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Bucks Injury Update: Ersan Ilyasova is day-to-day with a knee injury

The Milwaukee Bucks head into tonight's game with a 1-3 record this preseason after coming off a 2013-2014 season in which they struggled to just 15 wins. Ranked 28th in the NBA in scoring, 24th in rebounding and 25th in points allowed, the Bucks need improvement in nearly all phases of the game. One player who could help in all areas is a healthy Ersan Ilyasova, who is day...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks aggressively shopping Ersan Ilyasova

The Milwaukee Bucks drafted Jabari Parker with the second overall pick, and they are extremely excited about the upcoming season. They are still looking to make some moves to improve the roster before the season begins, and are looking to trade one player in particular. According to a report from Gary Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times, the Bucks are aggressively shopping forward...
Via Sports-Glory
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Looking Into Dealing Ersan Ilyasova?

The Milwaukee Bucks boast the second, 31st and 36th picks in the upcoming 2014 NBA draft. Despite this, it appears that they are looking to add another late first-round pick to the mix and are leveraging Ersan Ilyasova as potential trade bait in order to do so. According to Gery Woelfel of The Journal Times, Ilyasova is the likeliest current Buck to be calling a new city home...
Via Sportsnaut
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilyasova shut down, may not play in basketball World Cup

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks have shut down Ersan Ilyasova for the remainder of the season due to a lingering right ankle injury. Ilyasova was examined by foot and ankle specialist Dr. Richard Ferkel in Los Angeles on Tuesday and was advised to begin a two-month period of rest and rehabilitation immediately. He plans to see another specialist next week in North Carolina. "...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Ernie Grunfeld Make the Mistake of Trading Away Another Top 5 Draft Pick?

Will these two be playing alongside each other next season? Rumors are swirling around the NBA draft right now regarding trades.  Sam Amico of FOX Sports says the Washington Wizards and Milwaukee Bucks have discussed a trade involving the Wizards third overall pick for the Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova. The Wizards have been mentioning adding a forward who can stretch the floor for...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Ilyasova playing patient, effective basketball

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. Six quarters into preseason action, Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova hadn't shown much. He'd taken just four shots and made two of them in the team's opener against the Cavaliers, and in the first half of last Saturday's matchup with the Pistons, Ilyasova had made four free throws and done little else on the offensive end. It wasn't a bad start...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Ilyasova, Milwaukee feel like a perfect match

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond made it clear early in the free agent process that their primary goal was to re-sign forward Ersan Ilyasova, who had completed a banner year in 2012 that included being named as one of the NBA's most improved players. And on Thursday afternoon, as the team announced that it would indeed bring back its efficient...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Ilyasova making a case for most improved

MILWAUKEE -- Ersan Ilyasova has statistically improved in nearly every area of his game this season. And soon, the 24-year-old Turkish-born forward for the Milwaukee Bucks may have the hardware to prove just how much better he has become. Though the Bucks find themselves out of the playoffs for the second consecutive year, Ilyasova's performance this season has him atop the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ilyasova named Conference Player of the Week

Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova has been named the NBA's Eastern Conference Player of the week. In four games last week, Ilyasova averaged 25.0 points and 10.8 rebounds while shooting 63.8 percent from the field and 66.7 percent from behind the arc. Three double-doubles increased his team-leading total to 11 on the season and he also recorded the first two 30-point games...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Ilyasova hopes to avoid one-hit wonder label

MILWAUKEE -- It had been 24 hours since Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova had a career night with 29 points and 25 rebounds in New Jersey, but coach Scott Skiles was still in awe of what the 24-year-old Turkish native had accomplished. "That's an exceptional performance," Skiles said Monday. "I've seen a lot of good performances and that's right up there. There...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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