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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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Neither Marc Lasry nor Wesley Edens will be the president of the Bucks

Neither Marc Lasry nor Wesley Edens will be the president of the Bucks

| June 2, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share As part of their public relations blitz on Milwaukee last Friday, Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens joined the Homer & Gabe show on ESPN Milwaukee 540 AM. It was the most revealing interview of the day for the new owners, as they were pressed with a number of interesting questions and occasionally re-asked a question [...]

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Bucks to play Knicks in London in January 2015

Bucks to play Knicks in London in January 2015

| May 29, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareLondon is calling the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks will play a regular-season game against the New York Knicks on January 15, 2015 in London’s O2 Arena. The game is part of the league’s Global Games program. NBA Global Games 2015 also includes a regular-season contest between the Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City [...]

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Bucks bring in six perimeter players for a workout

Bucks bring in six perimeter players for a workout

| May 27, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareThe Bucks are looking at six perimeter players in a private team workout Tuesday, including four players from the top 100-ranked players according to DraftExpress.  Potential second-round picks from today’s workout include Jabari Brown, C.J. Wilcox, Joe Harris, and Lamar Patterson. The Bucks own the #31, #36 and #48 picks in the upcoming June 26 [...]

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“I love the Bucks and the Bucks love me”: Giannis Antetokounmpo says all the right things

“I love the Bucks and the Bucks love me”: Giannis Antetokounmpo says all the right things

| May 21, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo was in Manhattan at the NBA Lottery last night, which makes sense, because the question on everyone’s mind was mostly, “Which young player are the Bucks going to pair with Giannis?” So it made complete sense for him to be there, and his interviews did not disappoint, revealing a mix of dedication, earnestness, and [...]

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Bucks finish 2nd in NBA Lottery

Bucks finish 2nd in NBA Lottery

| May 20, 2014 | 10 Replies

ShareThe Bucks won the #2 overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft. The Cleveland Cavaliers, for the third time in five years, will pick #1. Mallory Edens, daughter of co-owner Wesley Edens, was the Bucks representative on stage and Alexander Lasry, son of co-owner Marc Lasry, was the team’s representative backstage where the actual balls [...]

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A new envelope opener and other NBA Lottery notes

A new envelope opener and other NBA Lottery notes

| May 19, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareA new envelope opener During his time as the NBA’s Deputy Commissioner, Adam Silver presided over the NBA Lottery. From 200t to 2013, the job of opening envelopes was his. With Silver now installed as the Commissioner, the job gets turned over to the new Deputy: Mark Tatum. Where David Stern and Silver came to [...]

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NBA Board of Governors approves sale of Bucks

NBA Board of Governors approves sale of Bucks

| May 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareThe NBA’s Board of Governors unanimously voted to approve the sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. In April, Lasry, Edens and former owner Herb Kohl came to a tentative agreement to transfer the team for a price of $550 million. The sale of the team sets up the end of [...]

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Sale of Bucks to get NBA approval tomorrow, according to report

Sale of Bucks to get NBA approval tomorrow, according to report

| May 14, 2014 | Reply

Share According to an ESPN report by Brian Windhorst, the sale of the Bucks to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens is expected to become get approved by the NBA Board of Governors tomorrow. The $550 million sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to hedge fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry is expected to be finalized [...]

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You’ll Never Believe the One Crazy Trick Your Subpar NBA Team Could Use to Become a Contender

You’ll Never Believe the One Crazy Trick Your Subpar NBA Team Could Use to Become a Contender

| May 6, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareFive, ten, thirty years ago, the world was a simpler place. Titles were titles, tidy encapsulations of stories. When the lead story of a newspaper read, “British Troops Encircle Capital”, the words summed up an entire story in four words. Now, thanks to Upworthy, Buzzfeed, Distractify and the like, titles have been replaced with nebulous mini-paragraphs that [...]

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