There aren’t many humans alive who combine Bucks second-year guard/forward hybrid Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s still-blossoming size and skill. The 6-11 and counting 19-year-old helped home country Greece beat regional rival Turkey, 71-56, in Athens and unleashed one steal and coast-to-coast jam that serves as yet another harbinger of his evolving stardom. Read More »
July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Read More »
/ Aug 16, 2014 / 4:00 pm
Before Jabari Parker can become the superstar many project him and he expects to be, the Milwaukee Bucks rookie knows he needs to first beat a long-held NBA stigma. As the second overall pick in his draft class, Parker is following the path of infamous names like Evan Turner, Hasheem Thabeet, Michael Beasley, and Darko Milicic. Make no mistake, though – Parker is fully intent on going a different direction than those wayward draft busts. Read More »
/ Aug 16, 2014 / 3:30 pm
Being a basketball player in the NBA carries far greater responsibility than just playing for one of the 30 franchises in the league on a daily basis. There is that unwritten rule that players are supposed to give back. That mantra is one that some players may exercise through their team’s many community events and call it a day. But the vast majority of players do something more and take that responsibility a step further by forming their own charities or making appearances that allows them to do things outside of the team they play for.
On a sweltering August afternoon in South Florida, Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight gave back to the community that helped him achieve so much of his success with a back to school drive at Margate’s Firefighter’s Park. Read More »
/ Aug 6, 2014 / 2:30 pm
If it were up to the rookie class of 2014, Jabari Parker of the Milwaukee Bucks would have been the number one pick of June’s NBA Draft – and it’s not even close. In a survey conducted by the league on Sunday at the Rookie Photo Shoot, Parker wasn’t just the overwhelming choice of first-year players to win Rookie of the Year, but also to have the best career among his peers. Read More »
/ Aug 1, 2014 / 12:00 pm
The Milwaukee Bucks posted a video yesterday of Brandon Knight doing a 60 inch box jump. It was very impressive, and calls to mind a certain dunk that might have crushed the confidence of another player.
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Rafer Alston turns 38 today. While he never reached superstar status in the NBA, the streetball legend went from the playground to a starting point guard playing in the NBA Finals. Today, we remember the man they call Skip 2 My Lou.
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You might remember Desmond Mason. He played 10 seasons in the NBA, and won the Slam Dunk Contest in 2001. In 2005, he averaged a career-high 17.2 points per game with the Milwaukee Bucks. Since retiring from the NBA, Mason has been fulfilling his lifelong dream of being an artist. Read More »
/ Jul 16, 2014 / 11:58 pm
The Milwaukee Bucks have had a lot of eyes focused their way during summer league in Las Vegas. Not only did second overall pick Jabari Parker make his NBA debut in Sin City, but second-year rising star Giannis Antetokounmpo has stolen the show a few times with dazzling plays. Today there was another. Read More »
/ Jun 30, 2014 / 11:15 am
It seems only a matter of time before the perpetually embattled Jason Kidd will assume the autonomous coaching and front office position for the Milwaukee Bucks that the Brooklyn Nets refused him. According to reports, Kidd is likely headed to Milwaukee in return for second-round pick(s). Read More »