Bucks hire Larry Drew as coach

MILWAUKEE, May 31 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond said Friday an agreement had been reached that will make Larry Drew the team's next coach.

Milwaukee Bucks, interim head Coach Jim Boylan part ways

MILWAUKEE, May 1 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Bucks won't be bringing back interim head Coach Jim Boylan, General Manager John Hammond announced Wednesday.

Bucks extend GM Hammonds' contract

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- John Hammond has been given a three-year extension to serve as general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced Wednesday.

NBA: Milwaukee 108, Phoenix 99

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Milwaukee's Brandon Jennings supplied 29 points with nine assists Tuesday and the Bucks beat Phoenix 108-99 in Coach Jim Boylan's debut.

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Coach Skiles, Bucks 'mutually' part ways

Coach Skiles, Bucks 'mutually' part ways

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Scott Skiles was removed as Milwaukee Buck coach and assistant coach Jim Boylan will lead the team for the rest of the season, the NBA team said Tuesday.

Magic's Anderson is NBA's 'most improved'

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Orlando swingman Ryan Anderson has been voted the NBA's Most Improved Player for the past season, the league said Friday.

NBA: Milwaukee 102, Detroit 93

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Brandon Jennings ended a Detroit comeback bid by hitting a jumper with 1:14 left Thursday and the Milwaukee Bucks went on to defeat the Pistons 102-93.

Moncrief joins Bucks' coaching staff

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Sidney Moncrief, known for his defensive acumen as a player, has rejoined the Milwaukee Bucks as an assistant coach.

NBA: Boston 105, Milwaukee 90

MILWAUKEE, April 11 (UPI) -- Paul Pierce pumped in 24 points and Ray Allen 21 Saturday as the Boston Celtics downed Milwaukee 105-90 in a game filled with technical fouls.

NBA: Milwaukee 97, Washington 91

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Michael Redd scored 29 points Monday to lead the Milwaukee Bucks in a 97-91 victory over Washington.
NBA: Denver 114, Milwaukee 105

NBA: Denver 114, Milwaukee 105

DENVER, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Linas Kleiza came off the bench Tuesday to nail a season-high 25 points in Denver's 114-105 victory over Milwaukee.
Del Negro apparent Bulls choice as coach

Del Negro apparent Bulls choice as coach

CHICAGO, June 10 (UPI) -- Vinny Del Negro, who has never before been a coach, is expected to be introduced Wednesday as the head coach of the NBA's Chicago Bulls.

Sampson hired as Bucks assistant coach

MILWAUKEE, May 14 (UPI) -- Kelvin Sampson, forced to resign as coach of the Indiana Hoosiers in the midst of the 2007-2008 season, will join the Milwaukee Bucks as an assistant.
Orlando's Turkoglu is NBA's most-improved

Orlando's Turkoglu is NBA's most-improved

NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- The Orlando Magic's Hedo Turkoglu was voted to receive the Most Improved Player Award, the NBA announced Monday.

Skiles new Milwaukee Bucks coach

MILWAUKEE, April 21 (UPI) -- Scott Skiles agreed Monday to accept a multiyear contract to become head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Chicago Bulls fire Jim Boylan

Chicago Bulls fire Jim Boylan

CHICAGO, April 17 (UPI) -- The NBA's Chicago Bulls fired interim coach Jim Boylan Thursday, one day after the 2007-08 regular season ended.

NBA: Chicago 100, New York 83

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Reserve Ben Gordon scored 25 points Sunday in Chicago's 100-83 rout of the short-handed New York Knicks.

NBA: Chicago 103, Milwaukee 99

CHICAGO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Andres Nocioni made three free throws in the final 15 seconds Friday, boosting the Chicago Bulls and their new coach past Milwaukee 103-99.

Bulls make Boylan interim coach

CHICAGO, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Assistant Jim Boylan was named interim head coach of the Chicago Bulls Thursday, and is to guide the team at least for the rest of the 2007-08 season.

NBA: San Antonio 94, Chicago 79

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Tony Parker paced six players in double figures with 28 points Wednesday, boosting San Antonio to a 94-79 win over Chicago and its new coach.
Bulls fire Skiles

Bulls fire Skiles

CHICAGO, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bulls Monday fired Scott Skiles as coach, a position he held for about five NBA seasons.

Ellis named NBA's most improved player

NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- Golden State Warriors guard Monta Ellis Thursday was named the NBA's Most Improved Player.

NBA: Detroit 110, Chicago 82

DETROIT, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Rasheed Wallace scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Detroit Pistons over the Chicago Bulls, 110-82, at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

NBA: Chicago 96, Memphis 88

MEMPHIS, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Eddy Curry delivered 20 points and Kirk Hinrich had 15 Wednesday night as Chicago downed Memphis, 96-88.
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