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Giannis said today he will back in gym May 1 working out with brother Thanasis, who will be preparing for June draft.
Drew said he hopes to have a chance to speak with new owners Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. "I would love to come back," Drew said.
"In this situation, you hope that things do happen fast, so you can move forward," Drew said.
Drew went through exit interviews with players Thursday. He admitted there is uncertainty due to ownership change.
Bucks coach Larry Drew: "It's got to be business as usual. Whatever happens with the situation, I've just got to accept it."
Giannis at Bruce Guadalupe School helping students learn about good nutrition. http://t.co/0vHywdRJf0
Zaza has the quote of day regarding his body being scratched up. "If I'm not bleeding it means I'm not playing hard enough."
So Giannis is now taller barefoot (6'9.5") than both John Henson (6'9") and Larry Sanders (6'9.25").
Udoh was realistic about his status at end of rookie-scale deal. He knows he could be anywhere next season.
Ekpe Udoh on new owners: "That's going to be good. Fresh air, billionaire. Money won't be an option."
I asked Giannis what grade he would give himself. "D- I'm hard on myself. I need to work on everything, my shot, my dribbling, my body."
Thanks for the support Milwaukee in a tough season,Already looking forward to next season and getting better!
“..We talked about her dreams , you gotta start out with something …“
Giannis throws jersey in crowd as he walks off court for final time in his rookie season.
Bobcats get ABC on Sunday. Plenty of exposure if you play Miami.
Knight scores 31 in finale and Henson adds 19. Mike Scott leads Hawks with 17.
Airball by Middleton ends this season. Fitting. Hawks 111, Bucks 103. Bucks finish with 15-67 record.
Kohl stands up to acknowledge ovation from crowd with 7.9 seconds left.
One more block for Giannis as he wipes away a shot by Muscala. And now a left-handed dunk by the rookie.
On court at end of worst Bucks season: Henson, Middleton, Knight, Adrien and Antetokounmpo.
Many fans have asked Sen. Kohl to pose for pics in aisle near his seat and he has obliged. Pretty cool.
Henson in a trouble spot with dribble. Has happened a lot.
Bucks now down 10 with 6:37 to go. Sound familiar?
Crowd chanting, "Bango, Bango" as he runs off court.
Vanderkolk was Bango for 13 years and made plenty of great memories for fans.
Tribute to Bango on scoreboard now. Kevin Vanderkolk giving up the gig. Started with his back flip off ladder for that memorable dunk.
Bucks 83, Hawks 82 after 3 quarters. Knight has 27 points.
Nets want Raptors, apparently. Be careful what you wish for.
UW Final Four Basketball team - sans Bo Ryan - receives standing ovation at BC.
Not many tweets on game tonight but Bucks are tied with Hawks at 77 late in third.
I suggest Jabari Parker talks to Marcus Smart about staying in school and ask him how it worked out for him.
John Henson with 13 points at the half. Season high is 25. (Mathematics suggest 26 is possible.)
Still think new owners should talk Bango out of retirement.
New owners shot around on court before presser. It wasn't a pretty sight.
Zaza Pachulia tells me he plans to play for Georgia national team this summer. If I was GM, that wouldn't happen.
I wonder if Dumars would still be Pistons GM if he didn't foolishly trade Knight, Middleton for Jennings?
The Bucks have 9,000 points after the first quarter.
Brandon Knight finishing the season strong: 11 pts in first quarter.
This may be a meaningless game to everyone - except Larry Drew. Still feels sting of being let go by Hawks.
Herb Kohl just received standing ovation from BC crowd.
Told new owners didn't attend tonight's out of respect for Herb Kohl, this being his last game as owner.
More Ilyasova: "He's keeping the Bucks in Wisconsin. Everybody was expecting it. I'm really hoping it's going to be good for everybody."
Ilyasova on the change: "I have great respect for Sen. Kohl. I feel like it's my home now. My kids have grown up here....
"We brought it in and everybody shook his hand," Henson said. "We said 'Bucks'."
Henson on Kohl giving $100 mil toward new arena: "He really wants this team to be here and wants it to be successful."
"I'm always going to be grateful for that opportunity he gave me," Henson said of becoming part of Bucks.
Kohl met with players around 5:30 and told them it was time for him to leave ownership. Henson said it was bit emotional.
Both Pachulia and Ersan Ilyasova thanked Kohl for his service to Bucks. John Henson said he personally thanked Kohl at team meeting.
Zaza Pachulia said he will be glad to buy Sen. Kohl a ticket for future games, if needed. "Playoffs included," Zaza said.
There will be no vote on Bucks' new owners at meetings in New York, Kohl said. Will be done later.
Edens is 52 years old and Lasry is 53.
Kohl said duo's financial capability was important. "They can do it. That was clear. They have run enterprises before. Very important."
Kohl said there were other good offers. "It wasn't a situation where gee, it's only the person bidding on my house."
"I describe it as a mature decision they were making," Kohl said. "I walked away thinking, 'I like these guys.'"
Kohl said there were 10 good offers made for the Bucks. "They want to be NBA owners. They see it as a good investment," Kohl said.
"They were all over this from the very beginning," Kohl said of Lasry and Edens. "Very persuasive. Clearly ambitious. Right age."
Kohl described it as a chance for other league owners to meet Lasry and Edens.
Kohl said he will be in New York with Lasry and Edens on Thursday to meet with other NBA owners.
New Bucks owners killed it at their press conference. Said all the right things and came across as being sincerely committed.
*scrolls down TL* ☁️☁️☁️⛅️☁️☁️☁️
I am sold on the future of the Milwaukee Bucks, you might say.
Owners want new arena built within a couple of years. Confirm price will be around $400M plus.
New owners wouldn't comment on status of Bucks basketball officials.
For whatever it's worth, Steve Geeenberg said there were nine bids to buy the Bucks.
Barrett: "To Marc and Wes. Welcome to Milwaukee. We've been waiting for you."
"This is more like a revival meeting. This is a game-changer for this entire debate." Mayor Tom Barrett
So $200 million committed to new arena by new owners and former owner of Bucks.
No surprise here. Wrote about this a month ago. A new arena is expected to $500M.
Big ovation from those at news conference. Kohl no longer an owner but this will be a gift to community.
Kohl will contribute $100M as well
Sen. Kohl also has committed $100 million toward new arena, it is announced.
New group will invest $100m to new arena.
Sales price of $550 million committed by new owners. They also have committed to help fund new arena with investment of at least $100 mil.
Now Marc Lasry at mic: "It really is a dream come true. ... We have a strong desire to succeed. ... It's a real honor."
"It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be an NBA owner," Edens said.
Wesley Edens at mic: He thanks Herb Kohl first. "Marc and I are lifelong basketball fans."
It'll be interesting to see if any local individuals will be part of new Bucks group. Commitment will be major issue going forward.
Kohl says agreement will transfer full ownership to Lasry and Edens.
Sen. Kohl at podium and says he has found capable investors in Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. "These 2 men are right people and right fit ...
Waiting for Bucks new owners to make appearance in west atrium at BMO Harris BC.