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John Wall blocks shot and saves ball

  John Wall showed his athleticism early in Saturday’s game vs. Milwaukee Bucks, blocking Brandon Knight’s shot and then saving it before it went out of bounds. One have to wonder how Wall and his Wizards’ teammates would come out a night after rolling past the Cleveland Cavaliers. If that defensive play would be any indication, there is nothing to worry about. Wall is known...
Via KCM Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo: He’s Greek and Still Growing

The Bucks shooting guard continues to get better in his second NBA season. By: Daniel Coughlin Giannis Antetokounmpo. The name is as hard to pronounce as it is to describe his multifaceted skill set. The Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard serves as the city’s beloved Greek son and as one of the pleasant surprises of the 2013 NBA Draft. We know that he came into the league projected...
Via The Lottery Mafia
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Sanders needs to become better scorer

If Larry Sanders is to become an all-star player in the NBA, he will need to further develop his offensive game. Sanders is an incredible athlete and great defender, but he is not much of an offensive threat. His scoring usually comes from dunks and put-back opportunities. All-star caliber players such as Dwight Howard, DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis and Tim Duncan are all prolific...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jason Kidd tells Joe Johnson ‘we know it’s coming to you’ during final seconds of 2nd OT

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd’s return to Brooklyn was eventful to say the least. After getting booed by the Brooklyn faithful before the game, Kidd got the last laugh as he Bucks defeated the Nets in triple overtimes. During the final seconds of the 2nd overtime, Kidd started to play mind games with SG Joe Johnson. Kidd knew that  the play was going to be drawn up for...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker scores career high 23 points, Bucks win third straight

            Jabari Parker scores two of his career high 23 points vs. Brooklyn at the Barclays Center Wednesday night (Photo: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports) Don’t look now, but the Milwaukee Bucks might just be turning a corner. Fueled by new ownership, a new coach, and some explosive young talent, the Bucks have been one of the NBA’s early season...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Has Brandon Knight Had The Most Embarrassing NBA Career Ever?

Last night during the Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets game, Brandon Knight blew a wide layup at the buzzer to give the Bucks the win. The Bucks went on to win 122-118 in 3OT but that play put a question in my mind.. Has Brandon Knight had the most embarrassing NBA career ever? Sure there [&hellip No visits yet The post Has Brandon Knight Had The Most Embarrassing NBA Career...
Via No Coast Bias
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd Lustily Booed In Brooklyn Return

In his first trip back to Brooklyn as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. The still jilted fans at the Barclays Center, booed Jason Kidd like no tomorrow. Which was kinda weird with his freshly retired jersey hanging over their heads. Per Newsday: “I think sometimes things don’t end the right way,” Kidd said. “Sometimes things — one side talks, the other side goes about...
Via Hooped Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jason Kidd returns to chorus of boos in Brooklyn

In Jason Kidd’s first game back in Brooklyn since leaving the Nets in June, fans welcomed him back with a chorus of boos Wednesday night at Barclays Center. Kidd. who left this past summer to be the head coach for the Milwaukee Bucks, was booed and taunted as a traitor in the arena where his retired jersey hangs in the rafters.It wasn't exactly a Mr. Kotter moment....
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight somehow misses layup in OT (Video)

Brandon Knight somehow missed a wide open layup at the end of overtime Wednesday in the Bucks-Nets game. With the game tied at 105 and just a few seconds left, Knight got a steal and raced the other direction for a layup. Perhaps because he was in a race to beat the clock, Knight threw...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Knight misses easy layup in OT

Brandon Knight went from “hero” to “goat” in a matter of seconds during Wednesday night’s Bucks-Nets game. Knight stole a pass with just four seconds remaining in the first overtime period, and he was off to the races. The game was tied at 105-105 at the time, and only a layup stood between the Bucks and a thrilling victory. The Bucks guard could taste the win as he...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Bench production wins games

Despite missing a key starter in center Larry Sanders, the Milwaukee Bucks’ great bench depth proved the team can compete with any team in the NBA with a win on Tuesday against the New York Knicks. Sanders missed Tuesday’s game with a thigh bruise injury. Backup center Zaza Pachulia started in place of Sanders. The Bucks’ bench play has kept them in many games this season...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks hold off Knicks to climb above .500 mark

  Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points, and the rebuilding Milwaukee Bucks climbed above .500 for the first time in more than a year by fending off the New York Knicks for a 117-113 victory Tuesday night. Zaza Pachulia added season highs of 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Bucks, who improved to 6-5 on the year. It was the first time the team had a winning record since March 20, 2013,...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks fend off Knicks, 117-113

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points, and the rebuilding Milwaukee Bucks climbed above .500 for the first time in more than a year by fending off the New York Knicks for a 117-113 victory Tuesday night. Zaza Pachulia added season highs of 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Bucks, who improved to 6-5 on the year. It was the first time the team had a winning record since March...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks hold off Knicks 117-113 to climb above .500

MILWAUKEE (AP) Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points, and the rebuilding Milwaukee Bucks climbed above .500 for the first time in more than a year by fending off the New York Knicks for a 117-113 victory Tuesday night. Zaza Pachulia added season highs of 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Bucks, who improved to 6-5 on the year. It was the first time the team had a winning record since March...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fast-improving Antetokounmpo: 'I'm going to be better game by game'

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- At this time last year, Giannis Antetokounmpo was a wide-eyed teenager searching not only to find his way in the NBA, but also around a foreign country in which he'd hardly ever set foot. Antetokounmpo is still a teenager and unquestionably has a long ways to go before he reaches his vast potential, but the progress the second-year forward has made in such a...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: New York Knicks vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Last year’s 15-win Milwaukee Bucks already have five wins underneath their belt this time around, and they’ve done it without needing a major offseason splash. Most will think that this game is a pushover for the Knicks, but away from The Garden, New York will have their work cut out for them against a team on the rise. Unfortunately, Thanasis isn’t around to make this a true...
Via Turn On The Knicks
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Antetokounmpo striving to be next NBA superstar

At just 19 years old, Giannis Antetokounmpo has shown tremendous growth as a player in his second year in the NBA. Jason Kidd has given Antetokounmpo the same amount of playing time as he had his rookie season, and Antetokounmpo’s points per game average has nearly doubled since last year. Antetokounmpo averaged 6.8 points per game last year in 77 games played, and through nine...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Everyone stays ready on deep Bucks bench of young players, veterans

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The reserves of the Milwaukee Bucks have adopted a saying that's become more of a mindset early on this season. "As long as you stay ready, you won't have to get ready." Through eight games, the Bucks lead the NBA in bench scoring at 46.4 points per game and have relied on their reserves for more minutes per game than any other team in the league...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' stellar early-season defense bailing out struggling offense

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- From the start of training camp, Jason Kidd has let it be known that defense was going to be the Milwaukee Bucks' top priority. Through eight games, the Bucks have been one of the best defensive teams in the NBA.  Milwaukee's defense has allowed it to overcome its early offensive deficiencies to start the season 4-4. The Bucks are second in the league with a...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How good can The Greek Freak be?

Potential is a slippery slope. It is a variable-laden, ticking time bomb. Too often players are boasted and prodded around as the future of the NBA, and then they end up hovering along the D-League wall. Then there are players who fly – somewhat – under the radar. They excite with flashes of skill and physical prowess. Giannis Antetokounmpo has the potential to be the best...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Season Preview And Betting Odds

Season preview for the Milwaukee Bucks, as well as the team's betting odds.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: An Elite Core?

Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America Milwaukee Bucks: An Elite Core? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. 2 weeks into the season, the Milwaukee Bucks are playing better than expected, they played hard, are 3-4 and they are one of the most talented young teams in the NBA. They won’t be in the playoffs this season, but with Jabari Parker, Larry Sanders, Brandon...
Via HoopStuff
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking through the eyes of Giannis Antetokounmpo

All too often do we see young, new athletes rise to fame and become distracted within the world they call their passion by money, attention and, occasionally, an assortment of rigmarole. So, to watch a young player still focused on his game and wanting nothing more than to excel tremendously and willing to execute all […] The post The Preparation: Looking Through the Eyes of Giannis...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NBA owners could split $1.1B if Bucks move to Seattle

The Milwaukee Bucks are under new ownership after Herb Kohl sold the team. The new owners Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry bought the team for $550 million, but there were guidelines that came with the purchase. One of the guidelines is that NBA could buy the team back from Edens and Lasry if construction of a new arena was not ready by 2017. After the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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