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Category: The Off Season

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

Share Most 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 [...]

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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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The moves that led to the moves that led to Caron Butler’s arrival in Milwaukee

The moves that led to the moves that led to Caron Butler’s arrival in Milwaukee

| September 16, 2013 | 14 Replies

Share After we heard the news that the Bucks had acquired Caron Butler from the Phoenix Suns for Ish Smith and Slava Kravtsov, I had two initial thoughts: 1. Sure, that makes sense, the Bucks are going to need some more depth at small forward if Carlos Delfino is going to miss any time at the beginning of the season while [...]

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Caron Butler makes way more sense for the September Milwaukee Bucks than he did for the July Milwaukee Bucks

Caron Butler makes way more sense for the September Milwaukee Bucks than he did for the July Milwaukee Bucks

| September 5, 2013 | 21 Replies

ShareCaron Butler will be officially introduced as the newest member of the Milwaukee Bucks today. There will be a ceremony at his old high school and everyone will have kind things to say. I don’t really have strong feelings either way, but mostly I’m just glad he’s being introduced on September 5 instead of July [...]

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Larry Sanders Signs His Contract Extension

Larry Sanders Signs His Contract Extension

| August 20, 2013 | 8 Replies

ShareLarry Sanders made his contract extension official.  In addition to the one year remaining on his rookie deal, his new four-year extension keeps him under contract for the Bucks through the 2017-18 season. If the financial terms are anywhere near the $44 million figure that was in the news last week, then the Bucks got [...]

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A reason to expect one more Bucks roster move

A reason to expect one more Bucks roster move

| August 9, 2013 | 14 Replies

ShareIf there was one opponent that flummoxed the Bucks the most last season, it was the Memphis Grizzlies.  They beat the Bucks by double-digits in November, then repeated the feat in December.  Even in the preseason, a piecemeal squad of Memphis backups beat the Bucks starters.  The personnel matchups could not have paired more poorly [...]

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2013-14 Bucks Schedule Released

2013-14 Bucks Schedule Released

| August 7, 2013 | 14 Replies

ShareHere is the Milwaukee Bucks schedule. The Bucks have 20ish back-to-backs. They start the season on the road, play a lot of weekend games at home, and won’t play many games on Thursday or Sunday. I haven’t even looked at the schedule yet. There are just rules that govern how the Bucks’ schedule works. Just [...]

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Hey guys, Khris Middleton is a Buck now too!

Hey guys, Khris Middleton is a Buck now too!

| August 5, 2013 | 16 Replies

ShareWe’ve spent most of the last week talking about the sign-and-trade deal that sent Brandon Jennings to Detroit and brought Brandon Knight over to the Bucks. But, as it turns out, a pair of other players came back from Detroit as well. We had an in-depth analysis of Slava Kravtsov planned to provide the most up-to-date coverage on the New Bucks, [...]

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Milwaukee’s newest combo guard: A break down of Brandon Knight

Milwaukee’s newest combo guard: A break down of Brandon Knight

| August 1, 2013 | 35 Replies

ShareFor starters, let me say that I like what John Hammond has done this offseason.  He didn’t bring back any huge mistake players.  He didn’t take on too much long-term salary.  He hasn’t succeeded — there still isn’t much talent on the roster — so much as he hasn’t failed yet. But I still get [...]

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