Magic reportedly hire Raptors GM Jeff Weltman as new president

The Orlando Magic have made a decision about the future of their front office.According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Magic have hired Raptors GM Jeff Weltman and will make him their new president of basketball operations. Weltman served as an assistant GM for the Milwaukee Bucks before being hired by the Raptors as vice president of basketball operations. He was promoted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Milwaukee Bucks: Khris Middleton’s shot selection is improving, but still not ideal

Khris Middleton could help out the Milwaukee Bucks by improving his shot selection for next season. Khris Middleton is a very good basketball player who has earned his quite lucrative contract with the Milwaukee Bucks thus far, his hamstring injury notwithstanding. Still, there’s a pretty simple way Middleton could be even better next season, and […] Milwaukee Bucks: Khris Middleton’s...
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Luke Fischer, Frank Mason among today’s 2017 NBA Draft Workouts for Bucks

The Marquette star and Wisconsin native will work out for his home state team The humdrum of the 2017 NBA Draft workouts continue for the Milwaukee Bucks, with a steady crop of older players headlining the group today. Among them is Marquette’s Luke Fischer, who hails from Germantown Wisconsin where he helped lead their high school team to consecutive state championships and earned...
Via Brew Hoop
4 hours ago

Win In 6 Podcast #125: Assessing the season’s forward play

In the latest edition of our Milwaukee Bucks’ Win In 6 Podcast, we analyzed the contributions that the Bucks received from their various forwards throughout last season. The latest episode of our Win In 6 Podcast arrives as we continue to look back on the recently completed Milwaukee Bucks season, with our focus on this occasion being on the performances of the team’s...
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5 hours ago

Brew Hoop Season Review: Khris Middleton, Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo

How did the Bucks’ core stack up this season? We rounded up the shooting guard position last week, examining Tony Snell’s surprising rise, Vaughn’s frustrating regression and the hype stylings of Jason Terry. Today, we look at the Bucks’ “core”. While Giannis is certainly more in line with power forwards, his positional versatility means he can easily fill in as a small...
Via Brew Hoop
5 hours ago

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Life on the new arena construction site

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here with a look at how each day starts on the construction site for the new arena. In this latest edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we look at some of the stories surrounding the organization away from the court and away from strictly basketball-related matters, with details of life on site for the new […] Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Life...
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7 hours ago

Monday Morning Media Roundup: May 22nd, 2017

It’s officially “Unsubstantiated Draft Speculation” season! The great drought of Bucks-centric news finally broke about midway last week with the announcement that Giannis Antetokounmpo made the finalist list for Most Improved Player and Malcolm Brogdon doing the same for Rookie of the Year. That is, of course not totally unexpected thanks to the progress the team made this...
Via Brew Hoop
8 hours ago

Milwaukee Bucks: How much better can Giannis Antetokounmpo get?

This past season, the Milwaukee Bucks’ forward Giannis Antetokounmpo had one of the most statistically impressive seasons in NBA history. Not only did the Greek Freak average an incredible combination of 22.9 points, 8.8 boards, and 5.4 assists per game, but he was also the first player in NBA history to rank in the top-20 for points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks for an...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Areas the Milwaukee Bucks need to improve for the 2017-18 season

The 2016-17 NBA season was a successful campaign for the Milwaukee Bucks. After significant digression the previous year, the Bucks went 42-40, their best record since the 2009-10 season. They also clinched a spot in the playoffs for the second time in three years before being eliminated by the Toronto Raptors in six games during the first round. Their success can be directly attributed...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What to make of the Milwaukee Bucks season?

To the dismay of the Milwaukee Bucks fans, their season didn’t quite make it to the month of May. While a Game 4 loss ended with chants from the home fans of “Bucks in 6”, it ended up being the Toronto Raptors who prevailed and advanced after a Game 6 victory in Milwaukee. Fans will be let down, as their team hasn’t advanced past the second round of the playoffs since the...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

40 Nights of Hate: When trolling goes wrong

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article continues our 2017 NBA Playoffs basketball coverage called 40 Nights of Hate, as the next two months of our lives will be devoted to the greatest postseason basketball tournament known to mankind. Some of our arguments will be rational, many others will be irrational. To hate is to love, as the basketball gods toy with our lives like James Harden...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: DeMar DeRozan bury Bucks with sick drive and dunk

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks and have advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs after a huge win on the road in Game 6.The Raptors had a double-digit lead throughout most of the game, but the Bucks used a late surge to cut the lead to two points. And with under a minute remaining and the game on the line, clinging to a three-point lead, the Raptors turned...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors troll Bucks after winning series in six games

The Toronto Raptors closed out the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday night, though not without some drama.Afterwards, the team did not hold back in celebrating on Twitter with a solid troll job, releasing a video of their mascot buying the domain name Rapsin6.com. Not only that, but they actually bought and designed the website.This comes after the Bucks excessively trolled Toronto earlier...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonas Valanciunas, Greg Monroe get into it after hard foul

Jonas Valanciunas plays with a lot of energy every time he’s on the court, and often provides the Raptors with a huge lift coming off the bench.Game 5 of the Eastern Conference series against the Bucks was no different, as Valanciunas was very efficient shooting the ball, and did a good job beating up on the Bucks frontcourt players, which is their strength.Valanciunas was determined...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors jab Bucks on Twitter after Game 4 victory

Rejoice and be glad, brethren, for the NBA’s Petty Wars have marched onwards into the postseason.After the Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 87-76 in Game 4 on Saturday to even their first-round playoff series at 2-2, they celebrated the win by taking a subtle shot at their Eastern adversaries on Twitter with a GIF of everybody’s favorite animated deer, Bambi. Of course...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Young Bucks fans trolls Raptors prior to Game 4

The Milwaukee Bucks are doing their best to upset the Toronto Raptors in their first-round playoff series. Milwaukee entered Saturday’s action boasting a 2-1 series lead and must feel good about advancing to the conference semifinals for the first time since 2000-01.It’s so good for the Bucks that they decided to troll the Raptors with this young girl prior Game 4 on Saturday...
Via Sportsnaut
April 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd: Giannis Antetokounmpo ‘better than I am’

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd has the distinction of being one of the NBA’s best all-time point guards. So anything he says about guard Giannis Antetokounmpo, a rising star, carries some weight.At 6-foot-11 with the wingspan of an albatross, he can do things Kidd never dreamed of, which is probably why his head coach said the following.“I wish I was 7 feet tall,”...
Via Sportsnaut
April 22, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan takes responsibility for Raptors’ Game 3 blowout loss

DeMar DeRozan is facing the music now that his Toronto Raptors sit just two losses away from a first-round exit.After an embarrassing 104-77 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday put Toronto down 2-1 in their playoff series, the All-Star shooting guard shouldered the blame for that Game 3 showing.“There’s another side of me that’s going to come out for having a game like...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Milwaukee And Watching What Speed The Future Of The Game Moves At

MILWAUKEE -- Outside of the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, there is something of its rare structural enormity forming next to it. Towering steel beams without concrete or walls, this future arena for the Bucks summons easy metaphors for the endless skinny limbs of its starting lineup, which with its average age of 23.2 years also barely yet exists in the NBA. Prospective...
Via RealGM - NBA
April 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry sums up Raptors’ Game 3 performance: ‘We got our ass busted’

The Toronto Raptors were very, very, very bad in Game 3 of their playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night.After the first quarter, the Raptors had 12 points. At halftime, they had 30 points. And after the third quarter, they had 46 points. 46 TOTAL POINTS AFTER THREE QUARTERS. Toronto actually scored 31 points in the fourth quarter, but that was after anyone stopped...
Via The Comeback
April 21, 2017  |  Discuss

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