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Author Archive: Tony Atkins

Tony is a senior at UW-Milwaukee with a little over three years experience in broadcast/journalism. However, that pales in comparison to his lifetime of heartache growing up as a Bucks fan. All is not lost however, he remains very optimistic about the team, yet remains very objective in covering them. All in all, Tony has written for SlamOnline.com, ESPN Wisconsin, The UWM Post, UrbanMilwaukee.com and AcmePackingCompany.com, just to name a few.

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No “Brotherly Love” for Jennings: Jrue Holiday selected as an All-Star

No “Brotherly Love” for Jennings: Jrue Holiday selected as an All-Star

| January 25, 2013 | 7 Replies

Share Everything was set up perfectly. This would be the first year since 2004 that the Milwaukee Bucks would have an All-Star. Derrick Rose has been out all season. The Celtics have struggled, the Sixers have struggled and the Cavs have been the Cavs. Opposing point guards are playing on bad teams and in tiebreaker [...]

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The Scott Skiles leftovers showdown: Bucks at Bulls preview.

The Scott Skiles leftovers showdown: Bucks at Bulls preview.

| January 9, 2013 | 3 Replies

ShareJim Boylan is now at the helm of the Milwaukee Bucks’ ship and he is riding into a storm. He is going to get tested early. The Milwaukee Bucks ushered in the regime of their new head coach with a 108-99 victory over the lowly Phoenix Suns, the Western Conference’s second worst team. While the opinion [...]

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Fumbling with the fundamentals: Spurs 117 – Bucks 110

Fumbling with the fundamentals: Spurs 117 – Bucks 110

| January 2, 2013 | 13 Replies

Share San Antonio Spurs 117 FinalRecap | Box Score 110 Milwaukee Bucks Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 19 MIN | 1-4 FG | 2-4 FT | 9 REB | 0 AST | 4 PTS | -3 He did solid work containing Kawhi Lenoard and Danny Green throughout most of the night. Outside of that [...]

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Monta Ellis named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Monta Ellis named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

| December 31, 2012 | 4 Replies

ShareMonta Ellis’ big week, with impressive individual performances against the Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets, has earned him Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 24-30 by the NBA. From the Bucks PR department: The National Basketball Association announced today that Bucks guard Monta Ellis has been named Eastern [...]

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The Bucks have changed since their last meeting with Miami

The Bucks have changed since their last meeting with Miami

| December 29, 2012 | 2 Replies

ShareIf last month’s trip to South Beach taught the Milwaukee Bucks anything, it’s that they can compete. Last time the Bucks played the Miami Heat, they took it to the defending champs but ended up losing 113-106. It was a pretty amazing until the very end where Miami (LeBron James specifically) came back to take [...]

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Four things that should be on the Bucks’ Christmas list this year

Four things that should be on the Bucks’ Christmas list this year

| December 24, 2012 | 6 Replies

ShareThe first half to the NBA season hasn’t quite been the start that Bucks fans expected. Inconsistent play from the stars of the backcourt and more than a handful of lackluster team performances quickly killed the buzz Milwaukee started the season with. Even with all of that, the Bucks are sixth in the Eastern Conference and [...]

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Przybilla suspended one game for throwing ball at ref

Przybilla suspended one game for throwing ball at ref

| December 16, 2012 | 4 Replies

ShareBucks center Joel Przybilla will miss Tuesday’s home match-up against the Indiana Pacers after hitting a referee in the leg with the ball. It happened late in the fourth quarter of Milwaukee’s 85-111 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers Saturday. Watch the incident. According to Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, Przybilla will [...]

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The things the Bucks were doing wrong until they started doing everything right against the Bulls

The things the Bucks were doing wrong until they started doing everything right against the Bulls

| November 26, 2012 | 12 Replies

Share*Note: Most of this article was put together before Monday’s win. All of the statistics, charts etc. have been updated. I still decided to publish because one win means little.* After getting off to a hot 6-2 start, the Bucks have dropped three of their last four to Chicago, Miami and – get this, the [...]

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Issues with rebounding, bench production surface as Bucks drop fourth straight: Raptors 104 – Bucks 95

Issues with rebounding, bench production surface as Bucks drop fourth straight: Raptors 104 – Bucks 95

| October 22, 2012 | 3 Replies

ShareThe NBA preseason isn’t the time for fans to push the panic button by any means. It’s a time however, where strengths and weakness begin to show for every team. That being said, a couple of familiar concerns popped up in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 104-95 loss to the Toronto Raptors. Tonight was not good. Each half [...]

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