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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 entertains on first day of All-Star Weekend (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo entertains on first day of All-Star Weekend (VIDEO)

| February 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share Giannis Antetokounmpo came off the bench to help Team Hill complete a 142-136 victory over Team Webber. He finished with 9 points — making all three of his field goal attempts — as well as 2 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 swell block of a Tim Hardaway, Jr. jump shot.  He got three of [...]

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Larry Sanders to miss at least 6 weeks after surgery

Larry Sanders to miss at least 6 weeks after surgery

| February 14, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareLarry Sanders will miss at least six weeks following surgery to repair fractures to his right orbital bone, the Milwaukee Bucks announced today. Via Bucks PR: Bucks center Larry Sanders (6-11, 235) underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair right orbital bone fractures which he sustained in the Feb. 8 game vs. Houston, General Manager John [...]

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Now rebuilding, the Bucks have a pigeonhole problem as the trade deadline approaches

Now rebuilding, the Bucks have a pigeonhole problem as the trade deadline approaches

| February 12, 2014 | 10 Replies

ShareOf all the notions of advanced mathematics, one of the easiest to grasp is the Pigeonhole Principle: If n pigeons are placed into m pigeonholes with and n is a number greater than m, then at least one pigeonhole must contain more than one pigeon. This principle is the equivalent to the ‘musical chairs’ of math, where the pigeons are the children and [...]

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Larry Sanders out indefinitely with fracture of orbital bone

Larry Sanders out indefinitely with fracture of orbital bone

| February 10, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareLarry Sanders is out indefinitely with a fracture of the orbital bone around his eye, according to numerous reports. Sanders took an inadvertent shot to the eye from James Harden in Saturday’s Bucks/Rockets game.  Sanders left the game and did not return, then posted a picture of the gruesome black eye on Instagram the next day. [...]

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In a loss, Larry Sanders touches a mile-high milestone: Nuggets 110 — Bucks 100

In a loss, Larry Sanders touches a mile-high milestone: Nuggets 110 — Bucks 100

| February 6, 2014 | 5 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 100 Recap | Box Score 110 Denver Nuggets Ersan Ilyasova, PF Shot Chart 21 MIN | 4-16 FG | 0-0 FT | 11 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 0 TO | 8 PTS | +2 He did a lot of Ersan things: drawing charges, missing shots [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks put on an entertaining display of basketball for his family

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks put on an entertaining display of basketball for his family

| February 4, 2014 | 13 Replies

ShareAll season long, Giannis Antetokounmpo has given Bucks fans plenty of ‘wow’ moments. But last night, the same Bucks fans got the chance to mix in some fun moments, too, thanks to a long-needed win and the arrival of Giannis’ family to the United States and to the BMO Harris Bradley Center.  The Antetokounmpos — [...]

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Milwaukee takes on America’s Team: Bucks — Knicks Preview

Milwaukee takes on America’s Team: Bucks — Knicks Preview

| February 3, 2014 | 2 Replies

Share(Just kidding. The Knicks aren’t ‘America’s Team’.) What to Watch For: Bucks Larry Drew has constantly adapted his lineups to match what his opponent does. Instead of forcing them to react to him, he reacts to them. Given his lack of roster firepower, perhaps that’s not the worst strategy. In the past two weeks, he [...]

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FIBA picks Greece, Turkey, two others for wildcard spots in world championships

FIBA picks Greece, Turkey, two others for wildcard spots in world championships

| February 1, 2014 | Reply

ShareFIBA announced today that Greece and Turkey were among the four wildcard teams added to the 24-team FIBA Basketball World Cup scheduled for this summer.  According to their press release, At its meeting on 1 February 2014, FIBA’s Central Board decided to award the four wild cards for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup to [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother make the same crazy in-game dunk on the same day

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother make the same crazy in-game dunk on the same day

| January 31, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks took their routine thrice-weekly whipping, but the most notable moment of their 113-102 loss to the Orlando Magic came when rookie phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo windmilled a reverse baseline dunk.  In slow motion, the dunk is an acrobatic display of grace in a confined spot — striding, stretching, circling the ball around and [...]

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