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What is the end game for the Milwaukee Bucks?

It is very difficult given the current state of the franchise to decisively single out an endgame scenario for the Milwaukee Bucks. The franchise has similarly been myopic and presbyopic at alternating times in the recent few years. Such bipolar-ism has resulted in the franchise being in an unstable state on the court and off of it. I’ve written about the issues at hand with the...
Via isportsweb.com
11 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Wild finish with THREE scores in last second lifts Bucks over Celts

MILWAUKEE — Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion on Tuesday night.Middleton drew a foul on Avery Bradley to get to the line. Boston had tied the game when Kelly Olynyk made two free throws with one second remaining.Milwaukee appeared to have won the game on Greg Monroe...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks snap five-game losing streak with 112-111 win over Celtics

MILWAUKEE -- Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion on Tuesday night.Middleton drew a foul on Avery Bradley to get to the line. Boston had tied the game when Kelly Olynyk made two free throws with one second remaining.Milwaukee appeared to have won the game on Greg Monroe...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Middleton's free throw lifts Bucks over Celtics 112-111

MILWAUKEE (AP) Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion on Tuesday night. Middleton drew a foul on Avery Bradley to get to the line. Boston had tied the game when Kelly Olynyk made two free throws with one second remaining. Milwaukee appeared to have won the game on Greg...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Plans NBA Return As Soon As Off-Court Pursuits Stabilize

Larry Sanders plans on pursuing a return to the NBA once his off-court pursuits stabilize. "Once my art, music and passions off the court feel stable, I will look into coming back," Sanders told The Vertical. "I still love basketball. I want stability around me, and part of my mindset to leave was not to put all my eggs in one basket. “I feel highly valuable on any team. There...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: the Greg Monroe dilemma

Since late last week there has been a surfaced report saying that the Milwaukee Bucks are open to trading Greg Monroe and Michael Carter-Williams at the trade deadline. It is very unlikely that either player is moved due to a limited amount of realistic scenarios in which the team receives proper compensation for the two players. As previously written about, Monroe can be moved,...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks reportedly willing to trade Michael Carter-Williams and Greg Monroe

The Milwaukee Bucks had a lot of buzz coming into the 2015 NBA season. After signing forward Greg Monroe in the off-season, there were a lot of people expecting a lot from the Bucks. But the Bucks are 20-32 and now are six games back from the eight spot in the Eastern Conference. The team’s decline has the Bucks front office worried and now they are considering making some changes...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks willing to trade Greg Monroe, Michael Carter-Williams

The Milwaukee Bucks plan to be sellers at the trade deadline. According to Gery Woelfel of The Journal Times, the Bucks have let others teams know center that Greg Monroe is available at the right price, and the team is also willing to move point guard Michael Carter-Williams, who they acquired in a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers last season. Carter-Williams won Rookie of the...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Interested In Trading Michael Carter-Williams, Greg Monroe

The Milwaukee Bucks are 18 games under .500 since trading away Brandon Knight in a deal that brought in Michael Carter-Williams. The Bucks are interested in making another major trade ahead of this year's deadline in an attempt to fix their issues. Michael Carter-Williams has been mentioned in trade talks, as has Greg Monroe. Monroe has been productive on offense but he's been a...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks trade idea: Jabari Parker & Greg Monroe for Blake Griffin?

Ever since breaking his fist during an altercation with a Los Angeles Clippers assistant, there has a been a not-so quiet buzz that the Clippers are shopping Blake Griffin. Griffin, a former Rookie of the Year and All-NBA player, could be a cornerstone for virtually any franchise in the league. Griffin’s value as an addition to a franchise is dually rooted in his playing ability...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

While the Suns burn into ashes, the Bucks remain stuck in the muck

It’s one thing when a trade works handsomely for one party but leaves the other party in shambles. It’s quite another matter when a trade really doesn’t work for anyone. As we enter the month of February, the 2016 trade deadline isn’t that far away — barely more than two weeks. As teams prepare to shake up their rosters — either with an eye toward the future or in an...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd expected to return to coach Bucks next week

The Milwaukee Bucks are only 3.5 games back of the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference standings despite missing head coach Jason Kidd for the last month. But next week, Kidd will resume his coaching duties after recovering from hip surgery. Kidd, 42, played 19 seasons in the NBA before taking up coaching two years ago. But a nagging hip injury followed him to the bench, and it...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jabari Parker called out Antetokounmpo for laziness

    Here’s a pair of teammates NBA fans will be disappointed to learn may have some friction between them: Bucks forwards Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo. According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Monday, Antetokounmpo was benched by head coach Jason Kidd in a late April game last season after Parker criticized his lack of intensity in a team practice: Everyone...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks haven’t put Greg Monroe on trade block

One of the more popular theories ahead of the February 18 NBA trade deadline suggests the Milwaukee Bucks will place Greg Monroe on the block. Monroe isn’t there—yet. Monroe, 25, looks like an obvious trade target for many reasons, though the Bucks sitting at 18-25 and 13th in the Eastern Conference tends to lead the way. He’s simply been an odd fit with Jabari Parker down...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks' Paul Millsap posterizes John Henson

The Milwaukee Bucks won the game but they definitely lost this battle…. Cue up the poster! https://t.co/vCpLeuzkwI — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 16, 2016
Via Crossover Chronicles
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler wears shoes with Marquette tribute

Before becoming a breakout star for the Chicago Bulls, guard Jimmy Butler played at Marquette. Tonight, the Bulls are in Milwaukee to play the Bucks, and Butler is using his kicks as an awesome tribute to his alma mater. He’s wearing a pair of Jordan XX9s that feature giant Golden Eagle alternate logos. He plays for the wrong team, but gotta respect @JimmyButler‘s shoe game...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Figuring out what happened to the Bucks' defense

The success of the Milwaukee Bucks last season was a surprise to most of the NBA, and it all started with their defense. The Bucks anchored the second best defense in the league under a hyper-aggressive trapping scheme that involved a ton of switching and overloading the strong-side on pick-and-rolls. Their manic style proved to be successful as it powered the young Milwaukee team...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Kidd acting as de facto general manager of Bucks

Bucks head coach Jason Kidd apparently carries a lot more clout within the team than his official title would suggest. According to NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports in a recent edition of his “The Vertical Podcast with Woj”, Kidd, who is out indefinitely as he recovers from hip surgery, is the main man calling the shots in the Milwaukee front office as well. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

How Skiles, Frye took Magic from lottery to playoffs

On Nov. 25, in the 15th game of the 15-16 season, the Orlando Magic were 6-8 and on the outside looking in at the Playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. At that point, Scott Skiles made a permanent (at least to this point) lineup change, shifting Victor Oladipo to the bench and Channing Frye in to the starting lineup. Frye had previously started two games while Oladipo was out...
Via RealGM - NBA
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd “out indefinitely” after hip surgery

The Milwaukee Bucks are going to be without head coach Jason Kidd for an extended period of time. Marc Stein of ESPN.com reports that Kidd will be out indefinitely following hip surgery due to a deteriorated hip condition. The injury is expected to sideline the former New Jersey Nets point guard until February. Coach Kidd on why he is having surgery now, Joe Prunty taking over...
Via The Comeback
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks reportedly interested in Carlos Boozer

Since ending the Golden State Warriors' 28-game-win streak, nothing has gone right for the Milwaukee Bucks. Now, it looks as if they may be looking to shake up their rotation a bit in the form of Carlos Boozer. Free agent Carlos Boozer has met with the Milwaukee Bucks' front office this week about a potential deal, league sources tell Yahoo. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks partied at strip club morning of loss to Lakers

The Milwaukee Bucks may have lost to the 4-21 Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night because they were still coming down from the high of beating the Golden State Warriors. In more ways than one. Video footage that was obtained by TMZ claims to show several Bucks players partying it up at a strip club in L.A. until about 2 a.m. the morning they faced the Lakers. O.J. Mayo, Greg Monroe...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Store has 'Buck Stops Here' T-shirts for sale

The NBA never seems to miss a chance to make money off of merchandise.In the wake of the Milwaukee Bucks ending the Golden State Warriors 28-game-win streak, the NBA has created the "Buck Stops Here" t-shirts in honor of the Bucks victory Sunday night. 24-1. https://t.co/qMswiweANY pic.twitter.com/JS9YAKVnoP — NBA Store (@NBASTORE) December 15, 2015 That's right Bucks fans...
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December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Stop sleeping on Giannis Antetokounmpo

Ask average NBA fans which players under the age of 23 that they would most want to build a team around, and you'll hear mostly the same answers: Anthony Davis, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Andrew Wiggins. Maybe you would even get Andre Drummond, Bradley Beal, or Kristaps Porzingis (!). But one player that gets overlooked too often when discussing potential franchise cornerstones is...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Maximizing the Bucks

After an unexpected playoff run last year, the Bucks are off to a slow start. Through Sunday, the Bucks are 5-8 and have lost three straight. While a small sample size, there have been some drastic differences between the upstarts of last year and the scuffling bunch this season. Most dramatic is the drop off in Defensive Rating. Last season the Bucks were one of the top defensive...
Via RealGM - NBA
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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