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Hammond, Drew react to selecting Jabari Parker

Hammond, Drew react to selecting Jabari Parker

| June 27, 2014 | Reply

Share After the Milwaukee Bucks selected Jabari Parker with the #2 pick in the NBA Draft, John Hammond, Larry Drew, and Parker all took their turns addressing the media. We noted earlier how excited they were when talking about Parker at the Public Market. But they had great things to say after the pick itself. We’ve got [...]

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The Bucks wanted Jabari Parker. Jabari Parker wanted the Bucks. Now they want to do great things together.

The Bucks wanted Jabari Parker. Jabari Parker wanted the Bucks. Now they want to do great things together.

| June 27, 2014 | 9 Replies

ShareThe second floor of the Milwaukee Public Market had reached its maximum public capacity. There was a man at the steps leading to its second level that informed me they wouldn’t allow anyone else up unless I was in the media or with the Milwaukee Bucks. I got lucky. It wasn’t quite 11:00 AM, when [...]

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Photo list: Who looks happiest wearing the Bucks draft hat?

Photo list: Who looks happiest wearing the Bucks draft hat?

| June 27, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share8. Marcus Haislip I get no indication that Haislip is all that thrilled about being drafted, much less being drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks. Cheer up, Marcus! You’ve just lived out what was surely a dream for you. Yes, you have to live in Milwaukee, but this was when the Bucks were a releavant team. [...]

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The Jabari Parker Draft: A weirdly unsatisfying, promising night for the Milwaukee Bucks

The Jabari Parker Draft: A weirdly unsatisfying, promising night for the Milwaukee Bucks

| June 27, 2014 | 18 Replies

ShareI rested my head on the bar. How much longer was this going to go on? I’d arrived for the draft party at Upper 90 right around 5:30. I live a short distance and the weather, while unusually cool for late June, was nice. Optimism was on my mind as I made my way down [...]

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The Milwaukee Bucks go big with Johnny O’Bryant

The Milwaukee Bucks go big with Johnny O’Bryant

| June 27, 2014 | 6 Replies

Share With their second second-round pick, the Bucks chose a big, big man. Milwaukee picked Johnny O’Bryant with the #36 overall pick. He didn’t sound at all disappointed about his draft positioning. ”It’s a very deep draft. Just hearing my name called at #36 isn’t bad. I can’t wait to come out there and get started.” [...]

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Bucks use #31 pick to draft Damien Inglis

Bucks use #31 pick to draft Damien Inglis

| June 26, 2014 | 8 Replies

ShareWith the first pick of the second round, the Bucks drafted Damien Inglis (think French: DAH-me-en  inn-GLISS), an 18-year-old from France. Inglis is a big burly kid with a 6’8″, 240 lb. frame and a 7’3″ wingspan. Despite his size, he possesses strong ball skills and has long hands. Operating as a point forward, he racked [...]

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Bucks select Jabari Parker #2 overall

Bucks select Jabari Parker #2 overall

| June 26, 2014 | 5 Replies

ShareWith the #2 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Bucks selected Jabari Parker. The First Team All-American and ACC Freshman of the Year out of Duke University led the Blue Devils with 19.1 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. A former Gatorade National High School Player of the Year and hyped as one of [...]

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A little over one month in, it’s draft day and things are going great for Marc Lasry and Wes Edens

A little over one month in, it’s draft day and things are going great for Marc Lasry and Wes Edens

| June 26, 2014 | Reply

ShareWes Edens and Marc Lasry officially closed on their new team on May 15th. It’s been a whirlwind tour/really big party since then. They’ve gotten to know Milwaukee and Milwaukee’s gotten to know them a bit. Tonight is the first actually big AND important night for them as owners in the basketball transaction sense. A [...]

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All your 2014 Milwaukee Bucks draft coverage, now in one place!

All your 2014 Milwaukee Bucks draft coverage, now in one place!

| June 26, 2014 | Reply

ShareAs we wake up on the morning that the Bucks will make the second selection in the 2014 draft, tensions are heightening throughout both the team’s front office and its fan base. In a draft that has been hyped for what feels like an eternity, the Bucks have an excellent change to add a franchise-changing [...]

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