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Category: Bucks Player Features

Myths and Truths around J.J. Redick to the Bucks

Myths and Truths around J.J. Redick to the Bucks

| February 22, 2013 | 18 Replies

Share Typically I don’t love to give grades to moves that just happend. So I’m not in love with the idea of giving a grade to Milwaukee’s trade for J.J. Redick. But I did anyway on ESPN for a 5-on-5 that’s going to drop later today. Ultimately, the move will be judged as either a [...]

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The unpredictable identity of the Milwaukee Bucks

The unpredictable identity of the Milwaukee Bucks

| February 11, 2013 | 6 Replies

ShareAfter a disappointing 105-100 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Saturday, Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings made it clear that he’s willing to do whatever it takes the rest of the season for the Bucks to win. “From here on out, I’m just gonna be aggressive,” Jennings said. “If I gotta take 20, 30 shots to win [...]

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This is why Ersan Ilyasova doesn’t get more shots

This is why Ersan Ilyasova doesn’t get more shots

| February 8, 2013 | 16 Replies

ShareI’ve recently been complaining quite a bit about how many shots Ersan Ilyasova has been getting. He’s possibly the most efficient player on the Bucks and he’s been lights out from three over his past 30 games or so. Let’s break down Ilyasova’s season in smaller segments: So he’s been very good over the past [...]

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FINISH THEM – The Milwaukee Bucks and defensive possessions

FINISH THEM – The Milwaukee Bucks and defensive possessions

| February 4, 2013 | 3 Replies

Share Just pretend this guy is saying “them” instead of “him” – it’s fun. The Milwaukee Bucks have played 13 games under new Head Coach Jim Boylan. They’ve won eight and lost five. But he’s much less concerned about wins and losses. He’s concerned with how his team is actually playing. If they’re struggling badly [...]

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The odd February struggles of Brandon Jennings

The odd February struggles of Brandon Jennings

| January 29, 2013 | 4 Replies

ShareFor some reason, Brandon Jennings has been a terrible player in February. It’s been a pretty consistent thread throughout his three seasons. 2011-12: 15.1 points, 5.2 assists on 33.6 FG% and 26.8 3FG% 2010-11: 11.4 points, 3.9 assists on 34 FG% and 24 3FG% 2009-10:  10.7 points, 5.5 assists on 30.7 FG% and 31.1 3FG% [...]

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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

ShareEverything 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 scenarios, [...]

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Larry Sanders – ejection and fouls + 30 minutes = Bucks wins?

Larry Sanders – ejection and fouls + 30 minutes = Bucks wins?

| January 23, 2013 | 5 Replies

ShareIt seems like it’s been forever, at least a few weeks if not a month, since everyone last talked about how good Larry Sanders was. Let us not let this tragedy carry out for another day. “Larry’s a young guy. I’m probably not playing him enough,” Jim Boylan said with a chuckle when I asked [...]

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The Jim Boylan Bucks – a lot like the Scott Skiles Bucks

The Jim Boylan Bucks – a lot like the Scott Skiles Bucks

| January 21, 2013 | 8 Replies

ShareThrough seven games under rest of the season coach Jim Boylan, the Milwaukee Bucks have gone 5-2 and impressively finished a four game road trip a little bit to the East and a lot of bit to the West at 3-1. After losing their last four games under ex-coach Scott Skiles, it’s been a refreshing [...]

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Larry Sanders: “I’m about halfway [to my potential],” and other quotables

Larry Sanders: “I’m about halfway [to my potential],” and other quotables

| January 14, 2013 | 5 Replies

Share  If you haven’t read it already, check out James Herbert’s interview with Milwaukee Bucks’ new cult hero Larry Sanders.  Despite it being a must-read because it’s simply Bucks news, it gives us a little bit deeper insight into what has made up the big man Bucks fans have all come to love this season.  [...]

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