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Milwaukee Bucks: End of season player grades

Despite the painful 54-point loss in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Chicago Bulls, The heartbreaking loss doesn’t overshadow how great the Milwaukee Bucks’ season was. Winning 41 games this season from just 15 the previous year, the Bucks are finally an exciting team with their unlimited potential. With key franchise players such as Giannis Antetokounmpo...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks coach Jason Kidd looks ahead to bright future

MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd looked ahead to what he sees as a bright future, rather than dwell on the disheartening final 48 minutes of this season. The Bucks improved from an NBA-worst 15 victories last season to 41 in their first season under Kidd. Their surprising season come to an abrupt halt with the worst defeat in franchise history, a 120-66 loss to the...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Milwaukee Bucks face a bright future after playoff exit

54 points. That was the historically large deficit that sent the Milwaukee Bucks out of the NBA Playoffs, courtesy of the advancing Chicago Bulls....
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gov. Walker says deal on new Bucks arena 'close'

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks a deal to pay for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks is "close." Walker commented on the status of negotiations Friday, the day after he personally joined the talks for the first time. Walker says, "I think we're close. But obviously we have to work out the last little bit of details." The Republican governor first proposed a $220...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite laughable playoff exit, Bucks have a bright future

The Milwaukee Bucks failing, while making a complete spectacle of themselves in the process, might seem like a big deal. It isn’t. Trust me. Sure, no team in any sport would like to be nearly doubled up (120-66) in a season-ending Game 6 loss, but sometimes the story of a series isn’t the singular embarrassment of a poor performance in an elimination game. Sometimes, the story...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Governor says deal on new Milwaukee Bucks arena 'close'

MILWAUKEE (AP) Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks a deal to pay for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks is ''close.'' Walker commented on the status of negotiations Friday, the day after he personally joined the talks for the first time. Walker says, ''I think we're close. But obviously we have to work out the last little bit of details.'' The Republican governor first proposed a...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giannis Antetokounmpo Deservedly Tackle Mike Dunleavy

If you didn’t watch the Bulls vs. Bucks game last night, you missed one crazy series of events. Not because the game was close or anything (Bulls won 120-66), but because it turned into a brawl of awesome proportions. After a couple of dirty cheap shots from Dukie Mike Dunleavy (more on them below) Giannis Antetokounmpo flat out tackled the white boy and was ejected from the...
Via COED
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo tackled Mike Dunleavy

This is one of those plays that harkens back to playground basketball. On one end of the court you feel you’ve been wrong by another player (Dunleavy pushes Giannis to the ground) and then you get up and sprint down to the other end of the court ready to block the other guys shot off the blacktop. But instead of blocking his shot, Giannis turned into Bobby Boucher and straight...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Antetokounmpo ejected for leveling Dunleavy

Much of the country spent Thursday evening watching the NFL Draft. During game six between the Bulls and Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo made a hit that resembles one you would see on a football field. As a result, Antetokounmpo was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and ejected from the game. After making a three-pointer late in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Leaves Game After Mike Dunleavy Punches Him In Face

Game 6 between the Bulls and Bucks are getting scrappy early. Michael Carter-Williams had to leave the ball game after Mike Dunleavy delivered a punch. No foul was called on the play, but could Dunleavy potentially get suspended? The post Michael Carter-Williams Leaves Game After Mike Dunleavy Punches Him In Face appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks’ recent surge fueled by strong defensive play

Head coach Jason Kidd’s team has given up just 89.0 points per game over the last two games. Chicago forward Taj Gibson gave the Milwaukee Bucks a backhanded compliment after the Bulls fell 94-88 in Game 5 at the United Center. “At times we think we’re a little too good,” forward Taj Gibson said. “You look at how our team was made up over the last couple years, we were...
Via The Lottery Mafia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks’ Mayo’s flop is legendary

This flop is epic! Bucks’ OJ Mayo showed the universe how a flop is supposed to be executed against the Bulls. In one motion, Mayo acted like he got hit by a moving car, contorted backwards in an aggressive fashion, “gracefully” collapsed to the court and sold it to the refs. Check out this thing of beauty! http://cdn2.streamable.com/video/602d1e90ed4a11e4a161c5a16cb25d50...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Weekly: Finally beat the Bulls

The week that was After losing Game 2 in Chicago on Monday and suffering a heartbreaking, double-overtime loss in Game 3, the Milwaukee Bucks finally won a playoff game against Chicago putting the series at 3-1. Game balls Khris Middleton led the team in scoring with 22 points in Monday’s loss to the Bulls. While not shooting the best percentage, Middleton seemed to be the only...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Do We Fear the Deer Next Year?

As thrilling as Game Four was between Chicago and Milwaukee Saturday night, I highly doubt that the Milwaukee Bucks will defeat their division rival Chicago Bulls in this best-of-seven series.  While both teams have their roots in strong defensive play, the Bulls offense is just better than the Bucks.  Outside of my hometown Atlanta Hawks’ series... The post Milwaukee Bucks...
Via The Garbage Time
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH Milwaukee Bucks Mascot Eats a Fan (it's as hilarious as it sounds)

Normally when it comes to Milwaukee the part people laugh at it what the team puts on the court, but that was not the case Saturday night in Game Four of their best of seven series against the Chicago Bulls. Since the Bucks brought their A+game it was up to the mascot to bring the laughs.Which he did by "eating" a young fan! Read more »
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jerryd Bayless beats Bulls with buzzer-beater

The Bulls stormed back to tie the game at 90 with the Bucks. Milwaukee had one last chance with 1.3 seconds left in the game. Jason Kidd drew up a play and then Jerryd Bayless happened: What a play by the Bucks. Great move by Bayless and that lay-up has kept the Bucks in the playoffs. No team hasn’t come back from an 0-3 deficit but the Bucks are sure as hell going to try....
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bucks mascot devours fan

The Milwaukee Bucks tried something a bit different during halftime of the team’s playoff game against the Chicago Bulls Saturday. Many fans expected dancers or an entertaining performance, but that wasn’t the case. Instead, they watched the team’s mascot eat a fan.   So, that was different. [Video: Vinnyviner]
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

After Dropping 2OT Game, Bucks Facing Elimination

Despite a strong finish in regulation from Khris Middleton to force overtime, the Bucks were unable to win the longest playoff game in BMO Harris Bradley Center history and now trail 0-3 in the series. After Chicago Bulls guard Tony Snell drilled his fourth 3-pointer of Game 3 to give his team a 94-87 lead late in the fourth quarter, it appeared the Milwaukee Bucks were primed to...
Via The Lottery Mafia
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' stagnant offense limiting their playoff success

The good news is: things in Milwaukee are looking up. This year, the Bucks improved by a staggering 26 wins over last season’s league-worst record. As bizarre as Jason Kidd’s transition from Brooklyn to Milwaukee was, the Bucks have ended up with a great coach for their team. Even though the Bucks are young, they’re already built around an identity of lithe, agile defense...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: What the team gains from playoff experience

The Milwaukee Bucks head into Thursday’s Game 3 against the Chicago Bulls down two games to none, and that’s just fine. After a poor performance by Milwaukee in Game 1, the Bucks improved on many things in Game 2. However, that still wasn’t enough to beat Chicago. The Bulls are a superior team in every way. While the Bucks are playing hard, they can’t realistically expect...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks’ New Logo, Color Scheme Honors ‘Cream City’ (Video)

Milwaukee already has a professional sports team that honors its hops-brewed tradition. Now, the Bucks are honoring a different beverage. The NBA’s Bucks, who play just up Route 94 from MLB’s Brewers, released a new set of logos and color scheme Monday. Gone is the classic, Christmas-y red-and-green palate the Bucks wore while winning their 1971 championship. In is a green,...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks unveil new logo

The Milwaukee Bucks are in a new era of ownership, coaching, and personnel, and they have decided to complete the remake of the team by unveiling new logos. The new logo looks pretty similar to the old one, but there are a few differences. Here is what they say of the new emblem: “The new...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Unveil Plans For $500M Downtown Arena, Complex (Photo)

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks unveiled a preliminary architectural design Wednesday for a $500 million arena, which they hope will spur another $500 million in downtown development by creating an entertainment district that draws people to “live, work and play.” The Bucks owners revealed the design renderings for about 30 acres of largely vacant land next to the existing...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Milwaukee Bucks make it to the finish line?

As long as you can get past the borderline dire basketball, the race for the last two playoff spots in the Eastern Conference is turning out to be pretty exciting. Following Tuesday’s action, the Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Boston Celtics and Charlotte Hornets were all within a half game of each other in the standings, with the Brooklyn Nets lurking a couple games back. The one...
Via Sportsnaut
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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