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5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Bucks

The San Antonio Spurs (28-17) will host the Milwaukee Bucks (22-21) tonight in San Antonio. The Spurs are coming off a 99-85 win over the Lakers. Tony Parker led the Spurs with 17 points in the win. The Bucks are coming off a 101-86 win over the Pistons. OJ Mayo scored 20 points to pace […]
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Bucks-Spurs Preview

The start of a lengthy homestand gave the San Antonio Spurs a chance to quickly recover from their most lopsided defeat of the season. The Spurs will try to keep heading in the right direction while posting their longest win streak over the Milwaukee Bucks in nearly 20 years Sunday night. San Antonio (28-17) was blown out 104-81 in Chicago on Thursday but beat the Los Angeles Lakers...
Via AP on Fox
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Bucks get back to team basketball in dismantling of Detroit

MILWAUKEE -- It appears as if losing to the Utah Jazz at home served as a wakeup call for the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee's struggling offense broke out Saturday, as the Bucks scored 91 points through three quarters in a 101-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons in front of 16,388 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. It was exactly the type of dominant home performance the Bucks needed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Bucks race past Pistons, 101-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via AP on Fox
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Bucks race past Pistons, 101-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks catch fire from long range in rout of Pistons

MILWAUKEE -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead with...
Via AP on Fox
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O.J. Mayo scores 20, hot-shooting Bucks beat Pistons 101-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
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Jennings goes down with leg injury as Pistons fall to Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jennings goes down with leg injury as Pistons fall to Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
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Milwaukee Bucks: The downward spiral of Larry Sanders

ESPN reported on Aug. 20, 2013 that Larry Sanders signed a four-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks worth $44 million, making him the highest paid player on the team. While Milwaukee doesn’t spend this kind of money often, at the time it felt like Sanders deserved it. Sanders was coming off of what was easily his best NBA season. This seemed to be the potential of...
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NBA Week 12 in Review: Halfway There

It’s the midway point in the NBA regular season, and by continually bisecting the rest of the season, we’ll eventually reach that finish line and make it to the playoffs. The Warriors are destroying everyone, the Hawks look like the best team in the east, the Cavaliers look like a real playoff team, and the Knicks/Nets/Lakers are still squandering their riches. But there are...
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Preview: Pistons at Bucks

After an impressive road winning streak recently ended against the Eastern Conference's top team, the Detroit Pistons hope to begin a new one against a pair of clubs which are scuffling at home. Opening a quick trip of games on back-to-back nights, the Pistons seek an eighth victory in nine road games Saturday against the Milwaukee Bucks - losers in six of seven at the Bradley Center...
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Bucks mascot busted deflating basketballs (Video)

The New England Patriots have made themselves an easy target with #DeflateGate, and the Milwaukee Bucks couldn't help piling on with their humorous take on the situation.On Thursday, the Bucks posted an incriminating Vine featuring their mascot Bango deflating some basketballs. Let's hope NBA teams are staying away from this type of nonsense.Vine via Milwaukee Bucks. This post...
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Milwaukee Bucks mascot caught deflating basketballs

In a scandal that could one day rival Deflate-gate, Milwaukee Bucks mascot Bango was caught red-handed deflating basketballs before the team’s game against the Utah Jazz on Thursday. It remains to be seen just how much of an impact this had on Milwaukee’s two-point loss, but it’s not a good look for the NBA. Dude was caught right there in the equipment room, looked into...
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Bucks' home struggles continue in loss to lowly Jazz

MILWAUKEE -- The same question has been asked of the Milwaukee Bucks repeatedly over the last six weeks. Is it getting frustrating to not be able to win at home?  Milwaukee's home struggles continued Thursday night, as the Bucks started slow and missed five good looks late in a 101-99 loss to the struggling Utah Jazz at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.  Not only did the Jazz come...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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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
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Hayward scores 24, Jazz hold on for victory over Bucks

  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 within the final...
Via AP on Fox
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Milwaukee Bucks Mascot ‘Bango’ Caught Deflating Basketballs

This embed is invalid" /> It’s become clear that professional athletes love to have their balls prepared a certain way. Pitchers having a rubbing process while quarterbacks clearly work deflation/inflation action before games—but what about basketball players? I personally love playing with a softer basketball, which is apparently something Milwaukee Bucks...
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Preview: Jazz at Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't managed to win more than three games in a row and they're barely above .500, but they are one of the NBA's biggest surprises. Less than a season removed from the worst record in franchise history, the Bucks look to begin the second half of the season by capitalizing on a meeting with the last-place Utah Jazz on Thursday night. Milwaukee (21-20) has won...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz-Bucks Preview

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't managed to win more than three games in a row and they're barely above .500, but they are one of the NBA's biggest surprises. Less than a season removed from the worst record in franchise history, the Bucks look to begin the second half of the season by capitalizing on a meeting with the last-place Utah Jazz on Thursday night. Milwaukee (21-20) has won...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Wednesday: Ilyasova likely to return to starting lineup

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Ersan Ilyasova practiced with the first unit Wednesday and will likely be in the starting lineup Thursday when the Milwaukee Bucks host the Utah Jazz at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. If Ilyasova replaces Johnny O'Bryant as the starter at power forward, it will be just his seventh start of the season and his first since Nov. 14. "We'll look at starting him,"...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Young Bucks Tracker: Jan. 21 edition

  With two-thirds of the roster born after 1990, the Bucks are a young, growing team trying to develop an identity and a franchise that has to figure out which players have a future in Milwaukee. Every Wednesday for the rest of the season, FOX Sports Wisconsin's James Carlton takes a closer look at the players that are still on their rookie contracts, measuring, highlighting and...
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Larry Sanders, Bucks Expected To Eventually Discuss Buyout

The Milwaukee Bucks are expected by sources around the NBA to eventually discuss a buyout with Larry Sanders. Sanders and the Bucks have yet to hold talks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Sanders is in the first season of a four-year, $44 million extension. Sanders is currently on a minimum 10-game suspension for a drug violation. This is Sanders' fourth violation of the NBA's testing rules.
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Bucks much improved at midway point, but hardly satisfied

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Considering even the most optimistic prognosticators had Milwaukee finishing with somewhere between 20 and 30 wins, the Bucks have been the NBA's biggest surprise during the first half of the season. At 21-20, the Bucks are currently on pace for one of the biggest single-season turnarounds in NBA history. But that doesn't mean they are content with where they...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Kenyon Martin, Bucks Agree On Contract For Remainder Of Season

Kenyon Martin signed his second 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, but league sources tell RealGM that he's already agreed in principle on a deal for the remainder of the season. Martin is poised to sign that deal when his second 10-day deal expires. Martin has appeared in four games since signing his first 10-day with the Bucks. Martin turned 37 in December.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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