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ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- With his starting point guard down on the court in pain and the veteran backup out with a bad back, Bucks coach Larry Drew took a gander down his bench.
Just a day earlier, Drew had expressed his intention to take the development of rookie point guard Nate Wolters slowly. But everything changed 1 minute, 41 seconds into Milwaukee's first game of the season.
Brandon Knight had strained his right hamstring and Luke Ridnour couldn't play with back spasms, meaning Wolters had to be thrown right into the fire at Madison Square Garden.
"Things like this happen in the NBA, so you just have to be ready for when your name is called," Wolters said. "It just so happens that it happened to me during the first couple games of my career. It's been a good opportunity for me. I'm just going to work hard and try to get better every day and hopefully I get the results."
Thus far, the results have been better than the Bucks could have expect...
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MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks weren't pleased with their first showing in front of the home fans and set out to do something about it Wednesday night against Cleveland.
Disappointed with their energy and effort and the missed opportunities in Saturday night's loss to Toronto, the shorthanded Bucks put together a strong offensive performance and got the defensive stops...
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against Cleveland due to a swollen right thumb and is under investigation for an off-the-court incident.
Reports came out Wednesday evening that Sanders was apparently involved in an incident at a Milwaukee establishment Saturday night. Bucks coach Larry Drew commented on the matter in...
ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Ekpe Udoh wasn't planning on practicing Monday, but he suddenly changed his mind after realizing how many of his teammates weren't going to be able to go.
Instead of limiting himself, Udoh made it through a full practice for the first time since undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Oct. 11.
"I just had to will it, honestly,"...
Larry Drew is pondering another change to what has been an anemic starting lineup for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Without an adjustment, that unit could continue to struggle offensively Wednesday night against the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers, whose defense has been outstanding.
The Bucks (1-2) lost 97-90 to Toronto on Saturday in their home opener, their already ineffective starting...
So much for being the face of the franchise.
Here are the details courtesy of TMZ.
Sources who were at the club tell TMZ … Larry was walking by the VIP room when he got splashed with champagne from a group that was celebrating at a nearby table. We’re told Larry was familiar with some of the members of the other group. We’re told Larry confronted the group about the splash...
Milwaukee Bucks guard Caron Butler has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for what the league has deemed an “obscene gesture” during a 105-98 win over the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on Nov. 1. Butler’s supposed “obscene gesture,” commonly referred to as the “Big Balls Dance. Former point guard and current Washington Wizards assistant […]The post Caron Butler fined $15,000...
Starting center Larry Sanders was out of the Milwaukee Bucks lineup Wednesday night against Cleveland and apparently his absence stemmed from an off-court incident that occurred early Sunday morning.
In his pregame remarks Bucks coach Larry Drew said "it was reported there was an incident."
"I'm not sure exactly what happened," the coach said. "Right...
The NBA has fined Bucks forward Caron Butler $15,000 for making an obscene gesture in their win over the Celtics on Friday.
The Bucks won 105-98.
Butler's fine is the second of this nature the league has handed out this season, having tagged Andray Blatche for $15,000 already
Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders missed Wednesday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, won by Milwaukee 109-104, with a thumb injury, officially, but he is reportedly under investigation for a bar fight. We don’t yet if Larry Sanders got hurt from the incident which reportedly occurred Saturday night, or if the thumb injury is not related at all to the incident...
The NBA announced Wednesday that Bucks forward, Caron Butler, has been fined $15,000 for “making an obscene gesture” during Milwaukee’s 105-98 win over the Celtics Friday.
Butler’s gesture occurred with 3:54 remaining in the fourth quarter of the game.
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So much for being the face of the franchise.
The Racine Journal Times is reporting that Milwaukee Bucks’ forward Larry Sanders will miss Wednesday ballgame after being involved in a bar fight on Tuesday.
Sanders’ of course signed a new four year $44 million deal in the off-season, but has been unhappy with his limited role under Larry Drew, and is averaging just four points...
An all-time favorite basketball player for many no one, Zaza Pachulia has deservedly received a warning today for violating NBA's anti-flopping rule against the Celtics three nights ago. The call on this play was an offensive foul on Sullinger. Here's the video of the play.
Pachulia was not alone as Mills, Love and Brewer also received flop warnings. Along with John Wall...
Milwaukee Bucks forward Caron Butler has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for making an obscene gesture.
The incident occurred in the Bucks' 105-98 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday.
Writing about basketball teams on a micro game-by-game basis is sometimes a daunting challenge. Not that it’s hard to find things to write about. In the NBA season, there are almost always storylines galore. No, the hard part is deciphering what matters at the 5-game point of the season.
A lot of us get over eager to project early season results in the context of an 82 game season...