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Should the Bucks target shooting in the draft?

The Milwaukee Bucks should have a host of options available with the 17th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, but there's one need the team may be desperate to fill.After adding a poor shooting point guard via trade in Michael Carter-Williams, the Bucks may need to acquire more perimeter threats in order to properly space the floor. That's especially true if restricted free agent Khris Middleton...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Michael Carter-Williams spend more time in the post next season?

If there's one thing that's been consistent about Jason Kidd in his short time as a head coach in the NBA, it's that he likes to post up his point guards. Whether it's been Deron Williams, Shaun Livingston or even Kendall Marshall, Kidd has relied on his point guards getting points against smaller players pretty regularly. While it's hard to tell whether that's a schematic decision...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Grading Their Season

  (Source: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Season Summary The Milwaukee Bucks went from the fewest wins in the NBA (15) to 41 wins and the 6th seed in the Eastern Conference this season. Yes, the East was pathetic, but they had an incredible season. They have found multiple core players, an elite head coach and they had...
Via HoopStuff
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: A Perfect Bucks Offseason

(April 22, 2015 – Source: Tom Lynn/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… After a shocking playoff appearance, the rebuilding Bucks find themselves approaching another crucial offseason in their rebuilding endeavors. With the majority of their youthful rotation locked up over the forthcoming campaign, it will be up to the front office to make...
Via HoopStuff
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Key Year Coming Up for MCW

Michael Carter-Williams has had an interesting start to his NBA career.  He was the main attraction on an under-talented, up-tempo Sixers team his rookie year, and the unbridled opportunity provided for him to put up stats on that squad led to him being selected as the League’s Rookie of the Year.  Despite the accolade, the Sixers were never completely sold on him and his trade...
Via Philadunkia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Next season pivotal for Michael Carter-Williams

Michael Carter-Williams has had an interesting start to his NBA career. He was the main attraction on an under-talented, up-tempo Sixers team his rookie year, and the unbridled opportunity provided for him to put up stats on that squad led to him being selected as the league's Rookie of the Year. Despite the accolade, the Sixers were never completely sold on him; his trade to Milwaukee...
Via Around the Arc
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Dunleavy Jr. Dodges Suspension From NBA

Mike Dunleavy Jr. will not be suspended by the NBA for his hit on Michael Carter-Williams. Dunleavy will be assessed a flagrant 1 foul. Dunleavy's hit on Carter-Williams provoked several retaliations during Game 6 against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Via RealGM
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Allie LaForce Working the Stationary Bike at Bulls-Bucks

Thursday night’s Chicago Bulls-Milwaukee Bucks game was an absolute laugher, to say the least. Really, the only saving grace during the Bulls’ 54-point beatdown were the shenanigans of Mike Dunleavy Jr., Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Michael Carter-Williams:   But other than that, there was really nothing of substance anyone could say about the game. Luckily, TNT sideline reporter...
Via Busted Coverage
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls Trample Bucks 120-66 In Clincher, Will Face Cavs In East Semis

MILWAUKEE — Mike Dunleavy scored 20 points, and the Chicago Bulls came close to an NBA playoff record, finally putting away the Milwaukee Bucks with a 120-66 victory in Game 6 to clinch their first-round series Thursday night. The Bulls, who move on to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round, finished four points away from the NBA playoff record for largest margin of victory...
Via NESN.com
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday's best: Flagrant foul flattens Dunleavy, but Bulls beat down Bucks

Best cheap shots: Mike Dunleavy, F, Chicago, Giannis Antetokounmpo, F, Milwaukee and Michael Carter-Williams, G, Milwaukee As expected, the Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls have engaged in the most physical series of the first round.  Bulls foward Mike Dunleavy didn't waste much time in Game 6 to keep that trend going, as he nailed Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams with a sucker...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday's best: Bulls beat down the Bucks

Best cheap shots: Mike Dunleavy, F, Chicago, Giannis Antetokounmpo, F, Milwaukee and Michael Carter-Williams, G, Milwaukee As expected, the Milwwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls have engaged in the most physical series of the first round.  Bulls foward Mike Dunleavy didn't waste much time in Game 6 to keep that trend going, as he nailed Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams with a sucker...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Leaves Game After Mike Dunleavy Punches Him In Face

Game 6 between the Bulls and Bucks are getting scrappy early. Michael Carter-Williams had to leave the ball game after Mike Dunleavy delivered a punch. No foul was called on the play, but could Dunleavy potentially get suspended? The post Michael Carter-Williams Leaves Game After Mike Dunleavy Punches Him In Face appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Helps the Bucks Survive

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Michael Carter-Williams kept his teams season alive, scoring 22 points, eight rebounds and dished out nine dimes to force a Game 6 in Milwaukee. “We’ve got Game 6,” Bucks coach Jason Kidd said. “We didn’t just come down here because we’ve won one game. Some people look at it as house money. You can always talk about the future, but we don’t...
Via Hooped Up
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bulls vs The Milwaukee Bucks: A pathetic performance in game 5

What is going on with the Chicago Bulls? Are the Milwaukee Bucks better than I thought, or are the Bulls just playing like garbage? Last night’s performance was absolutely unacceptable. While the Bulls still have two more chances to win another game and advance, I have some major concerns about their chances of even getting close to winning a championship this year. I can’t believe...
Via isportsweb.com
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks avoid elimination for second straight time, beat Bulls in Game 5

  Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. With a 3-2 lead, the Bulls will try to close it out again Thursday at Milwaukee. But the Bucks aren't going quietly after dropping...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Playoffs: Bucks Defeat Bulls, Force Game 6

The Eastern Conference Playoffs just got a tad more interesting on Monday night. A short while after the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Atlanta Hawks to even that series at two, the upstart Milwaukee Bucks, led by Michael Carter-Williams, pulled off an impressive road victory against the Bulls to force a Game 6 in that series. Carter-Williams put up 22 points, eight rebounds and nine...
Via Sportsnaut
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5

CHICAGO (AP) Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. With a 3-2 lead, the Bulls will try to close it out again Thursday at Milwaukee. But the Bucks aren't going quietly after...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks beat Bulls, will return to Milwaukee for Game 6

CHICAGO (AP) -- Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. With a 3-2 lead, the Bulls will try to close it out again Thursday at Milwaukee. But the Bucks aren't going quietly after...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

MCW is in the Playoffs

Michael Carter-Williams and his Milwaukee Bucks are down 2-0 in their 1st round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls and even though Game 3 is in Milwaukee, the odds of the Bucks coming back to win this series are long.  Still, as Carter Williams sat in front of his locker in the bowels of the Wells Fargo Center back on April 13th and spoke to the media, first few inquiries...
Via Philadunkia
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Weekly: The playoffs begin

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks wrapped up their regular season with a win against the Philadelphia 76ers and a loss against the Boston Celtics, bringing their overall record to 41-41. The Bucks then faced off the Chicago Bulls in the playoffs, which Chicago prevailed in the first game of the series. Game balls Michael Carter-Williams was the star of the show last Monday...
Via isportsweb.com
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Win 103-91 in Rose’s Return to Playoffs

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, center, drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova, right, and guard Michael Carter-Williams during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Nam Y. Huh) It feels good to be back. That was the sentiment felt by Derrick Rose who returned to the NBA...
Via The Sports Journal
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Five players who must step up in the NBA playoffs

The NBA playoffs demand every player’s best performance. But if an integral piece of any roster struggles, someone must be prepared to step up for the team and change the course of a game. From a 3-and-D role player to an injury-hampered star, five players around the Association need to be ready to increase their contributions throughout what is expected to be a terrific postseason...
Via Sportsnaut
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Heading into his first playoff appearance, Michael Carter-Williams appreciative of his stint with the Sixers

Last time Michael Carter-Williams sat in front of his locker in the bowels of the Wells Fargo Center and spoke to the media, the inquiries revolved around the progress of his own game, his teammates’, and the organization as a whole. Such questions had become a familiar refrain for the reigning Rookie of the Year. On Monday night however, after the Milwaukee Bucks bested the Sixers...
Via Around the Arc
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Drops 30 in Philly Return

Reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams played his first game in Philadelphia since the Sixers traded him in a blockbuster deal to the Milwaukee Bucks. After a short tribute video, MCW went to work torching his old club for 30 points in a Bucks 107-97 win. “He shot the ball extremely well, he ran the offense, he started the game off with a heck of a block and he wanted...
Via Hooped Up
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Carter-Williams ties season high with 30 in Bucks' win over 76ers

  Michael Carter-Williams showed the 76ers what they are missing, and the Milwaukee Bucks displayed in the second half why they are a playoff team. Carter-Williams matched his season-high with 30 points in his first game back in Philadelphia to lead the playoff-bound Bucks to a 107-97 victory over the 76ers on Monday night. O.J. Mayo and Ersan Ilyasova had 13 points apiece and Giannis...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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