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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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If he grows, Giannis Antetokounmpo could be the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard

If he grows, Giannis Antetokounmpo could be the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share Jason Kidd was a tall point guard. Last season, the most successful coaching decision Kidd made involved an even taller point guard. Now Kidd is in Milwaukee tinkering with the player who may become the tallest point guard of all: Giannis Antetokounmpo. “With (Brandon) Knight and Giannis, we have additional playmakers and when we have [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo goes 70 feet for a dunk in 2 dribbles and other assorted Vines

Giannis Antetokounmpo goes 70 feet for a dunk in 2 dribbles and other assorted Vines

| July 11, 2014 | 4 Replies

ShareWe already went through this last year when Giannis Antetokounmpo went nearly the full length of the court — about 80 feet or so — in 3 dribbles in a regular season game last season. Tonight, in the Bucks Las Vegas Summer League debut, he went about 70 feet in just TWO dribbles. Throw in [...]

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Damien Inglis: “I’m moving to Milwaukee right after the Summer League”

Damien Inglis: “I’m moving to Milwaukee right after the Summer League”

| July 10, 2014 | 20 Replies

ShareThere’s something that’s been lost in the sea of hoopla that surrounded Jason Kidd’s dramatic arrival in Milwaukee. For years, Milwaukee Bucks fans have complained about a lack of explosive, athletic wing talent with potential. Before last season, was there really a prospect Milwaukee had at the two or the three to be all that optimistic about [...]

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Buck Hits: Parker signs, Summer Bucks head to Vegas, Raduljica closer to making Serbia’s FIBA roster

Buck Hits: Parker signs, Summer Bucks head to Vegas, Raduljica closer to making Serbia’s FIBA roster

| July 9, 2014 | 5 Replies

Share July is an exciting time for the Bucks. It’s hard to believe that in a span of less than 13 months, the team has added Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jabari Parker and Jason Kidd – and a new ownership group to boot. Now they are just two days from starting a basketball competition that they have every [...]

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Jabari Parker played in a Chicago Pro-Am this weekend (VIDEO)

Jabari Parker played in a Chicago Pro-Am this weekend (VIDEO)

| July 6, 2014 | 5 Replies

ShareThe video, posted by YouTube user Ballislife Midwest, shows Jabari Parker scoring on a number of moves both inside and out. Parker looks big, strong and fluid, even if he doesn’t appear to be explosive. On the other hand, it’s probably best for all parties involved if he isn’t trying out any explosive moves in [...]

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Bucks interested in trading for Lin, according to a report

Bucks interested in trading for Lin, according to a report

| July 5, 2014 | 47 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks are interested in trading for Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin, according to a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein that also listed the Philadelphia 76ers as a possible destination for Lin. The Milwaukee Bucks are another team that would consider trading for Lin if the Rockets add a sweetener or two to the deal [...]

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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

ShareYesterday, 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 rosters [...]

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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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