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Larry Sanders hopes to be in season opener

Larry Sanders is optimistic he will be able to play Wednesday night when the Milwaukee Bucks open the regular season in Charlotte. The Bucks' 6-foot-11 center missed the final four preseason games due to a minor surgical procedure. Sanders did not take part in contact drills Friday but did some on-court work and said he hopes to build toward the opener. "I'm feeling...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks player profile: Nate Wolters

  This is the 15th profile in a 15-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Through injuries, trades and other factors, the 2013-14 version of the Milwaukee Bucks provided opportunity for players who may not have played a lot had the season gone according to plan. Nate Wolters was one of those benefactors...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Friday: Injured rookie Inglis to miss six more weeks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks rookie forward Damien Inglis won't be making his NBA debut in the near future. A CT scan last week showed Inglis' fractured right foot to be not healing properly. Inglis will be shut down for the time being and will be reevaluated in six weeks. Inglis initially targeted a mid-October return from the fractured foot he suffered during a...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd Is Still Pulling Sneaky Timeout Tricks with the Milwaukee Bucks

Jason Kidd is already earning a reputation as the league’s craftiest coach. The ten-time All-Star and former NBA champion now holds the...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Sign Brandon Knight… Now!

Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America   Milwaukee Bucks: Sign Brandon Knight… Now! By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Milwaukee Bucks’ Brandon Knight is eligible for a 4th season contract extension but only for 7 more days, however the Bucks would be wise to re-sign him. He isn’t a franchise player and he actually hasn’t found his place in...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd’s Hamptons Mansion With Putting Green Up For Sale

After just one season coaching the Brooklyn Nets, Jason Kidd landed a new gig with the Milwaukee Bucks. So he’s selling his home in the Hamptons … for reasons we don’t understand. Maybe it’s just us, but if we were making between $3-4 million a year, like Kidd is, we’d be sure to keep a summer home on Long Island if the rest of our year had to spent in Wisconsin. According...
Via Back9Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks end preseason on sour note in loss

MILWAUKEE -- Throughout the NBA, teams have different objectives during the preseason. Veteran-laden squads hope to just get through the exhibition slate healthy, while others have certain goals they are trying to accomplish. For the young Milwaukee Bucks, the preseason was about growth, both individually and as a team. Milwaukee steadily improved throughout its first six exhibition...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks player profile: Larry Sanders

  This is the 14th profile in a 15-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. No Milwaukee Bucks player was more visible in the summer of 2013 than Larry Sanders. Fresh off a breakout campaign in which he was one of the best defensive players in the NBA, Sanders was slowly becoming one of the faces...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Energized O.J. Mayo making most of preseason

O.J. Mayo is a new man. It certainly looks that way after the Milwaukee Bucks guard lit up Madison Square Garden and the New York Knicks in a preseason game Monday night. Mayo, who struggled last season with weight and conditioning issues as the Bucks won a league-worst 15 games, said at the start of training camp that last year was buried. He's playing like he means it, finishing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Key players for fantasy basketball

With the NBA regular season starting on Tuesday, Oct. 28, we’ll be taking a look at which Milwaukee Bucks players will do well to help win fantasy basketball leagues. These recommendations will be based on ESPN’s standard scoring leagues. Larry Sanders Sanders was a popular fantasy draft pick in the early rounds of the 2013-’14 season and for good reason. He was a reliable...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

O.J. Mayo Scores 24 In Bucks’ Victory Over Knicks

O.J. Mayo leads his team to a 120-107 victory scoring 24 points in Monday night’s game. Mayo’s reign began in the first quarter. He missed most of the second but returned in the third. With assists from Jabari Parker, Kendall Marshall, Jared Dudley and Giannis Antetokounmpo the Bucks defeated the Knicks by 13 points! Jared Dudley and Giannis both finished with 14 points. Jabari...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Tuesday: Mayo especially motivated these days

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- O.J. Mayo came to training camp with his nightmarish first season with the Milwaukee Bucks behind him. The next step was to prove he could contribute on the court. After a slow start to the preseason, Mayo has averaged 18.7 points per game while shooting 54.8 percent from the field and hitting 56.3 percent of his 3-point attempts over Milwaukee's last three...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Jabari Parker headlines new-look Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) Rookie Jabari Parker speaks in the calm, measured tones of a 10-year veteran. A polished demeanor exudes confidence, while a strong work ethic draws respect from his new NBA teammates. The Milwaukee Bucks' 19-year-old forward seems ready for the off-court attention that comes with being a cornerstone for a franchise in transition. Now it's time to show if...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd says the Brooklyn Nets letting him go to Milwaukee proved that they considered firing him

Even though Jason Kidd is the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, he is still talking about his time in Brooklyn. Back in December, the Nets were 10-21 and rumors started about Kidd possibly losing his job. As we know the Nets turned their season around and ended up making the playoffs. After taking the Milwaukee job, Kidd has a theory behind his tenure with the Nets. Kidd believes...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd sensed Nets wanted to fire him

It is a rare event when a coach gets traded. Then again, Jason Kidd‘s one-year tenure in Brooklyn was anything but normal. Here was a coach fresh off of retirement taking over a veteran team with championship aspirations. The Nets, a team already boasting big expectations even if they were a bit undeserved and a bloated payroll, struggled at the beginning and faced injuries to...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd sensed Nets wanted to fire him

It is a rare event when a coach gets traded. Then again, Jason Kidd‘s one-year tenure in Brooklyn was anything but normal. Here was a coach fresh off of retirement taking over a veteran team with championship aspirations. The Nets, a team already boasting big expectations even if they were a bit undeserved and a bloated payroll, struggled at the beginning and faced injuries to...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Injury Update: Larry Sanders undergoes minor surgery

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has had minor surgery and will miss the rest of the preseason. Details of the surgery are not known, however it has been revealed that Sanders should be ready for the team's regular season opener on the 29th. The team has described the surgery as a "minor outpatient surgical procedure".Sanders has only played 94 games out of a possible...
Via NBA Injury News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Point guard depth changes player rotation

A good backup point guard is under-valued in the NBA. When the most reliable starters need a rest, a good point guard can take control of a game. They can keep or change the game tempo and even help settle down a rattled team. Good bench production is the kind of thing that helps win championships. While Brandon Knight is the obvious starting point guard for the Milwaukee Bucks,...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee will struggle again, but the addition of Jabari Parker, the development of Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the return of Larry Sanders gives Bucks fans reasons for optimism. The Milwaukee Bucks took a big step back last season, finishing with the worst record in the league at 15-67. They had the biggest roster turnover of any team, most notably replacing the backcourt duo...
Via The Lottery Mafia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Milwaukee Bucks: Rising Up

(Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways). Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with our...
Via Hoops Manifesto
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Larry Sanders has 'minor' surgical procedure, out for preseason

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders had a "minor outpatient surgical procedure" on Friday and will miss the remainder of the preseason, the team announced. He's expected to be available when the Bucks open the regular season against the Charlotte Hornets on Oct. 29. Sanders was previously listed as out with an illness, and he'd missed all of the team's practices this week.
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks say center Larry Sanders has minor surgery

MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders will miss the rest of the preseason after minor surgery. General manager John Hammond said Friday that Sanders had an outpatient procedure. Sanders is expected to be ready when the regular season begins Oct. 29 against the Charlotte Hornets. Details of Sanders' surgery were not disclosed. The Bucks had already announced that...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Sanders undergoes medical procedure, will miss rest of preseason

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders underwent a minor outpatient procedure Friday morning, the team announced. The procedure, which was performed at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, will cause Sanders to miss Milwaukee's final three preseason games. He is expected to be ready for the Bucks' regular-season opener in Charlotte on Oct. 29. Sanders averaged 10.7...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Expected To Return For Start Of Season After Minor Surgery

Larry Sanders underwent a minor outpatient surgical procedure Friday afternoon, the Milwaukee Bucks announced. Sanders will miss the remaining three preseason games but is expected to be available for the start of the regular season. In three preseason games this season, Sanders, 25, has averaged 10.7 points, a team-high 10.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall took strange journey to Bucks, but excited about opportunity

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Either Kendall Marshall was going to get over his fear of failure or the former lottery pick was going to have to accept a short-lived NBA career. But when you have sunk to the bottom, what's the point in worrying about failing? Once basketball was taken away from him, Marshall finally realized he had nothing to lose. All he needed was a team willing to give...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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