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Category: Play breakdowns

While you were watching UK/UW, a kid from UK dunked in W.

While you were watching UK/UW, a kid from UK dunked in W.

| April 6, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share Hi, Jonas! Oooomph. That’s a nice dunk, Brandon. DeAndre would be jealous. Share

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Brandon Knight tries really hard to be a point guard

Brandon Knight tries really hard to be a point guard

| January 31, 2014 | 23 Replies

ShareIf I may, let me start this little exercise with a caveat: By and large, the players in the NBA are among the top 500 basketball players on Earth. Not only am I not among the top 500 basketball players on Earth, but I am not among the top 500 basketball writers nor am I [...]

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Brandon Knight’s aggressive defensive missteps

Brandon Knight’s aggressive defensive missteps

| January 17, 2014 | 4 Replies

ShareThe Toronto Raptors gladly collared the Milwaukee defense with 116 points Monday, so it’s no surprise that they had a 20+ point scorer. But the 23 points that Kyle Lowry scored were most notable for the fact that they came on just eight shots. One big culprit was Brandon Knight‘s help defense. The object of [...]

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This is why people think Monta Ellis and J.J. Redick are bad defenders

This is why people think Monta Ellis and J.J. Redick are bad defenders

| February 24, 2013 | 19 Replies

ShareThese might be the consumate clips that define both Monta Ellis and J.J. Redick defensively. Both have their flaws, but their flaws are very different. Ultimately, regardless of difference, they were both exposed on a number of occasions in Milwaukee’s 103-102 loss Saturday night to the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks finished the game 14-of-28 from [...]

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Who’s shooting from where? Early season shot location trends for Milwaukee Bucks players

Who’s shooting from where? Early season shot location trends for Milwaukee Bucks players

| November 16, 2012 | 8 Replies

ShareEarly on in the 2009-10 season, we all watched the Milwaukee Bucks miss mid-range jumper after mid-range jumper. They had no one capable of getting to the rim and precious few 3-point shooters. This was a team that frequently started Charlie freaking Bell at the shooting guard position. But then Andrew Bogut got more assertive, Jerry [...]

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Bucks – Nuggets Shot Chart (or efficiency in pictures)

Bucks – Nuggets Shot Chart (or efficiency in pictures)

| January 3, 2012 | 1 Reply

ShareFrom ESPN: If anyone was wondering what exactly last year’s most offensively efficient team did differently from last year’s least efficient team, here’s the chart that spells it all out. Most efficient shots are at the rim, at the three or are free throw attempts. The Bucks spend a lot of time not trying these [...]

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A summary of the Bucks offense in one possession

A summary of the Bucks offense in one possession

| February 3, 2011 | Reply

ShareTweeted this during the Bucks-Clippers game Monday evening: Milwaukee had just come out of a timeout, a full timeout, and ended up with one of the worst shots they’ve attempted all season.  Without question the worst one I’ve seen them produce after a timeout.  This is a team that ran one of the finest sets [...]

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Manu Ginobili did not travel

Manu Ginobili did not travel

| December 16, 2010 | Reply

ShareOver at Hardwood Paroxysm, Rob Mahoney takes a loot at Manu Ginobili’s final play from another angle in his Have Ball Will Travel series and clarifies things. Share

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Game 23 Preview: Bucks at Mavericks

Game 23 Preview: Bucks at Mavericks

| December 13, 2010 | Reply

ShareEnemy: The Two Man Game Point Guard Brandon Jennings vs. Jason Kidd Kidd leads the Mavs in both 3-pointers made and attempted, so Jennings will need to keep his wits about him in the half court.  80.6% of Kidd’s threes come off assists and 63.2% of his makes overall come on passes from teammates.  Jennings [...]

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