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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 17: Bucksketball After Dark

Episode 17: Bucksketball After Dark

| October 16, 2014 | 5 Replies

Share On this episode, Nick, Jeremy and Preston recap Tuesday’s Bucks-Cavs preseason game and delve into the over/unders featured on the site this week. Plus, we debate whether or not watching a bad team can be fun and give a shoutout to the thriving metropolis/Bucks fan hotbed that is Toledo, Ohio. Please make sure to [...]

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Episode 16: Giannis Antetopointguard

Episode 16: Giannis Antetopointguard

| October 14, 2014 | Reply

SharePreston had things to do for his real job, so it’s just Nick and Jeremy on this episode of the Bucksketball podcast. We recap the first three preseason games, discuss how Giannis the point guard has performed, and (kind of) implore you to bet on Jason Kidd to win Coach of the Year.  Jeremy also [...]

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Episode 15: Preseason Primer

Episode 15: Preseason Primer

| October 8, 2014 | 6 Replies

ShareOn the eve of the preseason, Nick Whalen, Preston Schmitt and Jeremy Schmidt discuss the frontcourt situation, provide realistic expectations for Larry Sanders and decide whether preseason games are worth getting excited about (spoiler: they’re not). Plus, Jeremy makes his haiku-ing debut. Also, make sure to head over to iTunes and subscribe so you can [...]

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Chris Wright leaving the Bucks to sign overseas

Chris Wright leaving the Bucks to sign overseas

| October 6, 2014 | Reply

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks entered training camp last week with 14 guaranteed contracts and two unguaranteed deals, which belonged to Kendall Marshall – claimed off waivers in July – and Chris Wright, who was brought on board from the D-League near the end of last season. Rosters must be trimmed to 15 players by October 27, [...]

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O.J. Mayo doesn’t want to talk about weight, is eager for fresh start

O.J. Mayo doesn’t want to talk about weight, is eager for fresh start

| October 2, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks kicked off training camp Tuesday, practicing together as a full team for the first time this season. Of course, no shortage of questions faced a team coming off of a 15-win campaign. The point guard situation is murky at best, the shooting guard spot isn’t much clearer and Larry Sanders has plenty [...]

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Episode 14: Point Guards, Media Day and More Point Guards

Episode 14: Point Guards, Media Day and More Point Guards

| October 1, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareNick Whalen, Jeremy Schmidt and Preston Schmitt are back with the second Bucksketball podcast of the preseason. In this episode, we talk Bucks media day, assess the situation at point guard and banter about whether or not Giannis is, indeed, the second coming of Magic Johnson. Plus, Jeremy shares a message from a very straightforward [...]

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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

ShareJust 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? Plus, [...]

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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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