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If he grows, Giannis Antetokounmpo could be the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard

If he grows, Giannis Antetokounmpo could be the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share Jason Kidd was a tall point guard. Last season, the most successful coaching decision Kidd made involved an even taller point guard. Now Kidd is in Milwaukee tinkering with the player who may become the tallest point guard of all: Giannis Antetokounmpo. “With (Brandon) Knight and Giannis, we have additional playmakers and when we have [...]

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Summer Jazz 87 – Summer Bucks 71: Giannis … then everyone else

Summer Jazz 87 – Summer Bucks 71: Giannis … then everyone else

| July 15, 2014 | 22 Replies

ShareIt was almost alarming how bad the Summer Milwaukee Bucks looked Monday night in an 87-71 loss to the Summer Utah Jazz. They couldn’t hit a jump shot. They couldn’t finish at the rim. They had no answer for raw second year center Rudy Gobert, who sealed off defenders and finished in the paint on offense [...]

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Summer Suns 93 – Summer Bucks 82: Parker the power forward

Summer Suns 93 – Summer Bucks 82: Parker the power forward

| July 14, 2014

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Phoenix Suns in a very Las Vegas Summer League game Sunday night.  The pace was frantic. The game was sloppy. The players were winded and tried to do too much. They keep stats for summer league games. Jabari Parker finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Nate Wolters scored [...]

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Highlights are nice, but consistency will be key for the youngest Bucks

Highlights are nice, but consistency will be key for the youngest Bucks

| July 12, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareA six inch sub sandwich with mealy tomatoes, lettuce that’s turned white and lost its crunch, sweaty turkey and American cheese (because provolone was no longer an option) paired with a miniature bottle of Aquafina water is ten dollars. While waiting in line for the sandwich at four in the morning inside of a hotel [...]

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Cavaliers 70 – Bucks 68 (Bucks fans who care about the score: 0 Bucks fans happy about Giannis and Jabari: All)

Cavaliers 70 – Bucks 68 (Bucks fans who care about the score: 0 Bucks fans happy about Giannis and Jabari: All)

| July 11, 2014 | 22 Replies

ShareMy travels to the Cox Pavilion on Friday night to watch what I already knew was a much anticipated Las Vegas Summer League game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Cleveland Cavaliers (read those last 14 words a few more times, let them sink in) were not smooth travels. On top of that, I did not [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo goes 70 feet for a dunk in 2 dribbles and other assorted Vines

Giannis Antetokounmpo goes 70 feet for a dunk in 2 dribbles and other assorted Vines

| July 11, 2014 | 4 Replies

ShareWe already went through this last year when Giannis Antetokounmpo went nearly the full length of the court — about 80 feet or so — in 3 dribbles in a regular season game last season. Tonight, in the Bucks Las Vegas Summer League debut, he went about 70 feet in just TWO dribbles. Throw in [...]

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What is a “jock tax” and is it a fair means to a new arena in Milwaukee?

What is a “jock tax” and is it a fair means to a new arena in Milwaukee?

| July 11, 2014 | 4 Replies

SharePreston Schmitt has been doing some killer research around the idea of a new arena in Milwaukee. He’s put together an extensive glossary to help you understand the situation and parties involved. It’s necessary reading. Today, he digs further into the idea of a “jock tax”, just what that entails and how it can be [...]

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Damien Inglis: “I’m moving to Milwaukee right after the Summer League”

Damien Inglis: “I’m moving to Milwaukee right after the Summer League”

| July 10, 2014 | 20 Replies

ShareThere’s something that’s been lost in the sea of hoopla that surrounded Jason Kidd’s dramatic arrival in Milwaukee. For years, Milwaukee Bucks fans have complained about a lack of explosive, athletic wing talent with potential. Before last season, was there really a prospect Milwaukee had at the two or the three to be all that optimistic about [...]

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Buck Hits: Parker signs, Summer Bucks head to Vegas, Raduljica closer to making Serbia’s FIBA roster

Buck Hits: Parker signs, Summer Bucks head to Vegas, Raduljica closer to making Serbia’s FIBA roster

| July 9, 2014 | 5 Replies

Share July is an exciting time for the Bucks. It’s hard to believe that in a span of less than 13 months, the team has added Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jabari Parker and Jason Kidd – and a new ownership group to boot. Now they are just two days from starting a basketball competition that they have every [...]

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