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Bucks To Introduce New Color Scheme

The Milwaukee Bucks are expected to reveal a new color scheme for their jerseys on Wednesday. The current color scheme of forest green, red, silver and white has been in effect since the 2006-'07 season, when it replaced a purple and green theme. The purple theme was introduced by Mike Dunleavy Sr. in 2001.
Via RealGM
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Revisiting the Michael Carter-Williams Trade, Or Sam Hinkie Strikes Again

Boom, DropHere's the combined numbers from Ish Smith and Isaiah Canaan, AKA a career NBA vagabond and a guy the team got for very little: 12 for 29 from the field, 4 for 10 from three point range, 7 for 7 from the line, 35 points, 4 boards, 6 assists, 3 turnovers and 4 steals. Admittedly, in an overtime loss to the Lakers, which might be the worst defensive team in the league, but...
Via Five Tool Tool
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Weekly: Losing streak ends

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks won two of the three games they played this week, putting a stop to their six game losing streak. The Bucks defeated the Miami Heat on Tuesday night and the Indiana Pacers on Thursday. However the team lost to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, bringing Milwaukee one game below .500. Game balls Despite Khris Middleton’s buzzer-beater...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How Khris Middleton became the Milwaukee Bucks biggest x-factor

The Milwaukee Bucks are down two points with 10.8 seconds left in the game when point guard Jerryd Bayless wins a jump ball against Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley.  23 year old Khris Middleton retrieves the ball and quickly feeds Bayless in the top corner of the perimeter, where he cuts to the lane for a contested right handed lay-up.  With 1.8 seconds left, Bucks center Zaza...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo soars for alley-oop dunk against Warriors

As the Milwaukee Bucks look forward to the playoffs, that means it will be the first time that we will get to see Giannis Antetokounmpo play in the pressure of the playoffs. Tonight, the Bucks hosted the Western Conference-leading Golden State Warriors and in the first half of play, Milwaukee’s Tyler Ennis was able to find Giannis for the alley-oop jam: Sadly for the Bucks, the...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Kidd proves coaching matters in NBA

The best coaches in sports at any level are the ones who can teach and unite their teams to play beyond their capabilities. The best coaches are the ones who can inspire their players and bring out the best in them in good and bad times. Coaches often grow with their players, but when athletes get to the professional level, many coaches seem to have less influence on their players...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova’s best highlights of his career-best 34 points against Pacers

Ersan Ilyasova has kind of been the forgotten man in Milwaukee, with guys like Giannis Antetokounnmpo, Jabari Parker (now out for the season), and even Brandon Knight (when he was still there) grabbing all the highlights and headlines. But it was all about Ilyasova in their 111-107 win over the Indiana Pacers. Ersan went 12 for 14 on Thursday night, on his way to a career-high 34...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova Scores a Career-High 34 Points

In the one game on the schedule, Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova shined dropping a career-high 34 points in a 111-107 win over the Pacers. “He was cooking,” Bucks coach Jason Kidd said of Ilyasova. “He was aggressive. He took open shots. He just didn’t settle. He also put the ball on the floor. Everything he shot pretty much went in. “He’s moving as well as I’ve...
Via Hooped Up
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ilyasova scores 34 as Bucks hold off Pacers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ersan Ilyasova had a career-high 34 points and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Indiana Pacers 111-107 on Thursday night. Khris Middleton added 17 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 16 for the Bucks. They have won two straight after breaking a six-game losing streak. George Hill missed a potential tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds for Indiana. C.J. Miles...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks’ Carter-Williams’ lob attempt is legendary

This lob attempt by the Bucks’ Michael Carter-Williams should be shown at each and every basketball camp to demonstrate how not to toss lobs. Against the Heat, MCW saw a streaking Jerryd Bayless heading right to the rim across the baseline and threw up the lob for what would have been one great alley-oop dunk. Instead, MCW’s pass sailed way over Bayless’ head and even hit the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Khris Middleton hits a miracle game-winner

Talk about dreams coming true. With nine seconds left on the game clock, the Bucks were trailing 86-88 to Miami. The Bucks had the ball, missed on a lay-up, fought to keep the rebound when the ball landed in the hands of Khris Middleton. Middleton launched a desperation three-pointer that found its way to the bottom of the net. Check out this miracle three and the Bucks rushing...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Win On Wild Buzzer-Beater After Big Comeback Vs. Heat (Video)

Things got weird Tuesday night in Milwaukee. It didn’t look good for the Bucks, who trailed the Miami Heat by 14 points in the fourth quarter. However, that’s whwen the Bucks went on a crazy run. Milwaukee stormed back to score the game’s next 14 points to tie the game 85-85 with 1:20 to play. The Heat eventually would pull ahead and held an 88-86 lead with 12.8 seconds to...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Khris Middleton hits amazing game winner for Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks snapped a six-game losing streak when Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Bucks past the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. The Bucks 89-88 comeback victory over Miami keeps them in the sixth place in the Eastern Conference with a 35-36 record. The Bucks also swept the four-game season series with the Heat to ensure the tie-breaker between...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Khris Middleton's buzzer-beating 3-pointer lifts Bucks over Heat

  Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer as the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a six-game losing streak with an 89-88 comeback victory over Miami on Tuesday night in a key game for the sixth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Ersan Ilyasova made the first of two free throws to pull Milwaukee within 88-86 with 12.8 seconds left. On the battle for the rebound, the Bucks...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How Not To Pass A Basketball: By Michael Carter-Williams

The Milwaukee Bucks were hosting the Miami Heat on Tuesday night when Michael Carter-Williams saw a golden opportunity for an easy assist. Unfortunately, the Bucks guard apparently thought that the basket was approximately fifteen feet high as he promptly fired the ball off the very top of the backboard. Either that, or MCW mistook Jerryd Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs survive early Sunday afternoon slumber: Cavs vs. Bucks Behind the Box Score

A 3pm Sunday game that is not on national television is a bit of a rarity in the NBA. So, it’s no surprise that the Cavaliers came out a little bit flat against a Central Division foe. The Bucks shot 61% in the first half, but the Cavaliers used a late third-quarter charge and rode a bit of an unconventional fourth quarter lineup to a 108-90 win in the Bradley Center. Cleveland...
Via Waiting For Next Year
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Milwaukee Bucks make it to the finish line?

As long as you can get past the borderline dire basketball, the race for the last two playoff spots in the Eastern Conference is turning out to be pretty exciting. Following Tuesday’s action, the Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Boston Celtics and Charlotte Hornets were all within a half game of each other in the standings, with the Brooklyn Nets lurking a couple games back. The one...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks give troubled Larry Sanders a $13.3 million buyout (Video)

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders, who walked away from the NBA to get his personal life in order, will collect $13.3 million as part of his buyout agreement. “League sources claim the Bucks will use every year they are allotted under the NBA's ‘stretch provision,’” according to Gery Woelfel of the Journal Times. “And that means the Bucks will pay Sanders in annual...
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanders explains why he quit basketball in emotional video

Last weekend, Larry Sanders agreed to a buyout with the Milwaukee Bucks – just a few years removed from a $44 million contract extension – and announced that he had no current plans to sign elsewhere. Essentially, he was quitting basketball for the time being. It was a decision that caught a lot of basketball Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Cincinnati Star Kenyon Martin Posts “Xavier Sucks” Graphic Ahead Of Tonight’s Rivalry Game

Before NBA star Kenyon Martin was lighting it up in the professional ranks, he played his collegiate ball at Cincinnati, leading the Bearcats to the nation’s No. 1 ranking for 12 weeks in 1999-2000. Naturally, that means that he isn’t a huge fan of the team’s major rival, Xavier. But just how much does he dislike the Musketeers? Martin posted the below graphic just hours before...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks, Larry Sanders discussing buyout

The Milwaukee Bucks and center Larry Sanders are discussing a buyout of his contract, according to a report. ESPN’s Marc Stein says the two sides have begun talks about a buyout from Sanders’ 4-year, $44 million contract signed in 2013. Sanders served a 10-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy and will not be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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