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Everyone’s idea of what constitutes a “poster” dunk is different. Some consider a poster to be any jam during which a defender is on the scene. Others suggest that there has to be contact. Many take a more literal approach to the term and pass judgment based on whether or not the dunk would look good on a bedroom wall. The best definition I’ve ever been able to come up with is as follows: any dunk in which a defender is between the dunker and the basket while the dunker is in the air.
Even when utilizing this definition, determining what is and what isn’t a poster remains an imperfect science. What is the precise meaning of “between,” for instance? Must the defender completely obstruct the path of the dunker, or can he be off to the side?
When it comes time for me to make such a decision, I tend to become an advocate of the eyeball test. If it looks like the man got posterized, then he probably got posterized. In the case of Harrison Barnes vs Ersan Ilyasova, it looked like ...
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Coming off his three best games of the season, Ersan Ilyasova continued his strong play Saturday with 18 points (7-17 FG, 2-2 FT), with two 3-pointers, 12 rebounds, three assists and two steals in 35 minutes.
Ilyasova has been absolutely dominant int he last week. Take a look at his previous three lines:
30 points (11-21 FG, 3-4 FT), five 3-pointers, seven rebounds, two assists...
Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond confirmed what many expected, telling Bucks.com that he has no plans on breaking up his current backcourt of Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis:“We like our team, we really like Brandon and Monta. We like them playing together, we think they are a dynamic backcourt. And our hope is we can keep that back court together.”The Bucks selected...
MILWAUKEE -- Last night's loss in Cleveland resonated throughout the Milwaukee Bucks locker room.
It hurt. It stung.
Saturday night, the Bucks played like the defeat made them angry. Energized and outworking the Warriors, Milwaukee used a big third quarter to grab a 109-102 victory over a good Golden State team, moving again to a season-high four games over .500.
Ersan Ilyasova is in full beast mode. In Friday night's loss to the Cavs, 'Sova scored 30 points (11-21 FG, 3-4 FT) to go with five 3-pointers, seven rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block in 39 minutes. If you're in one of the 20 percent of leagues that he's not owned, stop reading and pick him up now.
Larry Sanders continued his campaign for waiver wire pickup...
Could Brandon Jennings be an All-Star after all?
The path that appeared closed last Thursday when the Bucks point guard wasn't named as one of the Eastern Conference reserves could be open again.
Boston point guard Rajon Rondo elected by fans to start the All-Star Game suffered a torn ACL in Sunday's overtime win over Miami and will miss the rest of the season.
MILWAUKEE -- If Brandon Jennings is bothered about being left off the Eastern Conference All-Star team, he's not talking about it; he'll let his game answer any questions. Jennings did plenty of talking on the court Saturday when he scored 18 of his team-leading 20 points in the third quarter, hitting five of seven 3-pointers in the process, leading Milwaukee to a 109-102...
MILWAUKEE -- One of Milwaukee's most wanted has been caught and released.
BMO Harris Bradley Center officials confirmed Monday that the flying menace that terrorized Saturday's game between Marquette and Providence was contained in the arena's east atrium and released from of the building.
Now Monday's battle between Marquette and South Florida can go on, bat free...
Two guards some thought should have been All-Stars have the Golden State Warriors and Milwaukee Bucks in position for playoff runs as the second half of the season unfolds.
But after having respective three-game winning streaks snapped on Friday, Stephen Curry and Brandon Jennings will both look to get their teams back on track Saturday night as the Bucks host the Warriors.
Brandon Jennings has made a habit of starting slow and finishing strong recently, but Milwaukee Bucks interim coach Jim Boylan would like to see him be more aggressive throughout an entire contest.
The guard hasn't done much at any point in games against the Detroit Pistons this season.
Visiting Milwaukee seeks its first victory in three matchups with Detroit as the Central...
Warriors’ rookie, Harrison Barnes, throws down his second noteworthy dunk of the season over Milwaukee’s Ersan Ilyasova:
Looking for the top slam dunk of Saturday night in the NBA? We here at That NBA Lottery Pick have it for you to witness.Check out Golden State Warriors rookie Harrison Barnes who decided to throw down a nasty one-handed slam over Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova: