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His Name is Jonas

By: Dan Grant

Late last week, the Toronto Raptors announced a contract extension with their young big man Jonas Valanciunas. The deal is for $64 million over four seasons, beginning in 2016-17, when his rookie deal expires. 1,536 more words


Clippers' owner Steve Ballmer says steps that led to $250,000 DeAndre Jordan fine were "inadvertent"

There are times it’s clear that Steve Ballmer, though unquestionably passionate, still is on the NBA owner learning curve. There have been a few stumbles, to put it kindly. 384 more words

Los Angeles Clippers

Who starts at point for Detroit when Brandon Jennings gets healthy?

Brandon Jennings was the starting point guard for Stan Van Gundy’s Detroit Pistons last season for 41 games — until he tore his Achilles.

Reggie Jackson was brought in with a trade and started the last 27 games at the point for the Pistons, showing some chemistry with Andre Drummond. 452 more words

Milwaukee Bucks

Bucks' GM believes team has six-man core of the future

Jabari Parker. Giannis Antetokounmpo. Greg Monroe. Michael Carter-Williams. Khris Middleton. John Henson.

Last season, with four of those six in place (Parker was injured most of the season, Monroe was in Detroit) the Milwaukee Bucks took a big step forward into the playoffs. 323 more words

Washington Wizards

Wisconsin Media Series: Dennis Krause

Last week Wednesday, I met with Dennis Krause, a five-time Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year who serves as on-air talent and Managing Editor for Time Warner Cable Sportschannel based in Milwaukee. 816 more words

Milwaukee Bucks

NBA Risers - Detroit Pistons

This exercise will look at the young, building and very entertaining NBA teams that are looking to gain contender status. Some of these teams appear to be on the fast track while others are grasping to build around a cornerstone player. 636 more words

Milwaukee GM Gives No Bucks

CBS’s Matt Moore wrote about the Milwaukee Bucks, and it got me thinking again. If I could hitch my nonexistent NBA beat writing career to a team, it would be Milwaukee. 1,020 more words