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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," Udoh said. "I didn't even have my ankles taped because I wasn't planning on doing it ... I'm tired right now. I'm tired and I'm hurting."
The Bucks were without starting power forward Ersan Ilyasova on Monday due to a flare up of his sprained right ankle, while center Larry Sanders was away from the team because his wife went into labor.
Point guards Brandon Knight and Luke Ridnour went through about 20 percent of the practice, according to head coach Larry Drew. Both are considered questionable for Wednesday's game against Cleveland, as is Udoh.
"Now it is since I act...
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The Milwaukee Bucks inked defensive big man, Larry Sanders, to a four-year, $44 million contract extension over the Summer, and the lengthy, defensive anchor looked poised to make good on the $10+ million per season deal that he earned with his stellar inside play just one season ago. After just three games of the new season, Sanders is already frustrated with the decline in minutes...
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...
Ekpe Udoh returned to Milwaukee Bucks' practice on Monday, the team announced.
Udoh had been rehabilitating his knee following surgery in early October.
Udoh is questionable to play in Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The Bucks might have missed a good advertising opportunity after slip-sliding on their spiffy new court against these same Torontonians during the exhibition season.
Something along the lines of, "We'll fall all over ourselves for you."
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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...
Larry Sanders broke onto the scene last season, averaging nearly a double-double to go along with 2.8 blocks a game.
Sanders played well enough to earn himself a contract extension worth $44 million over four seasons.
In a season where expectations are low, new head coach Larry Drew isn’t given Sanders the opportunities he expected. Sanders averaged 27 minutes a game last season...
The NBA is making a real effort to eliminate flopping from the game with warnings and fines given to players who embarrass the sport with these kinds of actions.
On Monday, the league handed out warnings to four players for flopping in games played from Friday through Sunday. They were Minnesota’s Kevin Love and Corey Brewer, Milwaukee’s Zaza Pachulia and San Antonio’s Patty...
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...