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The dry witticisms (Kiddicisms?) of Milwaukee’s new head coach

The dry witticisms (Kiddicisms?) of Milwaukee’s new head coach

| October 1, 2014

Share Jason Kidd came to Milwaukee with a less than sterling reputation with the East Coast media. They all seemed to hold some grudges and were quick to bury him when he was leaving Brooklyn for Milwaukee. But he seemed just swell up on display in front of the Milwaukee media on Monday morning at the [...]

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Kendall Marshall has nothing to lose, so he’s just going to go out there and play

Kendall Marshall has nothing to lose, so he’s just going to go out there and play

| September 30, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareIt was a precipitous fall from grace for Kendall Marshall.  On October 28, 2013, he was released by the Washington Wizards. The Wizards saw him only as a contract, a throw-in by the Phoenix Suns to make the trade for Marcin Gortat possible. A first round pick only a year and a half before, now he was only a [...]

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Brandon Knight will not let go of the point guard position

Brandon Knight will not let go of the point guard position

| September 30, 2014 | 5 Replies

Share“It’s basketball. It’s basketball players. That’s who they are. You guys do all the labeling.” – Jason Kidd at Media Day By almost all accounts, Brandon Knight had the best season of his three year NBA career last season. It could almost been seen as a breakout season. Career highs in points per game, assists per game, [...]

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Episode 13: Offseason Review, Roster Breakdown and Arena Update

Episode 13: Offseason Review, Roster Breakdown and Arena Update

| September 25, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareJust in time for training camp, the Bucksketball podcast is back. Look, we even have a new logo! Nick Whalen, Preston Schmitt and Bucksketball himself, Jeremy Schmidt, discuss an eventful Bucks offseason. How does Kendall Marshall fit in with this roster? What position should Jabari Parker play? Is Ersan Ilyasova still on the team? Plus, [...]

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Picking and rolling with Giannis Antetokounmpo

Picking and rolling with Giannis Antetokounmpo

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareThe NBA today, it’s a pick-and-roll game. The easiest play possible can present many difficulties for a defense. It can lead into a roll man catching a pass on the move that he lays in at the rim or it can lead to a point guard firing a pass across the court to a waiting [...]

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It’s time to thrive, Giannis Antetokounmpo

It’s time to thrive, Giannis Antetokounmpo

| September 23, 2014 | 11 Replies

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo was a below average 19-year-old NBA player last season. Don’t interpret that as “he was a below average player and a 19-year-old.” Understand that, in terms of 19-year-old NBA players historically, he was below average. After a long off-season, this is how I invite back your vitriol. I just wanted to get that [...]

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Gary Payton talks about mentoring Giannis Antetokounmpo (VIDEO)

Gary Payton talks about mentoring Giannis Antetokounmpo (VIDEO)

| September 19, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share There have been some reports about Gary Payton joining the staff of the Milwaukee Bucks to be a special coach for Giannis Antetokounmpo as a point guard. Here is the video of Payton, talking from a press event in Greece. I’m not quite sure is rises to the level of being a member of [...]

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In Milwaukee and abroad, Joe Prunty is always coaching

In Milwaukee and abroad, Joe Prunty is always coaching

| September 18, 2014 | Reply

ShareWhen the US team defeated Serbia Sunday for the gold medal of the FIBA World Cup, the season of international basketball for NBA players effectively came to a close. Among the Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo figured most prominently. Coming off the bench for a Greece team that went undefeated in group play, Antetokounmpo averaged 6.3 points and [...]

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Buck Hits: 82 games on TV, the Bucks are working out, and dancing, dancing, dancing

Buck Hits: 82 games on TV, the Bucks are working out, and dancing, dancing, dancing

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareMedia Day is just a couple of weeks away for the Bucks, and just like 29 other NBA teams, they’ll stay undefeated in the regular season for most of October. So while it is always easy to be optimistic at this time of year, new ownership and a young nucleus make it particularly easy to [...]

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