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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: .500 weekend, Charlotte Awaits

Buck Hits: .500 weekend, Charlotte Awaits

| March 28, 2011 | 2 Replies

Share The Bucks can’t dwell on blowing their chance to knock off the division leading Bulls Saturday night. Not when they face the 9th seed Charlotte Bobcats tonight in the race to 8th. A win tonight would knot up  the Bucks and Cats at a woeful 30-43. Disregarding being 13 games under, that would put [...]

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Buck Hits: Playoff Picture gets Clearer, Redd Alert Louder

Buck Hits: Playoff Picture gets Clearer, Redd Alert Louder

| March 23, 2011 | Reply

ShareSlow couple of days for Bucks camp. The team watched the Pacers go an additional 1/2 game up in the Race to the 8th with a win against the Pacers. The playoff picture could change drastically tonight, with the Bucks at home against Sacramento, a (hopefully) very winnable game. Just as important is the matchup [...]

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Buck Hits: Redd Alert, Ilyasova Update

Buck Hits: Redd Alert, Ilyasova Update

| March 21, 2011 | Reply

Share The rollercoaster that is the Bucks’ season continued this weekend, seeing the Bucks dump the Nets, and lead wire-to-wire against the Knicks. The Bucks sit 1.5 games behind the Pacers for the last playoff spot, and have the exact record as Charlotte. That said, the Bucks cannot do better than a .500 season with [...]

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Buck Hits: Skiles is annoying, Playoff hope fading

Buck Hits: Skiles is annoying, Playoff hope fading

| March 16, 2011 | Reply

ShareBad news for the Bucks: they are once again 2.5 games back from the 8th final seed for this year’s playoffs. Expert analysis: John Hollinger gives them about a 17% chance of making it. After three strong games, the Bucks are now faced with back to back blowouts on the losing end, and the bleeding may [...]

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Game 63 Preview: Bucks vs. Cavaliers

Game 63 Preview: Bucks vs. Cavaliers

| March 9, 2011 | Reply

Share Enemy: Cavs: The Blog Point Guard Brandon Jennings vs. Ramon Sessions The buzz around the internets the last few games surrounded Jennings positive performances while Andrew Bogut was down, and were concerned about the cohesion between the two players. When Bogut returned to the team yesterday against the Wizards, Jennings continued his strong play. [...]

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Buck Hits: Last 4 out of 5 are L’s

Buck Hits: Last 4 out of 5 are L’s

| March 7, 2011 | 2 Replies

ShareAnyone still holding onto hope that we’ll see a repeat of last year’s run need not look further than the Bucks’ 3rd quarters in their last two outings. A 19-0 run on Friday and being on the losing end of a 26-16 3rd quarter last night pretty much sums up the Bucks season. If you had [...]

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Buck Hits: Yesterday’s Win, More Injuries

Buck Hits: Yesterday’s Win, More Injuries

| March 2, 2011 | 3 Replies

ShareThe Bucks got a victory at home last night against the Pistons, a move that’ll surely dash lottery hopes for the pro-tankers and keep the faith alive for the pro-first round exiters. Recap 02/22/11 Bucks v. Pistons Box Score Analysis: JSOnline, Brewhoop Game Notes: The Bucks were without Bogut, Moute, and Ilyasova, and managed to come away [...]

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Buck Hits: Saturday’s Loss, Power Rankings

Buck Hits: Saturday’s Loss, Power Rankings

| February 28, 2011 | 4 Replies

ShareNot much to say about these Bucks nowadays. Losing is the norm. Our local faithful are the only ones still talking, and what they’re saying isn’t pretty. After a preseason of high hopes, new hopes of a high draft pick are funneling in. Here’s what else is going on in the world of the Milwaukee [...]

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Buck Hits: 2nd half starts with a W, NBA games to speed up?

Buck Hits: 2nd half starts with a W, NBA games to speed up?

| February 23, 2011 | Reply

ShareThe All-Star break is over, and after watching the game last night, it’s clear that no fire has been lit under this Bucks team. Sure, they got the win, but Bucks fans were hoping to start the second half with a bang. A six point victory over the 13-44 Wolves isn’t inspiring anyone, but you [...]

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