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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
2 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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 Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for Jan. 10

FanDuel NBA Saturday is here with $100k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $100k NBA shot is $2 with $8,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are 7 late games being played Saturday night in the NBA. Brooklyn at Detroit 7:30 PM YES FSDE+ Indiana at Philadelphia 7:30 PM FSMW CSN Boston at Toronto 7:30 PM CSNN Milwaukee at Chicago 8:00 PM FSWI...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Knight helps Bucks beat 76ers 97-77

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 for...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for Jan. 6

FanDuel NBA Tuesday is here with $150k up for grabs, but there are only two games being played tonight. The entry fee for the $150k NBA shot is $2 with $10,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry MATCHUP TIME (ET) AWAY TV HOME TV NAT TV Phoenix at Milwaukee 8:00 PM FSAZ FSWI NBATV Detroit at San Antonio 8:30 PM FSDT FSSW Always double check before the games start...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks vs. Suns 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
23 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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 AP on Fox
December 29, 2014  |  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

Knight helps lead Bucks over Hornets 104-94 in OT

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. Jared Dudley scored 17 points, Giannis Antetokounm 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 dating...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2014  |  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 split back-to-back with red-hot Hawks

MILWAUKEE -- Coming into a home-and-home with the red-hot Atlanta Hawks, the Milwaukee Bucks likely would have seen a split of an odd weekend back-to-back as a success. But after a 30-point win Friday in Atlanta, Milwaukee had a chance to get greedy against a team coming off wins in 14 of its last 16 games. Instead, the Bucks shot themselves in the foot by turning the ball over 19...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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