WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden welcomed the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks to the White House on Monday, praising team members not just for their achievements on the court, but also for their efforts to promote coronavirus vaccinations and for speaking out after the 2020 police shooting of Jacob Blake sparked protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
On Thursday, Marc Lasry, the hedge-fund billionaire and Milwaukee Bucks co-owner who had been named Ozy's chairman in September, resigned, citing Ozy's need for someone experienced in crisis management and investigations.
Ozy is shutting down less than a week after a New York Times column raised questions about the media organization's claims of millions of viewers and readers, while also pointing out a potential case of securities fraud.
Marc Lasry, the hedge-fund billionaire and Milwaukee Bucks co-owner who was named chairman of embattled media organization Ozy earlier this mo…
Giannis Antetokounmpo's rise coincides with the team's current ownership, which has become the shining example of big-market money taking over a small-market franchise.
Some people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 despite not being within the groups at the front of the line.
Alex Lasry, the son of Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry, tweeted that "My wife got a call from her uncle that works in a facility that had extra doses that were going to go to waste if not used right away."
In a three-hour lunch meeting last Friday in Milwaukee, Bucks co-owner and governor Marc Lasry made it clear to reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo that the franchise is willing to spend into the luxury tax to deliver him a championship supporting cast, sources told ESPN on Monday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo met with Milwaukee Bucks owner Marc Lasry on Friday to discuss the future of the franchise, Yahoo Sports reported.
The league office is expected to issue guidelines to allow NBA teams to start recalling players who left their market around June 1, according to ESPN.
Losing season after season made the Bucks almost an afterthought in Wisconsin, where most teams live in the shadow of the Green Bay Packers.
Nearly a year after police fatally shot an unarmed black man in Sacramento and a series of protests ensued in California's capital, the Kings and Milwaukee Bucks collaborated on a daylong summit Wednesday to address social injustice and encourage engagement and thoughtful discussions to try to bring about change.
Milwaukee Bucks co-owners Marc Lasry, Wes Edens, Jamie Dinan and Mike Fascitelli discuss the team's upcoming season at the newly completed Fis…
Individuals in the Bucks organization also had grave concerns about Kidd’s abilities, or inabilities, to relate to several younger players, among them Jabari Parker, who the Bucks had made the second overall pick in the 2014 draft and who, along with Giannis Antetokounmpo, was projected to be a cornerstone for the Bucks’ future.
Milwaukee Bucks owners Mike Fascitelli, Marc Lasry, Wes Edens and Jamie Dinan discuss the organization's development projects, offseason chang…
The Bucks are bringing in respected league executive Rod Thorn to help with the search for a replacement, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Lasry is a staunch Democrat and strong supporter of both Hillary and former President Bill Clinton. The Center for Responsive Politics reported Lasry has donated nearly $500,000 to Democratic candidates.
On the day Gov. Scott Walker signed the Bucks arena bill into law, the Wall Street Journal published a feature on co-owner Wes Edens and how he turned a $124 million investment into $3.2 billion.
The proposal, which cleared the Senate earlier this month on a 21-10 vote, passed the Assembly on Tuesday with a 52-34 margin.
The co-chairmen of the state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee are pressing the Milwaukee Bucks owners to be specific about how much a new arena would cost.
At 29-23 going into Wednesday night's game, the Bucks are already one win away from doubling their victory total from all of last season.
The new president of the Milwaukee Bucks says public financial support is needed for a new, multipurpose arena to help spur downtown development.
The Bucks have been bad on the court, play in a dinosaur of an arena and are in need of fresh ideas to breathe some energy into them.
Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens pledged at least $100 million after purchasing the team in April from former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl, who also pledged $100 million for a new arena.
The Assembly Speaker suggested that Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry might have a tough time getting state money for a new arena because of his support of Democratic candidates.