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Category: Summer League

Value in Vegas: A look at the key Bucks from Summer League

Value in Vegas: A look at the key Bucks from Summer League

| July 22, 2013 | 18 Replies

Share As of last Tuesday morning, everything in the Milwaukee basketball universe beamed brightly. In Estonia, Giannis Antetokounmpo had a major role in leading Greece to six consecutive wins in the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.  The Summer Bucks had sewn together back-to-back wins in their first two outings in Las Vegas.  John Henson showed flashes [...]

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What a difference a year makes for Larry Sanders in Las Vegas

What a difference a year makes for Larry Sanders in Las Vegas

| July 17, 2013 | 9 Replies

ShareWe’re really not far removed from the disastrous trip Larry Sanders took to Vegas a year ago., but I don’t know how that could feel any more distant when you speak to Larry Sanders today. He literally fouled out of a game in which he was given 10 fouls to work with. He’s gone from [...]

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The undefeated Vegas dream is over: Warriors 84 – Bucks 72

The undefeated Vegas dream is over: Warriors 84 – Bucks 72

| July 16, 2013 | 3 Replies

ShareThe perfect run is over. After fairly handily winning their first two games, the Milwaukee Bucks dropped a Tuesday evening battle with the Golden State Warriors in Las Vegas 84-72. There’s little shame in losing to a Warriors squad that’s now won 11 straight summer league games spanning multiple years and ultimately the wins and [...]

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Working hard: Ish Smith

Working hard: Ish Smith

| July 16, 2013 | 6 Replies

ShareThe Tobias Harris trade has been written off as a colossal failure. The Milwaukee Bucks parted ways with a young, intriguing prospect the team had drafted only two years before and got 28 uninspiring games out of J.J. Redick before seeing him leave for a paltry pair of second round picks. A trade like that [...]

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John Henson wants to be good and to be in Milwaukee

John Henson wants to be good and to be in Milwaukee

| July 15, 2013 | 23 Replies

ShareIt’s been hard for Milwaukee Bucks fans to miss John Henson in Milwaukee this summer. If he has it his way, it’ll be hard for the NBA to miss him next season too. He’s been at Summerfest. He’s gone fishing with fans in Lake Michigan. He’s tailgated at Brewer games. He hasn’t made the typical [...]

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Summer league backcourt balance: Bucks 69 – Pelicans 61

Summer league backcourt balance: Bucks 69 – Pelicans 61

| July 14, 2013 | 5 Replies

ShareAnother Milwaukee Bucks summer league game, another Milwaukee Bucks summer league win. The Bucks defeated the New Orleans Ho Pelicans 69-61 Sunday night thanks to a strong effort from their backcourt and a balanced scoring effort across the board. The absence of John Henson took away Milwaukee’s biggest edge. Saturday consisted of a lot of Milwaukee jumpers, [...]

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A little bit of John Henson goes a long way in Summer League: Bucks 88 – Nuggets 74

A little bit of John Henson goes a long way in Summer League: Bucks 88 – Nuggets 74

| July 13, 2013 | 13 Replies

ShareJohn Henson was very obviously the most talented player the Bucks were putting on the floor. And he was more talented than anyone the Nuggets were putting on the floor too. That’s something that we should all have seen coming, since he was a first round pick last season and has a year of well [...]

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John Shurna Set to Play with Bucks Summer League Squad

John Shurna Set to Play with Bucks Summer League Squad

| July 9, 2013 | 10 Replies

ShareThe Bucks begin training tomorrow for their trip to the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League.  For a league that typically features rookies and free-agent hopefuls, there are more than a few recognizable names on the Bucks initial 18-player roster.  In addition to focusing on second-round draft pick Nate Wolters, many eyes will be fixed on current [...]

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Bucks Summer League roster will feature Henson, Ayón, Ish and Wolters

Bucks Summer League roster will feature Henson, Ayón, Ish and Wolters

| July 4, 2013 | 12 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks announced their Las Vegas Summer League roster yesterday without too many surprises. Three players currently under contract – Gustavo Ayón, John Henson and Ish Smith – will join second-round pick Nate Wolters and a slew of fringe players on the squad. The notable omission is first-rounder Giannis Antetokounmpo, who will not participate due to [...]

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