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What the Lottery Has Meant for the Bucks

What the Lottery Has Meant for the Bucks

| May 17, 2011 | Reply

Share The NBA Draft Lottery was created to dissuade tanking. Whether or not the lottery has succeeded, is up to your own judgment (Quick answer: no). Milwaukee did their best to tank their way to the top of the Greg Oden/Kevin Durant lottery, but the basketball Gods did not reward the regular efforts of Damir [...]

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Milwaukee’s use of the D-League

Milwaukee’s use of the D-League

| September 7, 2010 | 1 Reply

ShareRecently, the TrueHoop Network’s D-League blog D-League Digest polled the network to see what respective blogs thought about their team’s usage of the D-League as a development tool. As far as the Bucks are concerned, I gave them a D.  Here’s a sample of my thoughts on the matter: It’s tough to criticize the Bucks [...]

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Venn Diagram: Joe Alexander and Gordon Hayward

Venn Diagram: Joe Alexander and Gordon Hayward

| June 9, 2010 | 4 Replies

ShareI’m constantly reading, hearing, seeing and being told how the Bucks may make a mistake and draft “another Joe Alexander” in Gordon Hayward. But I don’t get it. If it means drafting a player who won’t work out, that makes some sense, but Milwaukee will run that risk with anyone they draft. Of course, I [...]

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Looking for clues on the Bucks draft philosophy

Looking for clues on the Bucks draft philosophy

| May 31, 2010 | 2 Replies

ShareWithout ever having been in one, it’s difficult for me to know just how NBA teams’ war room’s operate. I do have my ideas though. I imagine piles of data everywhere, organized by player, with a dry erase board full of player’s names (probably on magnets) and ranked by position, overall and where they will [...]

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Report: Bucks Get John Salmons for Warrick and Alexander

Report: Bucks Get John Salmons for Warrick and Alexander

| February 17, 2010 | 6 Replies

ShareThe Bucks have made a trade. Details have not been finalized and the two players the Bucks give up could end up being HakimWarrick and Joe Alexander, but here was the initial report. From ESPN TrueHoop: The Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks were nearing completion of the John Salmons trade Thursday morning. However, although the [...]

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Navigating Through the Swamp of Trade Rumors

Navigating Through the Swamp of Trade Rumors

| February 15, 2010 | 12 Replies

ShareThe weeks and days leading up to the trade deadline involve so many rumors that it’s hard to keep track of what’s reality and what’s fiction. That’s where I come in. I’ve constructed a handy guide of the Bucks players most likely to be on the move.  I’ll fill you in on where they could [...]

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An Upcoming D-League Debut for Joe Alexander

An Upcoming D-League Debut for Joe Alexander

| January 20, 2010 | Reply

ShareThe time has come for Joe Alexander. He’ll likely finally be getting his chance to earn some real playing time and be a featured option in the offense.  The only problem?  It’ll be for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA’s D-League. From the Milwaukee Bucks The Milwaukee Bucks have assigned second-year forward Joe [...]

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Bucks Lose More Than A Game To Lakers: Lakers 95 – Bucks 77

Bucks Lose More Than A Game To Lakers: Lakers 95 – Bucks 77

| January 11, 2010 | 6 Replies

ShareIt’s hard to even be concerned about a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on the road.  That talent disparity is too great and the road troubles too significant for the current version of the Milwaukee Bucks. But it isn’t hard to be concerned about another knee injury to Michael Redd. Either on his jump [...]

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The Bucks As Currently Constructed

The Bucks As Currently Constructed

| December 26, 2009 | 4 Replies

ShareIt feels like I’m watching the same movie over and over.  I know what’s going to happen, I know who the good and bad guys are, the sub-plot never changes and the setting is always cold.  Only it’s more frustrating than a typical film, because before I ever started watching this gloomy presentation I knew [...]

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