Latest Milwaukee Bucks News

Bucks hire Lisa Byington as TV play-by-play broadcaster

Sep. 15, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lisa Byington is making history as the Milwaukee Bucks’ new play-by-play voice on their television broadcasts. The Bucks announced the hiring Wednesday and said Byington is the first woman to work as a full-time television play-by-play announcer for...

NBA champion Bucks sign Budenholzer to contract extension

Aug. 24, 2021 22:00 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer has received a contract extension after guiding the team to its first NBA title in a half-century. The Bucks announced Tuesday night they had signed Budenholzer to an extension. Details weren’t disclosed. ...

Bucks' Antetokounmpo joins Brewers' ownership group

Aug. 20, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One month after leading the Milwaukee Bucks to their first NBA title in half a century, Giannis Antetokounmpo is teaming up with the city’s other major pro sports franchise by joining the Milwaukee Brewers’ ownership group. “Man, this is...

NBA schedule for 75th anniversary season has nods to history

Aug. 20, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

The full schedule for the NBA’s 75th anniversary season was released Friday, highlighted in part by what will be a yearlong tribute to some of the key moments in league history. Opening night is Oct. 19. It’s back to a normal schedule for the NBA, with all teams...

Bucks stay home for Christmas, Hawks return to holiday slate

Aug. 17, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

The Milwaukee Bucks are staying home for Christmas, which is becoming an annual perk for reigning NBA champions. The NBA released the schedule for the Dec. 25 quintupleheader on Tuesday, and the Bucks will play host to the Boston Celtics in the second of the day’s...

Bucks player to speak at UW-Madison grad celebration

Aug. 17, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton will deliver the keynote address at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s celebration for 2020 graduates next month, the school announced Tuesday. The COVID-19 pandemic forced UW-Madison to cancel its spring,...

Thanasis Antetokounmpo (Giannis' brother) staying with Bucks

Aug. 13, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo has re-signed with the Milwaukee Bucks. Antetokounmpo, an older brother of Bucks forward and two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, has played for Milwaukee each of the last two seasons. The 6-foot-6 forward played 57 games...

Bucks acquire Grayson Allen from Grizzlies

Aug. 07, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired guard Grayson Allen from the Memphis Grizzlies for guard Sam Merrill and two future second-round picks. Allen, 25, averaged 10.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 25.2 minutes for the Grizzlies this past season. He...

Menominee Nation traced every log for Bucks' hardwood floor

Aug. 07, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Many factors went into the Milwaukee Bucks winning the NBA championship this year, but Menominee Nation business officials believe the tribe’s hardwood maple court had a lot to do with it. The Bucks’ basketball court is made from lumber...

Bucks announce they have signed Hill, Hood, Ojeleye

Aug. 06, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — George Hill is returning to the Milwaukee Bucks’ backcourt. The Bucks announced Friday the signings of Hill, guard/forward Rodney Hood and forward Semi Ojeleye. The Bucks also officially announced they had re-signed forward Bobby Portis. ...