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It’s GROUNDHOG DAY: Bucks – Grizzlies Preview

It’s GROUNDHOG DAY: Bucks – Grizzlies Preview

| February 1, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share Larry Drew has a problem. He’s trapped in a never ending cycle of effortless losses during which his team trailed by at least 20 points and he can’t figure out how to get out.  Every night, after each loss, the next more crushing and demoralizing than the last, he has to answer the same questions from what [...]

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Two protected second-round picks and Caron Butler vs. Tobias Harris: Bucks – Magic Preview

Two protected second-round picks and Caron Butler vs. Tobias Harris: Bucks – Magic Preview

| January 31, 2014 | Reply

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Naturally, Bucks fans’ eyes will fixate on the Tobias Harris vs. J.J. Redick Gustavo Ayon Ish Smith Caron Butler and two protected second-round picks matchup. Actually, they will just fixate on Harris. (Aside: I never know whether there’s still a need to address last year’s trade. It’s important to remember the calamity for accountability [...]

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Can a team called the Suns handle the cold? Bucks vs Suns Preview

Can a team called the Suns handle the cold? Bucks vs Suns Preview

| January 29, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Normally the way to counter a team that likes to run is to send your guys back on defense instead of going for the offensive rebound. But it’s not like the Milwaukee Bucks defense is going to stop the Suns anyway, so I feel like they just need to send [...]

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Ships vs. Deers: Bucks vs Clippers Preview

Ships vs. Deers: Bucks vs Clippers Preview

| January 27, 2014 | 8 Replies

Share What to Watch For: Bucks 39 games left in this godforsaken season. Larry Drew held a closed team meeting after the Bucks’ 112-87 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, the results of which should be evident by the way the team comes out against LA on Monday night. There is the chance that they’ll come [...]

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Atlanta swoops into Milwaukee like … some kind of bird: Bucks – Hawks Preview

Atlanta swoops into Milwaukee like … some kind of bird: Bucks – Hawks Preview

| January 25, 2014 | Reply

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Surely Larry Drew would especially like to win this game, the one against the former team that pretty much told him after last season they were going to shop around and see if they could find a better coach, but if he wanted to hang out, if that didn’t work [...]

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Who’s to Fear? The Deer or the Cavalier? Bucks at Cavs Preview

Who’s to Fear? The Deer or the Cavalier? Bucks at Cavs Preview

| January 24, 2014 | 4 Replies

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks The Pistons have Andre Drummond and they are the best offensive rebounding team in the league (18th in defensive rebounding percentage). And the Bucks are the worst defensive rebounding team in the league. Somehow the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons on the boards which seems like the biggest upset [...]

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Houston, we have liftoff…hopefully: Bucks vs. Rockets Preview

Houston, we have liftoff…hopefully: Bucks vs. Rockets Preview

| January 18, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Believe it or not, the Bucks played a close game for the first time in what seems like forever against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Obviously, the final play broke down in a hilariously tragic way, as Jeremy documented, and Milwaukee ended up on the losing end of a [...]

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Grit and grind against grin and bear it: Bucks – Grizzlies Preview

Grit and grind against grin and bear it: Bucks – Grizzlies Preview

| January 15, 2014 | 8 Replies

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks December 23 was the last day the Bucks lost and lost by fewer than nine points. Since that day, the Bucks have played nine games, lost eight games and lost by nine or more in each of those losses. The Bucks have been bad all season, but we’re seeing a [...]

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I’m not your friend, buddy! Bucks at Raptors Preview

I’m not your friend, buddy! Bucks at Raptors Preview

| January 13, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Bucks coach Larry Drew said he will stay with Khris Middleton in starting lineup and again bring Luke Ridnour off bench. — cfgardner (@cf_gardner) January 13, 2014 Bold strategy by Larry Drew, sticking with a starting lineup that scored two points in the first six minutes against the Thunder (and [...]

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