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Troy Kinunen's heart rate spiked as the minutes ticked away on Saturday. He stared at his phone and dialed from Milwaukee to New York City repeatedly, test calls to make sure the voice on the other end of the auction would answer when it mattered most.
For a Milwaukee sports memorabilia collector chasing one of the biggest scores in the city's sports history, this moment brought the highest levels of stress.
"I had two phones, two extra batteries," said Kinunen, who runs the Milwaukee memorabilia evaluation and research company MEARS. "I was a nervous wreck for like three hours. I didn't want to miss it. I kept calling my contact. I had a backup phone. I took it real serious. I didn't want anything to go wrong."
In the end, Kinunen's agonizing made way for elation. He placed the winning bid of 80,000 on a home white Milwaukee Bucks jersey worn by Lew Alcindor from 1969-71. The jersey, Alcindor's last before he became Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, w...
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The Milwaukee Bucks have suspended center Samuel Dalembert for one game without pay due to a violation of team policy, general manager John Hammond announced Tuesday.
Dalembert, 31, will serve his suspension Tuesday night when the Bucks play in Dallas.
After rejoining the Bucks rotation in late January, Dalembert has averaged 9.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game in Milwaukee...
The Milwaukee Bucks were tired of losing close games. They just needed somebody to step up and slam the door.
Tuesday night in Dallas, Monta Ellis did just that. Playing point guard down the stretch, Ellis put together one of his best performances of the season on both ends of the court.
Scoring 11 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, Ellis added nine assists and six steals...
Monta Ellis just ran.
He didn't even see the fortuitous bounce that sunk his buzzer beating 3-pointer to give the Bucks a 110-107 victory in Houston on Wednesday night.
With Brandon Jennings stuck near the sideline and cut off by Jeremy Lin, Ellis popped up to bail him out. Catching the ball while twisting around and elevating over the 6-foot-9 Chandler Parsons, Ellis sunk...
Brandon Jennings didn’t deny the report that speculated he hopes to land in Dallas this summer when he will be a restricted free agent. Instead, Jennings raved about the Mavs and their winning philosophy prior to his team’s matchup with the aformentioned later that night.
According to ESPN Dallas:
“Who wouldn’t want to play in an environment like this every night?” Jennings...
Monta Ellis had a night for the ages by going for 27 points, 13 assists, and a nifty game-winner. Check out how Monta threw up a prayer and somehow it was answered to lead the Bucks to a 110-107 win over the Houston Rockets. Ellis received the ball with only a couple seconds left on the clock with his back to the rim and he somehow did a 180 degree spin and made the long three...
The Milwaukee Bucks have suspended Samuel Dalembert for one game without pay due to a “violation of team policy.”
The center, averaging 7 points and 5.8 rebounds in 16.7 minutes per game this season, will miss Tuesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Monta Ellis throws up a three-point prayer at the buzzer to give the Bucks a 110-107 win over the Rockets Tuesday night:
Monta Ellis sank an off-balance 3-pointer just before the final buzzer to give the Milwaukee Bucks a 110-107 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Ellis scored 27 points and handed out 13 assists, Ersan Ilyasova added 20 points and the Bucks won in Houston for the second straight season.
The Bucks went down to the wire again after beating Dallas 95-90 on Tuesday...
Clinging to the Western Conference's final playoff spot, the Houston Rockets know they must capitalize on prime opportunities to pick up victories.
Houston seeks a sixth straight home win while avoiding a second consecutive loss to a sub-.500 opponent as it hosts the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
The Rockets (31-27) lead the ninth-place Los Angeles Lakers by three games...
As stated earlier tonight, buzzer beaters are the pinnacle of moments for a basketball game and for broadcasters. This impressive and awkward turn around game winning 3-pointer by Monta Ellis to put the Milwaukee Bucks over the Houston Rockets was excellent. Not so excellent, the possibly confused and uninterested call from the booth. Like I said, take a lesson from the call guys...
The D-Fenders have acquired Jerome Jordan from the Reno Bighorns in exchange for Ronald Dupree and Orien Greene.