'Greek Freak' shows glimpses of potential in rookie season, must get stronger

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Giannis Antetokounmpo didn't need much time to respond when asked what letter grade he would place on his rookie season.  "D-minus," Antetokounmpo said. "I'm hard on myself."  It wasn't the grade Milwaukee Bucks coach Larry Drew was expecting to hear from the 19-year-old as the team gathered at the Cousins Center on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks playing to win, despite chance to improve lottery prospects

MILWAUKEE -- With a draft class that's been anticipated for months, the word "tank" has become popular among fans of certain NBA teams, including the Milwaukee Bucks, this season. But the Bucks haven't tanked. They have just lost. There's a clear difference between the two, as Milwaukee has played hard most nights despite being ravaged by injuries. Nonetheless...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew: Bucks Not Trying To Tank

The Milwaukee Bucks (14-59) are ahead of the Philadelphia 76ers (16-57) for the worst record in the NBA and the most lottery balls to receive the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft. Larry Drew discussed his approach to try to win despite an injury-depleted lineup down the stretch, without Larry Sanders, O.J. Mayo, Ersan Ilyasova, Nate Wolters and Carlos Delfino. "With all sincerity...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo learning on the job

Larry Drew brought 33 years of NBA experience to the Milwaukee Bucks when he took over as coach last year. It would take a teenager who didn't speak English very well just one day to pick out a mistake in his playbook. Long before Giannis Antetokounmpo was a bright spot in a bleak season for the Bucks, before we discovered that he was a hard worker and the personal champion...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

By Starting Ramon Sessions, Larry Drew Does Something Right. FINALLY!

It's been a year long punching bag.  Larry Drew sucks, he has no idea how to grow a young team, and because he plays guys different minutes every night the Bucks are atrocious and have no cohesion.  But that's nothing new, as he was awarded the first Razzball Worst NBA Coach Razzie.  It'd be a wonder if he could do anything right!  Yesterday, I said Ramon Sessions...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks show minor improvements as struggles continue

MILWAUKEE -- Larry Drew thought the Milwaukee Bucks played decent defense in the first half until he looked down at the box score and saw the Charlotte Bobcats shot 54.8 percent. He knew that wasn't a good sign. The Bucks did nothing to slow the Bobcats down, as Charlotte shot 59.5 percent in the second half and 57.4 percent for the game to overtake the Bucks in a 101-92 victory...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Drew: 'This was just a totally, totally unacceptable performance'

MILWAUKEE -- In a season filled with poor performances, the Milwaukee Bucks may have put forth their worst effort of the year Saturday night in a blowout home loss to Atlanta. As agitated as he's been in what's been a very trying season, Bucks coach Larry Drew held a 20-minute locker room meeting with his team after falling 112-87 to a Hawks team missing a couple of key players...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Drew issues apology for Bucks' play, vows changes

MILWAUKEE For the first time in what now is an eight-game losing streak, the Milwaukee Bucks put up so little of a fight that Larry Drew had to get something off his chest. Expecting an inspired performance after Friday night's heartbreaking overtime loss in Philadelphia, Drew was thoroughly embarrassed after Milwaukee's 96-72 loss to Charlotte at the BMO Harris Bradley...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Drew agrees to become Bucks next head coach

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks finally have found their man. Larry Drew has accepted Milwaukee's offer and will become the team's head coach. Drew will sign a three-year contract with a team option for a fourth year. The 55-year-old was 128-102 over the past three seasons as head coach of the Hawks, leading Atlanta to three postseason appearances and a trip to the conference...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks' Drew to interview for Bucks coaching spot

Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew will interview for the vacant head coaching job with the Milwaukee Bucks this weekend, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Still under contract with the Hawks, Drew is being allowed to interview with other teams while Atlanta interviews his potential replacement. It's a bizarre situation, and Drew appears to be seeing the writing on the...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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