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Gary Payton talks about mentoring Giannis Antetokounmpo (VIDEO)

Gary Payton talks about mentoring Giannis Antetokounmpo (VIDEO)

| September 19, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share There have been some reports about Gary Payton joining the staff of the Milwaukee Bucks to be a special coach for Giannis Antetokounmpo as a point guard. Here is the video of Payton, talking from a press event in Greece. I’m not quite sure is rises to the level of being a member of [...]

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In Milwaukee and abroad, Joe Prunty is always coaching

In Milwaukee and abroad, Joe Prunty is always coaching

| September 18, 2014 | Reply

ShareWhen the US team defeated Serbia Sunday for the gold medal of the FIBA World Cup, the season of international basketball for NBA players effectively came to a close. Among the Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo figured most prominently. Coming off the bench for a Greece team that went undefeated in group play, Antetokounmpo averaged 6.3 points and [...]

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Buck Hits: 82 games on TV, the Bucks are working out, and dancing, dancing, dancing

Buck Hits: 82 games on TV, the Bucks are working out, and dancing, dancing, dancing

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareMedia Day is just a couple of weeks away for the Bucks, and just like 29 other NBA teams, they’ll stay undefeated in the regular season for most of October. So while it is always easy to be optimistic at this time of year, new ownership and a young nucleus make it particularly easy to [...]

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Miroslav Raduljica’s accidental basket helps Serbia advance to FIBA finals (VIDEO)

Miroslav Raduljica’s accidental basket helps Serbia advance to FIBA finals (VIDEO)

| September 12, 2014 | 6 Replies

ShareHe is not a Buck anymore, having been traded to Los Angeles Clippers (and subsequently waived) in the trade that fetched Jared Dudley and a future first-round pick, but Miroslav Raduljica scored one of the most improbable baskets you’ll ever see in your entire life. The even more amazing part is that those points were [...]

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Giannis and Greece lose to Serbia, get eliminated from World Cup

Giannis and Greece lose to Serbia, get eliminated from World Cup

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share With a 90-72 loss at the hands of Serbia, Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s big fat Greek summer has come to an end. Antetokounmpo finished with 7 points, 2 rebounds, a steal and a block, and he made all three of his field goal attempts, including a three-pointer at the start of the second half. Serbia outscored [...]

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Report: The Los Angeles Clippers sign Ekpe Udoh

Report: The Los Angeles Clippers sign Ekpe Udoh

| September 3, 2014 | 6 Replies

ShareAccording to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the Los Angeles Clippers have signed former Bucks forward Ekpe Udoh. The Clippers have signed Ekpe Udoh to a 1year $1mil deal this morning, a source told Yahoo. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) September 3, 2014 The deal comes as no big surprise, as the Bucks reportedly renounced [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Greece stay undefeated (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Greece stay undefeated (VIDEO)

| September 2, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo scored 15 points to help Greece up their record to 3-0 in FIBA group play. Antetokounmpo shot 5-for-11 from the field and 5-for-8 from the free throw line, while also grabbing 3 rebounds. (The video below puts 4 of his 5 baskets in the game highlights.) His steal led to a game-icing three-point [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 11 points in FIBA opening game (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 11 points in FIBA opening game (VIDEO)

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 points in Greece’s 87-64 win over Senegal yesterday.  He made both of his field goal attempts — a pair of transition dunks — while also converting 7 of 8 free throw attempts (for a total of 11 points on 2 field goals attempted). More than that, though, he was a legitimate influence [...]

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Bucks trade with Clippers to acquire a future 1st-round pick

Bucks trade with Clippers to acquire a future 1st-round pick

| August 26, 2014 | 9 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks have acquired a lottery-protected 2017 first-round pick from the Los Angeles Clippers. The full swap details from the team’s press release: The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired forward Jared Dudley and a 2017 conditional first round draft pick from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for forward Carlos Delfino, center Miroslav Raduljica and a [...]

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