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Young Bucks learning how to compete against top teams

MILWAUKEE -- The progress made by the Milwaukee Bucks over the first month of the NBA season is substantial. But the growth process of a young basketball team is only in its initial stage. If the Bucks needed a reminder of that, they received one last week from the two teams sitting at the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Tied for the best record in the NBA, Toronto delivered...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks bullied around on boards in loss

MILWAUKEE -- For a quarter and a half Saturday night, the Milwaukee Bucks appeared ready to put Friday night's 42-point loss behind them in a hurry. But one of the contributing factors to the debacle in Toronto eventually bit the Bucks against another one of the Eastern Conference's top teams. The Bucks couldn't keep the Raptors off the glass Friday and let the Wizards...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks cut down Nets in 3 OTs, 122-118

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Milwaukee Bucks overcame Brandon Knight's shocking missed layup at the end of the first overtime to outlast the Nets 122-118 in three overtimes on Wednesday night in coach Jason Kidd's return to Brooklyn. Knight made the tying 3-pointer in the second overtime and the clinching free throws with 5.6 seconds to go in the third, allowing the Bucks to leave...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks cut down Nets in 3 OTs, 122-118

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Milwaukee Bucks overcame Brandon Knight's shocking missed layup at the end of the first overtime to outlast the Nets 122-118 in three overtimes on Wednesday night in coach Jason Kidd's return to Brooklyn. Knight made the tying 3-pointer in the second overtime and the clinching free throws with 5.6 seconds to go in the third, allowing the Bucks to leave...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks knock off Knicks to climb above .500

MILWAUKEE -- As Milwaukee's scoring drought got longer and the New York Knicks crawled closer, the Bucks were inviting deja vu to creep into mind. But unlike opening night, when they lost a 24-point second half lead in an overtime loss to Charlotte, the Bucks did just enough to withstand a furious comeback attempt in a 117-113 victory over the Knicks at the BMO Harris Bradley...
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6 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,...
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6 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...
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6 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
6 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 Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Rumors: Milwaukee to shop John Henson or Ersan Ilyasova?

The Milwaukee Bucks have a problem on their hands in this 2014-15 season. They have too many players that play the same position. Currently the Bucks have John Henson, Ersan Ilyasova, and 2nd overall pick Jabari Parker all bunched together at the power forward position. It has been a struggle early on in the season to figure out a rotation for these guys and some sort of resolution...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks end preseason on sour note in loss

MILWAUKEE -- Throughout the NBA, teams have different objectives during the preseason. Veteran-laden squads hope to just get through the exhibition slate healthy, while others have certain goals they are trying to accomplish. For the young Milwaukee Bucks, the preseason was about growth, both individually and as a team. Milwaukee steadily improved throughout its first six exhibition...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball Sleepers: Eastern Conference

Welcome to part 1 of 2 for a feature looking at a fantasy basketball sleeper on each NBA team. This edition will give you a look at the best value player on each Eastern conference team. Tomorrow will look at the Western conference side of things. Fantasy sports have become a phenomenon in today’s culture and that’s no different when it comes to basketball. Most diehard fans...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

In this year's fantasy baseketball news you can not possibly care about...

The time that you worry...Here's the results of today's fantasy basketball draft. Asterisks denote keepers, and I was second in the league last year, so a lot of folks had more to work with than me. Also, um, this is a really smart league. Player TM UNIT PG Stephen Curry * GST 56 SG Andrew Wiggins * MIN 5 G Kobe Bryant LAL 26 SF Danilo Gallinari...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Injury Update: Ersan Ilyasova is day-to-day with a knee injury

The Milwaukee Bucks head into tonight's game with a 1-3 record this preseason after coming off a 2013-2014 season in which they struggled to just 15 wins. Ranked 28th in the NBA in scoring, 24th in rebounding and 25th in points allowed, the Bucks need improvement in nearly all phases of the game. One player who could help in all areas is a healthy Ersan Ilyasova, who is day...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Bucks starting to catch preseason injury bug

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- After staying relatively healthy for the early part of training camp, the Milwaukee Bucks were down three key players at practice Wednesday. Point guard Brandon Knight was limited due to a strained groin, while center Larry Sanders (illness) and forward Ersan Ilyasova (knee) were held out. Ilyasova played 27 minutes Tuesday in Milwaukee's loss at Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo at nearly seven-foot tall to start at point guard

The Greek Freak will get the start at point guard Giannis Antetokounmpo, otherwise known as the Greek Freak, will be getting a shot to start at point guard when the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Cleveland Cavaliers. The second year forward is said to be nearly seven-foot tall, which is an anomaly at the point guard position. Coach Jason Kidd started experimenting with the notion of...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks To Start Giannis Antetokounmpo At Point Guard In Next Game

The Milwaukee Bucks continue to experiment with Giannis Antetokounmpo at point guard and will start him in Tuesday's preseason game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Antetokounmpo will start with Khris Middleton and Jabari Parker on the wings, Ersan Ilyasova at power forward and Zaza Pachulia at center. Antetokounmpo has grown to nearly seven feet with a 7'3 wingspan, but...
Via RealGM
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks drop preseason game to Bulls despite Ilyasova's return

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Pau Gasol scored 20 points, Jimmy Butler added 18 and the Chicago Bulls picked up their first win in three preseason games, beating the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 91-85 on Saturday night. Derrick Rose had 16 points, five rebounds and four assists in 23 minutes for the Bulls. Gasol grabbed 11 rebounds. The Bulls jumped to a 10-0 lead and never trailed. Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks drop preseason game to Bulls despite Ilyasova's return

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Pau Gasol scored 20 points, Jimmy Butler added 18 and the Chicago Bulls picked up their first win in three preseason games, beating the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 91-85 on Saturday night. Derrick Rose had 16 points, five rebounds and four assists in 23 minutes for the Bulls. Gasol grabbed 11 rebounds. The Bulls jumped to a 10-0 lead and never trailed. Chicago...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks ready to open preseason with rotation far from defined

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- There comes a point in training camp in which teams get sick of practicing against themselves on a daily basis. While acknowledging there's plenty of value in their remaining practices before the regular season begins, the Milwaukee Bucks are at that point and ready to take what they've worked on over the first week of training to game action. The Bucks...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks produce several positives in public scrimmage

MILWAUKEE -- The increased excitement level surrounding the Milwaukee Bucks was palpable inside the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday, as fans got their first look at the new-look team. In a three-quarter scrimmage with a 10-minute running clock in each period, the White team came away with a 37-34 victory over the Black team. Nate Wolters, Ersan Ilyasova, Larry Sanders, Jared...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks player profile: Ersan Ilyasova

  This is the fifth profile in a 16-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Little did Ersan Ilyasova know just how much a sprained right ankle suffered in the first preseason game of 2013-14 would impact the rest of his year. Last season was almost a total loss for the now 27-year-old, as his production...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Bucks Close to Success?

Jeff Hanisch- USA TODAY Sports The word rebuild is used a lot in the world of sports. And, it could be used to describe teams like the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee, a team that finished 15-67 last season, is thinking about the future, not the present. They are a young team with a new coach and a new star, so when will they have success? In the NBA, inexperience is not always a bad...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks aggressively shopping Ersan Ilyasova

The Milwaukee Bucks drafted Jabari Parker with the second overall pick, and they are extremely excited about the upcoming season. They are still looking to make some moves to improve the roster before the season begins, and are looking to trade one player in particular. According to a report from Gary Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times, the Bucks are aggressively shopping forward...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Shopping Ersan Ilyasova

The Milwaukee Bucks are shopping Ersan Ilyasova, according to Gery Woelfel of Racine Journal Times. Ilyasova, 27, has averaged 10.6 points and 6.2 rebounds during his six seasons in the NBA. Although his statistics took a dip last season, Ilyasova can help any team looking for a stretch-four. In 2012-13, he... The post Bucks Shopping Ersan Ilyasova appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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