Bucksketball Podcast

Category: Sad and Unpopular

Haiku reviews 2014 edition: The Disappointments

Haiku reviews 2014 edition: The Disappointments

| April 17, 2014 | 11 Replies

Share Larry 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. [...]

Read More

From fun to frustrating: Larry Sanders

From fun to frustrating: Larry Sanders

| April 7, 2014 | 17 Replies

ShareLarry Sanders walked around the Thomas and Mack Center with the assuredness of a player who didn’t need to be there. Last July, he reflected on just how far he had come between the summer of 2012 and the summer of 2013. He laughed about how long ago it seemed to have been when he [...]

Read More

Larry Sanders suspended 5 games for violating substance abuse policy

Larry Sanders suspended 5 games for violating substance abuse policy

| April 4, 2014 | 18 Replies

ShareLarry Sanders has been suspended by the NBA for five games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The Milwaukee Bucks issued the following statement: “Larry Sanders has a responsibility to every person in our organization and our fans. We are all disappointed by the news of his suspension.” Larry Sanders also issued a statement: [...]

Read More

Caron Butler will be bought out by the Bucks so let’s recap his tenure in Milwaukee

Caron Butler will be bought out by the Bucks so let’s recap his tenure in Milwaukee

| February 26, 2014 | 12 Replies

ShareVarious reporters, including ESPN’s Marc Stein, Caron Butler’s personal beat writer Gery Woelfel and NBA.com’s David Aldridge reported on Tuesday that the Milwaukee Bucks were nearing a buyout with Butler. Bucks, Caron Butler near buyout, per source. Many around league think Heat likely destination. Spurs, Thunder also exploring. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) February 26, 2014 [...]

Read More

What to watch for in the Milwaukee Bucks second half: A guide for the wounded spirit

What to watch for in the Milwaukee Bucks second half: A guide for the wounded spirit

| January 30, 2014 | 19 Replies

ShareAt the time of writing, there are 37 games left in the Bucks’ 2013-14 season, which means that we have officially begun the descending journey to the offseason in what is proving to be an even more trying season than many of us could have possibly imagined. Before the season began we reveled in John [...]

Read More

Another contender for worst game ever: Hawks 112 – Bucks 87

Another contender for worst game ever: Hawks 112 – Bucks 87

| January 26, 2014 | 11 Replies

ShareIt’s pretty much unbearably cold outside. Last night, as I walked home from the Bradley Center, when I checked the weather, it “felt like” -4, thanks to a wind that hit me over and over like a trained boxer. It was miserable. People couldn’t wait to get back into that weather last night and out [...]

Read More

Forbes: Bucks are the least valuable team in the NBA

Forbes: Bucks are the least valuable team in the NBA

| January 22, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareForbes has released its valuations of every NBA team and, prepare to not be surprised if you read the headline or are generally aware of the place of the Milwaukee Bucks  in the ecosphere of the NBA, the Bucks are the least valuable team in the league at $405 million. In its writeup of the [...]

Read More

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 [...]

Read More

No longer fighting for the eighth seed, Bucks now fighting themselves

No longer fighting for the eighth seed, Bucks now fighting themselves

| January 6, 2014 | 20 Replies

ShareAfter another bad loss, this time at the hands of the Phoenix Suns to close out a three game road trip that started off so positively with a win over the Los Angeles Lakers, things got worse for the Milwaukee Bucks. First, there was a tweet that Larry Drew was giving his team a well [...]

Read More