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Category: Ridiculous Things

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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It’s GROUNDHOG DAY: Bucks – Grizzlies Preview

It’s GROUNDHOG DAY: Bucks – Grizzlies Preview

| February 1, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareLarry 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 may [...]

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Opposing announcers want to know: Is OJ Mayo out of shape?

Opposing announcers want to know: Is OJ Mayo out of shape?

| January 7, 2014 | 11 Replies

ShareWhen a team is struggling, people demand answers. Why is this team bad? Which players are most responsible? Why are those players playing poorly? Sometimes, the answers are very obvious. Brandon Knight is still trying to learn a new position. Ersan Ilyasova has been injured for the majority of the season. Larry Sanders hates champagne bottles. Their struggles and absences have [...]

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Likes and dislikes: Save Our Bucks

Likes and dislikes: Save Our Bucks

| December 23, 2013 | 33 Replies

Share I’ve been watching this Save Our Bucks thing from the sideline for quite a while. I’ve seen all the links, all the conversation and all the arguing it’s generated. I’ve seen the billboard they built. I’ve heard many denouncements and kind words alike. But I’ve been pretty quiet. I didn’t want to rush out [...]

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O.J. Mayo threw a pass to himself off Brook Lopez’s backside (GIF)

O.J. Mayo threw a pass to himself off Brook Lopez’s backside (GIF)

| December 7, 2013 | 2 Replies

ShareFew things went wrong for Brook Lopez Saturday night. He made 11 of 13 field goals. He made 10 of 11 free throws. He goaded the refs and Ekpe Udoh into a gameful of foul trouble, and he even found teammates with passes for 4 assists. But with the Nets ahead 90-80 in the final [...]

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Bucks participate in popular Drake Hands meme much to everyone’s enjoyment

Bucks participate in popular Drake Hands meme much to everyone’s enjoyment

| October 18, 2013 | 3 Replies

Share#StarbucksDrakeHands is apparently a big thing. I had no idea about it, but I saw the Bucks tweet something about it, did some research and found out what it was. The folks at Know Your Meme have a thorough explanation of what Drake Hands are. Well the Bucks are never one to miss an opportunity [...]

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Introducing the BuX-Men

Introducing the BuX-Men

| October 5, 2013 | 2 Replies

ShareThe basic concept of the X-Men BuX-Men is that under a cloud of increasing anti-mutant win-now sentiment, Professor Xavier  Drew created a haven at his Westchester Milwaukee mansion practice facility to train young mutants basketball players to use their powers for the benefit of humanity Senator Kohl, and to prove mutants Bucks can be heroes [...]

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Drafting the Bucks into two, Part II

Drafting the Bucks into two, Part II

| September 18, 2013 | 6 Replies

ShareMitch Vomhof and I started drafting the Bucks into two halves yesterday and we have each made our first two picks.  Read Part I to see how I ended up with Larry Sanders and John Henson while Mitch landed Ersan Ilyasova and O.J. Mayo. Now comes the tricky part.  I have the fifth pick, and Mitch [...]

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Drafting the Bucks in two, Part I

Drafting the Bucks in two, Part I

| September 17, 2013 | 4 Replies

ShareLast year Alex Skov and I tried out an Bucks-themed mental exercise with hilariously disastrous results:  we drafted the Bucks into two distinct teams.  As a quick recap, there were only two rules: 1) The draft was a snake draft, so one team got the first pick, the other got picks #2 and #3, the [...]

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