TAG: Milwaukee Bucks

Playground, We Reminisce / Jul 24, 2014 / 12:00 pm

We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Today

Rafer Alston, Dime #34

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. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 23, 2014 / 11:00 am

Desmond Mason Fulfills His Dream & Becomes An Artist

Desmond Mason

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 »

GIFs / Jul 16, 2014 / 11:58 pm

Video: Greek Freak Slithers For The Slam

Giannis Antetokounmpo

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 »

NBA / Jun 30, 2014 / 11:15 am

UPDATE: Kidd Headed To Milwaukee For Pair Of Second-Round Picks

Jason Kidd

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 »

NBA Draft / Jun 29, 2014 / 1:26 pm

Video: Jabari Parker Endears Himself To One Young Brewers Fan

Jabari Parker

This past Thursday night Jabari Parker seemed genuinely excited to be drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the No. 2 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. His enthusiasm for the franchise — just a little over an hour north of his hometown of Chicago — even hinted at a career-long stay with the team during his interview session. Parker engendered even more love from Milwaukee sports fans on Saturday when he threw out the first pitch in the Brewers – Rockies game. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 29, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Kidd Wants Dual Front Office/Coaching Role; Likely Out In Brookyln

Jason Kidd

It wasn’t long ago that Jason Kidd the head coach intentionally spilled a drink on the court to try and steal the league’s most expensive team in history its fifth win through the first 15 games of last season. It speaks volumes of the Brooklyn Nets’ turnaround and Kidd’s improvement on the sideline that such an embarrassing moment has mostly been forgotten. The future Hall-Of-Famer could be considered one of basketball’s brightest young coaches after leading the Nets to a 34-17 record once the calendar flipped to 2014, and he’s begun wielding the clout that comes with such a distinction by reportedly requesting front office and decision-making power from Brooklyn ownership. The problem for Kidd? Mikhail Prokhorov and company are refusing to give it to him and will likely sever ties with Kidd as a result. Read More »

NBA Draft / Jun 26, 2014 / 10:48 pm

Jabari Parker Talks Being A Buck For Life

Jabari Parker

The Bucks took Jabari Parker after Andrew Wiggins went No. 1, seeming to fulfill his dream of playing in Milwaukee. Even writing that felt wrong. Parker was upbeat talking with reporters afterwards, saying he wants to be a “throwback player” who “sticks with one team.” He backpedaled slightly because, well, Bucks, but his enthusiasm is real. We’re as surprised as you. Read More »

NBA Draft / Jun 26, 2014 / 7:48 pm

Bucks Select Jabari Parker With The Second Pick Of The 2014 NBA Draft

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

The Milwaukee Bucks have selected Duke forward Jabari Parker with the second pick of the 2014 NBA Draft. Read More »

NBA / Jun 26, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo Believes He Can Become A Superstar

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Tyreke Evans

While his statistics didn’t stand out, Giannis Antetokounmpo had a successful rookie season by most accounts. He dazzled fans with his athleticism and showed flashes of brilliance that lends credence to the belief he might become superstar some day. This week, it was reported the 19-year-old Giannis continues to grow, adding more length to an already scary matchup on the defensive side of the ball. Yesterday, Giannis addressed questions about his future potential. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jun 25, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Jabari Parker Denies Tanking For Cavs Workout; Cavs Still Split on Top Pick

Jabari Parker

The Cavs are reportedly torn about the No. 1 pick. With Joel Embiid out of the dicussion after fracturing his foot, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker became the top contenders for first pick. Except, reports Parker tanked his Friday workout with the Cavs so he’d go to Milwaukee — which is closer to his hometown of Chicago — are false, according to Jabari. Read More »