Lakers sign Kostas Antetokounmpo to two-way deal

Basketball / NBA Jul 23, 2019

Lakers sign Kostas Antetokounmpo to two-way deal

The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Monday they have gained the rights to Kostas Antetokounmpo, younger brother of Milwaukee's NBA MVP Giannis. The Lakers signed Kostas Antetokounmpo, 21, to a two-way contract by the Lakers. He appeared in two games for the Dallas Mavericks last season ...

Raptors rally past Bucks to reach first NBA Finals

Basketball / NBA May 26, 2019

Raptors rally past Bucks to reach first NBA Finals

Kyle Lowry stole the ball and pushed it ahead, then waited for Kawhi Leonard to arrive before feeding his All-Star teammate for a thunderous one-handed slam over Giannis Antetokounmpo . "The building exploded after that dunk," Leonard said. It sure did. Now imagine how it will ...

Grizzlies' Yuta Watanabe plays in second NBA game

Basketball / NBA Nov 15, 2018

Grizzlies' Yuta Watanabe plays in second NBA game

Rookie forward Yuta Watanabe made his second NBA appearance on Wednesday in the Memphis Grizzlies' 116-113 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Watanabe did not score but blocked a shot and grabbed two rebounds in 7 minutes and 46 seconds of playing time as the Grizzlies ...

Basketball / NBA Sep 27, 2018

Former NBA coach Jack McKinney dies at 83

Jack McKinney, who coached the Indiana Pacers for four seasons in the 1980s, died Tuesday at 83 years old, Saint Joseph's University announced. McKinney coached Saint Joseph's from 1966-74 before joining the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as an assistant coach. After two seasons in Milwaukee, he ...

Bucks name Mike Budenholzer team's new head coach

Basketball / NBA May 18, 2018

Bucks name Mike Budenholzer team's new head coach

The Milwaukee Bucks officially named Mike Budenholzer as the team's new head coach Thursday. Budenholzer and the Bucks reportedly agreed in principle to a four-year contract on Wednesday. "After a thorough coaching search, it was clear that Mike was the ideal choice as we enter into ...

Bucks to hold talks  with Hammon

Basketball / NBA May 5, 2018

Bucks to hold talks with Hammon

San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon plans to interview for the Milwaukee Bucks' coaching job, a person familiar with the search told The Associated Press. The person requested anonymity because the team does not comment on potential candidates. A woman has never been a head coach ...

Basketball / NBA Jul 19, 2016

Bucks' Plumlee gets four-year deal

Restricted free agent center Miles Plumlee is returning to the Milwaukee Bucks on what agent Mark Bartelstein said Monday is a four-year deal worth $52 million. The 211-cm Plumlee averaged 5.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in 61 games in 2015-16, his fourth season in the ...