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(spoiler alert: Side with the deer.)What you’re about to witness is the epic confrontation between Dwight Howard and “Bango,” the inflatable equivalent of the Milwaukee Bucks mascot, filled by a man who is willing to stand in the hallway of the BMO Harris Bradley Center and pretend to be an immobile roadside balloon statue (or whatever) until Dwight Howard walks by. If you can’t tell them apart, Dwight Howard is the one that dresses like Minkus from ‘Boy Meets World,’ assuming Minkus was 11 feet tall.Okay, so maybe “epic” is the wrong word, but it’s always nice to see anthropomorphic inflatables getting the psychological edge on a popular basketball star. Video is after the jump.The post-game analysis, courtesy of It’s Always Sunny In Detroit:He tallied 15 points and 15 boards, but only went three or ten from the foul line as the Bucks dropped the Lakers 113-103. Bango was credited for one assist.You read that, everybody in the NBA. Position your mascots in strategic terror loca...
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YouTube Count the Milwaukee Bucks inflatable mascot, Bango, on the list of those that are not fond of Dwight Howard. Before the Lakers-Bucks game Thursday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, Bango stood still and waited for Howard to pass by. And let’s just say that he got him. Hopefully Howard brought another pair of underoos for the game. He tallied 15 points and 15 boards...
MILWAUKEE -- Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks players were in for a big surprise when they arrived at the BMO Harris Bradley Center for Thursday's game.Waiting for them in a hallway was the inflatable version of Bango, Milwaukee's mascot. Hiding in plain site, when Bango started to move, some players got a little antsy.The Bucks showed a video on the scoreboard during...
Anyone else wondering why the Milwaukee Bucks’ mascot isn’t a buck? Yea me neither.
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard had an embarrassing moment before his team’s 113-103 loss to the Bucks last night. When entering the BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee’s mascot Bango, gave Howard the scare.
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H/T to Pro Basketball Talk for the video.
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Dwight Howard is as corny as it gets when it comes to his sense of humor, and he got a little dose of the same from the Bucks mascot. Before the Lakers and Bucks game on Thursday, Bango the Bucks mascot pulled the old ‘statue, then I’m not a statue’ trick. Check out the big fella on the receiving end of a childish, yet funny, prank.
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Mascotophobia: Similar to Furryophobia, it’s a crippling condition, 1,000s suffer with it daily. But perhaps video of mascotophobic Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard experiencing the traumatic experience of being confronted by Bango, the beloved mascot (for some) of the Milwaukee Bucks will put a famous face to the condition and help raise awareness to this troublesome phobia...
The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night, 113-103, giving the Lakers less room to breathe in their playoff hopes in retaining the 8th seed, but the entertaining action happened before the game. Bang, the Bucks mascot, was playing the old “statue” trick, waiting for the Lakers to arrive, and caught center Dwight Howard off [...]The post Bucks Mascot...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love a good scare or two and last night, Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard got scared by the inflatable version of the Milwaukee Bucks mascot "Bango The Deer".As Howard and the rest of the Lakers were entering Bradley Center, the inflatable version of Bango was hanging out pretending to be a statue which gave him the perfect opportunity...
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