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Husband. Father. Blogger. Retired mathlete. I covered Larry Sanders' "Three Thumbs Up" game as credentialed media -- and failed to see well enough to witness the thumbing as it happened. On Twitter, I'm anaheimamigos.

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Sports game, of which there are seven remaining: Bucks — Bulls Preview

Sports game, of which there are seven remaining: Bucks — Bulls Preview

| April 4, 2014 | 4 Replies

Share What to Watch For: Bucks Tuesday Brandon Knight went on WSSP’s Chuck and Wickett radio show. Among other things, the former Kentucky guard Knight said that he couldn’t trash talk any Badger fans leading up to the Final Four because Wisconsin is “home”. Let’s enumerate the things Knight has dealt with in his debut season in [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo goes the length of the court in three dribbles (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo goes the length of the court in three dribbles (VIDEO)

| April 3, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareThe cliched angle on the 2013-14 Bucks season has been, “Gee, it is a pretty dismal experience to watch the Bucks play basketball this season, buy my oh my, isn’t it fun to watch Giannis Antetokounmpo?” So I’m here to tell you that watching the Bucks play the Heat last night was excruciating, even though [...]

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Crowned: Heat 96 — Bucks 77

Crowned: Heat 96 — Bucks 77

| April 3, 2014 | 7 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 77 Recap | Box Score 96 Miami Heat Khris Middleton, PF Shot Chart 33 MIN | 2-10 FG | 0-0 FT | 4 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 4 PTS | -15 After a season of overusing passive aggressive traps and double-teams, the [...]

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What if the 76ers and Bucks tie for the worst record?

What if the 76ers and Bucks tie for the worst record?

| March 27, 2014 | 5 Replies

ShareWhen Tobias Harris led the Orlando Magic to a win over Portland Tuesday with 25 points and 11 rebounds, he also all but sealed Orlando’s fate as the third-worst team in the NBA. The win put Orlando (20-52) five wins ahead of the Philadelphia 76ers with ten games left in their season — in the process [...]

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Ersan Ilyasova out for the season

Ersan Ilyasova out for the season

| March 27, 2014 | 4 Replies

Share Ersan Ilyasova will not play again this season. He will miss the Bucks’ final 11 games. According to the team, Ilyasova was seen by foot and ankle specialist Dr. Richard Ferkel Tuesday. Dr. Ferkel recommended a period of rest and rehabilitation beginning immediately, rather than surgery. An injury to his right ankle will end a [...]

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Individual NBA player points allowed per possession fits an approximate normal distribution

Individual NBA player points allowed per possession fits an approximate normal distribution

| March 25, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareWhen you make a bar graph of a numeric variable against the frequency with which certain values show up, the normal distribution (i.e., bell curve) shows up in a lot of places. If you graphed variables like the height of adult males in the U.S., or home sales prices in a given zip code for [...]

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Nate Wolters breaks hand

Nate Wolters breaks hand

| March 21, 2014 | 5 Replies

ShareBucks guard Nate Wolters fractured his left (non-shooting) hand in the first quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors. He left the game in the second quarter and did not return. While no official statement has been made, it is quite likely that the rookie’s season is over. Wolters averaged 7.2 points [...]

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A trip starts in Portlandia: Bucks – Blazers Preview

A trip starts in Portlandia: Bucks – Blazers Preview

| March 18, 2014 | Reply

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks The Bucks start a four-game West Coast trip tonight in Portland, after which they will get a fairly long stay in the Bay Area. Perhaps the warm weather trip will do the Bucks some good. Charles F. Gardner tweeted today that Larry Drew said that Ersan Ilyasova will not play [...]

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Buck Hits: Kohl closer to selling team locally, according to report

Buck Hits: Kohl closer to selling team locally, according to report

| March 18, 2014 | Reply

ShareIs Herb Kohl ready to sell? According to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times, he may be. There are three key aspects to Woelfel’s story: 1) Kohl has already turned down as many as two out-of-town suitors.   Kohl wants the Bucks to stay in Milwaukee long-term, and he is narrowing the list of [...]

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