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Category: Greatest Hits

Translating to success: From Madison to Milwaukee to China, the story of Matt Beyer

Translating to success: From Madison to Milwaukee to China, the story of Matt Beyer

| September 30, 2013 | 5 Replies

Share Matt Beyer was just 22 years old when he started traveling with world-class athletes, flying on the Milwaukee Bucks’ private plane, gaining VIP all-access to various establishments and visiting every NBA city. No, he wasn’t a player. He was merely a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison – one who also happened to be [...]

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So is this Ersan Ilyasova deal a bargain, a steal or another in a long line of mistakes?

So is this Ersan Ilyasova deal a bargain, a steal or another in a long line of mistakes?

| July 27, 2012 | 54 Replies

ShareObviously I’m not the highest on the resigning of Ersan Ilyasova. Or on most of the things the Milwaukee Bucks have done over the past couple of years. I was still under the Fear the Deer spell through the Stephen Jackson move, but since then, the Mike Dunleavy deal was fine and draft picks are draft picks, but [...]

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Stephen Jackson on Scott Skiles: “He was more of a college coach.”

Stephen Jackson on Scott Skiles: “He was more of a college coach.”

| June 5, 2012 | 10 Replies

ShareMuch ado has been made of Stephen Jackson’s resurrection in San Antonio during the playoffs. He’s averaging 7.2 points on 50% shooting in 20 minutes per game. A stark contrast to the brutal numbers he produced while languishing in Milwaukee earlier this season. A relationship that started with what seemed like so much potential, with [...]

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Bucks make the same move they always make

Bucks make the same move they always make

| March 14, 2012 | 21 Replies

ShareI’m not negative just for the sake of being negative. If you read my last post, if you follow me on Twitter or are a friend of mine on Facebook, you probably think I think this is the worst trade of all time. I don’t feel that way. I get the deal and I see [...]

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This is what it’s like to be a Bucks fan

This is what it’s like to be a Bucks fan

| March 14, 2012 | 11 Replies

ShareHere’s a timeline: 2003 February 20, 2003 – Bucks trade Ray Allen, Kevin Ollie, Ronald Murray and a conditional draft pick for Gary Payton and Desmond Mason. 2004 February 15, 2004 – Bucks trade Tim Thomas and Joel Przybilla for Keith Van Horn. 2005 February 24, 2005 – Bucks trade Keith Van Horn for Calvin [...]

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This is what Brandon Jennings said after taking four shots against the Suns

This is what Brandon Jennings said after taking four shots against the Suns

| February 7, 2012 | 21 Replies

ShareAfter reporters finished talking with Stephen Jackson, the pack moved to a dressing Brandon Jennings. He was short with his answers about his performance and seemed hell bent on getting away from the media without saying anything incriminating. When pressed about his game specifically, his eyes wandered up to the ceiling. In short, if I’m [...]

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Fun with Graphs!

Fun with Graphs!

| January 20, 2012 | 1 Reply

ShareEric Maroun wrote an awesome post over at Hardwood Paroxysm. It compares each player’s Usage Rate to their PER. Usage Rate is the percent of possessions a player uses while on the court. PER measures the overall statistical contribution of a player. The Bucks chart suggests that Stephen Jackson, Beno Udrih and Tobias Harris eat [...]

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This is what Stephen Jackson said at media day

This is what Stephen Jackson said at media day

| December 10, 2011 | 11 Replies

ShareIf you’re not talking about an NBA title, don’t come and talk to Stephen Jackson. The most colorful character the Miwaukee Bucks have had in some time held court with the media on Saturday and, as always, failed to disappoint. Here’s a collection of Jackson quotables provided without questions asked or referenced, because they are [...]

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How to revive a franchise and win fans: Bucks 129 – Warriors 125

How to revive a franchise and win fans: Bucks 129 – Warriors 125

| November 15, 2009 | 8 Replies

I have never raced home to watch one quarter of a DVR’d basketball game that I attended. I have never known a player was about to do something terrific. I have never had over 50 Bucks related texts messages in a half hour. I have never been so at a loss for words when describing what someone on the Bucks did.

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