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Jon Hartzell is a writer/producer at NBA.com who likes the Bucks.

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NBA Draft Combine, Day 1

NBA Draft Combine, Day 1

| May 15, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share The NBA Draft Combine, the first major event of the Milwaukee Bucks offseason, took place in Chicago on Thursday. Top prospects Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid did not attend the combine, which put a damper on the amount of insight the Bucks could gather at the event. But the first day still [...]

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Giannis stars in chocolate milk commercial

Giannis stars in chocolate milk commercial

| May 11, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo recently received a third-place vote in the NBA Rookie of the Year balloting. But if votes were recast today, with this commercial for Greek chocolate milk brand Milko serving as a qualification, I’m sure he would receive every first, second and third place vote. I’ve heard from not one but TWO sources that Milko [...]

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Gross: Bucks – Pistons preview

Gross: Bucks – Pistons preview

| March 31, 2014 | 5 Replies

ShareWhat to watch for: Bucks Another win? Maybe. Possibly. This game is arguably the Bucks best chance at a win in the team’s remaining nine games (yes … only nine games left … the end is near). The Pistons have been awful as of late, going 4-18 over their last 22 games including an embarrassing [...]

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The Brandon Knight Rises

The Brandon Knight Rises

| March 10, 2014 | 23 Replies

Share Things did not look good for Brandon Knight. Acquired from the Detroit Pistons in July for Brandon Jennings, Knight was determined to make a strong first impression to fans in Milwaukee. Instead, he strained his hamstring in the first quarter of the season opener in New York and missed the Bucks’ next four games. [...]

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A quick breakdown of the Milwaukee Bucks’ remaining 2013-14 schedule

A quick breakdown of the Milwaukee Bucks’ remaining 2013-14 schedule

| December 17, 2013 | 1 Reply

ShareWe are now 24 games into the 2013-14 season and the Milwaukee Bucks have the worst record in the league at 5-19. To make matters worse, they’ve recorded this record against the seventh easiest schedule in the league with an opponent winning percentage of just .480. However, here’s some good news if you’re a fan [...]

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How to hate watch: Brandon Jennings

How to hate watch: Brandon Jennings

| December 2, 2013 | 9 Replies

ShareThere are a lot of new Milwaukee Bucks players this season. Related: A lot of players who used to play for the Milwaukee Bucks, no longer play for the Milwaukee Bucks. But most of those players still play in the NBA.  We don’t want to tell you how to live your life (yes we do), [...]

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New floor, same problems: Bucks vs. Wizards preview

New floor, same problems: Bucks vs. Wizards preview

| November 27, 2013 | 8 Replies

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks What will Larry Drew apologize for tonight? After apologizing for the team’s lackluster effort Saturday night against the Charlotte Bobcats, the Milwaukee Bucks (2-11) looked even worse Monday night in Detroit. Unfortunately for Drew, it doesn’t seem like effort or intensity is the issue. A complete lack of talent is [...]

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Brandon vs. Brandon: The Battle of the Millenium – Bucks vs. Pistons Preview

Brandon vs. Brandon: The Battle of the Millenium – Bucks vs. Pistons Preview

| November 25, 2013 | 6 Replies

Share The night we’ve eagerly anticipated since our first day on this planet is finally here! Will Brandon Jennings play awful or really awful?? Will Brandon Knight be booed or cheered or ignored??? Will more than twenty people watch?!?? So many questions! So little time! But before we get into the deats and tails of [...]

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Next stop on the pain train: Bucks vs. Blazers preview

Next stop on the pain train: Bucks vs. Blazers preview

| November 20, 2013 | 4 Replies

ShareThe schedule doesn’t ease up for the depleted Milwaukee Bucks as they host a Portland Trail Blazers team which boasts the third best record in the league. The Bucks (2-7) are on a five-game losing streak which doesn’t look to be ending anytime soon. They played admirably in their loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder [...]

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