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The battle for Ersan Ilyasova’s mind

The battle for Ersan Ilyasova’s mind

| January 2, 2012 | 2 Replies

Share Without some sort of portal into his head ala Being John Malkovich, we’ll never know truly how much one thing or the next impacts the performance of Ersan Ilyasova. It’s easy to speculate on his mental state, on his confidence. We can’t say for sure though. But it’s easy to see how the performance [...]

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Milwaukee Bucks keeping Carlos Delfino

Milwaukee Bucks keeping Carlos Delfino

| April 27, 2011 | 4 Replies

ShareJohn Hammond announced Tuesday that the Milwaukee Bucks will pick up the third year, $3.5 million option on Carlos Delfino. In his second year as a Buck, the small forward averaged a career high 11.5 points on 39% shooting from the field and 37% shooting from three.  Delfino led the Bucks in three-point field goals [...]

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Positional Review: The Forwards Part Two

Positional Review: The Forwards Part Two

| April 22, 2011 | 1 Reply

SharePart two, The Negatives, of Josh Hilgendorf’s Bucksketball debut breaking down Bucks forwards this past season. Now that I am done squinting my eyes trying to find something positive about the Bucks forward play this season, I can relax a little bit and let the players do most of the work for me. This is [...]

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Positional Review: The Forwards Part One

Positional Review: The Forwards Part One

| April 22, 2011 | Reply

ShareYesterday, there were two.  Today, there are three.  Meet the second of Bucksketball.com’s new contributors, Josh Hilgendorf.  Josh has been spreading the gospel of Bucks in Madison since the team’s distant memory of a sprint to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2001.  He writes constantly and will now be doing so more about the Bucks [...]

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Part One: Haiku Reviews 2010-11

Part One: Haiku Reviews 2010-11

| April 18, 2011 | Reply

ShareGoin’ alphabetical this season.  First half today, second half tomorrow.  Enjoy. Earl Barron Once finished a play Coming out of timeout. Sad. Clear role, in swamp O. He was only in Milwaukee briefly, playing in seven March games, but he did well what he does.  He crashed the offensive glass and made mid-range jumpers.  He [...]

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The thrill of victory meets the agony of defeat: Bucks 90 – Heat 85

The thrill of victory meets the agony of defeat: Bucks 90 – Heat 85

| April 7, 2011 | 5 Replies

ShareLast summer, when we all had dreams, some would call them delusions now, of the Bucks beating the odds, competing hard every night and evolving into a force to be reckoned with in the Eastern Conference, those dreams had a lot to do with balance. No, the Bucks wouldn’t have three superstars like the Heat.  [...]

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Game 73 Preview: Bucks at Bobcats

Game 73 Preview: Bucks at Bobcats

| March 28, 2011 | Reply

Share Enemy: Queen City Hoops Point Guard Brandon Jennings vs. D.J. Augustin Saturday night’s struggles aside, Jennings is having a very good month of March, one of the best shooting months of his NBA career.  For the first time since his first professional month, Jennings is on track to shoot better than 40% (currently at [...]

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A shame: Kings 97 – Bucks 90

A shame: Kings 97 – Bucks 90

| March 24, 2011 | 1 Reply

ShareRecap/Box Score/Enemy John Salmons isn’t a very emotional basketball player.  You’ll hardly ever see him crack a smile on the court and when he’s vehemently protesting a call, as he sometimes does, it’s only when he swears he was fouled.  This side of Salmons carries over into the locker room before and after games as [...]

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Getting back into the rotation may be a tough task for returning Bucks

Getting back into the rotation may be a tough task for returning Bucks

| March 22, 2011 | 1 Reply

ShareWith Michael Redd and Drew Gooden working their way back onto the Milwaukee Bucks active roster, questions are bound to arise regarding just how minutes will be divvied up if the Bucks soon return to full health, something they haven’t had to deal with at virtually any point during this season. But until they do, [...]

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