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The many possible timelines of the Milwaukee Bucks 2013 offseason

The many possible timelines of the Milwaukee Bucks 2013 offseason

| June 19, 2013 | 25 Replies

Share The Milwaukee Bucks usually don’t have a surplus of anything intriguing (unless you have some unhealthy admiration for the power forward position). This summer, however, the Bucks do have something they haven’t had in quite some time: Options. They are at a unique crossroads where they could legitimately choose any direction for the franchise [...]

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Monta Ellis will opt out of contract

Monta Ellis will opt out of contract

| June 17, 2013 | 11 Replies

ShareMonta Ellis has informed the Milwaukee Bucks he will be opting out of the last season of his contract, according to Chris Broussard. Sources: Monte Ellis has told Bucks he is opting out of the 1-year, $11 million left on his contract. Will become coveted free agent — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 17, 2013 Ellis had [...]

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Bucks, Ellis can’t agree on two year extension. Ugh.

Bucks, Ellis can’t agree on two year extension. Ugh.

| June 7, 2013 | 18 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks are not so ready to let Monta Ellis go, it seems. The Bucks offered Ellis a 2-year, $24.8 million extension, predicated on Ellis opting in to the final year of his deal, totaling 3 years and around $36 million for the 27 year old guard. Reports say that Ellis did not accept [...]

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Let’s all hope reports are incorrect because reports say the Bucks want to bring back Monta Ellis

Let’s all hope reports are incorrect because reports say the Bucks want to bring back Monta Ellis

| May 31, 2013 | 31 Replies

ShareAn interest in having Monta Ellis play for the basketball team you run doesn’t necessarily mean you’re an unreasonable or incompetent NBA general manager. Ellis scores enough and passes enough that he automatically qualifies as an intriguing NBA player. He’s the kind of player that often leaves you wanting and believing that he can do more [...]

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Remember the 2012-13 Bucks? Here are words that most accurately sum them up.

Remember the 2012-13 Bucks? Here are words that most accurately sum them up.

| May 23, 2013 | 5 Replies

ShareMitch Vomhof back to take a look at all of the articles written on Bucksketball.com this season and break down the words we used. Man, I write “just” like, constantly. – JS If we’re being honest, the Bucks aren’t having the most exciting off season. JJ Redick probably won’t be back, the team was happy [...]

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Bucksketball Podcast – Episode 009

Bucksketball Podcast – Episode 009

| May 10, 2013 | 3 Replies

ShareIn which I mistakenly refer to us as embarking on episode number eight. We also talk about the infamous Larry Sanders/Monta Ellis dispute, potential Bucks coaching candidates and off-season priorities. Oh and Producer Jeramey obliterates me in the Basketball-Reference Game once again. I hate that game and the day I came up with it.

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An investigaton: What were Larry Sanders and Monta Ellis really fighting about?

An investigaton: What were Larry Sanders and Monta Ellis really fighting about?

| May 9, 2013 | 5 Replies

ShareAs Ken Berg of CBSsports.com reported, during halftime of Game 3 against the Miami Heat, Larry Sanders “almost came to blows” with teammate Monta Ellis in the locker room.    Sanders apparently gave a speech about playing together  and not worrying about next season or being selfish.  Ellis took offense to this and the two reportedly [...]

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It’s a trap! No, it’s just the Heat and they are big, fast and strong.

It’s a trap! No, it’s just the Heat and they are big, fast and strong.

| April 26, 2013 | 11 Replies

ShareAnother game against the Miami Heat, another rough night for Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis. Milwaukee’s diminutive guards are capable of impressive nights. Nights filled with highlight reel fast breaks, long threes, flashy passes and swaggy celebrations. At their very best, they’re fast, capable of creating turnovers and impressive scorers. At their worst, Jennings and [...]

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Oy: Heat 110 – Bucks 87

Oy: Heat 110 – Bucks 87

| April 22, 2013 | 29 Replies

Share Lonely Bucks fan watches game in Miami, becomes a Witness. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) I’m not sure what caused it, but I felt some sort of feeling before Sunday’s playoff opener for the Milwaukee Bucks. As I waited what felt like forever for the day games to wrap up and Milwaukee to take the court [...]

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