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Category: Draft Talk

Jabari Parker – The Safest Pick, but is he the right pick?

Jabari Parker – The Safest Pick, but is he the right pick?

Share Jabari Parker has been on the NBA radar for several years now. After a largely successful 1-year tenure at Duke, Parker declared for the NBA in unique fashion. While Andrew Wiggins might have the higher ceiling, scouts agree that Parker is undoubtedly the more NBA ready player – and is the odds-on favorite to win [...]

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Joel Embiid – Breakdown of the draft’s highest ceiling

Joel Embiid – Breakdown of the draft’s highest ceiling

ShareWhen Joel Embiid arrived in Kansas last summer to play for Bill Self and the Jayhawks, he had only played organized basketball for two years and was expected to be several years away from making the jump to the pro level. Less than a year later, Embiid sits in the top-3 of nearly every big [...]

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What if the 76ers and Bucks tie for the worst record?

What if the 76ers and Bucks tie for the worst record?

| March 27, 2014 | 5 Replies

ShareWhen Tobias Harris led the Orlando Magic to a win over Portland Tuesday with 25 points and 11 rebounds, he also all but sealed Orlando’s fate as the third-worst team in the NBA. The win put Orlando (20-52) five wins ahead of the Philadelphia 76ers with ten games left in their season — in the process [...]

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A Canuck as the Next Buck? Andrew Wiggins and his Draft Stock

A Canuck as the Next Buck? Andrew Wiggins and his Draft Stock

ShareThis marks the 4th installment of our 6- part draft preview series. This week we’re looking at Toronto native Andrew Wiggins. Wiggins graced the cover of Sports Illustrated before he ever played a game of college basketball. This week we’ll look at whether his season has matched the massive hype and how he’ll fair at [...]

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The mysterious unknown: Australian Dante Exum

The mysterious unknown: Australian Dante Exum

ShareThis week Bucks Fans we scoured the game tapes and scouting reports to give you a breakdown of this draft’s ultimate mystery man, Dante Exum. Intrigue is a beautiful thing. As sports fans we salivate over guys like Giannis who, while unseasoned, offer glimpses of potential greatness on a nightly basis. Exum is projected as [...]

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Do the Bucks need another power forward? Julius Randle might be the answer.

Do the Bucks need another power forward? Julius Randle might be the answer.

ShareHello Bucks fans! Thanks for the great reception last week and great responses to the article on Marcus Smart! This week we’re taking a look at Kentucky big man, Julius Randle. While he has validated his reputation as a monster on the glass and shown a crafty repertoire of moves at the basket, his stock [...]

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Is Marcus Smart Milwaukee’s next point guard?

Is Marcus Smart Milwaukee’s next point guard?

| February 25, 2014 | 36 Replies

ShareThe Bucks are bad this season. A different kind of bad. The kind of bad that’s turned the average NBA fan in Milwaukee into a remote control savant on Saturday afternoons, keeping tabs on four or five college teams with potential high lottery picks. It’s been a while since this has happened, but damned if [...]

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Now rebuilding, the Bucks have a pigeonhole problem as the trade deadline approaches

Now rebuilding, the Bucks have a pigeonhole problem as the trade deadline approaches

| February 12, 2014 | 10 Replies

ShareOf all the notions of advanced mathematics, one of the easiest to grasp is the Pigeonhole Principle: If n pigeons are placed into m pigeonholes with and n is a number greater than m, then at least one pigeonhole must contain more than one pigeon. This principle is the equivalent to the ‘musical chairs’ of math, where the pigeons are the children and [...]

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Milwaukee Bucks officially acquire Nate Wolters

Milwaukee Bucks officially acquire Nate Wolters

| June 28, 2013 | 15 Replies

ShareThe Nate Wolters deal everyone heard about yesterday has been made official. Per the Milwaukee Bucks award winning PR Department: The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired the draft rights to South Dakota State guard Nate Wolters from the Philadelphia 76ers, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Wolters was originally selected by the Washington Wizards with the [...]

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