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Bucks continue to struggle against good teams in sloppy defeat

MILWAUKEE -- It appears as if this Milwaukee Bucks team has a ceiling, which certainly isn't a bad thing. But if the Bucks want to move up in the Eastern Conference standings or hang tough in a first-round playoff series against a higher seed, they need to turn competing with the NBA's best teams into a few more wins. Milwaukee was able to overcome a 16-point deficit created by turnovers...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff-bound Bucks shocked at Knight trade, but ready to adjust

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The Milwaukee Bucks had just bussed back to their training facility from their open practice at Marquette University when they received quite the surprise. Brandon Knight was with his teammates in the locker room of the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin Training Center when he received word he was traded to the Phoenix Suns as part of a three-team trade that...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers-Bucks Preview

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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Basketball: Waiver Wire Fix — Week 14

Welcome to the week 14 Waiver Wire Fix. Be sure to check back here every week for the duration of the fantasy hoops season for more wire targets. I’ve begun breaking the column down according to player types. This should help you find the player that best fits your team’s specific needs. There will be different categories every week, so I hope you enjoy the new format. If you’re...
Via The Fantasy Fix
24 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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks-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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Road reaction: Bucks 115, Magic 100

For the first time since 2004, the Milwaukee Bucks will fly home from Orlando with a victory. With seven of its 10 available players scoring in double figures, Milwaukee snapped its 17-game losing streak against the Magic in Orlando with a 115-100 victory at Amway Center. Milwaukee last won in Orlando on Dec. 29, 2004. The Magic have since built a new arena, while the Bucks are on...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Center really the biggest problem the Celtics have?

Most Celtics fans will tell you that the first problem we need to address with this team is getting a “rim-protecting center.” I was one of those guys, but it got me wondering how Tyler Zeller stacks up statistically among some of the other centers in the game. So I took all of the centers on current playoff teams in the East Coast and compared their body of work to Tyler Zeller...
Via Red's Army
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks can't capitalize late, fall 101-99 to Jazz

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Gordon Hayward scored 13 of his game-high 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz held on for a 101-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday night as the Bucks missed their last five shots in the closing minute. The Jazz appeared to be in control after a 15-3 run, taking a 101-92 lead on two free throws by Hayward with 2:35 remaining. But the Bucks pulled...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 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

Milwaukee Bucks weekly: Winning games they should be winning

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the week going 2-2 with wins against the Philadelphia 76ers and the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Bucks lost to the Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls. The week that was The Bucks lost two games against tough opponents, but were able to hang with them throughout each game. The game against the Suns was close until the end and whenever the Bulls started to...
Via isportsweb.com
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks stampede past 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Brandon Knight and Khris Middleton scored 18 points apiece, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Philadelphia 76ers 97-77 on Wednesday night. The Bucks (19-18) shot 53.9 percent from the field in their fifth consecutive road win. Zaza Pachulia had 11 points and 12 rebounds, and reserve O.J. Mayo added 15 points. K.J. McDaniels scored 14 points and Nerlens Noel had 13...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks stampede past 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Brandon Knight and Khris Middleton scored 18 points apiece, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Philadelphia 76ers 97-77 on Wednesday night. The Bucks (19-18) shot 53.9 percent from the field in their fifth consecutive road win. Zaza Pachulia had 11 points and 12 rebounds, and reserve O.J. Mayo added 15 points. K.J. McDaniels scored 14 points and Nerlens Noel had 13...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Henson, Pachulia thriving as centers of attention

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The depth of the Milwaukee Bucks has allowed coach Jason Kidd to drill the "next man up" mindset into the locker room. Instead of worrying about who isn't playing, the focus is on the opportunity available to others on the roster. With Larry Sanders' future with the Bucks still up in the air, Zaza Pachulia and John Henson are left to man the center position for...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Suns-Bucks Preview

The Milwaukee Bucks have managed to stay competitive despite losing Jabari Parker to a season-ending injury in a wild win over the Phoenix Suns three weeks ago. The Suns have proven nearly unbeatable since that defeat, and they'll try to stay hot when they visit the Bucks on Tuesday night. Milwaukee improved to 8-39 in the series since March 1991 after squeaking out a back-and-forth...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Road reaction: Bucks 95, Knicks 82

It may not have been their best effort of the season, but the Milwaukee Bucks did what they were supposed to do Sunday night at Madison Square Garden. The New York Knicks entered playing dreadful basketball, winners of just two of their last 21 games. With Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert out with injuries, the Bucks were staring at a game they simply couldn't...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pachulia, Antetokounmpo lead Bucks past reeling Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Zaza Pachulia had 16 points and 14 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks handed the New York Knicks their 11th straight loss, 95-82 Sunday night. Tim Hardaway, Jr. had 17 points for the Knicks (5-31), who lost a franchise-record 10th straight home game. They are one overall loss from matching the team's 1985 record for most consecutive losses. By the end of the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks hand Knicks 11th straight loss, one shy of team record

  Zaza Pachulia had 16 points and 14 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks handed the New York Knicks their 11th straight loss, 95-82 Sunday night. Tim Hardaway, Jr. had 17 points for the Knicks (5-31), who lost a franchise-record 10th straight home game. They are one overall loss from matching the team's 1985 record for most consecutive losses. By the end of the fourth quarter, there...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pachulia, Antetokounmpo lead Bucks past reeling Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Zaza Pachulia had 16 points and 14 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks handed the New York Knicks their 11th straight loss, 95-82 Sunday night. Tim Hardaway, Jr. had 17 points for the Knicks (5-31), who lost a franchise-record 10th straight home game. They are one overall loss from matching the team's 1985 record for most consecutive losses. By the end of the fourth...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks hand Knicks 11th straight loss, 95-82

NEW YORK (AP) Zaza Pachulia had 16 points and 14 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks handed the New York Knicks their 11th straight loss, 95-82 Sunday night. Tim Hardaway, Jr. had 17 points for the Knicks (5-31), who lost a franchise-record 10th straight home game. They are one overall loss from matching the team's 1985 record for most consecutive losses. By the end of the fourth quarter...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks Cite 'Personal Reasons' For Larry Sanders' Absence From Team

Larry Sanders missed his fifth consecutive game Friday night and is out "due to personal reasons," according to Jason Kidd. Sanders has not played since the Bucks' home loss to Charlotte on Dec. 23 and has been listed as out due to illness. Zaza Pachulia will continue to start at center and John Henson is playing significant backup minutes. Kidd said there is no timetable for Sanders...
Via RealGM
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Will Need To Earn Spot In Rotation When He Returns From Illness

The Milwaukee Bucks aren't sure if Larry Sanders' current absence with illness will be a long-term issue. Zaza Pachulia and John Henson have played well at center in Sanders' absence. "He won't start when he does come back," Jason Kidd said. "He's got to work his way back in...he's been out for a little bit here. "So whenever he does come back, we want to make sure he's ready to...
Via RealGM
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks clip Hornets in overtime

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Brandon Knight scored 18 points, including a layup to force overtime, and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away to beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-94 on Monday night. Jared Dudley scored 17 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 16, Zaza Pachulia had 15, O.J. Mayo had 13 and John Henson added 11 for the Bucks (16-16), who snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Hornets...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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