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2012 Player Capsules: Monta Ellis

2012 Player Capsules: Monta Ellis

| October 29, 2012 | 2 Replies

Share There was a trade in the NBA this weekend. You may have heard. The Oklahoma City Thunder made an expectation defying deal that will undoubtedly either end up a brilliant reminder of how smart you have to be to succeed in a small market or a sobering lesson on why small market teams can’t thrive in [...]

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2012 Player Capsules: Samuel Dalembert

2012 Player Capsules: Samuel Dalembert

| October 11, 2012 | 6 Replies

Share“I want the team to be one of the top defensive teams. I’ve been to so many training camps and seen coaches focusing on offense, offense, offense. We came here and I’m like, ‘Wow.’ I wanted to hug coach (Scott Skiles). For the first time in seven years, the Milwaukee Bucks starting center isn’t Andrew [...]

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2012 Player Capsules: John Henson

2012 Player Capsules: John Henson

| October 8, 2012 | 1 Reply

ShareFrom every indication, John Henson is ready to play defense in the NBA. For his sake, I hope that’s true. Because his capability to play defense this year could have quite an impact on his career. Henson is probably going to land on his feet no matter what. He was a very highly regarded high [...]

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2012 Player Capsules: Drew Gooden

2012 Player Capsules: Drew Gooden

| October 5, 2012 | 4 Replies

ShareThe NBA locker room is a strange place for reporters. For the sake of this exercise, I’m referring to myself as a reporter. Yes, giggle giggle. We head in there, wait around for a few minutes while dudes shower and then get dressed. Most of us crowd around one or two guys. Two or three [...]

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2012 Player Capsules: Mike Dunleavy

2012 Player Capsules: Mike Dunleavy

| October 3, 2012 | 6 Replies

ShareDon’t sleep on Mike Dunleavy just because Tobias Harris had a summer we all heard about. Maybe he fit well into the Milwaukee Bucks’ system or maybe Milwaukee’s system fit better around him and other Bucks willing to move the ball. Whatever the case, the Bucks’ assist renaissance last season, (third in the league in [...]

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2012 Player Capsules: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute

2012 Player Capsules: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute

| October 1, 2012 | Reply

ShareWhen Luc Richard Mbah a Moute was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2008, he joined an organization that had recently undergone an overhaul. The John Hammond/Scott Skiles era had begun. Ramon Sessions, Michael Redd, Richard Jefferson, Charlie Villaneuva and Andrew Bogut were ready to show the league that defense truly didn’t matter. Unfortunately, that [...]

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2012 Player Capsules: Tobias Harris

2012 Player Capsules: Tobias Harris

| September 26, 2012 | 11 Replies

Share Four feet. That was the difference between Lebron James winning a title last season and losing one the season before. To clarify, that’s four feet closer to the basket. Tobias Harris wants to be that four feet closer than other wings his age and he operates well there. For that reason alone, the Bucks [...]

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2012 Player Capsules: Larry Sanders

2012 Player Capsules: Larry Sanders

| September 21, 2012 | 11 Replies

Share Larry Sanders caught a lot of flak for pulling the “Hold me back! Hold me back!” routine against the Indiana Pacers. It was well-deserved. Sanders started the incident. He’d been playing recklessly before that game. He deserved all the scorn he got. But allow me to posit another premise. Share

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2012 Player Capsules: Doron Lamb

2012 Player Capsules: Doron Lamb

| September 18, 2012 | 6 Replies

ShareWhenever Doron Lamb hits a big three – and he will – I can’t decide between shouting, “Lamb, Bam, Thank you Ma’am” or “Wham, Bam, Thank you Lamb.” The differences are small, but the decision is huge. Share

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