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The Milwaukee Bucks were trailing by double figures late in the third quarter to the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Friday, and Coach Scott Skiles had seen enough. Antawn Jamison was going completely off, on his way to a game-high 34-points, and Skiles thought it time to light that proverbial spark. The one that can only be lit by getting yourself ejected from a basketball game.
After a questionable call that did not go Drew Gooden's way, Skiles exploded off the bench and gave the referees an earful. After the game, he didn't say what he told the refs, but he did say he got tossed on purpose. Below is that video:
Shortly after I caught up with Bucks Guard Stephen Jackson (10 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds) and talked with him about that calculated move by his Coach. Captain Jack told me it worked. I also asked him what the OT road win (113-112) might mean for his Bogut-less Bucks long-term, and if he thought Brandon Jennings should've been an All Star. Below is that video...
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Milwaukee Bucks coach Scott Skiles has been ejected in the third quarter against Cleveland after picking up two technical fouls within seconds.
Skiles was complaining to referee John Goble, who whistled him for his first technical with 2:46 left in the third quarter - after Mike Dunleavy was called for a blocking foul. Skiles walked onto the floor and took a few steps toward Goble...
As far as style goes, the Bucks won't get many bonus points for their 113-112 overtime victory Friday night at Cleveland.
At this point, though, they'll take it.
Cleveland shot 49 percent from the field and was 8-of-17 from three and scored 16 points off 14 Milwaukee turnovers but the Bucks, who trailed 17-2 early in the contest, made enough big plays down the stretch and...
MILWAUKEE As if Brandon Jennings' recent lack of production weren't alarming enough, the third-year point guard made some interesting comments Thursday regarding his future in Milwaukee.
Jennings told ESPN.com's Chris Broussard that he will look into any and all options when his rookie contract expires. He will be eligible to sign a long-term deal with the Bucks this...
MILWAUKEE Stop the presses, Brandon Jennings is unhappy and wants out of Milwaukee.Is anybody buying that?The Milwaukee Bucks' point guard raised a bit of a storm last week when he made comments to ESPN.com suggesting that he would look elsewhere, preferably a big-market, when his rookie contract with Milwaukee expires.The funny thing about that is Jennings' contract, signed...
Milwaukee Bucks star Brandon Jennings is only in his three year with the Bucks but he is already talking about leaving the Bucks and going to a big market team in the future. Jennings is still only 22 years old having playing overseas 1 year after high school.
Jennings is having his best season as a pro so far this season averaging 19.1 points per game. He is also averaging...
Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, hold up a second. You mean to tell me a good player in the Milwaukee market is thinking about leaving his team? Now there’s a shocker.
Brandon Jennings is in his third NBA season after being drafted by the Bucks in 2009. He can become a free agent in 2014 and says he’s already planning on exploring his options.
“I am going to keep my options...
An ESPN report circulated late Thursday which reflected Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings discussing alleged big-market desires despite more than one year remaining on his current contract. Jennings, an All-Star snub in 2012, took to Bucks shootaround with the two latest news items creating entirely new story lines for a team in the playoff hunt.
Though the Chris Broussard report...
by Marcel Mutoni / @marcel_mutoni
Brandon Jennings is having the best season of his NBA career, but the 22-year old Milwaukee Bucks point guard is doing it in relative obscurity.
As a result, Jennings says that he’s considering the possibility of signing with a bigger market team once his rookie deal expires.
Jennings claims that he’s very happy with the situation in Milwaukee...
Brandon Jennings scored 24 points and made a big layup in overtime as the Milwaukee Bucks rallied for a 113-112 win Friday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who were without rookie guard Kyrie Irving and lost center Anderson Varejao in the third quarter with a sprained wrist.
The BloodCenter of Wisconsin will join the Milwaukee Bucks in an effort to save lives by hosting the 11th Annual Milwaukee Bucks Blood Drive on Thursday, Feb. 23. The community blood drive will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bradley Center (1001 N. 4th St., Milwaukee). There will be free parking in the city parking structure at 4th and Highland, and free childcare...
Brandon Jennings scored 24 points and made a big layup in overtime as the Milwaukee Bucks rallied for a 113-112 win Friday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who were without rookie guard Kyrie Irving and lost center Anderson Varejao in the third quarter with a sprained wrist. Jennings added eight assists for the Bucks, who trailed by 10 late in the third period -- right after Milwaukee coach...
Jason Richardson scored 28 of his season-high 31 points in the second half and made nine 3-pointers to lead the Orlando Magic to a 99-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
The Bucks limited Dwight Howard to 11 points and 14 rebounds, but had no defense for Richardson, who unleashed a barrage of 3-pointers in the second half that helped Orlando erase a 10-point fourth...
By BRETT HUSTON,
STATS EditorThe Cleveland Cavaliers didn't have Kyrie Irving in their latest game, but backup Ramon Sessions' performance in his absence showed the team has more than one capable floor general.The Milwaukee Bucks can't currently say the same, even if it's nothing more than a brief slump.It's unclear if a concussion will again sideline Irving...
(16-11) vs. (12-14) Time/TV: 9 p.m./FSFloridaLine: Magic by 2Tickets: $35-$103 on TiqIQSeason Series: Tonight in Milwaukee; Feb. 17 in Orlando; Feb. 20 in Milwaukee; March 3 in Orlando