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So like, do you not want to play in the NBA?

Playing for the Milwaukee Bucks in the summer league. Courtesy Mike BruesewitzOver the past three years I have been able to travel the world and see some really incredible cultures and meet extraordinary people. I have signed four professional contracts and made it to a level that many players can only dream and hope of getting to because they did not win a genetic lottery such...
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Bucks score 35 points off turnovers, hand Nuggets seventh straight loss

  The Nuggets fell 92-74 to the Milwaukee Bucks, dropping their seventh straight game thanks to yet another second half offensive collapse. Milwaukee’s defensive pressure was too much and the Nuggets sloppy offensive play proved to be too much to overcome as the Bucks ran away with the game in the second half. There were a few bright spots, but an overall disappointing effort...
Via BSN Denver
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monroe scores 18 in Bucks' 92-74 win over Nuggets

MILWAUKEE (AP) Greg Monroe scored 18 points and Milwaukee forced 24 turnovers that led to 35 points in a 92-74 victory over Denver, sending the Nuggets to their seventh consecutive loss. Jabari Parker had 16 points and Michael Carter-Williams added 12 points and nine assists for Milwaukee, which won for only the second time in eight games. Danilo Gallinari scored 13 points and...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker throws down monster one-handed slam dunk against Nuggets

Although the Milwaukee Bucks have gotten off to a slow start, second-year forward Jabari Parker is showing off his athletic ability. Tonight, the Bucks hosted the Denver Nuggets and during the first quarter of play, Parker drove into the paint to throw down an impressive one-handed dunk: Jabari Parker, everybody! *** Parker Slam Dunk [Milwaukee Bucks] Parker image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Michael Carter-Williams: ‘I wouldn’t start me either’

    Michael Carter-Williams has been a Herculean nightmare as the starting point guard for the Milwaukee Bucks this season, and nobody can deny it. Not even Carter-Williams himself. After being benched by head coach Jason Kidd in favor of Jerryd Bayless for Sunday’s 87-82 loss to the Charlotte Hornets, the former Rookie of the Year expressed his agreement with the decision...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd suspended one game for slapping ball out of referee’s hands

    Bucks head coach Jason Kidd has been disciplined by the NBA for doing his best Rick James-on-Charlie Murphy impression to a ball in referee Zach Zarba’s hands on Wednesday night. Kidd had been frustrated with the officiating all night and after a non-call on a Giannis Antetokounmpo drive late in the fourth quarter of the 129-118 loss to the Sacramento Kings, he smacked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd angrily swats ball out of ref’s hands, gets ejected

Bucks head coach Jason KIdd lost his cool during Wednesday’s game against the Kings, and he paid the price as a result. Kidd was ejected from the game for swatting the ball out of referee Zach Zarba’s hands after getting upset about a non-call. The Bucks coach thought Giannis Antetokounmpo was fouled, but no whistle was blown. So Kidd took matters into his own hands, literally...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jason Kidd ejected for swiping ball out of ref's hands

    Jason Kidd was ejected from Wednesday’s Milwaukee Bucks-Sacramento Kings game after angrily knocking the ball out of a referee’s hands. Kidd was upset about a foul he thought Giannis Antetokounmpo drew but was not called and got so angry he knocked the ball out of official Zach Zarba’s hands.     Kidd was ejected from the game and had to be restrained from...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Bucks vs. Kings

Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe downplayed a big performance in a win over his former team, saying he brings the same intensity regardless of the opponent. Despite those words, he may have to take his game to another level for a matchup with one of basketball's best big men, if he is healthy. All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins injured his back in Sacramento's last game and his availability...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 days ago  |  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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Monroe: Drummond 'always had that hunger to rebound'

Milwaukee Bucks power forward Greg Monroe went toe-to-toe in practice everyday with his former Pistons teammate Andre Drummond. Now that Monroe has left Detroit, and Drummond has become the team's center piece, Monroe is hardly surprised that the center is leading the NBA in rebounding."He's always been an outstanding rebounder," Monroe said Monday morning before he faced his former...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks send Inglis to Canton of NBA D-League

The Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday annnounced that they have assigned forward Damien Inglis to the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League, utilizing the flexible assignment rule. Inglis had appeared in five games for the Bucks this season and averaged 1.6 points and 1.6 rebounds per game. The NBA D-League's flexible assignment system enables the 11 independent NBA teams to assign...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday Night Fever: Bucks-Cavs, Behind the Box Score

Milwaukee Bucks (5-7) 100 Cleveland Cavaliers (9-3) 115 Box Score The Cleveland Cavaliers hosted the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday seeking retribution for Saturday’s double-overtime loss that ended their eight-game winning streak. It was Hardwood Classic night at Quicken Loans Arena, which apparently is an excuse to celebrate the Miracle of Richfield and turn the arena into a 70s...
Via Waiting For Next Year
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Parker set to return for Bucks versus Cavs

MILWAUKEE -- Forward Jabari Parker will return Thursday night for the Milwaukee Bucks against Cleveland after missing a game because of a sprained right foot. Coach Jason Kidd said in Cleveland that Parker would start against the Cavaliers. Parker didn't play in the Bucks' first four games as the team eased him back from a torn left ACL injury that sidelined him for the last 4 1...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
12 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron wants tougher attitude in rematch with Bucks

While the rest of the NBA has presented no problems for the Cleveland Cavaliers, their own division is causing them trouble. The Cavaliers will try to avoid their third straight loss to a Central opponent Thursday night when the Milwaukee Bucks visit for a second meeting in six days - and possibly with Jabari Parker ready to play. All three of Cleveland's losses have come within...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Parker off road trip with sprained foot

MILWAUKEE -- Jabari Parker will miss the Milwaukee Bucks' upcoming three-game road trip because of a sprained right foot. The second-year forward was scheduled to undergo more tests. Parker had an MRI on Monday morning to follow up on discomfort in the foot. The Bucks said the sprain was in the middle of the right foot. Parker returned to the Bucks on Nov. 4 after missing the first...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Envy: what Bucks fans said

The Celtics improved to .500 Tuesday night with a convincing 99-83 win over a Milwaukee Bucks team that had won four games in a row.  They only led by four points at halftime but their stifling defense led to an array of Bucks' turnovers in the second half, leading to a 99-83 victory.  As a Celtics fan watching this game, you may not have even noticed Greivis Vasquez.  For Bucks...
Via Celtics Life
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Milwaukee Bucks

This Wednesday edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Milwaukee Bucks who tonight will celebrate the return of Jabari Parker (ACL injury) and of course feature the latest most...
Via Philadunkia
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks get first win of 2015 season, 103-96

The Milwaukee Bucks finally picked up their first win on Monday with a 103-96 win in the Barclays Center against the winless Brooklyn Nets. Milwaukee improves to 1-3. Leading all Bucks scorers was Jerryd Bayless with 26, who hit a career high six threes, and played in every minute of the win. Greg Monroe had another double-double (23 points, 13 rebounds), and Giannis Antetokounmpo...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker medically cleared to play

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker has been medically cleared to play Wednesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, but is unlikely to suit up however. Jabari Parker has been cleared to play Wed. vs. Philadelphia, according to sources. He will be active tonight vs. Nets but will not play. — cfgardner (@cf_gardner) November 2, 2015 Parker, the number two overall pick...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA player alleges racism at Milwaukee jewelry store

Former UNC and current Milwaukee Bucks big man John Henson just posted an anecdote on his Instagram account that, if true, is rather appalling. Henson claims that when he attempted to enter Schwanke-Kasten Jewelers in Milwaukee, store employees locked the doors and called the cops.  Henson called it “one of the the most degrading and racially prejudice things I’ve ever experienced...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

Here's the next installment of our team-by-team season preview series on the Milwaukee Bucks. 2014-15 Record: 41-41 Notable Acquisitions: Greg Monroe (FA), Greivis Vasquez (Trade), Rashad Vaughn (Draft) Notable Departures: Zaza Pachulia, Ersan Ilyasova, Jared Dudley Temperature Check: Coming off a miserable 15-win season, the Bucks were a franchise in desperate need of optimism...
Via RealGM - NBA
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

John Henson and the need to be patient

As an NBA fan/analyst/consumer/observer, you almost certainly have an opinion on John Henson signing a four-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks. News of the agreement broke on Friday morning. Having an opinion on Henson and his deal, in the neighborhood of $45 million, is perfectly fine. Our critical thinking and reasoning skills drive us to formulate opinions. The main focus...
Via Crossover Chronicles
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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