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Category: Bucks Player Features

Unrealized and unrealistic expectations: Brandon Jennings is gone

Unrealized and unrealistic expectations: Brandon Jennings is gone

| July 31, 2013 | 83 Replies

Share Brandon Jennings really couldn’t have arrived in Milwaukee at a better or worse time. He was very good immediately. Too good. Jennings was a superstar for his first 11 games in Milwaukee, there’s really no other way to phrase it. But 11 games is just enough time to be dangerous in a city with [...]

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What a difference a year makes for Larry Sanders in Las Vegas

What a difference a year makes for Larry Sanders in Las Vegas

| July 17, 2013 | 9 Replies

ShareWe’re really not far removed from the disastrous trip Larry Sanders took to Vegas a year ago., but I don’t know how that could feel any more distant when you speak to Larry Sanders today. He literally fouled out of a game in which he was given 10 fouls to work with. He’s gone from [...]

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Marquis Daniels: Struggling

Marquis Daniels: Struggling

| April 25, 2013 | 1 Reply

ShareAnother guest appearance from Mitch Vomhof. Follow Mitch on Twitter. – JS It’s hard to dislike Marquis Daniels. He’s the kind of veteran basketball player that you want to have in your locker room, the kind of guy who can help guide and develop young players. Plus he has this sweet van. That being said, [...]

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Larry Sanders may be very much improved, but he’s not Most Improved

Larry Sanders may be very much improved, but he’s not Most Improved

| April 23, 2013 | 2 Replies

ShareDespite a fun campaign worthy of his very strong season, Larry Sanders was not voted the NBA’s Most Improved player for the 2012-13 season. He lost out on one of the two awards many were pushing for him to get serious consideration for to another member of his draft class, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George. [...]

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Monta Ellis – Superhero Ball

Monta Ellis – Superhero Ball

| March 18, 2013 | 9 Replies

Share The skeptic in me finds things to worry about immediately in most every situation. This one was no different. Would Monta Ellis, he of the 25 point fourth quarter thanks in large part to a five for five effort from three, continue to think that taking five threes in a game is a good [...]

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Maybe Brandon Jennings is a great passer now … but let’s wait and see

Maybe Brandon Jennings is a great passer now … but let’s wait and see

| March 6, 2013 | 14 Replies

ShareAfter a following up a career best 19 assist game Saturday with a 17 assist game Monday, Brandon Jennings heads into the Milwaukee Bucks’ game against the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday night as Milwaukee’s most favorite pass first point guard. One week after he was Milwaukee’s least favorite shoot first point guard. Which was one week [...]

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Larry Sanders reveals his shot-blocking secrets

Larry Sanders reveals his shot-blocking secrets

| March 1, 2013 | 5 Replies

ShareEverything in 2013 is MUST READ. Or THIS. There’s a lot of hype surrounding a lot of basketball blog posts. Some are worthy of that all capitalization consideration, while others are more hype and fancy words than substance. Matt Moore’s feature on Larry Sanders is no hype and all substance. Matt had the chance to [...]

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Larry Sanders with the impressive block and tap in

Larry Sanders with the impressive block and tap in

| February 28, 2013 | 9 Replies

Share David Thorpe from ESPN always commented on young players stringing together positive plays. I often remember reading him writing about how anyone could made one good play, but he liked to see young players string a number of them together. So it’s fun to see Larry Sanders doing that, and it’s been fun to [...]

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Larry Sanders is the best, according to science

Larry Sanders is the best, according to science

| February 25, 2013 | 11 Replies

ShareThe Sloan Sports Analytic conference starts at the end of this week, but the research papers the conference is centered around have already been released. The Dwight Effect: A New Ensemble of Interior Defense Analytics for the NBA, by Grantland’s Kirk Goldsberry and Eric Weiss, examines interior defense and prominently features Larry Sanders. The report analyzes [...]

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