TAG: Milwaukee Bucks

Latest News, NBA / Apr 16, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Report: Bucks To Announce Sale Of Team Today For $550 Million

Herb Kohl

Herb Kohl (Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports)

Long-time owner of the Milwaukee Bucks Herb Kohl is expected to announce the sale of the game to hedge-fund billionaires (is there any other kind) Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry in a deal valued at $550 million, sources familiar with the transaction tell Marc Stein of ESPN. Kohl has added a condition to the sale that the team remain in Milwaukee. Bratwurst for everyone!!! Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 14, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

Finally, at long last, the real season begins. But that doesn’t mean we can’t stop, look back, and appreciate the highlights and events that captivated us and stole our attention during the 2013-14 season. We’ve been treated to some great games, as recently as Sunday’s Golden State-Portland affair, and some highlights that may have been forgotten because of all the entertaining games we’ve witnessed this year. In case you may have forgotten, fans have been able to witness some of the greatest game-winners, poster dunks, and alley-oops in recent memory. Read More »

NBA / Apr 10, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Who’s Better: Brandon Jennings Or Kemba Walker?

Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings (Tim Fuller/USA TODAY Sports)

Before Shabazz Napier, there was Kemba Walker. Walker came into the league with a lot of hype and not a lot of opportunity to grow and learn from his mistakes. Playing for Charlotte meant most fans were only going to associate him with the team’s W/L record and for that, the UConn product was a perennial loser. Read More »

Smack / Apr 10, 2014 / 11:45 am

Dick Bavetta Is Too Old To Help Zaza Pachulia Up

Dick Bavetta

Dick Bavetta (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

During a stoppage in play in last night’s exciting game between Indiana’s second team and the league-worst Bucks, Milwaukee center Zaza Pachulia reached out to septuagenarian referee Dick Bavetta for some help to his feet. As you’ll see, Bavetta smartly decided against helping the Bucks big man to his feet. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 10, 2014 / 12:52 am

Video: Chris Copeland’s Game-Winning Runner

Chris Copeland

Chris Copeland (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports)

The Pacers have faced a lot of uncertainty in the second half of the season after blazing a trail to make a long run in the postseason in the first half of the season. After being blown out on Monday by Atlanta, Frank Vogel made the decision to rest all five of his starters. Therefore, the second unit got the chance to shine. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 9, 2014 / 3:15 pm

The 10 Greatest Shooting Guards In NBA History

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (Justin Ford/USA TODAY Sports)

The shooting guard position is a thing of beauty. Michael Jordan came into the league and dominated his spot and the NBA like no other player has ever done. Aside from Jordan, other players such as Clyde Drexler, Jerry West, Earl Monroe and many others were, at one point in time, considered one of the top talents at shooting guard. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 6, 2014 / 11:45 am

GIF: Brandon Knight Hammers On Jonas Valanciunas

Brandon Knight, Jonas Valanciunas

Brandon Knight, Jonas Valanciunas (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports)

After a big block on Birdman, and a game-winner against the Knicks, Brandon Knight continues his slow recovery from last season’s cataclysmic stuff by DeAndre Jordan. Saturday night, he did his own rendition. Even though the Bucks lost gameNo. 63, 102-98, on one sequence Knight showed off his hops. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 5, 2014 / 6:17 pm

Larry Sanders Suspended 5 Games, But Says “I Believe In Marijuana”

Larry Sanders, James Harden

Larry Sanders, James Harden (Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports)

Bucks center Larry Sanders was apologetic after the NBA handed down a five-game suspension following his use of cannabis, which is expressly forbidden by the NBPA’s (National Basketball Players Association) drug program. But the 6-11 Sanders defended his use of marijuana in an interview before Milwaukee’s Friday night game at the United Center in Chicago. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Mar 30, 2014 / 1:35 pm

Brandon Knight Excorcises DJ Demons With Block Of Birdman

Brandon Knight, Chris Andersen

Brandon Knight, Chris Andersen (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports)

The Heat came into Milwaukee’s dilapidated BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday night, and stomped a Bucks team that’s been getting stomped all season. But despite the 88-67 shellacking at the hands of the 2-time defending champs, Milwaukee’s Brandon Knight rose for a block on Chris Andersen that has to alleviate some of the stink from last season’s stank face DeAndre Jordan slam. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft, We Reminisce / Mar 25, 2014 / 2:15 pm

We Reminisce: The Forgotten 1994 NBA Draft

Jason Kidd

Jason Kidd, Dime #40

With the incoming 2014 NBA Draft class grabbing headlines at both the professional and collegiate level throughout the season, fans of rebuilding NBA franchises will be tuning into the NCAA tournament to see a group of players with the potential to alter the next era of the basketball landscape. The ramifications of their play and actions, however, won’t be fully understood for another decade or two. Read More »