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Category: Draft Talk

Measuring Up: Andrew Wiggins

Measuring Up: Andrew Wiggins

| June 13, 2014 | 8 Replies

Share Last week, we took a look at Jabari Parker, how he stacks up physically against NBA-caliber power forwards, and how he fits in with the current Bucks roster. In light of some upcoming workouts, our next subject is another of the serious contenders for the #2 pick, Andrew Wiggins. As one of the most highly [...]

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Report: Wiggins AND Exum to work out for Bucks soon

Report: Wiggins AND Exum to work out for Bucks soon

| June 9, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareESPN’s Chad Ford is reporting that the Bucks will be working out Dante Exum and Andrew Wiggins by the end of next week. Source: Dante Exum begins team workouts. Bucks up 1st this weekend, followed by Sixers & Magic next week — Chad Ford (@chadfordinsider) June 9, 2014 Source: Andrew Wiggins will work out for [...]

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Measuring Up: Jabari Parker

Measuring Up: Jabari Parker

| June 6, 2014 | 18 Replies

ShareAs the NBA draft draws closer ever so slowly, I think we’re starting to run out of ways to scout some of these top prospects. We’ve got the combine, we’ve got interviews, we’ve got workouts, we’ve got video breakdowns. And all of it is great. The problem is that it’s hard to add anything else [...]

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Bucks bring in six more guards for a workout

Bucks bring in six more guards for a workout

| June 4, 2014 | Reply

ShareThe Bucks are bringing in six players, including Iowa shooting guard Devyn Marble, for a private team workout Wednesday. The group also includes Jordan McRae and Kendall Williams, another pair of college stars ranked in the top 100 NBA prospects according to DraftExpress. The Bucks own the #2, #31, #36 and #48 picks in the [...]

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Thanasis Antetokounmpo and other wings in for another draft workout

Thanasis Antetokounmpo and other wings in for another draft workout

| June 2, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareTodays list of potential second round picks is headed by Thanasis Antetokoounmpo, brother of a current Milwaukee Bucks player. Thanasis has been in the sphere of Milwaukee Bucks fans virtually ever since his brother was selected in the first round by the team last June, so it was a no-brainer that he’d eventually be coming to Milwaukee [...]

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Are Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker atop the Bucks current board?

Are Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker atop the Bucks current board?

| May 30, 2014 | 36 Replies

ShareThis from Chad Ford’s chat, is about as excellent a summation of the Jabari Parker/Joel Embiid/Andrew Wiggins question as I’ve seen: Parker fits a need — especially if they are losing Luol Deng this summer. Embiid has the most long term upside of anyone in the draft. And he fits a major need for the [...]

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A taller batch of second round prospects visits Milwaukee

A taller batch of second round prospects visits Milwaukee

| May 30, 2014 | Reply

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks will continue their draft workouts Friday morning with a the extra athletic Jahii Carson and a group largely comprised of forward second round prospects. The list, per Bucks PR: Jahii Carson (G, 5-foot-10, 180 lbs, Arizona State) Justin Cobbs (G, 6-foot-4, 190 lbs, California) Davante Gardner (F, 6-foot-8, 290 lbs, Marquette) Cory Jefferson [...]

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Bucks bring in another group of second round candidates

Bucks bring in another group of second round candidates

| May 29, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks will continue their draft workouts Thursday morning with another group of second round prospects. The list, per Bucks PR: Deonte Burton (G, 6-foot-1, 190 lbs, Nevada) Nedim Buza (F, 6-foot-7, 190 lbs, Spars Sarajevo) C.J. Fair (F, 6-foot-8, 215 lbs, Syracuse) Victor Rudd (F, 6-foot-9, 235 lbs, South Florida) JaKarr Sampson (F, [...]

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Arbitrarily graded: John Hammond’s draft picks

Arbitrarily graded: John Hammond’s draft picks

| May 28, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareWe started reviewing John Hammond’s history as the general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks as it relates to the NBA draft on Tuesday. Today, we dig in deeper and analyze how each of his picks performed related to players selected around them and players historically picked in that draft slot. (A note on the charts: The first [...]

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