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Brian is a graphic designer from Milwaukee. He enjoys the Bucks and wishes they would win more frequently.

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Buck Hits: All Star Break Edition

Buck Hits: All Star Break Edition

| February 23, 2012 | 5 Replies

Share And so it is. The Bucks season is at the official halfway point, and it’s not pretty. Losers of 7 of their last 10 along with a 6 game home losing streak, the Bucks are 7 games below .500 and 10th in the Eastern Conference playoff picture. A break from Bucks basketball is good [...]

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Buck Hits: Poppin’ Bottles

Buck Hits: Poppin’ Bottles

| February 9, 2012 | 1 Reply

Share It’s tough describing the Bucks. The most overused term is also the most accurate: inconsistent. Last week, the team was on cloud nine. By the final buzzer on Tuesday night, the team was in shambles. Today? Eh, they’re okay. Enjoy the roller coaster ride that is the Milwaukee Bucks, because no one seems to [...]

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Buck Hits: Ersan = Wanted, Jennings = Efficient

Buck Hits: Ersan = Wanted, Jennings = Efficient

| February 1, 2012 | 2 Replies

Share 5-2. 2-1. 3-0. These three numbers represent the Bucks record with Shawn Livingston starting, since Andrew Bogut got injured (3-1 if you consider Bogut missed most of the win against Houston), and without Stephen Jackson, respectively. Yes there is a lot of optimism in Bucks camp right now and everyone is wondering if they [...]

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Buck Hits: a win in exchange for an injury

Buck Hits: a win in exchange for an injury

| January 26, 2012 | 2 Replies

Share The Milwaukee Bucks were feeling all kinds of 2009-2010 last night. Losing Andrew Bogut to injury. Making shots. Winning. It was quite the sight to behold. Enter today’s Buck Hits. Recap 01/23/12 Bucks v. Hawks Box Score Analysis: JSOnline, Brewhoop, Behind the Buck Pass 01/25/12 Bucks @ Rockets Box Score Analysis: JSOnline, Brewhoop, Behind the Buck Pass Power Rankings [...]

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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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Buck Hits: 3-0 at Home, Bogut in/Dunleavy out

Buck Hits: 3-0 at Home, Bogut in/Dunleavy out

| January 11, 2012 | Reply

Share Just as the Twittersphere started the movement to fire Scott Skiles following a 0-5 West Coast road trip, the Bucks put together a dandy. The win over the Spurs was nearly as compelling as the Bucks have played since their last trip to the postseason against the Hawks. So while the team is 0-6 [...]

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2011-2012 Buck Hits!

2011-2012 Buck Hits!

| December 29, 2011 | Reply

Share They’re back! After a lockout-sized hiatus, Buck Hits have returned to bring you the very best of the Bucks from around the web. Much to discuss, so without further adieu… Recap 12/27/11 Bucks v. Wolves Box Score Analysis: JSOnline, Brewhoop, We’re Bucked Power Rankings Marc Stein: 17 NBA.com: 17 Charles Gardner: 16 Share

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Buck Hits: Quick and to the Point

Buck Hits: Quick and to the Point

| August 17, 2011 | 1 Reply

ShareToday’s Buck Hits will be blogged in as few words as possible. Former Buck Moncrief joins Skiles staff as assistant. Skiles approves. Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio possesses interest in owning the Bucks. JSOnline.com polls it’s readers if they think he should. Stephen Jackson is giving the NBA until October 1st to clear up the [...]

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Buck Hits: Who Stays, Who Goes, Who Knows?

Buck Hits: Who Stays, Who Goes, Who Knows?

| August 8, 2011 | Reply

Share The writing is on the wall for the small fries and old guys of the NBA. Rookies and bench warmers (and Deron Williams) have been signing overseas while stars and rotation players continue to hold their breath that there will be an NBA season, or at least a paycheck in the next 12 months. [...]

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