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Category: The Off Season

Giannis Antetokounmpo goes 70 feet for a dunk in 2 dribbles and other assorted Vines

Giannis Antetokounmpo goes 70 feet for a dunk in 2 dribbles and other assorted Vines

| July 11, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share We already went through this last year when Giannis Antetokounmpo went nearly the full length of the court — about 80 feet or so — in 3 dribbles in a regular season game last season. Tonight, in the Bucks Las Vegas Summer League debut, he went about 70 feet in just TWO dribbles. Throw [...]

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Damien Inglis: “I’m moving to Milwaukee right after the Summer League”

Damien Inglis: “I’m moving to Milwaukee right after the Summer League”

| July 10, 2014 | 20 Replies

ShareThere’s something that’s been lost in the sea of hoopla that surrounded Jason Kidd’s dramatic arrival in Milwaukee. For years, Milwaukee Bucks fans have complained about a lack of explosive, athletic wing talent with potential. Before last season, was there really a prospect Milwaukee had at the two or the three to be all that optimistic about [...]

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Buck Hits: Parker signs, Summer Bucks head to Vegas, Raduljica closer to making Serbia’s FIBA roster

Buck Hits: Parker signs, Summer Bucks head to Vegas, Raduljica closer to making Serbia’s FIBA roster

| July 9, 2014 | 5 Replies

Share July is an exciting time for the Bucks. It’s hard to believe that in a span of less than 13 months, the team has added Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jabari Parker and Jason Kidd – and a new ownership group to boot. Now they are just two days from starting a basketball competition that they have every [...]

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Milwaukee Bucks 2014 Vegas Summer League roster announced

Milwaukee Bucks 2014 Vegas Summer League roster announced

| July 4, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks announced their 2014 Vegas Summer League roster yesterday. The group is headlined by Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo.  Nate Wolters and Chris Wright of last season’s Bucks and second round selection Johnny O’Bryant will be making the trip as well. Among non-roster players, former Purdue center JaJuan Johnson likely has the most potential. As a senior at Purdue, he was the Big 10 Player [...]

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What are the Milwaukee Bucks getting into by pursuing Jason Kidd?

What are the Milwaukee Bucks getting into by pursuing Jason Kidd?

| June 29, 2014 | 10 Replies

ShareIf we’re marking the calendar, let’s put a big “X” on Friday, June 27, 2014. For a day — for a single, lonely day — the Milwaukee Bucks had the rapt, universal appreciation of their fanbase. On Friday, the Bucks brought Jabari Parker to Public Market during the day, then zipped him out for Summerfest [...]

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Arbitrarily graded: John Hammond’s draft picks

Arbitrarily graded: John Hammond’s draft picks

| May 28, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareWe started reviewing John Hammond’s history as the general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks as it relates to the NBA draft on Tuesday. Today, we dig in deeper and analyze how each of his picks performed related to players selected around them and players historically picked in that draft slot. (A note on the charts: The first [...]

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John Hammond’s Savior: The NBA Draft

John Hammond’s Savior: The NBA Draft

| May 27, 2014 | 6 Replies

ShareMilwaukee Bucks fans can reasonably debate whether general manager John Hammond should still be around on June 26 to head his seventh draft in Milwaukee, but it’s fairly clear why he will be. It’s becoming increasingly apparent that the new Bucks owners, Marc Lasry and Wes Edens, will give Hammond at least a one-season trial [...]

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Lowe: Consensus is Hammond and Morway will have another year

Lowe: Consensus is Hammond and Morway will have another year

| May 20, 2014 | 6 Replies

ShareMost respected NBA reporters seem to be echoing a similar statement with regard to the future of John Hammond, David Morway and the rest of the Milwaukee Bucks current front office: They will get a shot under the new owners. The latest comes from Grantland’s Zach Lowe, as apart of his column on tumultuous NBA [...]

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FIBA picks Greece, Turkey, two others for wildcard spots in world championships

FIBA picks Greece, Turkey, two others for wildcard spots in world championships

| February 1, 2014 | Reply

ShareFIBA announced today that Greece and Turkey were among the four wildcard teams added to the 24-team FIBA Basketball World Cup scheduled for this summer.  According to their press release, At its meeting on 1 February 2014, FIBA’s Central Board decided to award the four wild cards for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup to [...]

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