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ST. FRANCIS, Wis. Monday was something of an odd day for the Milwaukee Bucks.
For the first time in what seemed like an eternity, the team took part in a full practice.
The compressed, 66-game schedule this season has left little time for practice or film sessions, as teams are playing as many as four games a week. The Bucks recently played four games in a five-night stretch and have played 13 of their first 23 games on the road, leaving little time to fine tune."We needed a practice to shore things up a little bit and get our focus back," said assistant coach Jim Boylan, taking over for head coach Scott Skiles, who missed practice due to illness. "(We've had) a lot of slippage in a lot of different areas and having a day like today gives you a chance to get back to your basics."The practice couldn't come at a better time. After disappointing losses Friday in Detroit and Saturday against the Bulls, the 10-13 Bucks have a hefty slate ahead of them begin...
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MILWAUKEE When Stephen Jackson's playing time was all but eliminated over the course of the past few weeks, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Scott Skiles said the decision to rest his veteran guard was about the way the team had been playing in his absence.
With the Bucks reeling, having lost back-to-back games in excruciating fashion, Skiles said he'd see what would happen with...
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Even though the Milwaukee Bucks are several games below .500, there is a good possibility that Brandon Jennings could be selected as an All Star on Thursday for the first time in his three-year NBA career.
If that happens, the Bucks' 22-year-old point guard may not be able to contain his emotions.
"I would have tears of joy if I did make it," Jennings...
Did you know the Bucks currently have no Johns on their roster, but two Jons? They also have a Luc and a Shaun. I guess Milwaukee it just where you go if you’re an NBA player with a normal first name that’s spelled kinda weird. Anyway, Taj Gibson posterized one of those Jons yesterday; Leuer, to be specific.
Damn. Facial. Honorable mention to Marcin Gortat. How has...
MILWAUKEE For 11 seasons, Michael Redd representeda lot of things to Milwaukee Bucks fans.
He was a poster boy for hard work, going from an unheralded second-round pickto a franchise cornerstone and an All-Star. He was a fan favorite, capable ofputting 20 points on the board on any given night, with a sweet shot that wasthe envy of many.
Down the stretch though, whether warranted...
The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on guard Darington Hobson (6-7, 210), General Manager John Hammond announced today.
Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings said Monday he wished Stephen Jackson had played in Saturday night's game against the Chicago Bulls.
Bucks guard Brandon Jennings has turned more than a few heads with his play in the lockout-shortened season. But if he is not one of the seven players named by Eastern Conference coaches, he will keep working.
After spending most of last week sitting on the bench, Stephen Jackson isn't sure where he stands with the Milwaukee Bucks.
On Monday, Feb. 6, to prepare for Special Olympics Awareness Month in March, the Milwaukee Bucks players, coaches and mascot Bango hosted a basketball clinic for 200 Special Olympics athletes and their coaches.
The Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks erased huge deficits in their most recent games, only to suffer heartbreaking defeats.
Each know they need to get off to better starts going forward.
Looking to avoid a fourth consecutive loss, the Bucks try for a seventh win in eight meetings with the Raptors, who open a seven-game homestand Wednesday night.
Averaging a league-worst 19...
6 p.m.: Michael Redd makes his return to Milwaukee tonight. Paul Coro previews Suns-Bucks.