Milwaukee Bucks

10:20 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Milwaukee Bucks Hire Jason Kidd As Coach

Jason Kidd, then coach of the Brooklyn Nets, looks on during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat.
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Lake Effect's sports contributor Howie Magner spoke with Mitch Teich on the sudden new leadership change with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Two future draft picks are making for a major change in course this week – yesterday the Bucks traded two second-round picks in years to come for Jason Kidd, the coach of the Brooklyn Nets until, well, until yesterday.

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Arts & Culture
11:01 am
Fri June 6, 2014

New Bucks Owners Want to Connect with Community and Fans to Better the Team

The Milwaukee Bucks will have the second pick in the upcoming NBA draft, and the team’s new owners have made a big effort to connect with the city’s fan base.
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The NBA Finals are underway, and not surprisingly, they don’t involve the Milwaukee Bucks.  But there’s still some buzz about basketball around town.  The Bucks will have the second pick in the upcoming NBA draft, and the team’s new owners have made a big effort to connect with the city’s fan base.

"They seemed very very comfortable – not just with Milwaukee and Milwaukee fans, but with selling their vision of the Bucks to those people," says Magner.

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Economy & Business
9:20 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Kohl Announces New Bucks Owners

Herb Kohl announces tentative deal to sell the Milwaukee Bucks

  A figurative sign outside the Bradley Center reads “SOLD”.

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Economy & Business
12:54 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Kohl Sells Milwaukee Bucks for $550 Million, Team Won't Move

The Milwaukee Bucks will finish their regular season with the worst record in the league.
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After months of speculation, Milwaukee Bucks franchise owner Herb Kohl is selling the team to two New York-based hedge-fund billionaires, but the team will stay in the city.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Milwaukee Group: Public School Gyms in Worse Shape than Bradley Center

Community leaders are conducting ongoing discussions about the future of the Bradley Center.

While reports percolate about Herb Kohl possibly selling the Milwaukee Bucks and putting proceeds toward a new basketball arena, a local group is taking a stand.

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12:10 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Kohl Seeks Additional Owners for Milwaukee Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks against the Toronto Raptors at Bradley Center.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Milwaukee Magazine sports writer Howie Magner.

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl has announced he's seeking additional owners for the NBA franchise.

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Economy & Business
9:16 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Bucks' Low Attendance and Losing Record Make Difficult Sell for New Arena

The Milwaukee Bucks have one of the worst attendance rates in the NBA.
Credit LaToya Dennis

The Milwaukee Bucks have the NBA's second worst record so far this season, as well as the fourth lowest attendance record in the league. But some in their hometown hope a new arena could open a new chapter for the team.

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1:05 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Milwaukee Bucks Will Open at Home on 'Old' Floor

Floor swap inside

Workers must resurface the team's 'new' floor.  It was so slippery during a preseason game last week, that play was halted.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Flags Fly Downtown to Generate Support for Milwaukee Bucks

The city gave the Bucks permission to fly flags all week, as the NBA season begins.

White and green Milwaukee Bucks flags fly on bridges across the Milwaukee River, to remind fans of the new NBA season and perhaps the arena the team says it needs.

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Economy & Business
12:38 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Proponents of New Basketball Arena Try to Court Local Support

The Bradley Center is the current home of the Milwaukee Bucks.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews writer Doug Russell, about the future of the Bucks and the Bradley Center.

The Milwaukee Bucks will open their home basketball season November 2nd against the Toronto Raptors.  As they have since 1988, they’ll call the BMO Harris Bradley Center home.

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