After a painful collapse against Toronto in the ECF, the Bucks are suddenly staring down the franchise's most important offseason since it traded Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1975. Here are nine questions to help sort through the upcoming hoops madness.
The Villanova sophomore nicknamed The Big Ragu is coming to Brew City, and he wants Giannis Antetokounmpo to try his mother's homemade pasta. The Bucks selected guard Donte DiVincenzo with the 17th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday night.
The wait is over, and guard Sterling Brown is officially a member of the Bucks. Milwaukee finalized its trade with the Philadelphia 76ers to acquire the draft rights to the former SMU guard, who was the 46th overall selection, in exchange for cash considerations.
The long, athletic Bucks got even longer and more athletic in the first round of the NBA Draft. With the No. 17 overall pick on Thursday night, new Milwaukee general manager Jon Horst selected 21-year-old Michigan forward D.J. Wilson, a 6-foot-10 junior with a 7-3 wingspan.
For the first time since 2007, someone other than John Hammond will be making the Bucks' draft decisions. In Thursday's 2017 NBA Draft, it will be Jon Horst, who's been general manager for less than a week, making the pick. Here are some options for Milwaukee at Nos. 17 and 48.
In episode 32 of OnMilwaukee's Postgame Tailgate podcast, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller are joined by ESPN Milwaukee writer and producer Eric Nehm to talk about the Bucks. Who is new GM Jon Horst? Why did the hiring process seem sloppy? And what will Milwaukee do in Thursday's NBA Draft?
For reasons first of survival and later opportunity, Thon Maker has been all over the world. In his 19 years on earth, the Bucks' first-round draft pick has already seen much of the planet. Now he's eager to see more of Milwaukee and call his new city home.
With the 10th pick in the NBA Draft, the Bucks surprisingly selected Thon Maker. The 7-foot-1 center, who was born in Sudan during the civil war, escaped to Australia and has lived in the U.S. and Canada, has the personality and work ethic (plus basketball skills) to be a star.
Check out the latest podcast from Bill Simmons featuring Jimmy Butler - and, germane to us here, including several Marquette and Milwaukee mentions. In fact, Butler says several times "I love Milwaukee," citing his days and degree at Marquette.
We won't know who the Bucks will draft until tonight, but that doesn't mean we can't join the chorus of speculation and submit our suggestions of who we think Milwaukee should take. Thus, we offer these official OnMilwaukee draft predictions.
The NBA Draft has for decades been a showcase of sartorial shock and awe, an arena of avant-garde audacity. Even though it's not quite the big night, Henry Ellenson got into the spirit of stylistic risk-taking today with his official pre-draft portraits.
Early Tuesday evening, the Bucks made official the news that was widely reported last week: Head coach Jason Kidd had been signed to a three-year contract extension. Kidd, who still has one season remaining on his original deal, will remain in Milwaukee until 2020.
One of the state's best high school players, Diamond Stone had an up-and-down freshman season at Maryland before declaring for the NBA Draft. Sounding confident after a Bucks workout, Stone is trying to show teams he's still worthy of being a lottery pick.
The Bucks officially named Justin Zanik the team's assistant general manager. It's believed the smart, 41-year-old Zanik, expected to be the eventual successor to current GM John Hammond, will bring fresh ideas to Milwaukee.
Not sure what to talk about at the office water cooler? Here's the weekend recap, with everything you need to know that happened on the field and in the news, so you can sound cool and informed about all the sports.