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Archive for April, 2012

Overhaul by tweaks: Another Milwaukee Bucks summer

Overhaul by tweaks: Another Milwaukee Bucks summer

| April 30, 2012 | 10 Replies

Share Watching Stephen Jackson thrive off the bench for the San Antonio Spurs yesterday was neither super enjoyable for me nor surprising. I can only assume John Hammond felt the same way. The Spurs brought Jackson in to be an extra lift. To give the bench some more life. He isn’t getting top billing, he’s [...]

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The depressing possible final phrase from a head coach

The depressing possible final phrase from a head coach

| April 26, 2012 | 19 Replies

ShareIf this was Scott Skiles’ last home game as the Milwaukee Bucks coach, and there are reports out there that it was, he and the Bucks certainly went out with a whimper. In his final post game conference he handled questions the same way he always did. Until the last question. A reporter asked if [...]

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The Scott Skiles decision will be coming soon

The Scott Skiles decision will be coming soon

| April 25, 2012 | 39 Replies

ShareAs they do before every Bucks home game, a gang of reporters made a half circle around Scott Skiles before the Milwaukee Bucks game against the Raptors Monday night. Out of habit and necessity, reporters began asking about the current state of the roster with regard to injuries. Who would be playing? Who would be [...]

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Fading to Nothing Bucks 106 Nets 95

Fading to Nothing Bucks 106 Nets 95

| April 22, 2012 | 9 Replies

ShareThe Bucks won. Hooray. Bigger news: they’re one loss or Sixers win away from officially being knocked out of the playoffs. So let’s be realistic – the season is over. There’s been some talk on this blog about whether or not it was all worth it. Whether the season was just a waste and whether [...]

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Bucks go down pushing and shoving: Pacers 118 – Bucks 109

Bucks go down pushing and shoving: Pacers 118 – Bucks 109

| April 20, 2012 | 13 Replies

ShareIt seems like conventional wisdom would be that you can learn a lot about a group when there’s some tension introduced to their norm. If that’s the case, we learned some things about the Milwaukee Bucks. A. They probably aren’t the most unified group in the world. B. Their coach knows when someone is being [...]

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So much ninth seed: Wizards 121 – Bucks 112

So much ninth seed: Wizards 121 – Bucks 112

| April 18, 2012 | 25 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 112 Final Recap | Box Score 121 Washington Wizards Ersan Ilyasova, PF 32 MIN | 3-9 FG | 7-8 FT | 11 REB | 1 AST | 14 PTS | -7 He had some help on the glass for once, but Ilyasova so often seems forgotten while Milwaukee’s guards and Drew Gooden [...]

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Buck Hits: searching for another 6 game winning streak

Buck Hits: searching for another 6 game winning streak

| April 18, 2012 | 1 Reply

Share The Bucks are more or less in the same spot they were in a week ago. On the outside looking in. This time, they face the grimm reality of A.) having to go 6-0 to earn their playoff spot or B.) relying on Philly or New York to lose much more than they do. [...]

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The backup center turned starting center who really isn’t a center

The backup center turned starting center who really isn’t a center

| April 17, 2012 | 21 Replies

ShareAndrew Bogut played in 65 games last season, but in the other 17 Milwaukee cobbled together starting lineups that included Jon Brockman, Larry Sanders or Drew Gooden in the center position. Since Bogut’s injury and then eventual trade, Gooden’s assumed the majority of the center minutes this season. When he’s been out, Milwaukee’s been forced [...]

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Size-less Bucks lose sizable game: Pacers 105 – Bucks 99

Size-less Bucks lose sizable game: Pacers 105 – Bucks 99

| April 14, 2012 | 11 Replies

Share Indiana Pacers 105 Final Recap | Box Score 99 Milwaukee Bucks Ersan Ilyasova, PF 21 MIN | 4-8 FG | 2-2 FT | 4 REB | 0 AST | 11 PTS | +4 His minutes have been a bit limited lately, seemingly due to some match-up issues. But at what point do match-ups become [...]

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