Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners
dimemag.com Updated Aug 17 (4 days ago)
July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Rosters are pretty much set, the dog days of hefty contracts h…Upvote Share Tweet
Jabari Parker Says He’s Trying To Avoid Being Next Second Pick Bustdimemag.com Aug 16 (5 days ago)Before Jabari Parker can become the superstar many project him and he expects to be, the Milwaukee Bucks rookie knows he needs to first beat a long-held NBA stigma. As the second overall pick in his draft class, Parker is following the path of infamous …Upvote Share Tweet
Dime Q&A: Brandon Knight On Charity, The Bucks, & Expectations For 2014-2015dimemag.com Aug 16 (5 days ago)Being a basketball player in the NBA carries far greater responsibility than just playing for one of the 30 franchises in the league on a daily basis. There is that unwritten rule that players are supposed to give back. That mantra is one that some play…Upvote Share Tweet
Fellow Rookies Think Jabari Parker Will Win ROY And Have Best Careerdimemag.com Aug 6If it were up to the rookie class of 2014, Jabari Parker of the Milwaukee Bucks would have been the number one pick of June’s NBA Draft – and it’s not even close. In a survey conducted by the league on Sunday at the Rookie Photo Shoot, Parker wasn’t jus…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 1The Milwaukee Bucks posted a video yesterday of Brandon Knight doing a 60 inch box jump. It was very impressive, and calls to mind a certain dunk that might have crushed the confidence of another player. Here’s the video in question: For context, this i…Upvote Share TweetFree agent Jerryd Bayless signed with the Milwaukee Bucks in large part because of Jason Kidd.Upvote Share Tweet
Vin Baker is auctioning off his gold medal from the 2000 Summer Olympicsyahoo.com Jul 31In 1993, when he was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the years before rookie-scale contracts, Vin Baker signed a 10-year agreement with the team. That deal included an opt-out after the sixth season, by which time Baker had made nearly $17.3 million. …Upvote Share Tweet
Vin Baker is auctioning off his gold medal from the 2000 Summer Olympicsyahoo.com Jul 31In 1993, when he was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the years before rookie scale contracts, Vin Baker signed a 10-year agreement with the team. That deal included an opt-out after the sixth season, by which time Baker had made nearly $17.3 million. …Upvote Share Tweet
Bucks sign No. 36 overall pick O'Bryantnba.com Jul 30The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second-round draft pick Johnny O'Bryant, General Manager John Hammond announced Wednesday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in accordance with team policy.Upvote Share Tweet
Kyle Korver was traded in 2003 for a copy machine, kind ofyahoo.com Jul 29It’s hard to consider, in an era where the Milwaukee Bucks can be sold for half a billion dollars and the Los Angeles Clippers can fetch a $2 billion asking price even with absolutely no leverage on their side, but we’re not that far removed from NBA te…Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Todaydimemag.com Jul 24Rafer Alston turns 38 today. While he never reached superstar status in the NBA, the streetball legend went from the playground to a starting point guard playing in the NBA Finals. Today, we remember the man they call Skip 2 My Lou. From a young age, Al…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 23Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shot to national prominence some fifty years ago as a standout center at Power Memorial high school, before moving on to be a championship-earning legend at UCLA, with the Milwaukee Bucks, and most famously w…Upvote Share Tweet
Desmond Mason Fulfills His Dream & Becomes An Artistdimemag.com Jul 23You might remember Desmond Mason. He played 10 seasons in the NBA, and won the Slam Dunk Contest in 2001. In 2005, he averaged a career-high 17.2 points per game with the Milwaukee Bucks. Since retiring from the NBA, Mason has been fulfilling his lifelo…Upvote Share TweetWhen the Los Angeles Lakers waived Kendall Marshall last Friday to clear his unguaranteed 2014-15 salary from the books, freeing up cap space with which to complete other signings, they hoped to be able to bring him back into the fold if he cleared waiv…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Jul 16Brewers executive Teddy Werner is among a group of Milwaukee business leaders who have joined the Bucks' new ownership group.Upvote Share Tweet
Midwest bias: LeBron adds intrigue to CentralESPN.com Jul 14LeBron James and Andrew Wiggins to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Jabari Parker to the Milwaukee Bucks. Pau Gasol to the Chicago Bulls. Add in Eastern Conference finalist Indiana and the Central Division may now be prime-time viewing.Upvote Share TweetThe Bucks have signed first-round draft pick Jabari Parker to his rookie contract.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 8Former Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl could have stopped after selling his former team, declining the overtures of several suitors and turning down hundreds of millions of dollars in order to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee, selling to Wes Edens and Marc L…Upvote Share Tweet
Kidd on Milwaukee: 'No place I'd rather be'ESPN.com Jul 5In a letter to Milwaukee Bucks fans distributed by the team via its official Twitter account, recently hired coach Jason Kidd wrote that there is no place he would rather be than in Milwaukee.Upvote Share Tweet
Drew: Swift termination came as 'a surprise'nba.com Jul 3Larry Drew said Thursday that his sudden firing as the Milwaukee Bucks' coach came as a surprise, but he accepts the decision by the team's new owners.Upvote Share TweetJason Kidd avoided repeated questions about why he wanted to leave the Nets for the Milwaukee Bucks and did not say the words "Brooklyn" or "Nets" during his introductory news conference Wednesday at the Bradley Center.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 2The Brooklyn Nets’ brief coaching search is over. In the wake of Jason Kidd’s blazing, unapologetically Machiavellian departure to the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced it has hired Lionel Hollins as head coach. The Brooklyn Nets have reached an agree…Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks Hold Off WarriorsJul 16Dennis Schroder scored a game-high 17 points in the Hawks' 68-65 win over the Warriors in summer league action.
Hood Shines For JazzJul 14Rodney Hood scored 29 points in the Jazz's 87-71 win over the Bucks in the NBA summer league.
Kidd Excited To Be In MilwaukeeJul 2Jason Kidd expresses his excitement to coach a young team in Milwaukee and is honored to be named the new coach of the Bucks.
Kidd To Coach BucksJun 30Chris Broussard discusses the Bucks' acquisition of Jason Kidd from the Nets for two second-round draft picks and what Kidd's coaching future holds for him in Milwaukee.
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose sitting out Team USA exhibition at Madison…Aug 20Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose was a last-minute scratch Wednesday night from Team USA's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
Derrick Rose sits out practice but will play in Team USA's next exhibition…Aug 19Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
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