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Category: Ridiculous Things

Photo list: Who looks happiest wearing the Bucks draft hat?

Photo list: Who looks happiest wearing the Bucks draft hat?

| June 27, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share 8. Marcus Haislip I get no indication that Haislip is all that thrilled about being drafted, much less being drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks. Cheer up, Marcus! You’ve just lived out what was surely a dream for you. Yes, you have to live in Milwaukee, but this was when the Bucks were a releavant [...]

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Giannis stars in chocolate milk commercial

Giannis stars in chocolate milk commercial

| May 11, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo recently received a third-place vote in the NBA Rookie of the Year balloting. But if votes were recast today, with this commercial for Greek chocolate milk brand Milko serving as a qualification, I’m sure he would receive every first, second and third place vote. I’ve heard from not one but TWO sources that Milko [...]

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Haiku Reviews 2014 edition: Scrappy, absent and gone

Haiku Reviews 2014 edition: Scrappy, absent and gone

| April 30, 2014 | Reply

ShareMiroslav Raduljica Moves very slowly. Solid player may exist, within mighty frame. In one pre-game media session, Larry Drew spent a good 45 seconds discussing Raduljica’s strengths as a shooter. I remember him talking about his stroke and how we haven’t really seen it yet, but his ability was there. ‘Slav didn’t get much of [...]

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The Bucks aren’t winning any season awards, so we made some up

The Bucks aren’t winning any season awards, so we made some up

| April 24, 2014 | 4 Replies

ShareOn Monday, the NBA kicked off its awards season with the announcement that Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls had won the Defensive Player of the Year award. On Tuesday, the league awarded Gregg Popovich with its Coach of the Year award. On Thursday, Goran Dragic won the Most Improved Player award. Imagine my surprise when not [...]

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Haiku reviews 2014 edition: We hardly knew ye

Haiku reviews 2014 edition: We hardly knew ye

| April 23, 2014 | Reply

ShareDJ Stephens Jumps so very high Other discernable skills? Those remain unclear. DJ Stephens most impressive attributes this season were his leaping ability and ability to have an agent whose father is the Milwaukee Bucks Director of Player Personnel, which seems like it could have had an impact on his sudden 10-day contract from the [...]

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Haiku reviews 2014 edition: The Disappointments

Haiku reviews 2014 edition: The Disappointments

| April 17, 2014 | 12 Replies

ShareLarry Sanders Trouble on/off court tried the patience of many. Enjoys Instagram. Inconsistency is often the hallmark of a bad season for a basketball player, but it’s hard to say Sanders was inconsistent this season. He was injured in the exhibition season. He was injured throughout most of November, December, February, March and April. He [...]

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John Henson confirms he is right-handed, despite constantly using his left hand

John Henson confirms he is right-handed, despite constantly using his left hand

| February 21, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareAfter a recent Milwaukee Bucks-Los Angeles Clippers game, I chatted with a couple of the folks from ClipperBlog that I got to know last summer at the Las Vegas Summer League, Andrew Han and Seerat Sohi. One of the centerpieces to our Vegas friendship was John Henson, Milwaukee’s second year power forward/center who made something [...]

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O.J. Mayo ties his shoe while playing defense (VIDEO)

O.J. Mayo ties his shoe while playing defense (VIDEO)

| February 20, 2014 | 2 Replies

Share   O.J. Mayo returned to game action for the first time in nearly a month.  Saddled with the flu, and then with subsequent conditioning issues, Mayo missed 11 games. In his first game back, things were going well for almost a half. But his shoelace came untied. And he tied it … on defense. [...]

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