January 11, 1991 |
Beer might have made Milwaukee famous, but the biggest thing brewing in town right now is the Bucks' unbeaten streak at home. Milwaukee is 18-0 at the Bradley Center and in first place in the Central Division with a 25-9 mark. That's almost as surprising as the cast of characters who have accomplished the feat. When you think of players on division-leading teams, names such as Jack Sikma, Danny Schayes, Brad Lohaus and Frank Brickowski don't automatically come to mind. Yet that who's been helping the Bucks this season.
April 14, 2015 |
Midseason trades require a multitude of adjustments for an NBA player. New teammates, new coaches and new philosophies must all be adapted to and mastered. And then there are those pesky pronouns. "A lot of things are different," Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams said Friday after a shootaround at Madison Square Garden. "The dynamic of the team is different. I think we have a few more vet guys than Philly does. It's just a different coaching staff. Not to say one is better than the other.
August 2, 2014 |
Greg Foster's assistant-coaching stint with the 76ers was short-lived. The 45-year-old left the franchise after one season for a better opportunity as the second assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to several sources. Foster was one of the Sixers' player development coaches. The former NBA center also worked with the team's big men. Foster and new Bucks coach Jason Kidd are close friends from Oakland. Foster came to the Sixers in September after spending the previous three seasons at his alma mater, the University of Texas at El Paso.
April 2, 2015 |
If you haven't noticed, Nerlens Noel and Ish Smith have developed into an exciting tandem for the 76ers. Their latest teamwork was on display in a 113-111 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday at the Wells Fargo Center. Noel was on the receiving end of Smith's three assists. The highlight came when Smith, the Sixers' point guard , found the standout rookie big man for a one-handed alley-oop dunk with 3 minutes, 45 seconds remaining in the first half. "I love Ish," said Noel, who finished with 19 points and 14 rebounds.
September 25, 2007 |
Former Temple and Engineering and Science point guard Lynn Greer is trading one guaranteed year in the NBA for two more lucrative ones in the Euroleague. Greer, who had one guaranteed season left with the Milwaukee Bucks, has opted to sign a two-year guaranteed deal with Greece's Olympiacos. Greer would have been paid $770,610 this season in Milwaukee. He will be making close to $7 million over the next two years in Greece, according to a source. In his only season in Milwaukee, Greer, who will turn 28 next month, averaged 4.1 points and 10.5 minutes in 41 games.
March 13, 2012
Derrick Rose scored 32 points in the Chicago Bulls' 104-99 win Monday night over the visiting Knicks, handing New York its sixth straight loss. Rose shot 12 of 29 from the floor and had six rebounds and seven assists as the Bulls got their 10th win in 11 games. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 21 points and Amar'e Stoudemire added 20, but the two combined for just seven points in the fourth quarter as the Bulls pulled away. Jeremy Lin had 15 points and eight assists for New York, but shot just 4 of 11 from the floor and had little luck stopping Rose.
May 24, 1987 |
Don Nelson, coach of the Milwaukee Bucks for 11 years, says he is leaving the NBA team over differences with owner Herb Kohl. "It's clear to me that I won't be back with the Milwaukee Bucks," Nelson said in remarks published by the Milwaukee Journal yesterday. "I don't know where I'm going to end up. " He has been mentioned as a candidate for several other jobs, including coach of the Dallas Mavericks and general manager of the New York Knicks and Golden State Warriors. In addition to coaching the Bucks, Nelson is the team vice president in charge of basketball operations.
May 29, 2003 |
Dirk Nowitzki is not expected to play in tonight's Game 6 of the Western Conference finals, Dallas coach Don Nelson said yesterday. "I'd say very doubtful is the way we have to approach it, but let's still wait and see," Nelson said. "If he can't play his normal rotation, I don't think he should play. " Nowitzki said he planned to rest his sprained left knee until a pregame shootaround. The San Antonio Spurs lead the series by 3-2 and can advance to the NBA Finals with a victory tonight (9 o'clock, TNT)
April 19, 1996 |
Mike Dunleavy, completing a fourth losing season as coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, disputed a broadcast report yesterday that he will be fired after the season. "It's not true. I'm still the coach. I'm still here," Dunleavy said after the Bucks' 111-103 road victory over the Charlotte Hornets. The team is 25-55 this season. Milwaukee station WITI-TV, quoting an unidentified source, said Dunleavy had been told he will be dismissed, and the announcement could come Monday. "I'm still the coach and I'll be the coach until I hear otherwise from Senator Kohl," Dunleavy said, referring to Wisconsin Sen. Herb Kohl, the Bucks' owner.
June 19, 2003 |
Talks involving the Milwaukee Bucks and an ownership group led by Michael Jordan have intensified in recent days, ESPN.com reported yesterday. The Web site said that the talks raise the possibility that Jordan could be in charge of the Bucks as early as July. According to the Web site, there is speculation that Jordan is interested in a front-office return to the NBA only if he has full decision-making power. Sources said that is why Jordan is pursuing the purchase of the Bucks from Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis.