Letâ€™s be honest folks, the NBA season can be a grind and rookies like Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo can feel that grind from time-to-time.
Earlier today, Milwaukee Bucks big man Zaza Pachulia posted this image to his Twitter account of Giannis taking a cat nap on the Bucks team bus:
Somebody had a rough night I guess. Wake up rook @G_ante34 pic.twitter.com/fdU56UKSKu
Old Man Dick Bavetta recently logged his 2,633rd consecutive game as an NBA official, establishing himself as essentially the Cal Ripken, Jr. of NBA officiating. And, if you think heâ€™s going to start picking up 6-foot-11-inch, 240-pound centers up off the floor now, youâ€™d be sorely mistaken.
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Some NBA referees can be quite animated. During last nightâ€™s game between the Bucks and Pacers (who rested all five starters), Zaza Pachulia hit the deck and asked ref Dick Bavetta for some help up. Bavetta was like, â€śnah son.â€ť
There are few NBA referees like Dick Bavetta and despite what you think of his calls on the court, heâ€™s been a long-time help for the association.
Sadly, last night however, Dick wasnâ€™t a helping hand toward Milwaukee Bucks big man Zaza Pachulia.
After Zaza ended up on the floor, he tried to extend his hand toward Bavetta walking near him but ultimately didnâ€™t get the help...
ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks center Zaza Pachulia practiced in full Tuesday for the first time since being ruled out with a broken right foot on Dec. 4.
Pachulia still hasn't been cleared to return to game action but is on track to be available to the Bucks in the near future. Milwaukee closes out a three-game homestand with a game against Phoenix at the BMO Harris Bradley...
ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- TheMilwaukee Bucks' already depleted roster suffered another blow Monday as it wasrevealed that center Zaza Pachulia has a fractured bone in his right foot andwill be re-examined in four weeks.Pachulia suffered the fractureto his calcaneus or heel bone while coming down on another player's foot whilecoming down from grabbing a rebound in Milwaukee'...
ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- This time around, Zaza Pachulia just wants the handshake. He'll figure out the rest of the details after the gentlemen's agreement is in place.
Trying to make a difference in his hometown of Tbilisi, Georgia, Pachulia is trying to purchase the court the Milwaukee Bucks are temporarily playing on while their newly designed floor is being resurfaced.
The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a three-year, 16 million contract with free-agent center Zaza Pachulia, according to multiple reports.
Pachulia, 29, returns to the Bucks after spending the last eight seasons with the Atlanta Hawks. The 6-foot-11 center averaged 5.9 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last season with the Hawks.
Drafted in the second round of the 2003 NBA Draft...
Atlanta Hawks center Zaza Pachulia will miss the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair his sore right Achilles.
Wednesday's surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte, N.C. The expected recovery time is approximately six months.
The Hawks, who have already secured a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs, have lost another...
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April 03, 2013
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ATLANTA -- Atlanta Hawks center Zaza Pachulia will undergo surgery on his sore right Achilles and miss the rest of the season.
The Hawks said the 29-year-old Pachulia is scheduled for surgery Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C. The expected recovery time is approximately six months, meaning the Hawks will be without another valuable member of their bench heading into the playoffs. The...