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Category: Summer League

The Kelvin Sampson Influence

The Kelvin Sampson Influence

| July 19, 2010 | 1 Reply

Share At some point this season, Larry Sanders and Tiny Gallon are going to look like they were put on this Earth to play basketball in the NBA. Times will be good. At some point this season, they’ll be glued to the bench, saddled with foul trouble or fighting inconsistency. Times will be bad. Even [...]

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Bucks lose fourth straight summer league game to Heat

Bucks lose fourth straight summer league game to Heat

| July 17, 2010 | Reply

ShareThe ugly streak that’s been referred to as Bucks summer league basketball this week continued with another loss Friday evening, this time at the hands of the Miami Heat 78-58. A new point guard in Sun Yue was in the house, but he could do little to make up for the struggles for the rest [...]

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It’s all love for Chris Douglas-Roberts

It’s all love for Chris Douglas-Roberts

| July 16, 2010 | 1 Reply

ShareWhen I spoke with him after Thursday’s summer league game,  Chris Douglas-Roberts made it very clear why he had some struggles by the time the end of the season rolled around last year. “I’m extremely competitive.  Extremely,” the man known as CD-R said. And I’ve seen that side of him before. Within seconds of hearing [...]

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Dominic James vying for spot with the Bucks

Dominic James vying for spot with the Bucks

| July 16, 2010 | Reply

ShareWhen Dominic James hit the ground after crashing into the side of the backboard on a tip slam attempt, oohs and ahhs came out of the collective mouth of the Cox Pavillion crowd Tuesday night. James didn’t give them more than a second to react though, bouncing back up nearly as quickly as he went [...]

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Another Summer League loss: Hawks 83 – Bucks 60

Another Summer League loss: Hawks 83 – Bucks 60

| July 15, 2010 | Reply

ShareGuard play is important in summer league basketball. It must be. That’s the only explanation for the Bucks 0-3 record that remains incredibly satisfying. When the Bucks spent three draft picks on forwards and loaded their summer league roster up with undrafted free agents and D-Leaguers at point guard and shooting guard, everyone knew there [...]

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Bucks fall in another heartbreaker that doesn’t break anyone’s heart

Bucks fall in another heartbreaker that doesn’t break anyone’s heart

| July 13, 2010 | 2 Replies

Share (UPDATE: My piece from the ESPN Daily Dime on Larry Sanders) I’m kind of liking the summer league thing. Exciting games that have me on the edge of my seat but don’t leave me feeling heartbroken when they don’t end the way I desire? That sounds good to me. Another day, another exciting finish [...]

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Bucks drop Vegas opener to Mavericks

Bucks drop Vegas opener to Mavericks

| July 12, 2010 | Reply

ShareIn a game that ultimately means nothing, things certainly got dramatic. The Bucks dropped their summer league opener against the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night in grand, overtime fashion, 73-72. Milwaukee took a 66-64 lead on a Deron Washington offensive rebound putback after an errant 3-pointer from Darnell Jackson. Yes, that Darnell Jackson. Milwaukee’s first [...]

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What to watch in Vegas Summer League for the Milwaukee Bucks

What to watch in Vegas Summer League for the Milwaukee Bucks

| July 12, 2010 | 3 Replies

ShareThere’s always a lot worth watching in Vegas Summer League. Names from all over crop up, players no one recognizes populate rosters and team basketball often becomes an afterthought. Everyone loves to key in on a few guys that could end up making their team come October. With that in mind, I’ve highlighted a few [...]

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Off Topic at Vegas Summer League: The Badgers can play

Off Topic at Vegas Summer League: The Badgers can play

| July 11, 2010 | 4 Replies

Share(I’m in Vegas, but the Bucks only arrived this afternoon. Their first game is Monday evening, so I’ll be back to regular Bucks reporting then. But I thought this may be enjoyable in the meantime for you Wisconsinites. Enjoy.) The University of Wisconsin: like Kentucky, but with role players. Perhaps that won’t be the Badgers [...]

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