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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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Sweeney, Oppenheimer and Hughes will be on Kidd’s staff

Sweeney, Oppenheimer and Hughes will be on Kidd’s staff

| July 3, 2014 | 2 Replies

Share Yesterday, the Milwaukee Bucks held a press conference to introduce Jason Kidd as their new head coach. At the same time, the composition of the rest of the coaching staff is starting to take shape. The staff seems particularly focused on basketball instructors, people who might be able to tutor one of the younger [...]

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What are the Milwaukee Bucks getting into by pursuing Jason Kidd?

What are the Milwaukee Bucks getting into by pursuing Jason Kidd?

| June 29, 2014 | 10 Replies

ShareIf we’re marking the calendar, let’s put a big “X” on Friday, June 27, 2014. For a day — for a single, lonely day — the Milwaukee Bucks had the rapt, universal appreciation of their fanbase. On Friday, the Bucks brought Jabari Parker to Public Market during the day, then zipped him out for Summerfest [...]

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UPDATE: Bucks get permission from Nets to talk to Jason Kidd about presidency role according to reports

UPDATE: Bucks get permission from Nets to talk to Jason Kidd about presidency role according to reports

| June 28, 2014 | 20 Replies

ShareUPDATE: Kidd appears to be in the running for the President job in Milwaukee, which has been unoccupied since Herb Kohl stepped down as owner. Lasry said last week the Bucks were in the process of interviewing for the position. Bucks officials under this belief, sources tell Yahoo: Kidd wants Phil Jackson-like president’s role with Bucks – [...]

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The Milwaukee Bucks go big with Johnny O’Bryant

The Milwaukee Bucks go big with Johnny O’Bryant

| June 27, 2014 | 6 Replies

Share With their second second-round pick, the Bucks chose a big, big man. Milwaukee picked Johnny O’Bryant with the #36 overall pick. He didn’t sound at all disappointed about his draft positioning. ”It’s a very deep draft. Just hearing my name called at #36 isn’t bad. I can’t wait to come out there and get started.” [...]

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Bucks use #31 pick to draft Damien Inglis

Bucks use #31 pick to draft Damien Inglis

| June 26, 2014 | 8 Replies

ShareWith the first pick of the second round, the Bucks drafted Damien Inglis (think French: DAH-me-en  inn-GLISS), an 18-year-old from France. Inglis is a big burly kid with a 6’8″, 240 lb. frame and a 7’3″ wingspan. Despite his size, he possesses strong ball skills and has long hands. Operating as a point forward, he racked [...]

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Ilyasova opts out of FIBA Worlds, Delfino in after playing Summer League?

Ilyasova opts out of FIBA Worlds, Delfino in after playing Summer League?

| June 23, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareErsan Ilyasova has decided to forgo the FIBA World Championships to be held in late August, according to a tweet by Gery Woelfel. A deeply-disappointed Ersan Ilyasova has decided not to play for Turkish national team this summer so he can rest ankles. — Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) June 23, 2014 The news coincides with a [...]

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Lasry says that the Bucks won’t draft Embiid

Lasry says that the Bucks won’t draft Embiid

| June 23, 2014 | 8 Replies

ShareMilwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry spoke to the Rotary Club of Milwaukee Monday morning, and his talk revealed quite a bit about the direction of the Bucks — especially as it relates to Thursday’s NBA Draft. Lasry noted that the team’s choice for the #2 overall pick became a lot easier after Joel Embiid underwent [...]

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Buck Hits: Delfino on Argentina’s preliminary FIBA roster

Buck Hits: Delfino on Argentina’s preliminary FIBA roster

| June 20, 2014 | 5 Replies

Share Delfino on FIBA roster Cabb.com.ar (Confederación Argentina de Basquetbol) Argentine head coach Julio Lamas included Carlos Delfino on a preliminary roster that he submitted for the FIBA World Cup 2014 tournament. The competition takes place from August 30th to September 14th, but Argentina would begin training much sooner. They also have warmup games against Brazil, [...]

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Bucks getting interest in Larry Sanders, according to report

Bucks getting interest in Larry Sanders, according to report

| June 18, 2014 | 12 Replies

Share  According to a chat hosted by ESPN’s Chad Ford, Larry Sanders is a man wanted by other NBA teams. There is a lot of interest in Sanders right now. They might be able to use that (or John Henson) to get another pick in the draft. Point guard is an area they’d like more [...]

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