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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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Giannis Antetokounmpo finishes seventh in Rookie of the Year voting

Giannis Antetokounmpo finishes seventh in Rookie of the Year voting

| May 5, 2014 | 2 Replies

Share Giannis Antetkounmpo finished in a tie for seventh in the NBA’s Rookie of the Year voting, earning a solitary third-place vote. Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers won the award by earning 104 of a possible 124 first-place votes. He finished with a total of 569 points. Victor Oladipo of the Orlando Magic placed second [...]

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Potential second round draft pick Nikola Jokic declares for the NBA Draft

Potential second round draft pick Nikola Jokic declares for the NBA Draft

| April 24, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share Nikola Jokic today declared himself eligible for the 2014 NBA Draft, according to his agent, Misko Raznatovic. Jokic certainly won’t be the the Milwaukee Bucks’ top pick in the upcoming draft. But remember, the Bucks have all of the second round picks. While jokes were made at Milwaukee’s expense as they collected second rounders last [...]

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If no arena is built, NBA has buyback option on Bucks, according to report

If no arena is built, NBA has buyback option on Bucks, according to report

| April 22, 2014 | 4 Replies

ShareAccording to a report by ESPN, the NBA has a buyback provision written into the sale contract of the Milwaukee Bucks that will allow the NBA to buy back the team if an arena deal is not reached by November 2017. Last week, Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry reached an agreement to acquire the team from [...]

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Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry purchase Bucks, donate to new arena

Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry purchase Bucks, donate to new arena

| April 16, 2014 | 6 Replies

Share“Well I wasn’t going to live forever. I’ve approached a time in my life when I have had to think about to think about, ‘How do we approach the idea of succession?” And then, that was brought to a head by the need for a new building and the fact that that’s a project over [...]

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Bucks sign Chris Wright to non-guaranteed multi-year deal

Bucks sign Chris Wright to non-guaranteed multi-year deal

| April 16, 2014 | Reply

Share The Bucks have signed forward Chris Wright to a multi-year contract that is not guaranteed for the 2014-15 season. Over the span of two 10-day contracts, Wright averaged 6.0 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.0 steal in 15.4 minutes per game. The second of the two contracts expired after the Toronto game, so the Bucks have [...]

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A season that’s almost extinct: Bucks — Raptors Preview

A season that’s almost extinct: Bucks — Raptors Preview

| April 14, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Milestone Watch: If he scores 1581 points in games against Toronto and Atlanta, Brandon Knight (1242 points) will pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (2822 points, ’71-72) for most points scored in a season by a Buck. Knight (344 assists) could also catch Sam Cassell (729 assists, ’99-00) for the season assist record with an extra [...]

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Bucks clinch tie for worst record; Giannis runs the (backup) point: Wizards 104 — Bucks 91

Bucks clinch tie for worst record; Giannis runs the (backup) point: Wizards 104 — Bucks 91

| April 12, 2014 | 10 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 91 Recap | Box Score 104 Washington Wizards Jeff Adrien, PF 31 MIN | 4-6 FG | 3-8 FT | 10 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 5 TO | 11 PTS | -5 This game was something of a mixed bag for Adrien. He made some [...]

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A chance to go streaking: Bucks — Wizards Preview

A chance to go streaking: Bucks — Wizards Preview

| April 12, 2014 | Reply

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Who wants a winning streak?! Before Friday, the Bucks won 14 times. They are 0-14 in games that followed the game in which they were the winner. Now they have a 15th win. Can they pull off the upset victory on the road against a playoff-bound team? Yeah, probably not. [...]

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Billionaires Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens were close to buying Bucks, according to report

Billionaires Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens were close to buying Bucks, according to report

| April 11, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareAccording Bill Simmons of Grantland, Herb Kohl nearly agreed to sell the team to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. As I tweeted last weekend, the Seattle guys (Steve Ballmer and Chris Hansen) aren’t getting the team — even though they were willing to go higher than anyone else, they dropped out because Herb Kohl (the longtime Bucks [...]

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