Bucks contingent positive after learning of expected ownership change

MILWAUKEE -- By the time Herb Kohl made his way to the Milwaukee Bucks locker room to address his team one last time as owner, the players already had heard the news and watched the press conference. But that certainly doesn't mean the gathering wasn't emotional. When the meeting was done, the Bucks gathered around Kohl and had a team breakdown before preparing for their...
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Gameday: Wizards vs. Bucks – It’s how you finish

Wizards (41-38) vs Bucks (15-64) April 12, 2014 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Zaza Pachulia PF- Ersan Ilyasova SF- Khris Middleton SG- Nate Wolters PG- Brandon Knight […] The post Gameday: Wizards vs. Bucks – It’s...
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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. "...
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22 days ago  |  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.
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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...
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22 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury-ravaged Bucks don't have enough players for real practice

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Who will the Milwaukee Bucks have available Wednesday night against New Orleans? To coach Larry Drew, that's the million dollar question. The Bucks were unable to do anything team-related at practice Tuesday, as just seven players were healthy enough to participate. John Henson (right foot), Ekpe Udoh (left ankle sprain), Caron Butler (left ankle sprain)...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrence Jones Heating Up

As mentioned in the last Rebound & Rant, Terrence Jones is heating up in Houston. On Saturday he night he a career-high 36 points and 11 rebounds at home versus Milwaukee. (Hey, Ersan Ilyasova, you may want to play some D.) At the half, Jones had 25 points. The second year, former Kentucky Wildcat is learning how to play with Howard and Harden. He is also averaging 3.0 blocks...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry Does His Jordan Impression With This Sick Layup

Mercy, Mr. Lowry. Ersan Ilyasova and John Henson were as helpless as a one-legged man in an asskicking competition as a man nearly a full foot shorter pulled off some basketball wizardry that would even have His Airness nodding in approval. In his last 10 games, Lowry has been averaging 18.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 8.3 assists per game to complement a .473 field goal percentage...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova plays in loss to the Bulls

The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Chicago Bulls on Friday by the score of 81-72. The loss was the Bucks' fourth consecutive to drop them to a woeful 7-27 on the season.  The only good news was the presence of Ersan Ilyasova, who was day-to-day after missing practice on Thursday. The official Twitter account for the Bucks confirmed that Ilyasova would play. Ersan Ilyasova will...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova day-to-day with sore hand

The Milwaukee Bucks have struggled all season and are sitting in last place in the Central Division at 7-27.  Their most recent loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday by the score of 101-80 dropped the Bucks' to 20 1/2 games behind the Miami Heat in the division.  Power forward Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points and six rebounds in 31 minutes, despite playing with a sore hand...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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