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Kareem Abdul-Jabaar is interested in becoming the next Bucks coach.  Wait…WHAT?!?

Kareem Abdul-Jabaar is interested in becoming the next Bucks coach. Wait…WHAT?!?

| March 6, 2013 | 25 Replies

Share For a team fighting for the lowest playoff seed in the inferior conference, the Milwaukee Bucks sure have been receiving a lot of attention lately. Whether it was rumors that placed young potential cornerstone Brandon Jennings at odds with management, trade rumors swirling around the starting backcourt,  or making the biggest splash of the trade deadline, [...]

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Old Bucks Box Scores Now Available

Old Bucks Box Scores Now Available

| January 25, 2012 | 1 Reply

ShareI’m freaking out a little right now because Basketball-Reference just acquired box scores from every in NBA history. Everything before the 1985-86 season is an image scan. The pen marks and the wrinkles which adds an awe factor to the whole affair. Up above is the last box score from the Bucks only championship season. [...]

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Wayne Embry: Pioneers, Betrayal and What the Hell Happened Here

Wayne Embry: Pioneers, Betrayal and What the Hell Happened Here

| January 16, 2012 | 1 Reply

ShareAll quotes come from Wayne Embry’s autobiography THE INSIDE GAME: RACE POWER AND POLITICS IN THE NBA Please don’t sue me. Bob Lanier was an imposing man: 6’11” and 260 lbs that bullied other grown men around all the time. But right now he was staring at the ground like a scolded child as the [...]

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Bucks History and Retired Numbers

Bucks History and Retired Numbers

| September 11, 2009 | 7 Replies

Retiring a player’s number is a special event that is supposed to be reserved for special players in a team’s history. If a ten-year-old kid looks up at the Bucks rafters this season he’s going to see Bob Lanier’s name and number up there with Oscar Robertson and Kareem. He’s going to think Lanier played as important a role for the Bucks as The Big O and Kareem. He’s going to be wrong.

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