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Milwaukee Bucks Weekly: Poor play continues

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks lost three of their four games last week, with their only win coming against the rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers. The team got crushed by a tough Chicago Bulls team, but they also lost to struggling teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers and the Utah Jazz. This could be a result of the team trying to gel together after trading Brandon Knight. Game...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Bulls 87, Bucks 71

Holding an opponent under 90 points has been a recipe for success for the Milwaukee Bucks this season. Milwaukee entered 18-0 when allowing fewer than 90 points, but the Bucks were so bad offensively Monday that it would have taken a gargantuan defensive effort in order to win. The Bucks shot a season-worst 33.7 percent and were held to a season-low 71 points in an 87-71 loss to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Lakers at Bucks

Although both clubs have sustained major injuries, the surprising Milwaukee Bucks continue to find ways to win while the Los Angeles Lakers remain near the bottom of the Western Conference. Leading scorer Brandon Knight could be out again as the Bucks look to extend their longest winning streak in almost three years Wednesday night against a Lakers team seeking its first road win...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks vs. Raptors preview

After facing their fair share of doubters following a poor midseason stretch, the Toronto Raptors have silenced those critics with another winning streak. Returning home to kick off a lengthy stay, the Raptors can clinch their season-best seventh consecutive win Monday night when they face the upstart Milwaukee Bucks. Toronto (33-15) suffered eight losses in 11 games from Dec. 30...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando's latest loss features familiar shortcomings

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic went into Thursday night not having lost at home to the Milwaukee Bucks since Dec. 29, 2004, a winning streak covering 17 games. That ended with a resounding thud as the Bucks, one of the NBA's most surprising teams this season, led from start to finish in a 115-100 win over the Magic, who dropped their seventh game in a row. More than a smattering...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Jazz at Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't managed to win more than three games in a row and they're barely above .500, but they are one of the NBA's biggest surprises. Less than a season removed from the worst record in franchise history, the Bucks look to begin the second half of the season by capitalizing on a meeting with the last-place Utah Jazz on Thursday night. Milwaukee (21-20) has won...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks Wednesday: Ilyasova likely to return to starting lineup

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Ersan Ilyasova practiced with the first unit Wednesday and will likely be in the starting lineup Thursday when the Milwaukee Bucks host the Utah Jazz at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. If Ilyasova replaces Johnny O'Bryant as the starter at power forward, it will be just his seventh start of the season and his first since Nov. 14. "We'll look at starting him,"...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks endure another loss to a conference contender

MILWAUKEE -- What might sting the Milwaukee Bucks the most is the realization they didn't have to be perfect Monday in order to pull out a crucial victory over a team ahead of them in the Eastern conference standings. Despite allowing 20 offensive rebounds and 21 second-chance points, the Bucks still had a wide-open look at a game-tying 3-pointer in the final seconds. But Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

London calling Bucks and team is excited about experience

On the surface, the Milwaukee Bucks are playing another regular-season game Thursday when they face the New York Knicks at The O2 Arena in London. And while it is a game the Bucks need to win, the experience of traveling to a different country and the exposure the franchise receives from participating in the NBA's Global Games makes Thursday's game far from ordinary. "I think this...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova Ready To Return From Concussion

Ersan Ilyasova is ready to return to the Milwaukee Bucks lineup on Thursday when the team plays the New York Knicks in the NBA Global Games in London. Ilyasova has missed 19 of the last 20 games after suffering a broken nose Dec. 2 in Cleveland and a concussion when he returned Dec. 23 against Charlotte. Ilyasova gives the Bucks a stretch-4.
Via RealGM
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Kenyon Martin Signing Grade

(Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Milwaukee Bucks: Kenyon Martin Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Senior Writer/Hoopstuff… With Ersan Ilyasova out with a concussion and having no clear timetable for a return, along with the strange Larry Sanders situation, the Bucks decided that it was time to add some more depth to their frontcourt. Today the team announced that it had found...
Via HoopStuff
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Milwaukee Bucks

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Milwaukee Bucks who after a loss to the Suns last night in Milwaukee are playing .500 ball for the season (18-18) and will be without...
Via Philadunkia
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks Monday: Ilyasova progressing 'little by little' toward return

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova was back on the court Monday for the first time since suffering a concussion during a loss to Charlotte on Dec. 23. Ilyasova will miss his seventh consecutive game Tuesday when the Bucks host the Phoenix Suns at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, but the 27-year-old is taking steps toward a return. "It is little by little,"...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova Diagnosed With Concussion

Ersan Ilyasova suffered a concussion in his first game back from a nasal fracture that cost him nine games and required surgery. Ilyasova suffered the injury after colliding with teammate Zaza Pachulia in the Bucks' home loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Dec. 23 and didn't make the trip with Milwaukee in its victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. "This had nothing to do with the...
Via RealGM
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks bounce back to .500 record early in Jason Kidd's 1st year

  Sharing the ball is making basketball fun for the Milwaukee Bucks. They're even winning games at a remarkable rate, at least compared to last year's miserable 15-win season. The Bucks are 14-14 in Jason Kidd's first year as coach. They've managed to bounce back from rookie Jabari Parker's season-ending left knee injury by going 2-2 on a tough West Coast trip. ''That's the biggest...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks bounce back to .500 record early in Kidd's 1st year

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) Sharing the ball is making basketball fun for the Milwaukee Bucks. They're even winning games at a remarkable rate, at least compared to last year's miserable 15-win season. The Bucks are 14-14 in Jason Kidd's first year as coach. They've managed to bounce back from rookie Jabari Parker's season-ending left knee injury by going 2-2 on a tough West Coast trip...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Ilyasova returns to practice, probable vs. Hornets

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova returned to practice Monday for the first time since suffering a nasal fracture in a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Dec. 2. Ilyasova will take part in the team's shootaround Tuesday before determining if he plays when the Bucks host the Charlotte Hornets later that night, but the team lists him as probable. "He went...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie O'Bryant could boost suddenly-thin Bucks frontcourt

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- With an originally crowded Bucks frontcourt, Johnny O'Bryant knew he faced an uphill clime for playing time. That was before a grade III sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his right knee suffered in a preseason game sidelined the second-round pick for the first nine weeks of his rookie year. O'Bryant is listed as questionable for Milwaukee's game Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Ilyasova taking steps toward return

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova was back with the team Friday for the first time since suffering a nasal fracture Dec. 2 in Cleveland. Although he has yet to be cleared to return to practice, Ilyasova is now able to do some light conditioning work, such as using the stationary bicycle. Ilyasova said he suffered a couple of new fractures but also reinjured...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks weekly: Team struggles against tough opponents

The Milwaukee Bucks had a difficult week losing three of the four games they played. The Bucks easily beat the Miami Heat, but suffered close losses to both the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Dallas Mavericks. Milwaukee ended their week playing again against Dallas and getting blown out by the Mavericks on Sunday. The week that was Besides the blowout loss Sunday against the Mavericks...
Via isportsweb.com
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons – Week Recap and Preview

The Pistons continue to struggle as they have now lost ten straight.  The team’s last victory came on November 14th, when they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder, 96-89 in overtime.  Since then, the Pistons have watched their record slip to a dreaded 3-16. The Week That Was: Since last Friday, the Pistons took the court four times, all resulting in a losing effort.  Last Friday’s...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Injury Update: Ersan Ilyasova out four games

The Milwaukee Bucks headed into Wednesday night's game against the Dallas Mavericks coming off a 111-108 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Brandon Knight lead the Bucks with 27 points, who fell to 10-9 on the season, third in the Central Division. On the injury front, power forward Ersan Ilyasova, who had nine points in 12 minutes, will miss the next four games...
Via NBA Injury News
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova out indefinitely with broken nose

  Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova broke his nose in Tuesday's loss at Cleveland and is out indefinitely. The Bucks said Wednesday that Ilyasova also showed symptoms of a mild concussion. He was hit in the face in the second quarter and spent the night at the Cleveland Clinic. The Bucks said Ilyasova isn't expected to go on the team's trip to Dallas and Oklahoma City after...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks F Ilyasova out with broken nose

MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova broke his nose in Tuesday's loss at Cleveland and is out indefinitely. The Bucks said Wednesday that Ilyasova also showed symptoms of a mild concussion. He was hit in the face in the second quarter and spent the night at the Cleveland Clinic. The Bucks said Ilyasova isn't expected to go on the team's trip to Dallas and Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilyasova out indefinitely with nasal fracture

Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova is out indefinitely after a CT scan taken at the Cleveland Clinic on Tuesday night revealed a nasal fracture. Ilyasova will not play Wednesday when the Bucks host the Mavericks and is not expected to travel on the team's next trip to Dallas and Oklahoma City. Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson inadvertently caught Ilyasova with an elbow as both...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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