Milwaukee Bucks

4:12 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Bucks, Badgers, Packers - It's Good To Be A Wisconsin Sports Fan

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers drops back to pass during the NFL game against the New England Patriots at Lambeau Field on November 30, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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Last weekend, the Green Bay Packers got through the closest game they’ve played in a while. 

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Economy & Business
10:56 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Local Coalition Opposes 'Jock Tax' to Fund New Bucks Arena

Interior view of the BMO Harris Bradley Center during a Milwaukee Bucks game.
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A Milwaukee-based community organization is speaking out against the use of a so-called "jock tax" that could, potentially, foot part of the bill for a new downtown basketball arena.

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4:44 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Vos Says Legislature Would Consider Jock Tax Option to Fund Arena

The Milwaukee Bucks want to replace the Bradley Center with a new arena.

The Milwaukee Bucks hope to choose a site to build a new arena by the end of the year.

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2:46 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Promising Start To The Milwaukee Bucks' Season

Jerryd Bayless #19 of the Milwaukee Bucks drives to the hoop on a fast break for two points during the second half against the Philadelphia 76ers against the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center on October 31, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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The Milwaukee Bucks will take the court in Auburn Hills, Michigan tomorrow for a game against the Detroit Pistons.  It'll be their sixth game of the season - the team has two wins and three losses so far.

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1:00 am
Tue October 21, 2014

When will the Public have a Say in Planning for a New Bucks Arena?

Discussion has been swirling for months, about a possible arena to replace the BMO Harris Bradley Center

The NBA is demanding a new venue for the Milwaukee Bucks by 2017, or it threatens to move the team.

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Economy & Business
10:52 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Five African-American Business Leaders in Milwaukee Buy a Share of the Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 talks with head coach Jason Kidd of the Milwaukee Bucks.
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The five executives have often been involved in urban economic development efforts and will now help create plans for a new basketball arena.

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1:00 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Lessons Learned From Bradley Center's Construction

Former DCD leader says there was a different tone in Milwaukee 30 years ago, when the decision was made to build a new downtown basketball arena.

Milwaukee's downtown was growing when the Bradley Center was built.

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1:00 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Dueling Proposals For Milwaukee Bucks Arena Site

Many ideas are being tossed around about where to build a new home for the Milwaukee Bucks
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More ripples developed this week, over where Milwaukee could build a new basketball arena for the Bucks. The team’s new owners want a site selected by the end of the year.

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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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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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