Milwaukee Bucks

In a highly anticipated announcement Tuesday, Gov. Walker proposed using a jock tax to help build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.

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The Milwaukee Bucks' iconic former basketball court, designed by pop artist Robert Indiana, is up for sale again.

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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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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.

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

Promising Start To The Milwaukee Bucks' Season

Nov 7, 2014
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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.

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

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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.

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


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.

Milwaukee Bucks Hire Jason Kidd As Coach

Jul 1, 2014
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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.

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

Jun 6, 2014

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.

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

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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.

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.