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Bucks bamboozled by Spencer Hawes, Sixers, 115-107 (OT)

Bucks bamboozled by Spencer Hawes, Sixers, 115-107 (OT)

| November 22, 2013 | 16 Replies

Share   Milwaukee Bucks 107 Recap | Box Score 115 Philadelphia 76ers Ersan Ilyasova, PF 41 MIN | 9-17 FG | 0-0 FT | 6 REB | 6 AST | 3 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 19 PTS | -6 Ilyasova shook awake a sleepy start and played a magnificent 2nd quarter. [...]

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Drafting the Bucks into two, Part II

Drafting the Bucks into two, Part II

| September 18, 2013 | 6 Replies

ShareMitch Vomhof and I started drafting the Bucks into two halves yesterday and we have each made our first two picks.  Read Part I to see how I ended up with Larry Sanders and John Henson while Mitch landed Ersan Ilyasova and O.J. Mayo. Now comes the tricky part.  I have the fifth pick, and Mitch [...]

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Drafting the Bucks in two, Part I

Drafting the Bucks in two, Part I

| September 17, 2013 | 4 Replies

ShareLast year Alex Skov and I tried out an Bucks-themed mental exercise with hilariously disastrous results:  we drafted the Bucks into two distinct teams.  As a quick recap, there were only two rules: 1) The draft was a snake draft, so one team got the first pick, the other got picks #2 and #3, the [...]

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Buck Hits: Ersan in action, new coaches, summer relocations, Whiteside, and Monta’s Minnesota

Buck Hits: Ersan in action, new coaches, summer relocations, Whiteside, and Monta’s Minnesota

| September 5, 2013 | 2 Replies

ShareFewer than four weeks remain until the Bucks hold Media Day and start their training camp. Here’s a random ‘Buck Hits’ column to tide you over until then. Coverage Ersan Ilyasova and Turkey debuted in Eurobasket yesterday.  Both churned out forgettable performances.  Ilyasova shot 1/9 FG and 1/4 FT while turning the ball over three [...]

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Report: Bucks nearing extension with Larry Sanders

Report: Bucks nearing extension with Larry Sanders

| August 8, 2013 | 7 Replies

ShareLarry Sanders has kind of picked up the previously tossed aside torch of “face of the Milwaukee Bucks franchise” off the ground and sprinted back and forth between Milwaukee and Las Vegas with it this summer. The Bucks appreciate that. They appreciate the suddenly productive minutes he provided the team with last season too. Those [...]

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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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Greek Political Party Leader Lobs Racist Insult At Giannis Antetokounmbo

Greek Political Party Leader Lobs Racist Insult At Giannis Antetokounmbo

| July 5, 2013 | 6 Replies

ShareThe leader of a far right (read: Neo-Nazi) Greek party verbally assailed Bucks’ rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo with a televised reference to a chimpanzee this week. Greece’s basketball federation reacted to the racist remarks with outrage.  As described in the Associated Press story on NBA.com, The federation on Thursday described the remarks aimed at Giannis Antetokounmpo as [...]

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The perception of failure surrounding the Milwaukee Bucks trade deadline activity and inactivity

The perception of failure surrounding the Milwaukee Bucks trade deadline activity and inactivity

| February 22, 2013 | 28 Replies

Share“We’ve got to turn it right from the very beginning. We’re not Oklahoma City or Miami or someone like that. We’ve got to play hard for 48 minutes. I played guys a lot of minutes tonight but I just needed a group out there that was playing with some energy. I need more guys out [...]

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Milwaukee Bucks select John Henson with the 14th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft

Milwaukee Bucks select John Henson with the 14th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft

| June 28, 2012 | 10 Replies

ShareWith the 14th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the Milwaukee Bucks selected John Henson. A power forward out of North Carolina, Henson left college after his junior season. He is a two time ACC Defensive Player of the Year renowned for his shot-blocking. In three seasons at UNC, Henson blocked 278 shots. For comparison’s [...]

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