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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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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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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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