For all the struggles the Milwaukee Bucks have had over the years, game night atmosphere has rarely been among them. Surely you remember the ladder dunk, the Work Hard, Play Hard motto, the half time acts, the baby races and all of Bango’s other shenanigans over the past few years.
The Bucks know how to do this stuff.
Their latest gimmick, Be Milwaukee, comes with a pretty slick video that earned rave reviews from fans in attendance last night.
Jeremy Schmidt writes the Milwaukee Bucks blog Bucksketball. He founded it in January of 2009 because he hated his job. It’s like basketball, but with Bucks instead of basket. I know ... I’m sorry.
He might come off as a bit negative, but I'm really not so bad. He just wants the Bucks to succeed, so he points out areas where they are coming up short. Someone has got to do it and he's ornery and opinionated enough to take on that task. He isn't sure if this should be in third person or not.
Contact him at Jeremy@Bucksketball.com if you must use e-mail.
I’m not sure we’ll ever know what happened with Brandon Jennings in early February last season. Milwaukee’s premiere guard was cruising along through the first third of the lockout shortened 2011-12 season. Despite a road heavy early season schedule, Jennings was producing at a level far better than he had in his first two seasons. [...]
There was a trade in the NBA this weekend. You may have heard. The Oklahoma City Thunder made an expectation defying deal that will undoubtedly either end up a brilliant reminder of how smart you have to be to succeed in a small market or a sobering lesson on why small market teams can’t thrive in today’s [...]
“I want the team to be one of the top defensive teams. I’ve been to so many training camps and seen coaches focusing on offense, offense, offense. We came here and I’m like, ‘Wow.’ I wanted to hug coach (Scott Skiles). For the first time in seven years, the Milwaukee Bucks starting center isn’t Andrew [...]
From every indication, John Henson is ready to play defense in the NBA. For his sake, I hope that’s true. Because his capability to play defense this year could have quite an impact on his career. Henson is probably going to land on his feet no matter what. He was a very highly regarded high [...]