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O.J. Mayo scores 20, hot-shooting Bucks beat Pistons 101-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jennings goes down with leg injury as Pistons fall to Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: The downward spiral of Larry Sanders

ESPN reported on Aug. 20, 2013 that Larry Sanders signed a four-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks worth $44 million, making him the highest paid player on the team. While Milwaukee doesn’t spend this kind of money often, at the time it felt like Sanders deserved it. Sanders was coming off of what was easily his best NBA season. This seemed to be the potential of...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks mascot busted deflating basketballs (Video)

The New England Patriots have made themselves an easy target with #DeflateGate, and the Milwaukee Bucks couldn't help piling on with their humorous take on the situation.On Thursday, the Bucks posted an incriminating Vine featuring their mascot Bango deflating some basketballs. Let's hope NBA teams are staying away from this type of nonsense.Vine via Milwaukee Bucks. This post...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks mascot caught deflating basketballs

In a scandal that could one day rival Deflate-gate, Milwaukee Bucks mascot Bango was caught red-handed deflating basketballs before the team’s game against the Utah Jazz on Thursday. It remains to be seen just how much of an impact this had on Milwaukee’s two-point loss, but it’s not a good look for the NBA. Dude was caught right there in the equipment room, looked into...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks can't capitalize late, fall 101-99 to Jazz

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Gordon Hayward scored 13 of his game-high 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz held on for a 101-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday night as the Bucks missed their last five shots in the closing minute. The Jazz appeared to be in control after a 15-3 run, taking a 101-92 lead on two free throws by Hayward with 2:35 remaining. But the Bucks pulled...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Mascot ‘Bango’ Caught Deflating Basketballs

This embed is invalid" /> It’s become clear that professional athletes love to have their balls prepared a certain way. Pitchers having a rubbing process while quarterbacks clearly work deflation/inflation action before games—but what about basketball players? I personally love playing with a softer basketball, which is apparently something Milwaukee Bucks...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Jazz at Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't managed to win more than three games in a row and they're barely above .500, but they are one of the NBA's biggest surprises. Less than a season removed from the worst record in franchise history, the Bucks look to begin the second half of the season by capitalizing on a meeting with the last-place Utah Jazz on Thursday night. Milwaukee (21-20) has won...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders, Bucks Expected To Eventually Discuss Buyout

The Milwaukee Bucks are expected by sources around the NBA to eventually discuss a buyout with Larry Sanders. Sanders and the Bucks have yet to hold talks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Sanders is in the first season of a four-year, $44 million extension. Sanders is currently on a minimum 10-game suspension for a drug violation. This is Sanders' fourth violation of the NBA's testing rules.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenyon Martin, Bucks Agree On Contract For Remainder Of Season

Kenyon Martin signed his second 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, but league sources tell RealGM that he's already agreed in principle on a deal for the remainder of the season. Martin is poised to sign that deal when his second 10-day deal expires. Martin has appeared in four games since signing his first 10-day with the Bucks. Martin turned 37 in December.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks endure another loss to a conference contender

MILWAUKEE -- What might sting the Milwaukee Bucks the most is the realization they didn't have to be perfect Monday in order to pull out a crucial victory over a team ahead of them in the Eastern conference standings. Despite allowing 20 offensive rebounds and 21 second-chance points, the Bucks still had a wide-open look at a game-tying 3-pointer in the final seconds. But Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo does jumpball assist to Brandon Knight for dunk

Giannis Antetokounmpo did something that was rarely done. He was in a jumpball with Kyle Lowry that he was undoubtedly going to win. But he REALLY used his height and length to his advantage as he tapped the ball to Brandon Knight, who had leaked out for the breakaway. Check the tap that turned into an assist: Giannis is really something special, guys. *** Giannis Antetokounmpo...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks weekly: Easy win in London

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks traveled to London to face the New York Knicks on Thursday. The Bucks started off hot, beginning the game with a 14-0 run. Milwaukee held onto their lead throughout the game and easily won against the struggling Knicks 95-79. Game balls Brandon Knight gets the game ball against the Knicks because of what he was able to do on both sides of...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks sign veteran Martin to another 10-day contract

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Kenyon Martin's time with the Milwaukee Bucks will continue for at least another 10 days. The Bucks signed Martin to a second 10-day contract Monday, giving the team five more games to decide if they want to keep the veteran forward for the remainder of the season. Martin has played just 15 minutes in Milwaukee's three games since signing a 10-day contract with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Larry Sanders faces suspension for violating NBA drug policy

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended for at least 10 days without pay for for violating the NBA’s Drug Policy. The suspension officially starts Monday but Sanders has not played since Dec. 23rd, 2014 due to the flu before stating personal reasons for his absence. This is his second suspension in less than a year for a violation against the anti-drug program...
Via Basketball Bicker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks’ Kendall Marshall Out For The Season With Torn ACL

Kendall Marshall out for the season with a torn ACL as the Milwaukee Bucks bad luck continues. Bad luck continues to strike the Milwaukee Bucks. First, Jabari Parker out for the season. Then, Larry Sanders suspended. Now, Kendall Marshall out for the season. ESPN reports the Bucks back-up point guard will have to sit out the remainder of the season due to a torn ACL. Marshall...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Marshall has torn ACL, will miss rest of season

Milwaukee Bucks guard Kendall Marshall will miss the remainder of the season after an MRI taken Saturday morning revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.  Marshall was injured in the second quarter of Milwaukee's 95-79 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday at The O2 arena in London.  Surgery to repair the injury will take place as soon as the swelling...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo has no mercy for Melo

The Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo felt the need to just crush one right in the grill of Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony during their recent matchup in London. Giannis had a full head of steam and only Melo left in his way. Anthony thought giving him a shove might stop him but Giannis had other things in mind. Check out Melo getting posterized and sent to the floor. The post Bucks’...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Who can make an impact at All-Star Weekend 2015

The 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend will take place Feb. 13-15 in New York City. While fans have their favorite players who should appear in one or more events, a few Bucks players have skills perfectly suited for All-Star Weekend. Here are a few Milwaukee Bucks who can make a statement if they were to participate. Skills Challenge While Giannis Antetokounmpo made his All-Star debut...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Milwaukee Bucks’ Ridiculous T-Shirt Shooter Will Be Used To Give Away Some Pretty Nice Gear Tonight

On Friday, the Milwaukee Bucks will be giving away some rather impressive Weatherproof gear. Instead of, say, team-sponsored t-shirts, the Bucks will be offering free Weatherproof long-sleeve shirts, down vests and a few jackets which are estimated to have a retail value of $100. And, best of all, they’ll be given away with the help Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Milwaukee Bucks

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Milwaukee Bucks who after a loss to the Suns last night in Milwaukee are playing .500 ball for the season (18-18) and will be without...
Via Philadunkia
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight completes fast break with powerful one-handed slam vs Suns (Video)

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight made his presence felt with a powerful one-handed slam dunk to finish a third quarter fast break in Tuesday night's game against Phoenix.Knight led the way for the Bucks with 26 points, but it wasn't enough as the Suns broke the game open in the fourth quarter to win 102-96.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us...
Via Holdout Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders doesn't want to play basketball anymore?

If $33 million over three years isn’t reason enough to work your tail off to play a game called basketball, nothing will be. A recent report from Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times in Wisconsin indicates that Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has informed team officials that he doesn’t want to play basketball anymore. Sources tell me that Bucks center Larry Sanders...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd hosts former teammate Kenyon Martin for workout

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd hosted a very familiar face for a workout on Tuesday. Kenyon Martin, a 37-year-old free agent who has appeared in just 50 games over the past two seasons, drew the praise of Kidd. “He hasn’t played since February, so for someone who hasn’t played since February, he looked good,”...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Milwaukee Bucks for Real?

The Milwaukee Bucks have been far better than expected this season. Despite losing No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker for the season with an ACL injury, Milwaukee is still in the hunt for a playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. But are the Bucks for real, or will they fade as the season continues? During the 2012-13 NBA season, the Milwaukee Bucks seemed to be stuck in a never...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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