Milwaukee Bucks 2014 News and Updates
It was closer than one should expect, but it was still a loss for the Milwaukee Bucks, who dropped another close one to conference leading Indiana, 101-96, on February 27. It was the second time in five days that the front running Pacers and cellar dwelling Bucks had faced off, with Milwaukee losing both contests by a total of 15 points. Off the court, the Bucks finalized a contract buyout with veteran Caron Butler on February 27. League sources reportedly told Yahoo Sports that contenders Oklahoma City were the leading destination for Butler.
2/21/14 - The Milwaukee Bucks were the last NBA team to break the 10-win mark this season, earning their 10th win of the season over Orlando in their first contest after the All Star break. However, the Bucks returned to their bottom dwelling form a couple nights later in a 101-90 loss to the Denver Nuggets. The Bucks made minor news at the trading deadline on February 20, sending unhappy guard Gary Neal along with fellow guard Luke Ridnour to the playoff contending Charlotte Bobcats, and receiving Jeff Sdrien and Ramon Sessions in exchange.
2/11/14 - With just nine wins in 51 games, the Milwaukee Bucks remain the lone NBA team that has not hit double figures in wins. But that doesn't mean that there have been no trade rumors involving the Bucks, and specifically big man Larry Sanders. The Bucks' big man, second on the team in rebounding and blocked shots, is currently out indefinitely with a fractured orbital bone near his eye. The injury occurred during the Bucks game with Houston, coming from an accidental elbow by the Rockets' James Harden. A number of other players for Milwaukee are out with injuries as well.
2/4/14 - With just nine wins all season, the Milwaukee Bucks are by far the worst team in the NBA; yet, the Bucks recently snapped a six game losing streak with a last second 101-98 win over the New York Knicks. The game-winning three pointer was made with just 1.4 seconds left on the clock by point guard Brandon Knight, who led the way for Milwaukee with 25 points and seven assists. Knight, a Kentucky Wildcat product, is also the Bucks leading scorer, averaging 16.3 points per game.
3/8/13 - Currently sitting in eighth in the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks are making a run at the NBA Playoffs. Milwaukee experienced a culture change when the organization parted ways with their head coach Scott Skiles in January. Since then, the Bucks roster has really stepped up — Monta Ellis was recently named Eastern Conference Player of the Week, Larry Sanders is averaging more blocks per minute than any other player in the NBA, and since Milwaukee acquired J.J. Redick, they have won four of five games. In addition, Ersan Ilyasova says the team's new direction has made him feel more confident and his game has improved of late. It may be time for the Toronto Raptors,
Philadlphia 76ers, and Detroit Pistons to "Fear the Deer" because they'll likely be ousted by the Bucks for a trip to the NBA Playoffs.
Milwaukee Bucks tickets were second cheapest in the NBA at the beginning of the regular season, averaging $48 at the Bradley Center. If you want to see the Bucks on the road, it'll cost you double. Cheap Bucks tickets are available; every Bucks game has tickets for under $20 at the start of the regular season, with 83% of Bucs games having tickets of $10 or less. Buy your Bucks tickets today and don't miss a game on the Bucks schedule. Three tough games remaining this NBA season: Miami Heat (3/15), Los Angeles Lakers (3/28), and
Oklahoma City Thunder (3/30).
Milwaukee Bucks 2013-2014 Season
The Milwaukee Bucks are looking to rebuild and will do so under former Atlanta Hawks
coach Larry Drew. The Bucks selected Giannis Antetokoumpo of Greece in the NBA Draft and also picked up Nate Wolters. This offseason the Milwaukee Bucks roster has seen many changes – O.J. Mayo, Zaza Pachulia, Carlos Delfino, Brandon Knight, Khris Middleton, and Viacheslav Kravtsov are all additions. The latter three were bundled in a trade with the Detroit Pistons
in exchange for Brandon Jennings. Larry Sanders whom many see as the face of the franchise was recently rewarded with a contract extension.
The most expensive game on the Bucks schedule this season is against the Brooklyn Nets in the beginning of March averaging $195. Surprisingly, Milwaukee Bucks vs. Detroit Pistons tickets are two of the cheapest games at Bradley Center, averaging $53 (1/7) and $48 (12/4). Milwaukee will play Miami who they matched up against in the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the end of March; Milwaukee Bucks vs. Miami Heat tickets are averaging $169 and are just 16th most expensive on the Milwaukee Bucks calendar.