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Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Greece stay undefeated (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Greece stay undefeated (VIDEO)

| September 2, 2014 | Reply

Share Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 15 points to help Greece up their record to 3-0 in FIBA group play. Antetokounmpo shot 5-for-11 from the field and 5-for-8 from the free throw line, while also grabbing 3 rebounds. (The video below puts 4 of his 5 baskets in the game highlights.) His steal led to a game-icing [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 11 points in FIBA opening game (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 11 points in FIBA opening game (VIDEO)

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 points in Greece’s 87-64 win over Senegal yesterday.  He made both of his field goal attempts — a pair of transition dunks — while also converting 7 of 8 free throw attempts (for a total of 11 points on 2 field goals attempted). More than that, though, he was a legitimate influence [...]

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2 dribbles, 70 feet: A short video history of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s long strides

2 dribbles, 70 feet: A short video history of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s long strides

| August 21, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo did that thing again this week where he goes many feet in few bounces. This time, he pummeled Turkey in a pre-FIBA tuneup with a 70-foot, 2-dribble dunk. Giannis has done a lot of this so far, and there’s no reason not to expect more as the 19-year-old gets older and stronger. From [...]

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Buck Hits: New owners, Kidd talks about his roster, lots of Giannis, and a new lottery?

Buck Hits: New owners, Kidd talks about his roster, lots of Giannis, and a new lottery?

| July 17, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareDespite the activity at the Las Vegas Summer League, there are a number of stories relevant to the Bucks away from Vegas, starting with a slate of new owners. Bucks.com Wednesday night, Adam Silver announced that a new slate of owners had been approved by the NBA’s Board of Governors earlier that day. On Thursday, [...]

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Summer Spurs 100 – Summer Bucks 71: A lot of Giannis, a little of Jabari and precious little else

Summer Spurs 100 – Summer Bucks 71: A lot of Giannis, a little of Jabari and precious little else

| July 16, 2014 | 13 Replies

Share The Summer Bucks continued to flounder in the Las Vegas Summer League, dropping a 100-71 loss to the summer version of the San Antonio Spurs. Giannis Antetokounmpo paced the Bucks with 20 points as he continued his adventures as the offensive creator for Milwaukee’s offense. Some may go so far as to call him [...]

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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

ShareJason 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 that [...]

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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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