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Wisconsin Assembly OKs $250M in public funding for new Bucks ar…

Wisconsin Assembly OKs $250M in public funding for new Bucks arena

yahoo.com nba.com Updated Jul 28 (4 days ago)
The Milwaukee Bucks took a major step toward remaining in Wisconsin on Tuesday. With Bucks head coach Jason Kidd reportedly watching from the gallery at the State Capitol in Madison, the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to approve a bill that will earmark…
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  • Bucks sign Copeland, adding front-court depth

    Bucks sign Copeland, adding front-court depth

    nba.com Jul 29 (3 days ago)
    The Bucks have signed free-agent forward Chris Copeland, adding veteran depth to their young frontcourt.
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  • 2015-16 NBA uniform leaks: New alternates for OKC, Mavs, Nugget…

    2015-16 NBA uniform leaks: New alternates for OKC, Mavs, Nuggets and more?

    yahoo.com Jul 23
    Several NBA teams have unveiled new uniforms for the upcoming season in recent months, with some — like the Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and Atlanta Hawks — undergoing full-fledged revamps and others — like the Charlotte Hor…
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  • Bucks Co-Owner Now Works For Governor Who Pushed Through Arena …

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

    deadspin.com Jul 21
    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 Whi…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the Bucks staying put, for better…

    The 10-man rotation, starring the Bucks staying put, for better and/or for worse

    yahoo.com Jul 16
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: VICE Sports. Now that the Wisconsin St…
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  • Wisconsin senate votes to fund new Bucks arena with $250 millio…

    Wisconsin senate votes to fund new Bucks arena with $250 million

    While the debate over merits of public funding for sports arenas continues to rage on, the Milwaukee Bucks' attempts to receive public subsidies from the state of Wisconsin appears to be near its conclusion. The Republican-controlled state senate voted …
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  • John Oliver takes Milwaukee Bucks to task over public funding p…

    John Oliver takes Milwaukee Bucks to task over public funding plan for new arena

    yahoo.com Jul 13
    Sunday's episode of the HBO comedy news show "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" wrapped up with a pointed discussion of the issue of public funding of professional sports stadiums. The lengthy, detail-rich segment focused on the increasingly…
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  • Dudley not surprised by trade to Wizards

    Dudley not surprised by trade to Wizards

    nba.com Jul 10
    Forward Jared Dudley says the Washington Wizards were one of the teams he considered before he opted in to the final year of his contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
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  • Bucks trade Pachulia to Mavericks for draft pick

    Bucks trade Pachulia to Mavericks for draft pick

    nba.com Jul 9
    Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond announced today that the team has acquired a future second round draft pick from the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for center Zaza Pachulia.
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  • Find Out Why Bucks Fans Flipped Out At This Michael Carter-Will…

    Find Out Why Bucks Fans Flipped Out At This Michael Carter-Williams Tweet

    dimemag.com Jul 8
    Getty Image Rumors have been floating around about the status of the Milwaukee Bucks, or more specifically, where the Milwaukee Bucks will be playing in the future. Their arena deal is approaching its end, and they have yet to secure funding for a new a…
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  • Bucks prez repeats relocation threat, invokes Seattle, Vegas if…

    Bucks prez repeats relocation threat, invokes Seattle, Vegas if arena funding not approved

    yahoo.com Jul 7
    This should be a happy time for Milwaukee Bucks fans. They're coming off a massive turnaround, vaulting from an NBA-worst 15-67 record in 2013-14 to a .500 mark at 41-41 and a shocking playoff berth last season. New head coach Jason Kidd and assistant S…
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  • The Milwaukee Bucks Are Already Threatening To Move

    The Milwaukee Bucks Are Already Threatening To Move

    deadspin.com Jul 7
    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 dem…
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  • Free-agency winners and losers

    Free-agency winners and losers

    ESPN.com Jul 6
    J.A. Adande names the Los Angeles Clippers the biggest loser in free agency so far. "The Clippers had no fallback plan for DeAndre Jordan's departure,...
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  • Proposed Bucks arena goes before state budget committee

    Proposed Bucks arena goes before state budget committee

    nba.com Jul 6
    The Milwaukee Bucks' president is trying to persuade Wisconsin lawmakers to devote $250 million in tax dollars to a new arena.
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  • Report: Bucks trade Jared Dudley to Wizards

    Report: Bucks trade Jared Dudley to Wizards

    nba.com Jul 2
    Moving on after learning they'll lose Paul Pierce as a free agent, the Washington Wizards agreed to acquire forward Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a future second-round draft pick.
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  • Report: Bucks, Greg Monroe agree on max contract

    Report: Bucks, Greg Monroe agree on max contract

    As one of the most coveted big men on the free agent market, Greg Monroe had his choice of destinations.
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  • Monta Ellis gets $44 million to bring points, playmaking to Pac…

    Monta Ellis gets $44 million to bring points, playmaking to Pacers

    yahoo.com Jul 2
    Two summers back, coming off an unsuccessful year-and-a-half-long stint with the Milwaukee Bucks, Monta Ellis struggled to generate interest in free agency. The former Golden State Warriors spark plug withered on the vine until the second week of July b…
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  • Report: Bucks agree to 5-year deal with Middleton

    Report: Bucks agree to 5-year deal with Middleton

    nba.com Jul 1
    Khris Middleton was a little-known second-round draft pick when he broke into the NBA with the Detroit Pistons in 2012.
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  • Report: Jared Dudley opting in with Bucks next season

    Report: Jared Dudley opting in with Bucks next season

    nba.com Jun 30
    Jared Dudley has decided to return to the Milwaukee Bucks for the final year of his contract.
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  • Video - Nets Outlast Bucks 01:33

    Nets Outlast Bucks

    Mar 20
    The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
  • Video - Grizzlies Rock Bucks 01:03

    Grizzlies Rock Bucks

    Mar 14
    The Grizzlies beat the Bucks 96-83 for their 25th home victory of the season.
  • Video - Pacers Top Bucks In OT 01:03

    Pacers Top Bucks In OT

    Mar 12
    The Pacers beat the Bucks 109-103 in overtime for their seventh straight win.
  • Video - Middleton Fuels Bucks Past Magic 00:43

    Middleton Fuels Bucks Past Magic

    Mar 11
    Khris Middleton scored 30 points for the second time in three games as the Bucks defeated the Magic 97-91.

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