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A little boost to help take care of business: Bucks 110 – Cavs 90

A little boost to help take care of business: Bucks 110 – Cavs 90

| March 9, 2011 | 7 Replies

Share Recap/Box Score/Enemy Wednesday night wasn’t the first time the Milwaukee Bucks needed Earl Boykins to jump-start a stalling offense.  Perhaps you remember Los Angeles.  Or Sacramento.  Or a home games against Dallas and Atlanta.  You get the picture.  It wasn’t Boykins first shot-making rodeo. And it probably won’t be his last, or the last [...]

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Those on the end of the bench most deserving of your empathy

Those on the end of the bench most deserving of your empathy

| March 8, 2011 | 4 Replies

ShareThere are a lot of players not playing in the NBA.  A lot of guys come to the arena night in and night out, prepare themselves, go through warm-ups, toss on a jersey and find themselves glued to the end of the bench all night long.  They do this night after night.  They’ll play here [...]

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A feel good balancing act: Bucks 92 – Pistons 90

A feel good balancing act: Bucks 92 – Pistons 90

| March 2, 2011 | Reply

ShareRecap/Box Score/Enemy Having had their collective backs up against the wall for most of the second half of the season, the Bucks have nightly been faced with two choices: come out fighting or find a way to move that wall back just a bit further.  Unfortunately for Bucks fans, the second option has often been [...]

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Making it look easy: Bucks 102 – Clippers 78

Making it look easy: Bucks 102 – Clippers 78

| February 15, 2011 | Reply

ShareRecap/Box Score/Enemy Every now and then, the Bucks show us all that they can still be pretty good.  There’s typically a catch though. Raptors. Nets. Cavs. Wizards. Clippers. Those are the last five opponents Milwaukee has defeated by double digits.  So maybe it’s not time to bust out the hot tubs filled with champagne just [...]

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Bucks searching for comfort, stability as health improves

Bucks searching for comfort, stability as health improves

| February 10, 2011 | 2 Replies

ShareIn three seasons as the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Scott Skiles has never had less than 11 different players start a game at some point in each season. You may be able to guess how he feels about rotations and roles. “I’m pretty simple when it comes to that,” he said.  “I think [...]

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Attention to Tendencies: Athleticism on display in Bucks-Hawks

Attention to Tendencies: Athleticism on display in Bucks-Hawks

| December 27, 2010 | Reply

ShareAt any level of basketball, superior talent and athletic ability does not always win out.  At some levels it does, grade school, middle school and high school come to mind, but this is the NBA you’re reading about.  If gathering athleticism were all it took to win games, the league would look drastically different.  It [...]

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Bucks release Darington Hobson, Skinner on the way?

Bucks release Darington Hobson, Skinner on the way?

| December 2, 2010 | Reply

Share(UPDATE: Milwaukee has officially signed Brian Skinner.) As reported earlier in the day by Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld.com, the Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on Darington Hobson.  In Kennedy’s story, he also says sources have indicated that Milwaukee will look to resign Brian Skinner, who was the final training camp cut prior to the regular [...]

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Ratings looking better for the Larry Sanders show

Ratings looking better for the Larry Sanders show

| November 18, 2010 | 7 Replies

Share The first block in particular is one no Bucks player outside of Andrew Bogut could have made. 60% of the time, Andrew Bogut is on the court for the Milwaukee Bucks at center.  In a related matter, the Bucks have had problems at the center position 40% of the time in this young season.  [...]

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The game where Brandon Jennings makes us all forget the previous two: Bucks 98 – Bobcats 88

The game where Brandon Jennings makes us all forget the previous two: Bucks 98 – Bobcats 88

| October 31, 2010 | 1 Reply

ShareOnly a day ago I was wondering if Brandon Jennings was even an okay shooter.  I was concerned we would never again see the flashes of dominance or awe inspiring games that we came to expect last November.  Less than 100 games into Jennings career, and here I was worrying that he was washed up. [...]

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