Bucks president softens criticism of Milwaukee as 'racist'

MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin (FAY'-gun) says he did not intend to characterize Milwaukee as ''overtly racist.'' Feigin said in a statement Tuesday that Milwaukee is ''a terrific community with wonderful people'' and he is ''proud to be a part of it.'' Last week, the Wisconsin State Journal reported that Feigin called Milwaukee the ''most segregated, racist...
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Win In 6 Podcast #79: Big Dog’s Bucks And Media Day Reactions

In the latest edition of our Milwaukee Bucks’ Win In 6 Podcast, we offer our reactions to Media Day and look at the Bucks teams of the 90/early 00s. It’s that time of week again as our team gets together to discuss the latest Milwaukee Bucks‘ news and most important conversation points in our “Win In 6 Podcast”! […] Win In 6 Podcast #79: Big Dog’s Bucks And Media...
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PODCAST: Jason Kidd’s starting lineup comments headline Bucks media day, Part 1

Miles Plumlee and Rashad Vaughn begin camp with the starting five, Giannis might be 7-feet tall, and more from Bucks media day. Get your media bingo boards ready! A day before beginning practices at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, the Milwaukee Bucks officially kicked off training camp on Monday with their annual media day festivities, offering players, coaches, and owners...
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Milwaukee Bucks History: Top 10 Power Forwards In Franchise History

The Milwaukee Bucks have had a wide variety of forwards over the years, but who are the 10 best power forwards in franchise history? To say that he Milwaukee Bucks have had a diverse mix of talents to suit up for the team at power forward over the years would be putting it mildly.. Having looked at the top 10 […] Milwaukee Bucks History: Top 10 Power Forwards In Franchise...
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Milwaukee Bucks: How Brandon Jennings Changed the Franchise

In his time with the Milwaukee Bucks, Brandon Jennings fueled incredible levels of optimism that could never quite be maintained, but he did unknowingly set up a legacy that lasts to this day. What did Brandon Jennings mean to Milwaukee? Well, he brought swagger, excitement, and a couple of playoff berths to the Bradley Center, […] Milwaukee Bucks: How Brandon Jennings Changed...
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Bucks president calls Milwaukee “most segregated, racist place” he’s ever experienced

Like many professional sports franchises, the Milwaukee Bucks are looking to build from the ground up and re-energize a dormant fan base. Comments by team president Peter Feigin suggest the team has a cultural barrier to break through in order to do so, and the Bucks are committed to be leaders by example in the community to help do that. Of course, they have quite a bit to overcome...
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PODCAST: Khris Middleton injury lowers Bucks over/under expectations — but how far?

Will The Khurse doom Milwaukee’s season — or motivate a surprise playoff run? We’ll have much more on Milwaukee Bucks media day in our next podcast, but until then we have our Sunday night podcast to tide you over — fresh with our most #LUKEWARMTAKES on why the Bucks may struggle to hit their (revised) Vegas over/under of 37 wins and plenty of talk about other teams that...
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23 hours ago

Bucks prepare for training camp after Middleton's injury, Beasley trade

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The Milwaukee Bucks are coming off a very busy week, and they haven't even started training camp.In the span of a few days, the team locked up one of their franchise forwards to a long-term extension; lost their best guard for much of the year to a hamstring injury; and added a veteran scorer to a promising frontcourt.It is up to coach Jason Kidd to start figuring...
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Milwaukee Bucks Media Day Forum

It’s Media Day! Let’s follow along! Hey there everybody! Today is Bucks Media Day, which means we’re that much closer to actual Bucks basketball returning! Twitter has given us a few gems (provided by those lucky enough to attend in an official capacity — not that I’m jealous of Eric or anything...), and I figured that it would be good to get some early bits from the interwebs...
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Bucks trade for Michael Beasley in effort to replace Khris Middleton

With Khris Middleton’s return to the court unknown after tearing his hamstring on Tuesday, the Milwaukee Bucks are looking to find a way to replace the production of the Bucks’ 2015-16 leading scorer. The mission to fill Middleton’s void was started Thursday. Milwaukee traded point guard Tyler Ennis to the Houston Rockets for forward Michael Beasley, according to Woj and...
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Mo Williams will return for one final season

Cleveland Cavaliers veteran point guard Mo Williams wants a part of the championship defense. Williams announced in a tweet on Wednesday that he will be returning for one more NBA season. Coming back #onemoreyear — Mo Williams (@mowilliams) September 22, 2016 The former All-Star also told Chris Haynes of ESPN that this next season will be his last one in the league. I...
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Report: Bucks G/F Khris Middleton suffers torn hamstring

The Milwaukee Bucks are already behind the proverbial eight-ball and training camp hasn’t even started. According to Shams Charania of Yahoo’s The Vertical, up-and-coming wing Khris Middleton has suffered a torn hamstring and will undergo surgery. Milwaukee forward Khris Middleton has suffered a torn hamstring and will undergo surgery, league sources told The Vertical. Story...
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Report: Khris Middleton suffers torn hamstring, needs surgery

Milwaukee Bucks guard/forward Khris Middleton suffered a torn hamstring and will need surgery, according to a report. The Vertical’s Shams Charania reported the news about Middleton on Wednesday and says the Bucks' emerging star will undergo an operation. Charania says the Bucks have already begun making calls about potential trades to fill the void with Middleton out. The former...
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Report: Bucks sign Antetokounmpo to extension

The Milwaukee Bucks made a relatively big move for their future on Monday, signing all-everything wing Giannis Antetokounmpo to a four-year, $100 million extension. Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed on a four-year, $100M contract extension, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) September 19, 2016 This extension is...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is the 18th Best Player in Basketball

Throughout the offseason, we will rank the top 50 players in the NBA. To be clear, these are the 50 best players for the 2016-17 season. Regardless of team situation, past performance or future potential. If you’re trying to win a championship in 2016-17, these are the 50 players you’d want most. Looking for the entire list? Click here. Why He’s Great: Oh my God, point Giannis...
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Bucks hire analytics writer Seth Partnow as director of basketball research

The trend of sports teams hiring statistical analysts continues, with the latest move along those lines being the Milwaukee Bucks tabbing Seth Partnow as their director of basketball research. Here’s the part of their release on him: Partnow, 39, most recently was the editor of The Nylon Calculus, a preeminent basketball statistical analysis website. His work has been featured...
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Jabari Parker is the X-Factor for Milwaukee

The 2016 deer hunting season is about to open in Wisconsin, but the Deer are hunting a return to the playoffs. Milwaukee is one of the most intriguing teams in the entire NBA. Heading into the 2016-17 season, they boast one of the most freakishly athletic players in the entire world, Giannis Antetokounmpo. The team also features breakout guard Khris Middleton and forward Jabari...
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Jabari Parker supports Kaepernick with photo

Colin Kaepernick currently has the NFL’s top-selling jersey in the wake of his decision to protest the national anthem, and one person who helped him climb to the top of the chart is Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker. Parker shared a photo on Instagram Tuesday night that featured him wearing a Kaepernick jersey. Never followed the wave but this one is necessary...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

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