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

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Only seventy-six more games to go! Bucks vs. Magic preview

Only seventy-six more games to go! Bucks vs. Magic preview

| November 13, 2013 | 1 Reply

Share So, what did we learn last night? The Miami Heat are good at basketball. The Bucks will be hilariously bad at interior defense and rebounding without Larry Sanders. 9:10 11/12/13 occurred. WHY WAS I NOT TOLD EARLIER?! The next six weeks without Sanders will be agonizing. Giannis isn’t afraid to shoot threes. And I’m [...]

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The Miami Heat are good: Heat 118 – Bucks 95

The Miami Heat are good: Heat 118 – Bucks 95

| November 12, 2013 | 11 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 95 Final Recap | Box Score 118 Miami Heat Khris Middleton, PF 23 MIN | 3-9 FG | 0-0 FT | 7 REB | 1 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 7 PTS | -13 Middleton played a decent game after starting at small forward against LeBron [...]

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Bucks and Hawks tie for least televised team in NBA

Bucks and Hawks tie for least televised team in NBA

| October 29, 2013 | 2 Replies

ShareIt’s that time of year again. The Bucks, thanks to a 72-game deal with FS-Wisconsin, find themselves on the top (bottom?) of my now annual non-televised games ranking. Outside of the Grizzlies, not many surprises on the chart. The Hawks experienced the greatest increase in non-televised games going from four last season to seven this [...]

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How young are the Bucks? Pretty young!

How young are the Bucks? Pretty young!

| October 25, 2013 | 7 Replies

ShareIt’s no secret that the 2013-14 Milwaukee Bucks are young. Their oldest player, Caron Butler, is just 33 years old, Giannis Antetokounmpo is the youngest player in the league and I think Ersan Ilyasova is aging backwards. But how young are these Bucks compared to the last ten seasons? OH. LOOK. HERE’S A GRAPHIC WITH [...]

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Bucks remain unranked in Bill and Jalen’s previews and YouTube commenters are confused

Bucks remain unranked in Bill and Jalen’s previews and YouTube commenters are confused

| October 17, 2013 | 11 Replies

Share Grantland’s Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose decided to spend the last few weeks of the offseason breaking down each NBA team based on a ranking created by Simmons. They’ve covered the bottom fifteen teams in the league so far and guess what? The Bucks still aren’t on the list! This means one of two things: [...]

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Recap: Bucks Fan Fest 2013

Recap: Bucks Fan Fest 2013

| October 5, 2013 | 2 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks’ first annual Fan Fest took place on Saturday with autographs, photos, and little children in inflatable plastic balls being the main attractions. While this was all fun and good, the real entertainment started when the team held a three-quarter scrimmage for the fans. It may seem pointless to analyze the performance of [...]

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Introducing the BuX-Men

Introducing the BuX-Men

| October 5, 2013 | 2 Replies

ShareThe basic concept of the X-Men BuX-Men is that under a cloud of increasing anti-mutant win-now sentiment, Professor Xavier  Drew created a haven at his Westchester Milwaukee mansion practice facility to train young mutants basketball players to use their powers for the benefit of humanity Senator Kohl, and to prove mutants Bucks can be heroes [...]

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Fear the Deer (and other animals): Part II

Fear the Deer (and other animals): Part II

| September 6, 2013 | 4 Replies

ShareI broke the Internet last November with Fear the Deer (and other animals): Part I. The mass appeal and critical acclaim of the first installment practically begged for a new edition after the Bucks overhauled their roster this summer. So here are the images you need/want/desire/love. Don’t have TOO much pun! HAHAHAHAHA. Starters Caribou Butler [...]

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Report: Bucks Nearing Deal with Gary Neal

Report: Bucks Nearing Deal with Gary Neal

| July 27, 2013 | 30 Replies

ShareHearing: Bucks closing in on completing signing of Gary Neal after sources say Neal's agent David Bauman no longer in negotiations w/Hawks — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 27, 2013 MIL & ATL were top two pursuers after Spurs withdrew qualifying offer to make Neal unrestricted free agent. Deal w/Bucks now expected today — Marc Stein [...]

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