The Bucks have their last day of rest from All-Star Weekend today before returning to the court in Milwaukee tomorrow against the Timberwolves. And since the team isn’t in the running for Carmelo Anthony, sports journalists didn’t spend much time on the 21-34 Bucks. Here’s what I was able to dig up.
Jeremy already reported this over the weekend, but Larry Sanders is now a D-Leaguer. This now leaves Bogut, Ilyasova, Brockman, and Mbah a Moute to guard the paint. Sanders wasn’t getting many minutes to begin with (13.5 to be exact), but this seems like a head scratcher to me.
Charles Gardner of JSOnline is one of the few journalists to do power rankings as of post time. And he hasn’t budged on his stance that the Bucks are 24th best in the league. Gardner also went over what went wrong in the first half of the season, in case you didn’t remember. He also provides the friendly reminder that Michael Redd should be back in town today. Speaking of which, Milwaukee doesn’t seem too confident that Redd will put them over the top:
Dan Sinclair over at BrewHoop has a great piece on the Luke Ridnour/Keyon Dooling debacle.
Wondering if NBA players average salaries took a hit during the economic recession? Nah, of course they didn’t.
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