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Milwaukee Bucks Player Joel Przybilla Throws Ball at Referee, Gets One-Game Suspension (Video)

Milwaukee Bucks center Joel Przybilla got a little mad at a call made by the referee in the Bucks game against the LA Clippers on Saturday.  The referee had called a foul on Drew Gooden that would send Ryan Hollins to the free throw line.  Przybilla found the ball in his hands after the layup and chucked it at the referee that was looking the other direction.  The ball hit the...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks' Joel Przybilla Suspended One Game for Hitting Ref With Ball

The Milwaukee Bucks will be without one of their bench players on Tuesday night when they take on the Indiana Pacers.  Joel Przybilla will not be missing time because of an injury.  Instead, he will be serving a one-game suspension for his actions Saturday night.According to Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Przybilla's suspension was announced yesterday...
Via NBA Injury News
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks' Przybilla dealt one-game suspension

MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Bucks center Joel Przybilla has been suspended one game without pay by the league for hitting a referee with a thrown basketball. The league announced the suspension Sunday, a day after Przybilla was called for a technical foul late in the fourth quarter of Milwaukee's 111-85 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Upset after a foul call on Bucks forward Drew...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks give Przybilla a second chance

In hopes of shoring up the center position even further after trading for Samuel Dalembert, the Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent Joel Przybilla to a reported one-year contract. Przybilla, 32, began his NBA career with the Bucks after Milwaukee acquired him in a 2000 draft-night deal with the Houston Rockets for Jason Collier and a 2001 first-round pick. However, he had little...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks sign free agent Przybilla

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free-agent center Joel Przybilla, maintaining an offseason push to beef up their frontcourt. The 7-foot-1 Przybilla returns to Milwaukee for his second stint with the Bucks after beginning his career with the franchise. The ninth overall pick in the 2000 NBA draft by Houston, Przybilla was dealt to Milwaukee in a draft-night deal in exchange for...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Joel Przybilla Rejected on Dunk Video

How does a guy 7 foot 1 get rejected by the rim? Come on Joel. Doesn't this just scream "no effort?". Sort of mirrors the Blazers season doesn' it? Joel Przybilla lasdies and gents. Your NBA star of the week.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Joel Przybilla rejected by rim on dunk attempt

Oh dear. That has to be embarrassing. During the Portland Trail Blazers-Oklahoma City Thunder game on Tuesday evening, Blazers center Joel Przybilla was the beneficiary of slick pass inside by teammate Nolan Smith. Finding himself all alone underneath the bucket, Przybilla managed to get about an inch off the ground during his leap, which resulted [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Five Reasons that Joel Przybilla Signing Means Little for Portland

Giving the Vanilla Gorilla More Bananas is Fruitless for Blazers The denizens of Rip City rejoiced on Sunday with the signing of former Portland TrailBlazers center Joel Przybilla. In his first stint as a Blazer from 2004-11, he averaged 4.8 points, and 7.3 rebounds per game. His 607 blocks are fifth on Portland’s all-time list. Blah, blah, blah. I really want to say that this...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Przybilla Signing Adds A Sense Of Familiarity To Trail Blazers Roster

The old adage says: it’s the name on the front of the jersey that counts, not the name on the back. But while the Portland Trail Blazers will be loved by its city regardless of who is on the roster, it’s sometimes difficult to recognize a team that has seen so many faces come and go over the past few seasons. Wednesday, however, brought fans a blast from the past as it was...
Via Oregon Sports News
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Joel Przybilla, Boston Celtics have had talks

Boston has a desperate need for size. Przybilla, who would be another recently-injured Celtic, fits that need. He also scowls a lot, throws occasional elbows, and could probably pass for Kendrick Perkins if you were entirely color blind and just saw a hulking figure defending Boston’s basket. But the big fella isn’t sure whether he’ll even play this season, with reports saying...
Via Celtics Town
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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