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Category: Draft Talk

Global domination with Giannis Antetokounmpo

Global domination with Giannis Antetokounmpo

| June 28, 2013 | 14 Replies

Share Are we having fun yet?! The Milwaukee Bucks selected Giannis Antetokounmpo with the 15th pick in last night’s NBA Draft. Antetokounmpo, a 6-9 forward from Nigeria via Greece, is unquestionably the biggest risk in the draft. He’s 18-years-old, has never played at a level of basketball close to the NBA, and his arms are skinnier [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is everything we’ve asked the Milwaukee Bucks for

Giannis Antetokounmpo is everything we’ve asked the Milwaukee Bucks for

| June 28, 2013 | 44 Replies

ShareIf you didn’t know this post was coming, you know nothing about this site. After a rough couple of years, I’ve been waiting for something to get behind. I hoped for this on Thursday morning and I’m thrilled at this point. Time after time we’ve all criticized the Bucks for worrying too much about right [...]

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Bucks Select Giannis Antetokounmpo with the #15 Pick

Bucks Select Giannis Antetokounmpo with the #15 Pick

| June 27, 2013 | 14 Replies

Share   The Milwaukee Bucks selected Giannis Antetokounmpo with the 15th pick of the first round of the NBA draft. This was not a pick that’s going to be stashed in the first round. Antetokounmpo fully intends to be in the NBA next season. Giannis Antetokounmpo insisting he won’t go back to Greece next year. [...]

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Want/Will/Trade: Draft day desires from the Bucksketball staff

Want/Will/Trade: Draft day desires from the Bucksketball staff

| June 27, 2013 | 17 Replies

ShareThe writers here at Bucksketball have thoughts, feelings, desires and needs when it comes to the NBA Draft and we just couldn’t keep them bottled up or spewing out exclusively on Twitter any more. Our thoughts on who we WANT the Bucks to take, who we THINK the Bucks will take and if the Bucks [...]

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Woj: Bucks interested in Sergey Karasev, have discussed trade with Mavericks for 13th pick

Woj: Bucks interested in Sergey Karasev, have discussed trade with Mavericks for 13th pick

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Reply

Share Yesterday everyone decided the Milwaukee Bucks were really quite interested in Sergey Karasev, despite word not getting out too strongly prior and Milwaukee not bringing the Russian forward in for a workout at the Cousins Center. But this sure seems like a real thing: Milwaukee has discussed switching draft spots (15 for 13) with [...]

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Everything you could ever want to know about potential Milwaukee Bucks draft prospects

Everything you could ever want to know about potential Milwaukee Bucks draft prospects

| June 26, 2013 | 11 Replies

ShareIt’s still unclear who the Milwaukee Bucks will select with the 15th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft on Thursday. While a guard seems likely, John Hammond said on Tuesday he, “won’t rule out [the Bucks] taking center or forward,” according to Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In order to get a better [...]

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Drafting for talent has been the focus for the Milwaukee Bucks under John Hammond

Drafting for talent has been the focus for the Milwaukee Bucks under John Hammond

| June 25, 2013 | 19 Replies

Share“But at the end of the day, the most important thing is that you’re drafting talent.” – John Hammond, June 2012. The things people say in public aren’t always the things they believe in. Nowhere is that more true in sports. So when John Hammond says that his focus as the general manager of the [...]

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope headlines Bucks sixth workout

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope headlines Bucks sixth workout

| June 16, 2013 | 5 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks hadn’t really inspired much excitement with their past three pre-draft workouts, but the story was different on Saturday. There has been a rumor casually floated out about their desire to move up in the draft for a less risky prospect, but if that doesn’t amount to anything–and it’s very likely that it won’t–Kentavious [...]

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Bucks fifth draft workout: Pair of Badgers get a shot, John Henson gets stronger, Larry Drew gets more praise

Bucks fifth draft workout: Pair of Badgers get a shot, John Henson gets stronger, Larry Drew gets more praise

| June 14, 2013 | 3 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks conducted their fifth draft workout Thursday morning. The big names were not were not in attendance, but some popular faces headlined today’s group. Former Badger forwards Jared Berggren and Mike Bruesewitz, along with UW-Milwaukee guard Paris Gulley, Colorado forward Andre Roberson, Farmingdale State forward/center AJ Matthews, and Santa Clara guard Kevin Foster [...]

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