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Ersan Ilyasova out for the season

Ersan Ilyasova out for the season

| March 27, 2014 | 4 Replies

Share Ersan Ilyasova will not play again this season. He will miss the Bucks’ final 11 games. According to the team, Ilyasova was seen by foot and ankle specialist Dr. Richard Ferkel Tuesday. Dr. Ferkel recommended a period of rest and rehabilitation beginning immediately, rather than surgery. An injury to his right ankle will end a [...]

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This season just keeps happening: Bucks – Lakers Preview

This season just keeps happening: Bucks – Lakers Preview

| March 27, 2014 | 10 Replies

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Ersan Ilyasova should return for the Bucks (Update: He isn’t returning. He may never return.). I honestly can’t give you, gracious with your time reader, or anyone else a reason to watch the Bucks or any indication of what you should be watching when you watch them. I suppose Giannis is [...]

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Bucks sign D.J. Stephens, keep the 10-day contract train moving

Bucks sign D.J. Stephens, keep the 10-day contract train moving

| March 26, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks have officially signed D.J. Stephens, a 6-foot-5, 188 pound undrafted guard-forward formerly of the Memphis Tigers and most recently of the Ilysiakos B.C. basketball club in Greece, to a 10-day contract. His 46-inch vertical leap was the highest ever recorded at the NBA’s draft combine. Per the Bucks: Stephens joins the Bucks from [...]

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Individual NBA player points allowed per possession fits an approximate normal distribution

Individual NBA player points allowed per possession fits an approximate normal distribution

| March 25, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareWhen you make a bar graph of a numeric variable against the frequency with which certain values show up, the normal distribution (i.e., bell curve) shows up in a lot of places. If you graphed variables like the height of adult males in the U.S., or home sales prices in a given zip code for [...]

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Staying competitive, at least: Clippers 106 – Bucks 98

Staying competitive, at least: Clippers 106 – Bucks 98

| March 25, 2014 | 9 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 98 Recap | Box Score 106 Los Angeles Clippers Khris Middleton, PF Shot Chart 20 MIN | 2-10 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 4 PTS | -6 I watched the entire game and I’m not sure I [...]

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This was worse than the score suggests: Kings 124 – Bucks 107

This was worse than the score suggests: Kings 124 – Bucks 107

| March 24, 2014 | 22 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 107 Final Recap | Box Score 124 Sacramento Kings Ersan Ilyasova, PF Shot Chart 24 MIN | 4-7 FG | 6-6 FT | 4 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 14 PTS | -11 People always get on me for giving out what is [...]

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A Canuck as the Next Buck? Andrew Wiggins and his Draft Stock

A Canuck as the Next Buck? Andrew Wiggins and his Draft Stock

ShareThis marks the 4th installment of our 6- part draft preview series. This week we’re looking at Toronto native Andrew Wiggins. Wiggins graced the cover of Sports Illustrated before he ever played a game of college basketball. This week we’ll look at whether his season has matched the massive hype and how he’ll fair at [...]

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Super Splash Bro-verwhelmed: Warriors 115 – Bucks 110

Super Splash Bro-verwhelmed: Warriors 115 – Bucks 110

| March 21, 2014 | 5 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 110 Recap | Box Score 115 Golden State Warriors Ersan Ilyasova, PF Shot Chart 19 MIN | 4-9 FG | 3-3 FT | 3 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 11 PTS | -2 Just never really got it going until near the end [...]

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Nate Wolters breaks hand

Nate Wolters breaks hand

| March 21, 2014 | 5 Replies

ShareBucks guard Nate Wolters fractured his left (non-shooting) hand in the first quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors. He left the game in the second quarter and did not return. While no official statement has been made, it is quite likely that the rookie’s season is over. Wolters averaged 7.2 points [...]

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