Posted December 13, 2012 on
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A visit to Cleveland should provide the Milwaukee Bucks with a good opportunity to extend their winning streak to a season-high four games.
The Bucks can accomplish that feat with a ninth consecutive victory over the Cavaliers on Friday night.
Milwaukee (11-9) has not trailed over the final three quarters in any of its last three games, holding opponents to averages of 88.7 points and 40.7 percent shooting. The Bucks never fell behind Wednesday in a 98-85 win over Sacramento, using a 12-2 run over the third and fourth quarters to take a 15-point lead and control of the game.
Brandon Jennings scored 19 points and Monta Ellis added 17 with 11 assists as Milwaukee overcame a 40.6-percent shooting effort. Off to their best 20-game start since opening 12-8 in 2005, the Bucks held a Kings' squad minus big man DeMarcus Cousins to 37.2 percent from the field and pulled down a season-high 60 rebounds.
"Neither team played well," coach Scott Skiles told the Bucks' offici...
BEST OF MAXIM
Banged up, battered and bruised, the Milwaukee Bucks found a way to get the job done yet again.
Playing down three players, with three more fighting to play through injuries and illness, Milwaukee won its fourth straight game. Forcing 27 turnovers, the most by an opponent since 2003, the Bucks did just enough to squeak out a 90-86 victory in Cleveland.
While the headlines will...
Unfortunately Kyrie Irving didn’t do so well on his test.
CJ Miles came into this game picking up right where he left off. He scored 11 of the Cavaliers first 13 points and the Cavs bench played the best quarter of their season in the 2nd quarter. The Cavaliers were up 54-38 with about 4 minutes left in the first half. It looked like the Cavaliers would be cruising to another win...
Apologies to all for no contest yesterday, but we are back online today with another giveaway. Ericj_d was the winner of Monday’s giveaway. Cavalier fans everywhere were the winner last night though. Great game by Kyrie and CJ Miles.
To celebrate that win, we’re going with another Cavalier themed prize pack today.
Just a reminder how the giveaway works. For the next 11 weekdays...
Cleveland guard Dion Waiters is expected to return from a sprained left ankle for the Cavaliers' game Tuesday night against Toronto.
Waiters, the former Syracuse player taken with the No. 4 pick in the draft, hasn't played since being injured against Portland on Dec. 1. He has missed seven straight games and won't play Saturday when Cleveland visits New York. Waiters...
The NBA tweeted the first batch of results for All-Star balloting-
1st Returns, East Backcourt: D.Wade (430,925), Rajon Rondo (382,613), Deron Williams (211,426), Kyrie Irving (155,989), Ray Allen (130,016)
— 2013 #NBAAllStar(@NBAAllStar) December 13, 2012
Irving is fourth despite missing half the Cavaliers’ games this season.
Anderson Varejao, who leads the league in rebounding...
Brandon Jennings scored 19 points, Monta Ellis had 17 points and 11 assists and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Sacramento Kings 98-85 on Wednesday night.
Ersan Ilyasova added 16 points and a season-high 14 rebounds, and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute scored a season-high 17 points in his first start of the season for Milwaukee (11-9), which has its best 20-game start since 2005-06.
Monta Ellis scored a season-high 33 points, Brandon Jennings added 16 and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 90-86 on Friday night.
The win gave Milwaukee a season-high four-game winning streak and was the Bucks' ninth straight victory over the Cavaliers.
Kyrie Irving scored 26 points to lead Cleveland, which committed a season-high 27 turnovers. The Cavaliers...
Kyrie Irving was ready. The self-proclaimed Cavaliers’ biggest cheerleader was ready to put down his pom poms and swap his suit for a wine and gold jersey. He knew that all of his begging and pleas would fall on the deaf ears of team physicians, keeping a long term, investment-like frame of mind when it came to clearing the reigning Rookie of the Year to resume full basketball...
Mike D'Antoni and the Lakers lost to the measly Cleveland Cavaliers last night 100-94. This clearly puts all the blame on D'Antoni for not "bringing back" the Lakers. Not that this particular Lakers team was ever at the top in the first place. D'Antoni was grilled by the media after the game with multiple questions about the defense and Mike broke down...
Celtics (22-7) vs. Bucks (19-13)
December 14, 1979
The Celtics opened their third straight weekend set of three-games-in-three-days with the Western Conference’s Milwaukee Bucks. The two teams squared off just five days earlier at the MECCA and were set to conclude the season series at the friendly confines of the Boston Garden. Don Nelson’s Bucks had started...
With the Cavaliers having two rookies playing prominent minutes, WFNY thought it would beneficial to see how the fresh meat around the league is faring in comparison with the Cavalier rookies. Each week, we’ll have NBA rookie power rankings where we’ll rack and stack the freshman class of the NBA. The rankings will be weighted with the most recent games carrying the most importance...
Here’s another gem from the ninth circle of Hell aka the Horseshoe Casino marketing department, who wants the folks around E105th and St. Clair — in a neighborhood where 47% of the households have an annual income under $19K — to know that it only takes one roll to WIN BIG. So have another. And another. And why not just one more small gamble, because it only takes one.