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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

Share The 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 [...]

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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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“Pick the Pick” and win a $100 SURG Restaurant Group Gift Card

“Pick the Pick” and win a $100 SURG Restaurant Group Gift Card

| June 26, 2012 | 4 Replies

ShareThe good folks at the SURG Restaurant Group were kind enough to donate a gift card good at any of their terrific restaurants in Milwaukee to Bucksketball.com. After considering grabbing some food and heading out of town to live a life on the run, I’ve decided to offer up the gift card to the people [...]

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The depressing possible final phrase from a head coach

The depressing possible final phrase from a head coach

| April 26, 2012 | 19 Replies

ShareIf this was Scott Skiles’ last home game as the Milwaukee Bucks coach, and there are reports out there that it was, he and the Bucks certainly went out with a whimper. In his final post game conference he handled questions the same way he always did. Until the last question. A reporter asked if [...]

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Ersan Ilyasova will grab that offensive rebound, don’t worry about it

Ersan Ilyasova will grab that offensive rebound, don’t worry about it

| March 9, 2012 | 2 Replies

ShareAs a promising 2009-10 season wound down, Scott Skiles regularly spoke fondly of Ersan Ilyasova. He predicted good things from his power foward. Ilyasova was impressing nightly with his effort and shooting stroke from deep. Skiles said they expected Ilyasova to take a step forward in the future and turn into a strong rebounding forward [...]

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Brandon Jennings was trying to get better over All-Star weekend

Brandon Jennings was trying to get better over All-Star weekend

| March 5, 2012 | 2 Replies

ShareBrandon Jennings has always been credited for his work ethic. That’s never been the problem. Getting the results where he, and the rest of us, would like them has been the issue. I pick on him a lot and I can be pretty negative at times, but in the interest of being fair, I present [...]

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Jennings 34 Not Enough Bucks 94 – Hawks 99

Jennings 34 Not Enough Bucks 94 – Hawks 99

| March 2, 2012 | 4 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 94 Final Recap | Box Score 99 Atlanta Hawks Carlos Delfino, SF 42 MIN | 1-10 FG | 0-0 FT | 8 REB | 1 AST | 2 PTS | -11 Josh Smith, Tracy McGrady and Marvin Williams took turns depantsing Delfino throughout the night. Smith was especially cruel. Delfino had no [...]

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No matter how bad you want them to the Bucks cannot blow things up

No matter how bad you want them to the Bucks cannot blow things up

| February 7, 2012 | 8 Replies

ShareI’ve been beating the rebuild drum for quite a while. I’ve watched Oklahoma City and more recently, the Minnesota Timberwolves, load themselves up with talented young players. I’ve seen them flounder and flourish. I’ve also seen the risks. The Washington Wizards present the flip side of the destroy and rebuild plan. Sure, they landed John [...]

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