teams trading baskets and combining to hit six straight shots.… » 12/15/14 11:57pm 12/15/14 11:57pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo Can Cover A Lot Of Ground With Just Two Steps

Last night Giannis Antetokounmpo pulled off the move that is quickly becoming his signature, gathering his dribble behind the three-point line, taking two steps, and laying the ball in. That is at least 22 feet covered in just two steps, with Antetokounmpo using his incredibly long limbs to make plays that are… » 12/06/14 2:45pm 12/06/14 2:45pm