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Stephen Jackson misses shootaround in New York, is suspended

Stephen Jackson misses shootaround in New York, is suspended

| January 20, 2012 | 11 Replies

Share UPDATE: Jackson has tweeted an apology. Per  Charles F. Gardner, Stephen Jackson will not play Friday night. Stephen Jackson suspended for Friday night’s game vs. Knicks. Source said he missed bus to morning shootaround. Jackson’s Twitter account had him hanging out with someone named “jones” Thursday evening, presumably Dipset rapper Jim Jones (he did [...]

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Fun with Graphs!

Fun with Graphs!

| January 20, 2012 | 1 Reply

ShareEric Maroun wrote an awesome post over at Hardwood Paroxysm. It compares each player’s Usage Rate to their PER. Usage Rate is the percent of possessions a player uses while on the court. PER measures the overall statistical contribution of a player. The Bucks chart suggests that Stephen Jackson, Beno Udrih and Tobias Harris eat [...]

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The Denver Nuggets incredibly simple method for destroying the Milwaukee Bucks

The Denver Nuggets incredibly simple method for destroying the Milwaukee Bucks

| January 19, 2012 | 1 Reply

Share Off makes, off misses. The Denver Nuggets stayed on the go Tuesday. And when they didn’t, they hit threes. Sigh. It’s one thing when a team is caught off guard and unprepared. Sometimes reserve players have huge games or rookies that haven’t been around the league yet show off a part of their game [...]

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Buck Hits: Losing Streak Hits 3, Very Few Care

Buck Hits: Losing Streak Hits 3, Very Few Care

| January 18, 2012 | 1 Reply

Share The Internet, for as large and free (for now) as it is, lacks Bucks coverage when the team is struggling. Sure, Brandon Jennings is shooting 45% from the field a fifth of the way through the season. But no one wants to talk upside when you’ve lost 8 of your last 10 and 3 straight. [...]

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Stephen Jackson was upset last night, but don’t freak out

Stephen Jackson was upset last night, but don’t freak out

| January 18, 2012 | 6 Replies

ShareStephen Jackson isn’t some nefarious, selfish prima donna. In fact, I’d wager that most of us, if not all of us have a friend like Stephen Jackosn. Maybe your friend doesn’t record raps in his spare time or make millions of dollars, but he or she probably has a similar throught process. Jackson has a [...]

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Run and gun and not so fun: Nuggets 105 – Bucks 95

Run and gun and not so fun: Nuggets 105 – Bucks 95

| January 17, 2012 | 3 Replies

Share Denver Nuggets 105 Final Recap | Box Score 95 Milwaukee Bucks Stephen Jackson, SG 17 MIN | 0-6 FG | 2-2 FT | 0 REB | 1 AST | 2 PTS | -20 Holy hell. It’s tough to say Collapsin’ Jackson’s season has been a roller coaster ride. It’s been more like that episode [...]

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There is a lot riding on Stephen Jackson’s creaky back

There is a lot riding on Stephen Jackson’s creaky back

| January 17, 2012 | 1 Reply

ShareWe may be just 12 games into the new season, but it sure feels like the Milwaukee Bucks are heading down the same road they traveled last season. A road plagued with stop signs, red lights and crosswalks. It was never a smooth drive for the Bucks last season en route to the NBA’s worst [...]

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Andrew Bogut’s peculiar scoring game … and another road loss

Andrew Bogut’s peculiar scoring game … and another road loss

| January 16, 2012 | 5 Replies

ShareThe Philadelphia 76ers have been something of a league darling early on in the 2011-12 NBA season. The Milwaukee Bucks have been largely ignored. The Sixers hadn’t lost at home before the Bucks took the floor against them early Monday afternoon on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Bucks hadn’t won on the road. The [...]

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Wayne Embry: Pioneers, Betrayal and What the Hell Happened Here

Wayne Embry: Pioneers, Betrayal and What the Hell Happened Here

| January 16, 2012 | 1 Reply

ShareAll quotes come from Wayne Embry’s autobiography THE INSIDE GAME: RACE POWER AND POLITICS IN THE NBA Please don’t sue me. Bob Lanier was an imposing man: 6’11” and 260 lbs that bullied other grown men around all the time. But right now he was staring at the ground like a scolded child as the [...]

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