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
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo At The FIBA World Cup

The Milwaukee Bucks have a fairly international team, but only one player on their roster will be playing in the 2014 FIBA World Cup when the international tournament tips off tomorrow in various venues across Spain. Bucks power forward Ersan Ilyasova had to bow out from his roster spot on Turkey’s national squad, ranked seventh […] Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo At The...
Via NBA Draft Blog
22 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
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

Ilyasova To The Rockets?

  USA TODAY SPORTS Over these last couple of days there have been rumors of the Houston Rockets possibly wanting to acquire Ersan Ilyasova. Ilyasova on the roster would help out the Rockets due to the fact that the Rockets don’t have a big man that can really stretch the floor, the best they have actually is probably Donatas Montiejunas, as far as stretching the floor as a big...
Via TopSportsReport
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Looking Into Dealing Ersan Ilyasova?

The Milwaukee Bucks boast the second, 31st and 36th picks in the upcoming 2014 NBA draft. Despite this, it appears that they are looking to add another late first-round pick to the mix and are leveraging Ersan Ilyasova as potential trade bait in order to do so. According to Gery Woelfel of The Journal Times, Ilyasova is the likeliest current Buck to be calling a new city home...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks have put Ilyasova, Henson, Knight on trade market

The Racine Journal-Times reports that Milwaukee is ready to deal... well, just about everyone on draft night. The biggest target? Forward Ersan Ilyasova. Yet, behind the scenes, the Bucks' brass has been busy. They've been discussing several trade possibilities and, if you believe some NBA officials, they'll consummate at least one deal. The most likely Buck...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilyasova shut down, may not play in basketball World Cup

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks have shut down Ersan Ilyasova for the remainder of the season due to a lingering right ankle injury. Ilyasova was examined by foot and ankle specialist Dr. Richard Ferkel in Los Angeles on Tuesday and was advised to begin a two-month period of rest and rehabilitation immediately. He plans to see another specialist next week in North Carolina. "...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured Bucks F Ilyasova likely out rest of season

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks say forward Ersan Ilyasova is likely to miss the rest of the season because of a sore right ankle.
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova Out For Remainder Of Season To Rehab Ankle

Ersan Ilyasova will begin rehabilitation on his right ankle and is not expected to play for the remainder of the season, the Milwaukee Bucks announced Thursday. Ilyasova underwent an examination on Tuesday and received a recommendation that he should immediately rest and rehab for a period of time instead of having surgery. Ilyasova has averaged 11.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.1...
Via RealGM
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova will sit out half of the remaining back-to-backs

The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Portland Trail Blazers in overtime on Tuesday by the score of 120-115. The loss dropped the Bucks to 13-55, the worst record in the NBA. Bucks' forward Ersan Ilyasova returned from an ankle injury to score 12 points on 6-of-10 from the floor. He also added nine rebounds, two assists and two steals in 23 minutes. But Ilyasova will miss at...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Ilyasova Frustrated In Milwaukee?

The Milwaukee Bucks are neck and neck with the Philadelphia 76ers for the title of worst team in the NBA, and Ersan Ilyasova is not too happy about it. Moreover, the sixth year pro is frustrated of all the trade rumors, as the Bucks go all in for the NBA draft sweepstakes.Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Ilyasova:"When you go through a season like this and your...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova returns in loss to Hawks

The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday by the score of 102-97. The loss was the second straight for the Bucks, who have a league worst record of 13-52. A bright spot for the Bucks was the play of forward Ersan Ilyasova, who returned from a one-game absence with an ankle injury.Keith Allison via Wikimedia reported that Ilyasova returned...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova out in versus Timberwolves

The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday by the score of 112-101. The loss dropped the Bucks to a league worse 13-51, 34 games behind the Indiana Pacers in the Central Division. The Bucks were without Ersan Ilyasova, who had 16 points and 11 rebounds on Monday against the Orlando MagicKeith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsIlyasova's status was confirmed...
Via NBA Injury News
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova suspended one game for punching Reggie Evans

Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova has been suspended one game for punching the Kings' Reggie Evans, the league announced Friday. The play happened in Wednesday's game, with Ilyasova getting tangled with Evans going for a rebound. Watching the replays, it's hard to really see a specific punch, but Ilyasova certainly gets extra physical.
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova Suspended One Game By NBA For Punch To Reggie Evans

Ersan Ilyasova has been suspended one game without pay for punching Reggie Evans in the stomach, the NBA announced. The incident occurred with 5:49 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Milwaukee Bucks' 116-102 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. Ilyasova will serve his suspension Friday when the Bucks visit the New Orleans Pelicans.
Via RealGM
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilyasova suspended one game for punch

Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova has been suspended one game by the league for punching Kings forward Reggie Evans during the fourth quarter of Wednesday's loss to Sacramento. Ilyasova will serve his suspension Friday night when the Bucks take on the Pelicans in New Orleans. John Henson will likely start in his place at power forward.  With 5:50 left in the game, Ilyasova...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova Suspended 1 Game For Punching Reggie Evans In Stomach (Video)

The NBA has suspended Bucks’ Ersan Ilyasova 1 game for punching Kings’ Reggie Evans in the stomach it was announced Friday. The incident occurred while the two battled for rebounding position during Wednesday night’s game and ended in Reggie Evans being thrown to the floor. The post Ersan Ilyasova Suspended 1 Game For Punching Reggie Evans In Stomach (Video) appeared first...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Reggie Evans Gets Tossed Like A Rag Doll By Ersan Ilyasova, Tries To Sell It Anyway

Wednesday night’s episode of “Battle of the Tanking All-Stars” featured the sorry Sacramento Kings and the even sorrier Milwaukee Bucks — a game which was attended by roughly 47 sadists people who enjoy terrible basketball. The game also featured noted agitator/flopper Reggie Evans, who did Reggie Evans things underneath the basket all night, much to the chagrin of Bucks...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova nearly perfect in Bucks rout

Ersan Ilyasova has struggled all season to sink shots he normally makes. The Milwaukee Bucks forward's confidence has taken a hit under the weight of so many errant attempts. But Ilyasova was nearly perfect Monday night, and suddenly all was right as the Bucks routed the Utah Jazz, 114-88, before a season-low crowd of 10,022 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Ilyasova finished...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks come up with win after high-energy third quarter

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks have made it a goal to try and force their opponent take the first timeout of the third quarter. But more often than not, coach Larry Drew and the Bucks have been the ones needing to burn an early one right out of halftime. On Monday, Milwaukee came out of break as the aggressors, opening the third quarter on a 22-6 run to blow the game open. Led...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilyasova scores 31, Bucks beat Jazz

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ersan Ilyasova scored a season-high 31 points on 13-of-14 shooting, and the Milwaukee Bucks hit a blistering 57 percent from the field to beat the Utah Jazz 114-88 on Monday night. Zaza Pachulia added 14 points, six rebounds and five assists, and five Bucks scored in double digits. The NBA's worst team improved to 12-47 and enjoyed a rare breather at home. Enes...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs interested in Ilyasova or Sixers Young?

Almost two years ago when Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova was a free agent, the San Antonio Spurs were one team rumored to be interested in Ilyasova, before he decided to re-sign with the Bucks. Fast-forward to today, as the Bucks are rumored to be exploring options for an Ilyasova trade, and the Philadelphia 76ers are also looking reportedly to ship out forward Thaddeus...
Via Project Spurs
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Frustrated Ilyasova wants out

Ersan Ilyasova concedes he has some strong emotional attachments to the Milwaukee Bucks organization and the City of Milwaukee. And that’s understandable. The Bucks starting power forward began his NBA career with the Bucks in 2006 and has developed a good rapport with Bucks owner Herb Kohl. What’s more, Ilyasova met his wife, Julia, in Milwaukee. “I really like this team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' power forward Ersan Ilyasova returns agasint the Pelicans

The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday  by the score of 102-98. The loss was the their fourth consecutive and dropped the league-worst Bucks to 9-43 on the season.  There was some good news on the injury front, as power forward Ersan Ilyasova returned to the lineup Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by the Associated Press through startribune...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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