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Archive for February, 2011

Buck Hits: All-Star Leftovers

Buck Hits: All-Star Leftovers

| February 21, 2011 | Reply

Share 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. News Jeremy [...]

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Larry Sanders assigned to Fort Wayne of the D-League

Larry Sanders assigned to Fort Wayne of the D-League

| February 20, 2011 | 8 Replies

ShareFrom the Milwaukee Bucks: The Milwaukee Bucks have assigned rookie forward Larry Sanders to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (Indiana) of the NBA Development League (D-League), General Manager John Hammond announced today. Fort Wayne is led by Head Coach Joey Meyer, who previously coached the Bucks D-League affiliate in Tulsa. Sanders will meet with the [...]

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The Brandon Jennings Story: One great month and a whole bunch of bad ones

The Brandon Jennings Story: One great month and a whole bunch of bad ones

| February 17, 2011 | 4 Replies

ShareIt was the highest in a series of highs.  If his home debut against the Pistons started to turn heads, the 55 point game demanded all eyes be on him.  But, had Brandon Jennings never slapped a leaky Golden State defense upside the head with 55 points on that fateful November night, what would we [...]

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Another fourth quarter failure: Nuggets 94 – Bucks 87

Another fourth quarter failure: Nuggets 94 – Bucks 87

| February 17, 2011 | 2 Replies

ShareRecap/Box Score/Enemy For the Bucks to score consistently and be a good offensive team in general, someone different has to step up every game.  That was the line on the Bucks earlier this season.  Since then, things have kind of went awry and rather than having someone step up every night, more often than not, [...]

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Jeff Weltman interview with Business Insider

Jeff Weltman interview with Business Insider

| February 16, 2011 | Reply

SharePassing along a terrific interview with Bucks Assistant General Manager Jeff Weltman on BusinessInsider.com.  Here’s an excerpt: I was going to mention the Pistons getting Chauncey Billups before he was a star and Rip Hamilton through a trade, and Ben Wallace was a leftover piece in the Grant Hill trade. It’s pretty rare. Granted, you [...]

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Redd to return to Bucks Monday

Redd to return to Bucks Monday

| February 15, 2011 | 5 Replies

ShareMichael Redd is getting close. He may not be ready in a week, or even two.  It may take a month before he’s back to practicing with the whole team in a five-on-five setting, but soon enough a decision will have to be made.  Will Redd eventually be added to the active roster?  Will he [...]

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Making it look easy: Bucks 102 – Clippers 78

Making it look easy: Bucks 102 – Clippers 78

| February 15, 2011 | Reply

ShareRecap/Box Score/Enemy Every now and then, the Bucks show us all that they can still be pretty good.  There’s typically a catch though. Raptors. Nets. Cavs. Wizards. Clippers. Those are the last five opponents Milwaukee has defeated by double digits.  So maybe it’s not time to bust out the hot tubs filled with champagne just [...]

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Taming the beast: Mbah a Moute on Griffin, work ethic and instincts

Taming the beast: Mbah a Moute on Griffin, work ethic and instincts

| February 15, 2011 | 10 Replies

Share“I doubt anybody is going to guard (Blake Griffin) any better than that one-on-one,” Scott Skiles said of Luc Mbah a Moute after Milwaukee’s 102-78 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers Monday night. This wasn’t Mbah a Moute’s first great defensive game though, and it likely won’t be his last.  But even on the nights [...]

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Buck Hits: Bucks continue slide

Buck Hits: Bucks continue slide

| February 14, 2011 | 2 Replies

ShareJohn Hammond has some explaining to do. The Bucks have now lost 7 of their last 8 and team morale seems to be as low as the teams shooting percentage. Is there a backup plan? Should we shut down Bogut and focus on next season, and give our young players a chance to develop? One [...]

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