Category: Buck Hits
Another week of “what-if” basketball for the Milwaukee Bucks. The team has won 3 of their last (meaningless) 4, and have showed signs of life. Unfortunately, it took elimination from the playoffs for the team to finally show us what they’re capable of. What we’re left with is an uncertain future for a franchise in an uncertain league.
04/11/11 Bucks v. Raptors
Analysis: JSOnline, Brewhoop
Game Notes: In what was possibly Michael Redd’s final home game as a Buck, he went 1-6. No tribute from Bucks brass at the BC, no thank you to the fans from Redd via speech or performance. It has been an odd journey.
As mentioned in the opening paragraph, the NBA is canceling the summer league
this year in anticipation of the lockout that looms this summer. The good news? More time to get healthy. The bad news? Less time to develop your youngsters, less Bucks basketball. Let’s hope the NBA and player’s association figures this one out, or tonight might be the last time you cheer the deer for a while.
I refreshed Twitter about 361 times yesterday to get confirmation that Bogut’s surgery was a success. It sure took a while in the “immediacy of now” era of communication, but it sounds like Bogut is fine. Read a summary of Bogut’s tweets over at JSOnline
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