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FILE - In this March 16, 2019, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, right, argues a call with referee Steve Anderson (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, in San Antonio. It's likely NBA coaches will be challenging one call per game next season. The league told teams Friday, June 28, 2019, that, pending expected approval by the board of governors on July 9, coaches may challenge a personal foul charged to their team, a called out-of-bounds violation, a goaltending violation or a basket-interference violation. No other call may be challenged. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
June 28, 2019 - 12:33 pm
NBA coaches likely will be challenging one call per game next season. The league told teams Friday that, pending expected approval by the board of governors on July 9, coaches may challenge a personal foul charged to their team, a called out-of-bounds violation, a goaltending violation or a basket-...
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© Gary A. Vasquez | 2019 Jun 24
June 25, 2019 - 2:03 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in Santa...
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June 24, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Ethan Happ, former Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball standout, went undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft. But that doesn't mean he won't get an opportunity to realize an NBA dream: -- Chi-Town Badger -- @EthanHapp22 will play for the Chicago Bulls in the NBA Summer League, July 5-15 in Las Vegas #...
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June 20, 2019 - 10:27 pm
Who knew the state of Wisconsin was such a basketball hot bed? Two Milwaukee County natives were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night. After one season at Kentucky, Tyler Herro was taken at the end of the lottery, 13th overall, by the Miami Heat. Then, the Golden State...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) handles the ball against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie (20) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Memphis, Tenn. A person with knowledge of the decision says the Memphis Grizzlies have traded veteran point guard Mike Conley, who has played the most games in franchise history, to the Utah Jazz. The person says the Grizzlies swapped Conley for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday, June 19, 2019, on condition of anonymity because neither Memphis nor Utah has announced the trade.(AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)
June 19, 2019 - 2:18 pm
The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise's best years on Wednesday, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for a trio of players, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The Grizzlies swapped Conley for forward Jae Crowder, guard/...
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June 19, 2019 - 1:46 pm
As expected, Khris Middleton has declined his $13 million player. He will become a free agent when the NBA's new league year begins July 1. Milwaukee Bucks All-Star forward Khris Middleton is declining his $13M player option and will become an unrestricted free agent, his agent, Mike Lindeman of...
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June 18, 2019 - 5:27 pm
MILWAUKEE -- According to a report from The Athletic's Jordan Brenner , Khris Middleton intends to return to the Milwaukee Bucks on a long-term deal. Opting out of his current deal, that new contract is expected to be five years at just under the "max money" available to him. The contract is also...
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June 17, 2019 - 3:34 pm
The Milwaukee Bucks have some big decisions looming as NBA Free Agency approaches. Khris Middleton, expected to opt-out of his current contract, Malcolm Brogdon and Brook Lopez -- among other key contributors -- are due for new deals and more money. So, the team needs cap space. There are limited...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2019, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis brings the ball up during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in New Orleans. Two people familiar with the situation say the Pelicans have agreed to trade Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft choices. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade cannot become official until the new league year begins July 6. ESPN first reported the trade.(AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File)
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June 15, 2019 - 8:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis will wind up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers after all. The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade the disgruntled Davis to the Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft choices,...
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June 11, 2019 - 2:21 pm
The Memphis Grizzlies announced the hiring of Taylor Jenkins as the team's next head coach, Tuesday. Jenkins was a Milwaukee Bucks assistant under Mike Budenholzer for the 2018-19 NBA season. Jenkins is now the third "branch" of Budenholzer's coaching tree -- he joins Quin Snyder (Jazz) and Kenny...
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