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Milwaukee Bucks likely staying at number 12 in the draft

Milwaukee Bucks likely staying at number 12 in the draft

| June 25, 2012 | 7 Replies

Share From the sound of it, the Milwaukee Bucks will be staying put at number 12 come Thursday’s NBA Draft. It’s difficult to ever rule out a John Hammond trade – the Bucks general manager has made deals around the NBA draft in each season of his reign – but only once has he swapped [...]

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Reflecting on the Heat and the journey we all go on

Reflecting on the Heat and the journey we all go on

| June 22, 2012 | 11 Replies

ShareI have no idea how Miami Heat fans feel right now, but I sure have a very clear idea right now about what’s so fun about this whole thing. Sometimes I get pretty discouraged with sports. I wonder why I’ve been so invested in them my whole life. So much of my identity is based [...]

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Big names Headline Tuesday’s Bucks workout

Big names Headline Tuesday’s Bucks workout

| June 21, 2012 | 3 Replies

ShareWednesday was a big day at the Cousins Center, as the workouts began to heat up with three potential first-round picks in attendance.  The list was headlined by power forwards Perry Jones III (Baylor), Terrence Jones (Kentucky), and Arnett Moultrie (Mississippi State).  Jones III and Jones are very strong candidates to be taken by the [...]

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John Henson stars in Bucks’ latest workout

John Henson stars in Bucks’ latest workout

| June 20, 2012 | 5 Replies

ShareThe Bucks held their fifth pre-draft workout on Monday.  I’m not saying that the workout was held specifically for him, and I can neither confirm nor deny that there was a beam of light following him all over the court, but this workout was all about North Carolina power forward John Henson. The junior stands [...]

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Bucks’ draft workouts Day 3:  Guards on Guards on Guards

Bucks’ draft workouts Day 3: Guards on Guards on Guards

| June 17, 2012 | 9 Replies

ShareThe Bucks brought in a small group of guards for their third team-organized workout Saturday.  Though the group size was small, the guards themselves were not, and that was something that the Bucks are actively looking for.  Their starting backcourt is undersized to say the least, with Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis standing 6-1 and [...]

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Illinois’ Leonard, Carolina’s Zeller headline Bucks’ second pre-draft workout

Illinois’ Leonard, Carolina’s Zeller headline Bucks’ second pre-draft workout

| June 14, 2012 | 6 Replies

Share The Bucks’ second pre-draft workout consisted of big time considerations for first-round picks, and a much taller crop of players in general.  Illinois C Meyers Leonard and North Carolina center Tyler Zeller have been rumored to be in the mix of players that the Bucks’ could wind up selecting with the 12th pick in [...]

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The Bucks of now and the problem with the Centers of the 2012 NBA Draft

The Bucks of now and the problem with the Centers of the 2012 NBA Draft

| June 14, 2012 | 7 Replies

ShareYesterday I used “Could Meyers Leonard be part of the solution for the Bucks at center?” as a headline. Also I spelled Meyers without the first “e” because I didn’t do a very good job proof reading and I generally didn’t know a ton about this dude. With that in mind: Today, I say no to [...]

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Could Meyers Leonard be part of the solution for the Bucks at center?

Could Meyers Leonard be part of the solution for the Bucks at center?

| June 13, 2012 | 10 Replies

ShareTo hear the Milwaukee Bucks tell it, or to watch them react to it, they weren’t all that concerned about the center position last season. Or the season before for that matter. Hopes were pinned to Andrew Bogut before each season began, despite his injury history and rehabilitation from his infamous elbow injury. Two seasons [...]

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Potential Bucks draftees and the Chicago Combine

Potential Bucks draftees and the Chicago Combine

| June 9, 2012 | 7 Replies

Share(Welcome Eric Buenning to Bucksketball. He loves the Bucks. I pressed him on why and he sounded sufficiently depressed enough for me to believe his love was pure. He’s going to be helping out and doing some writing now. – Jeremy) The NBA combine took place Thursday and Friday in Chicago on the UIC campus.  [...]

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