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Giannis Antetokounmpo Covers 72 Feet In 2 Dribbles (Video)

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is a long individual. Standing at 6’11″ with 10 inch hands and a 7’4″ wingspan, Milwaukee Bucks second year forward Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo has tremendous upside. Perhaps, the biggest display of that upside came when Giannis took a fast break 72 feet and only needed 2 dribbles before slamming it in. Wow. Let...
Via Geeks and Cleats
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo dribbles 72 feet in 2 dribbles

The Greek Freak went 72 feet in just two dribbles Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks showed us once again why he is The Greek Freak. During an exhibition game between Greece and Turkey, Antetokounmpo stole the ball at the opposing foul line and went the length of the court in just two dribbles. That means the 6’10.25″ versatile swingman covered 72 feet in just two...
Via Pass The Pill
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' 'Greek Freak' covers 72 feet in 2 dribbles

Fans of the Milwaukee Bucks have seen glimpses of what forward Giannis Antetokounmpo can do on the basketball court. From highlight reel dunks to freakishly athletic defensive plays, the 19-year-old has become a sensation across basketball. Antetokounmpo provided another one of those jaw-dropping moments Wednesday while playing for his native Greece in an exhibition game against...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo amazing breakaway slam dunk against Turkey

There are few NBA players that have incredible athleticism like Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and during yesterday’s Greece-Turkey friendly, he showed that off. In the second quarter of play, Giannis came up with a steal and threw down a nice breakaway slam dunk on the other end. The most amazing part of the below YouTube clip is that he only needed two dribbles...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Local leaders say arena plans must be in place by new year

The timetable to meet the ambitious goal Milwaukee Bucks owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens have to begin construction of a new multipurpose arena next spring in downtown Milwaukee really begins when the Legislature returns in late January. That's the assessment of Timothy Sheehy, president of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce. An MMAC working group composed of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo Takes the Ball 70 Feet in Two Dribbles

(Photo Credit via Wisconsin National Guard) The Milwaukee Bucks phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo has a stellar skill-set.  At just nineteen years old, the “Greek Freak” has reached 6’11″ and maybe playing point guard for Jason Kidd this season.  His crazy frame and keen understanding of the game makes him a highlight machine.  Check out this freakish play against Turkey earlier...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the Bucks Close to Success?

Jeff Hanisch- USA TODAY Sports The word rebuild is used a lot in the world of sports. And, it could be used to describe teams like the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee, a team that finished 15-67 last season, is thinking about the future, not the present. They are a young team with a new coach and a new star, so when will they have success? In the NBA, inexperience is not always a bad...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Bucks coaches Drew, Boylan hired by Cavs

CLEVELAND -- First-year Cavaliers coach David Blatt has hired former Milwaukee coach Larry Drew as one of his assistants. Blatt will have Drew, Jim Boylan, Bret Brielmaier and James Posey on the bench with him along with Tyronn Lue, named an associate head coach in June. Drew went 15-67 in his only season in Milwaukee. He was expected to get a second year but was fired so the Bucks...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured Inglis misses basketball, eager to get on court for Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- As Damien Inglis slowly attempted to make his way down two flights of stairs wearing a walking boot and using crutches, a Milwaukee Bucks staff member reminded the rookie that the team's training facility had an elevator he could use. Inglis, determined to stay as active as possible despite a broken right foot, wasn't about to use the elevator. He was...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

With Parker as the potential cornerstone, can the Bucks turn their franchise around? Last season, the Bucks aimed to make the playoffs. To put it lightly, they fell short. Thanks to injuries, locker room fights, bar fights, and suspensions, the Bucks ended the season with the worst record in the NBA. Through the miserable, fifteen-win season, hope remained for a better future....
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker doesn’t want to join list of second overall pick busts

After a standout freshman season at Duke, Jabari Parker was selected with the second overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks aren’t expected to be very good this season. However, in Parker the organization feels they have someone who can be the face of the franchise. That, along with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Expected To Soon Sign Damien Inglis

Damien Inglis expected to be a first round pick before he broke his foot in a workout in Oklahoma City Thunder. Inglis was drafted 36th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks. "I was surprised but I was so happy for that," Inglis said of being chosen by Milwaukee. "The Bucks are a young team, and I'm so glad to be part of this project." Inglis will be in training...
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Develop Their Youth, Trade Their Veterans

Milwaukee Bucks: Build With Youth, Trade The Veterans By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… By drafting who I believe is the best player in the draft Jabari Parker, the Bucks now have a franchise player for the first time since Michael Redd was relevant for those 2-3 seasons. They now have the star of their team for the next decade, but they too have strong young talent...
Via HoopStuff
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks unveil new uniforms for next season

Coming off the worst season in franchise history, new owners Wes Edens and Marc Lasry said there were going to be some changes to the Milwaukee Bucks. Those changes have included new players, a new coach, a revamped front office and, now, new uniforms for the 2014-15 season. On Monday, the Bucks announced they'd altered their uniforms, albeit only a bit. The new threads now feature...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Milwaukee Bucks: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Moves Made Drafted Jabari Parker, Damien Inglis, Lamar Patterson, Johnny O’Bryant Claimed Kendall Marshall Signed Jerryd Bayless Strongest: Drafting Parker - I have to start by saying that I have loved Milwaukee’s offseason. Even their weakest move I graded as a B...
Via HoopStuff
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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