Latest Jrue Holiday News

Bucks sign general manager Jon Horst to contract extension

Oct. 15, 2021 12:21 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks general manager Jon Horst has signed a multi-year contract extension after helping Milwaukee win its first NBA title in a half-century. The move comes less than two months after the Bucks signed coach Mike Budenholzer to an extension. Milwaukee...

East preview: Bucks have the title, 76ers, Nets have drama

Oct. 13, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

The Brooklyn Nets look like such a title favorite that James Harden felt the need for a reminder they aren't a title team. “We’re not the target. The defending champions are the targets,” Harden said. “They won last year. We’re trying to catch them.” ...

Bucks begin their title defense after abbreviated offseason

Oct. 12, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks sure didn’t get much time to celebrate their first NBA championship n a half-century. Just three months after Giannis Antetokoumpo’s 50-point performance secured a title-clinching victory over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the...

Bucks' Antetokounmpo feeling fine but monitoring his knee

Sep. 27, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo says he feels fine as he prepares for the Milwaukee Bucks’ title defense but will be careful with the left knee that he hyperextended during the championship run. Antetokounmpo missed the final two games of the Eastern Conference...

Clippers trade Beverley, Rondo to Memphis for Eric Bledsoe

Aug. 16, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Clippers have brought back guard Eric Bledsoe to the team where he started his NBA career. A trade with the Memphis Grizzlies announced Monday sends Bledsoe to the Clippers for guards Patrick Beverley and Rajon Rondo and center Daniel Oturu. Bledsoe spent...

Golden, again: US beats France 87-82 for Tokyo title

Aug. 07, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Nothing about the summer was easy for the U.S. men’s basketball team, and neither was the gold-medal game. The Americans expected nothing less. And in the end, their Olympic reign lives on. Kevin Durant...

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. ...

AP sources: Pelicans send Ball to Bulls, get Hornets' Graham

Aug. 02, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans are sending Lonzo Ball to Chicago and will acquire Devonte Graham from Charlotte as part of separate sign-and-trade agreements, two people with knowledge of the situation said. The Ball trade will send Bulls guards Tomas...

Holiday may be piece to a 2nd basketball championship puzzle

Aug. 02, 2021 07:27 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Jrue Holiday has already had gold in his grasp. It belongs to his wife, Lauren, who won two gold medals as a member of the U.S. women's soccer team. The latter was in 2012, when Holiday went to London to cheer her on. “I’ve...

Durant sets record, example for US Olympic men's hoops team

Jul. 31, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Kevin Durant had been just ordinary so far in these Olympics. That's probably not good enough for gold. Not on this U.S. men's basketball team, an unproven and for now still unspectacular group. ...