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PODCAST: Giannis Antetokounmpo's all-star future, debating the value of Khris Middleton and Jabari Parker

Back in 2007, famed gambler and basketball analytics guru Jeffrey Ma summed up the Spurs' roster-building philosophy rather succinctly: I remember sitting with Kevin Pritchard before he was KP, the GM of the Trail Blazers, and he explained the Spurs' mantra to me: Get three superstars and then fill the roster with guys willing to go through a wall to win. While it hardly seems...
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Is Khris Middleton Really A Part Of The Milwaukee Bucks Big Three?

Although he’s often mentioned after Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jabari Parker if at all, should Khris Middleton be included when discussing the Milwaukee Bucks young stars? Two years ago, Khris Middleton was a role player on the Milwaukee Bucks after being included as a throw-in as part of the Brandon Knight/Brandon Jennings trade. He was also […] Is Khris Middleton Really A Part...
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Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo begins mandatory military service

Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother Thanasis, who was drafted in 2014 plays for the New York Knicks' D-League affiliate, began their mandatory military service in Greece Wednesday in an armor training center near Athens.All Greek men between the ages of 19 and 45 are required to serve a nine-month term of service, but the commitment is reduced to three months for...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Avery Bradley Frustrates Giannis Antetokounmpo With Elite Defense

BOSTON — Friday’s game was barely 12 minutes old, and Giannis Antetokounmpo already was proving why he’s one of the most dangerous young players in the NBA. The Milwaukee Bucks’ 6-foot-11 super-point guard imposed his will on the Celtics in the first quarter at TD Garden. The “Greek Freak” went coast-to-coast for a vicious slam and the foul on the team’s fourth possession...
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Bucks announce Giannis Antetokounmpo as PG next year

The Greek Freak is about to show just how freakish he can be on the basketball court. According to Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd, the 6-foot-11 Giannis Antetokounmpo will be the team’s starting point guard next season. Yes. You actually did read that right: Bucks coach Jason Kidd said Giannis Antetokounmpo will be the team's point guard heading into next season. —...
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March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Bucks GM says Giannis Antetokounmpo needs two things to become an All-Star

Giannis Antetokounmpo has the potential to be a great NBA player, an All-Star even, but he’s missing two things. John Hammond, the general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks, said in an interview with Eurohoops: “I’ll tell you this. Giannis, at 21, needs two simple things to become an All Star, from this moment that we’re speaking: to score the open jump shots from 15-16 feet...
Via The Sports Daily
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Matt Barnes suspended for motioning toward John Henson

Matt Barnes is never shy of an altercation, and on Thursday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, he went looking for one after John Henson was ejected from the game for receiving a second technical for taunting. Henson blocked Barnes’ shot, which resulted in double technicals for the players. After Henson went to the locker room, Barnes ran after him, and yelled into the Bucks locker...
Via The Comeback
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant has high praise for Giannis Antetokounmpo

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo can do almost everything on the basketball court. He can score, grab rebounds, pass the ball and play defense. He’s a lot like Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, who had high praise for Antetokounmpo after the Thunder’s 104-96 win at the Bucks on Sunday. “Giannis, once he starts to knock down that jumper consistently, he’s...
Via The Sports Daily
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker throws off backboard to Antetokounmpo for the dunk

Check out this fast break from the Milwaukee Bucks. Young fellas are having fun! The Future of the NBA is in Milwaukee. #OwnTheFuture — Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) March 1, 2016
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Antetokounmpo catches pass off backboard, throws down monster dunk

Check out this play by the Milwaukee Bucks and the finish by the “Greek Freak”…. Throw it down, #GreekFreak! #NBAVine #LALatMIL — NBA (@NBA) February 23, 2016
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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