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Ekpe Udoh Will Become Free Agent After Bucks Decide Not to Tender

NBAE Ekpe Udoh has been an intriguing prospect for the past few years, and initially came to Milwaukee in the trade that also brought Monta Ellis to the team.  He was a throw in in the deal, but some thought he would play a role as a rebounder and shot blocker. Larry Sanders now primarily plays this role, and Udoh hasn’t seen much as far as development is concerned, which has...
Via TopSportsReport
29 days ago  |  Discuss

An NBA player starting a reading club? Book 'em Udoh!

Ekpe Udoh knows it is unusual for a professional basketball player to be in charge of an online book club, but doing something different was what the free-agent forward to be set out to do. What started as an idea Udoh tossed around just before training camp last season has turned into a nearly 50-member online book club, one that recently met in person for the first time. "...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron Dunks All Over Ekpe Udoh en Route to 17 Points

LeBron didn’t have to do much to beat the Bucks on Wednesday night, customarily sitting on the bench for the entire 4th quarter as the Heat were up 77-57 going into the 3rd quarter. In the first quarter, though, King James absolutely threw it down on Ekpe Udoh, who apparently hasn’t seen his dunks on Brandon Knight or Ben McLemore. Our advice to everyone: just get out of the...
Via Diehardsport
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Monday: Ekpe Udoh full participant in practice

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,"...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Ekpe Udoh forgotten member of frontline shuffle

This is the 14th in a 15-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Ekpe Udoh has become the forgotten man in Milwaukee's frontcourt. With so much talk surrounding Larry Sanders, Ersan Ilyasova and John Henson and the addition of Zaza Pachulia, Udoh was considered expendable by some. The Bucks recognized...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks' Ekpe Udoh undergoes procedure on knee

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks reserve forward Ekpe Udoh underwent a successful arthroscopic procedure to alleviate pain in his right knee Thursday, general manager John Hammond announced. Bucks orthopedist Dr. Michael Gordon performed the surgery which is expected to keep Udoh out four to six weeks. Entering his third season with the Bucks, Udoh averaged 4.3 points and 3...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks' Udoh leaves game with wrist pain

Bucks forward Ekpe Udoh left Sunday's 97-88 victory in Brooklyn with left wrist pain and did not return. Udoh came out after committing a shooting foul on Nets center Andray Blatche with 9:33 left in the second quarter, finishing with three points, two assists and two blocks in 12 minutes. Inserted into the starting lineup last Saturday, Udoh entered Sunday's game averaging...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks' Udoh sustains left knee sprain

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. With rookie guard Doron Lamb and forward Luc Mbah a Moute already sidelined for during training camp with injuries, the Milwaukee Bucks took another hit to their depth this past week, as forward Ekpe Udoh has been unable to practice since Tuesday's preseason game against Cleveland. Udoh sustained the left knee sprain when he was attempting to block a shot...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks' Udoh prefers power forward to center

MILWAUKEE -- Ekpe Udoh does not want to play center. The recently acquired big man, at 6-foot-10 and 245 pounds with a long wingspan, looks like he could fill that role nicely for the Milwaukee Bucks. But, if he has any say in the matter, he'd rather stick to the power forward position."If I have to play the 5 (center), so be it, but I would like to play the 4 (power forward...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Ekpe Udoh is the Golden State Warriors' starting center going forward, goes for 17 and 6

Warriors coach Mark Jackson said today that Ekpe Udoh would start at center for the rest of the season unless "he falls off completely" (via Rusty Simmons on Twitter). Udoh doesn't look like like he's falling off. He blew up Monday night for 17 points (5-10 FG and 7-7 FT) with six rebounds, an assist and a block in 27 minutes of the Warriors' 120-100 drubbing...
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