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Scott Skiles and Milwaukee Bucks part ways, Jim Boylan named Interim Head Coach

Scott Skiles and Milwaukee Bucks part ways, Jim Boylan named Interim Head Coach

| January 8, 2013 | 11 Replies

Share The Milwaukee Bucks are making national news!  At….11:30 at night. From Sam Amick at USAToday Sports: Milwaukee Bucks and coach Scott Skiles have agreed to part ways, according to a person familiar with the discussions.  The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because the team had yet to announce [...]

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Aldridge: Skiles unlikely to return to Bucks next season

Aldridge: Skiles unlikely to return to Bucks next season

| January 7, 2013 | 30 Replies

SharePer NBA.com’s David Aldridge, it seems unlikely that Scott Skiles will return to the Milwaukee Bucks as coach next season, regardless of how this one plays out. Multiple league sources say that Skiles, who is in the final year of the five-year contract he signed in 2008, has informed the Bucks that he does not [...]

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As advertised: Bucks bigs helping them get defensive again

As advertised: Bucks bigs helping them get defensive again

| November 13, 2012 | 5 Replies

ShareAll that was advertised as good about the Milwaukee Bucks defense was on display in the fourth quarter of their 105-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers Monday night. This season, we’re supposed to see a much more defensively focused group of Milwaukee big men. Either through development, as in the case of Larry Sanders and [...]

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2012 Player Capsules: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute

2012 Player Capsules: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute

| October 1, 2012 | Reply

ShareWhen Luc Richard Mbah a Moute was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2008, he joined an organization that had recently undergone an overhaul. The John Hammond/Scott Skiles era had begun. Ramon Sessions, Michael Redd, Richard Jefferson, Charlie Villaneuva and Andrew Bogut were ready to show the league that defense truly didn’t matter. Unfortunately, that [...]

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So is this Ersan Ilyasova deal a bargain, a steal or another in a long line of mistakes?

So is this Ersan Ilyasova deal a bargain, a steal or another in a long line of mistakes?

| July 27, 2012 | 54 Replies

ShareObviously I’m not the highest on the resigning of Ersan Ilyasova. Or on most of the things the Milwaukee Bucks have done over the past couple of years. I was still under the Fear the Deer spell through the Stephen Jackson move, but since then, the Mike Dunleavy deal was fine and draft picks are draft picks, but [...]

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Milwaukee Bucks Roundtable: Milwaukee’s ceiling, floor and everything in between

Milwaukee Bucks Roundtable: Milwaukee’s ceiling, floor and everything in between

| July 27, 2012 | 15 Replies

ShareShirley, you’ve noticed the additional writers brought onto the Bucksketball staff lately … haven’t you? ANSWER ME SHIRLEY! Airplane. Nailed it. Ahem. We thought it would be fun to kick around a couple of late July questions to get kind of a pre-post free agency analysis of where things stand for the Bucks right now. [...]

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John Hammond is always looking to improve the Milwaukee Bucks

John Hammond is always looking to improve the Milwaukee Bucks

| July 24, 2012 | 31 Replies

ShareBucks GM John Hammond recently sat down with Bill Ingram of HoopsWorld to discuss Summer League, the Bogut departure (that led to an offseason need), and his feelings on the draft.  He also—in classic John Hammond style—offered up this little quote, when asked if the Bucks were done with free agency or still looking to [...]

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Carlos Delfino’s Feelings Are Hurt

Carlos Delfino’s Feelings Are Hurt

| July 23, 2012 | 5 Replies

ShareFrom Hoopshype.com “I expected to have at least a conversation [with Milwaukee],” Delfino told HoopsHype. “I ended up aggravating my injury because I wanted to play with the Bucks. It hurts me a little bit that they have not even reached out to me. That’s life, things happen. I learned from the experience. Coach Scott [Skiles] [...]

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UPDATE: The Bucks are not going stay at number 12 on draft night

UPDATE: The Bucks are not going stay at number 12 on draft night

| June 27, 2012 | 5 Replies

ShareUPDATE: Ignore this post. Bucks traded down. More coming soon. Rumors are flying that the Milwaukee Bucks are attempting to trade up to acquire the moderately raw John Henson in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Gery Woelfel reported as much on Monday. Alex Kennedy followed up with the same report Tuesday. All this despite John Hammond doing [...]

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