Milwaukee Bucks

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Milwaukee Bucks: American professional basketball team
The Milwaukee Bucks are an American professional basketball team based in Milwaukee. The Bucks compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division. The team was founded in 1968 as an expansion team, and play at the Fiserv Forum. Former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl was the long-time owner of the team, but on April 16, 2014, a group led by billionaire hedge fund managers Wes Edens and Marc Lasry agreed to purchase a majority interest in the team from Kohl, a sale which was approved by the owners of the NBA and its Board of Governors one month later on May 16. The team is managed by Jon Horst, the team's former director of basketball operations, who took over from John Hammond in May 2017.


'Life is not about ratings,' Bucks player says to Trump [Video]

'Life is not about ratings,' Bucks player says to Trump

Members of the Milwaukee Bucks responded to President Trump's criticism of the league and their social justice campaign on Tuesday.

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Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo limps out of his side's overtime win against Miami Heat on Sunday.
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Heat shock top-seeded Bucks once again in Game 3 to take commanding 3-0 series lead

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Colts, Jets, Washington cancel practice to focus on social justice issues

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