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Kendall Marshall: Milwaukee’s best passing guard and Milwaukee’s worst scoring guard

Kendall Marshall: Milwaukee’s best passing guard and Milwaukee’s worst scoring guard

| August 4, 2014 | 12 Replies

Share I didn’t realize it at the time, but now I know I’ve spent far too many hours justifying Brandon Jennings‘s ability to play point guard in my life. Virtually for as long as he was with the Milwaukee Bucks, I remember having conversations about his assist numbers and offensive productivity. It wasn’t that he was a [...]

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Summer Jazz 87 – Summer Bucks 71: Giannis … then everyone else

Summer Jazz 87 – Summer Bucks 71: Giannis … then everyone else

| July 15, 2014 | 22 Replies

ShareIt was almost alarming how bad the Summer Milwaukee Bucks looked Monday night in an 87-71 loss to the Summer Utah Jazz. They couldn’t hit a jump shot. They couldn’t finish at the rim. They had no answer for raw second year center Rudy Gobert, who sealed off defenders and finished in the paint on offense [...]

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Summer Suns 93 – Summer Bucks 82: Parker the power forward

Summer Suns 93 – Summer Bucks 82: Parker the power forward

| July 14, 2014

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Phoenix Suns in a very Las Vegas Summer League game Sunday night.  The pace was frantic. The game was sloppy. The players were winded and tried to do too much. They keep stats for summer league games. Jabari Parker finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Nate Wolters scored [...]

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What is a “jock tax” and is it a fair means to a new arena in Milwaukee?

What is a “jock tax” and is it a fair means to a new arena in Milwaukee?

| July 11, 2014 | 4 Replies

SharePreston Schmitt has been doing some killer research around the idea of a new arena in Milwaukee. He’s put together an extensive glossary to help you understand the situation and parties involved. It’s necessary reading. Today, he digs further into the idea of a “jock tax”, just what that entails and how it can be [...]

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Milwaukee Bucks 2014 Vegas Summer League roster announced

Milwaukee Bucks 2014 Vegas Summer League roster announced

| July 4, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareThe Milwaukee Bucks announced their 2014 Vegas Summer League roster yesterday. The group is headlined by Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo.  Nate Wolters and Chris Wright of last season’s Bucks and second round selection Johnny O’Bryant will be making the trip as well. Among non-roster players, former Purdue center JaJuan Johnson likely has the most potential. As a senior at Purdue, he was the Big 10 Player [...]

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Arbitrarily graded: John Hammond’s draft picks

Arbitrarily graded: John Hammond’s draft picks

| May 28, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareWe started reviewing John Hammond’s history as the general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks as it relates to the NBA draft on Tuesday. Today, we dig in deeper and analyze how each of his picks performed related to players selected around them and players historically picked in that draft slot. (A note on the charts: The first [...]

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Individual NBA player points allowed per possession fits an approximate normal distribution

Individual NBA player points allowed per possession fits an approximate normal distribution

| March 25, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareWhen you make a bar graph of a numeric variable against the frequency with which certain values show up, the normal distribution (i.e., bell curve) shows up in a lot of places. If you graphed variables like the height of adult males in the U.S., or home sales prices in a given zip code for [...]

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Nate Wolters breaks hand

Nate Wolters breaks hand

| March 21, 2014 | 5 Replies

ShareBucks guard Nate Wolters fractured his left (non-shooting) hand in the first quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors. He left the game in the second quarter and did not return. While no official statement has been made, it is quite likely that the rookie’s season is over. Wolters averaged 7.2 points [...]

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Carmelo-ization: Knicks 115 – Bucks 94

Carmelo-ization: Knicks 115 – Bucks 94

| March 15, 2014 | 16 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 94 Recap | Box Score 115 New York Knicks Ersan Ilyasova, PF 25 MIN | 3-10 FG | 2-2 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 8 PTS | -16 8 points on 30% shooting. Amar’e Stoudemire has been playing well and [...]

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