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Reports: Bucks finalize deal with Nets, send two second round picks for new coach Jason Kidd

Reports: Bucks finalize deal with Nets, send two second round picks for new coach Jason Kidd

| June 30, 2014 | 23 Replies

Share Jason Kidd will be the next head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. According to ESPN, then reported by multiple other outlets, the Bucks have agreed to send two second round picks to the Brooklyn Nets for Kidd. Kidd will sign a new multi-year deal with the Bucks to serve only as the head coach, [...]

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Hammond, Drew react to selecting Jabari Parker

Hammond, Drew react to selecting Jabari Parker

| June 27, 2014 | Reply

ShareAfter the Milwaukee Bucks selected Jabari Parker with the #2 pick in the NBA Draft, John Hammond, Larry Drew, and Parker all took their turns addressing the media. We noted earlier how excited they were when talking about Parker at the Public Market. But they had great things to say after the pick itself. We’ve got the [...]

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The Bucks wanted Jabari Parker. Jabari Parker wanted the Bucks. Now they want to do great things together.

The Bucks wanted Jabari Parker. Jabari Parker wanted the Bucks. Now they want to do great things together.

| June 27, 2014 | 9 Replies

ShareThe second floor of the Milwaukee Public Market had reached its maximum public capacity. There was a man at the steps leading to its second level that informed me they wouldn’t allow anyone else up unless I was in the media or with the Milwaukee Bucks. I got lucky. It wasn’t quite 11:00 AM, when [...]

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You’ll Never Believe the One Crazy Trick Your Subpar NBA Team Could Use to Become a Contender

You’ll Never Believe the One Crazy Trick Your Subpar NBA Team Could Use to Become a Contender

| May 6, 2014 | 7 Replies

ShareFive, ten, thirty years ago, the world was a simpler place. Titles were titles, tidy encapsulations of stories. When the lead story of a newspaper read, “British Troops Encircle Capital”, the words summed up an entire story in four words. Now, thanks to Upworthy, Buzzfeed, Distractify and the like, titles have been replaced with nebulous mini-paragraphs that [...]

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Haiku reviews 2014 edition: The Disappointments

Haiku reviews 2014 edition: The Disappointments

| April 17, 2014 | 12 Replies

ShareLarry Sanders Trouble on/off court tried the patience of many. Enjoys Instagram. Inconsistency is often the hallmark of a bad season for a basketball player, but it’s hard to say Sanders was inconsistent this season. He was injured in the exhibition season. He was injured throughout most of November, December, February, March and April. He [...]

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Why doesn’t John Henson play more?

Why doesn’t John Henson play more?

| April 11, 2014 | 13 Replies

ShareA text came through my phone around 9 PM Wednesday night: Henson might be softer than Drake Topical. A friend of mine was at the Milwaukee Bucks – Indiana Pacers game and she had seen enough out of John Henson. To be fair, she’s probably attended more games than any other friend of mine, so [...]

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Swept away: Bucks 108 – Lakers 105

Swept away: Bucks 108 – Lakers 105

| March 27, 2014 | 6 Replies

Share Los Angeles Lakers 105 Final Recap | Box Score 108 Milwaukee Bucks Khris Middleton, PF Shot Chart 31 MIN | 6-9 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 2 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 14 PTS | -6 I typically don’t notice the passing of Khris Middleton, [...]

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John Henson confirms he is right-handed, despite constantly using his left hand

John Henson confirms he is right-handed, despite constantly using his left hand

| February 21, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareAfter a recent Milwaukee Bucks-Los Angeles Clippers game, I chatted with a couple of the folks from ClipperBlog that I got to know last summer at the Las Vegas Summer League, Andrew Han and Seerat Sohi. One of the centerpieces to our Vegas friendship was John Henson, Milwaukee’s second year power forward/center who made something [...]

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The evolution of Khris Middleton has yet to begin

The evolution of Khris Middleton has yet to begin

| February 13, 2014 | 8 Replies

ShareThe journey from second round obscurity to starting lineup spotlight isn’t an easy one. It’s rarely made. It’s even rarer that it’s sustained for an extensive amount of time. In a way, Khris Middleton has already won. He rose from injured college player and lightly regarded second round pick to NBA starter in just two [...]

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