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Nick is a Green Bay native and 2014 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he majored in Journalism and Comm. Arts. He currently resides and works in Madison as an NBA contributor for RotoWire. One time, Stromile Swift gave him his (unbelievably sweaty) headband after a preseason game. Despite its failure to match his school colors, Nick went on to wear it for the entirety of his sixth grade basketball season. You can catch Nick on Twitter @wha1en.

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Episode 13: Offseason Review, Roster Breakdown and Arena Update

Episode 13: Offseason Review, Roster Breakdown and Arena Update

| September 25, 2014 | 2 Replies

Share Just in time for training camp, the Bucksketball podcast is back. Look, we even have a new logo! Nick Whalen, Preston Schmitt and Bucksketball himself, Jeremy Schmidt, discuss an eventful Bucks offseason. How does Kendall Marshall fit in with this roster? What position should Jabari Parker play? Is Ersan Ilyasova still on the team? [...]

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Now that we’ve had a few days to look it over … what are the most intriguing Bucks games this season?

Now that we’ve had a few days to look it over … what are the most intriguing Bucks games this season?

| August 18, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareTwo-and-a-half months before the season, it’s difficult for many teams to sit down, look at the schedule and pick out marquee games. For teams without a true star and in a rebuilding position – much like the one in which the Bucks currently find themselves – big games don’t really exist… at least not on [...]

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NBA schedule announced: Bucks open in Charlotte

NBA schedule announced: Bucks open in Charlotte

| August 13, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareFor a few teams, the annual release of the NBA schedule is somewhat of a holiday. The Bucks are not one of those teams. While a quartet of Western Conference heavyweights will kick off the season with a double-header on October 28, the Bucks will open up a night later, traveling to Charlotte for the [...]

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The Curious Case Of O.J. Mayo

The Curious Case Of O.J. Mayo

| August 6, 2014 | 23 Replies

ShareWhen you think about O.J. Mayo’s first season in Milwaukee  - which I’m sure you do on a daily, if not hourly, basis – what comes to mind? Conditioning issues? Mid-play shoe-tying? General disappointment? All of the above are acceptable answers. The biggest offseason splash for a team that returned only five players, Mayo was [...]

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Buck hits: Bucks name new CFO, investors are divulged and Jerryd Bayless is around

Buck hits: Bucks name new CFO, investors are divulged and Jerryd Bayless is around

| July 31, 2014 | 9 Replies

Share According to a report from the Milwaukee Business Journal, new Bucks owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens have sold $84.5 million to various local minority investors. The investors, whose names were not previously disclosed, include six Milwaukee-area businessmen: The biggest name disclosed so far, as far as Milwaukee-area business assets, is Ted Kellner, the executive [...]

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