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The Internet Reacts to News the Bucks Are Still In the NBA

The Internet Reacts to News the Bucks Are Still In the NBA

| June 23, 2009 | Reply

Share I’ll try and update this post a few times as reactions increase.  Keep checking back.  I’ll attempt to give a heads up when I do it though. Brewhoop and Bucksketball are typically on the same page when it comes to Bucks news, so it’s no surprise that they give an endorsement to both deals. [...]

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Hammond Strikes Again

Hammond Strikes Again

| June 23, 2009 | 1 Reply

To get a guy as talented as Johnson for a player they were going to cut anyway is terrific. Best of all, Johnson is incredibly affordable. He has one year left on his deal at 3.67 million. If the Bucks like what they see, they have a young building block. If they don’t, it cost them nothing.

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Richard Jefferson Is Gone

Richard Jefferson Is Gone

| June 23, 2009 | 4 Replies

On top of that, I don’t think this impacts the Bucks draft that much. This trade shouts out “WE’RE IN REBUILDING MODE.” Which is fine, because Larry Harris used to shout out “I KNOW WE’RE NOT VERY GOOD BUT I’M GOING TO TELL YOU WE ARE AND KEEP WASTING MONEY.”

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How Glenn Robinson Changed the NBA

How Glenn Robinson Changed the NBA

| June 23, 2009 | 2 Replies

And if you’re a team like Milwaukee or Minnesota or Memphis anywhere else where the market is small and the weather isn’t great you can’t really recoup your losses in free agency. The biggest splash any of those teams made on the free agent market was probably Milwaukee’s signing of Bobby Simmons. An overpaid role player was the big signing!

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