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Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo is still a raw, developing talent

The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup ended last Sunday with Team USA taking the gold medal. While many Bucks fans were cheering on their home country, they were also able to watch the only player from the Bucks in the tournament, Giannis Antetokounmpo. Greece had a strong showing at the FIBA tournament, winning their first 5 games before losing to Serbia in the round of 16. Going into...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Bucks to have first 7-foot point guard with help of Gary Payton

Jason Whitney The Milwaukee Bucks have brought in Gary Payton to help start the transformation of Giannis Antetotokoumpo into the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard. Payton’s childhood friend, Jason Kidd, invited the “Glove” to help with the process. The Greek Freak, as Antetotokoumpo is called, has grown two inches since he was drafted and currently stands at 6-11. […] Sports...
Via Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks player profile: Ersan Ilyasova

  This is the fifth profile in a 16-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Little did Ersan Ilyasova know just how much a sprained right ankle suffered in the first preseason game of 2013-14 would impact the rest of his year. Last season was almost a total loss for the now 27-year-old, as his production...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo will be mentored by Gary Payton over playing point guard

After a solid showing at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, many Milwaukee Bucks fans will be excited for the second year of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s career in the league. Recently, there were some rumors that head coach Jason Kidd was tossing around the idea of Giannis playing point guard during games. It appears now that Kidd is planning to do so since has decided to bring in Seattle Supersonics...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gary Payton To Advise Bucks PG Giannis Antetokounmpo

The ‘Greek Freak’ in entering his second NBA season. Antetokounmpo made All-Rookie Second Team last season, while averaging 6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and nearly 2 dimes again. New Bucks head coach Jason Kidd is intrigued with the idea of making Antetokounmpo a full-time point guard. He’ll do it with the help of hall of famer Gary Payton. Jason Kidd had a vision going to Milwaukee...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks player profile: John Henson

  This is the fourth profile in a 16-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. From a pure statistical standpoint, John Henson's first two NBA seasons were productive. But there's a longing for more from the talented power forward. Henson will be facing a critical season in 2014-15, as additions...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: The future is now with Parker and Antetokounmpo on board

Milwaukee Bucks fans should not just be excited that Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jabari Parker are on the team now, but that they could stay on the team for a long time. Milwaukee is not the most desirable city to play basketball, but Antetokounmpo and Parker have both expressed their feelings in sticking with the Bucks. I'll never leave the team and the city of Milwaukee till...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd Renting Out His Lavish Manhattan Apartment (Photos)

Jason Kidd is putting up his Manhattan diggs for rent for a cool $22,000 a month. Kidd will no longer be requiring the use of the apartment after leaving the Brooklyn Nets for the Milwaukee Bucks earlier this summer. Check out photos of the apartment (via Street Easy), which includes a pool, two-lane bowling alley, dance studio, pilates room, gym, basketball court and squash court...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Rumors: Larry Sanders in future plans

Larry Sanders is a dynamic young athlete that can rebound, protect the rim, and score.  His athleticism and length are attributes that any team in the NBA would desire in a big man to build around.  The Milwaukee Bucks have made Sanders their starting center, and it looks like they intend to keep it that way for the foreseeable future.Photo by Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsDavid...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Expect To Keep Larry Sanders Part Of Future Plans

Larry Sanders missed most of the 2013-14 season due to injuries, but the Milwaukee Bucks still believe in the center as part of their future plans. Sanders will start his four-year extension this season. Absolutely. Yeah, yeah. Larry is in our future plans," assistant GM David Morway said. "We are hopeful that this year Larry gets back to being the basketball player that...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks assistant GM David Morway: Larry Sanders 'absolutely' in plans

Milwaukee Bucks assistant general manager David Morway told HoopsHype's David Alarcon that center Larry Sanders is a part of the team's future: Absolutely. Yeah, yeah. Larry is in our future plans. We are hopeful that this year Larry gets back to being the basketball player that he was two years ago. He is a defensive presence and a game changer on the court. So when you...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks player profile: Jerryd Bayless

  This is the second profile in a 16-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Jerryd Bayless has been an NBA nomad, playing for five different teams and having been traded four times in his six years in the league. The Milwaukee Bucks will be the 25-year-old's sixth team, as Bayless inked a two...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA: Jabari Parker’s Fit With The Milwaukee Bucks

Finishing with the worst record in the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks went into the 2014 NBA Draft hoping to come away with a game-changer. They needed a spark, something to help bring the future of the franchise together. Now attempting to build a new arena, with new owners, the Bucks wanted someone who would get […] NBA: Jabari Parker’s Fit With The Milwaukee Bucks - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Who Will Start At Point Guard?

With all the changes the Milwaukee Bucks have gone through this offseason, both on and off the court, there have been very few things that fans thought was a certainty. It turned out they couldn’t even count on getting the first pick in the draft despite having the worst record in the NBA, with the […] Milwaukee Bucks: Who Will Start At Point Guard? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Jared Dudley Trade Grade

Milwaukee Bucks: Jared Dudley Trade Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/Hoopstuff… Bucks Receive: Jared Dudley, 2017 1st round pick Clippers Receive: Carlos Delfino, Miroslav Raduljica With the Clippers looking to cut some salary and Dudley having his worst shooting year of his career last season, it seemed to be only a matter of time and finding a willing partner...
Via HoopStuff
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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