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Bucks player profile: Larry Sanders

  This is the 14th profile in a 15-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. No Milwaukee Bucks player was more visible in the summer of 2013 than Larry Sanders. Fresh off a breakout campaign in which he was one of the best defensive players in the NBA, Sanders was slowly becoming one of the faces...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Energized O.J. Mayo making most of preseason

O.J. Mayo is a new man. It certainly looks that way after the Milwaukee Bucks guard lit up Madison Square Garden and the New York Knicks in a preseason game Monday night. Mayo, who struggled last season with weight and conditioning issues as the Bucks won a league-worst 15 games, said at the start of training camp that last year was buried. He's playing like he means it, finishing...
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Milwaukee Bucks: Key players for fantasy basketball

With the NBA regular season starting on Tuesday, Oct. 28, we’ll be taking a look at which Milwaukee Bucks players will do well to help win fantasy basketball leagues. These recommendations will be based on ESPN’s standard scoring leagues. Larry Sanders Sanders was a popular fantasy draft pick in the early rounds of the 2013-’14 season and for good reason. He was a reliable...
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O.J. Mayo Scores 24 In Bucks’ Victory Over Knicks

O.J. Mayo leads his team to a 120-107 victory scoring 24 points in Monday night’s game. Mayo’s reign began in the first quarter. He missed most of the second but returned in the third. With assists from Jabari Parker, Kendall Marshall, Jared Dudley and Giannis Antetokounmpo the Bucks defeated the Knicks by 13 points! Jared Dudley and Giannis both finished with 14 points. Jabari...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Bucks Tuesday: Mayo especially motivated these days

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- O.J. Mayo came to training camp with his nightmarish first season with the Milwaukee Bucks behind him. The next step was to prove he could contribute on the court. After a slow start to the preseason, Mayo has averaged 18.7 points per game while shooting 54.8 percent from the field and hitting 56.3 percent of his 3-point attempts over Milwaukee's last three...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Rookie Jabari Parker headlines new-look Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) Rookie Jabari Parker speaks in the calm, measured tones of a 10-year veteran. A polished demeanor exudes confidence, while a strong work ethic draws respect from his new NBA teammates. The Milwaukee Bucks' 19-year-old forward seems ready for the off-court attention that comes with being a cornerstone for a franchise in transition. Now it's time to show if...
Via AP on Fox
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Jason Kidd says the Brooklyn Nets letting him go to Milwaukee proved that they considered firing him

Even though Jason Kidd is the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, he is still talking about his time in Brooklyn. Back in December, the Nets were 10-21 and rumors started about Kidd possibly losing his job. As we know the Nets turned their season around and ended up making the playoffs. After taking the Milwaukee job, Kidd has a theory behind his tenure with the Nets. Kidd believes...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Injury Update: Larry Sanders undergoes minor surgery

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has had minor surgery and will miss the rest of the preseason. Details of the surgery are not known, however it has been revealed that Sanders should be ready for the team's regular season opener on the 29th. The team has described the surgery as a "minor outpatient surgical procedure".Sanders has only played 94 games out of a possible...
Via NBA Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Point guard depth changes player rotation

A good backup point guard is under-valued in the NBA. When the most reliable starters need a rest, a good point guard can take control of a game. They can keep or change the game tempo and even help settle down a rattled team. Good bench production is the kind of thing that helps win championships. While Brandon Knight is the obvious starting point guard for the Milwaukee Bucks,...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee will struggle again, but the addition of Jabari Parker, the development of Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the return of Larry Sanders gives Bucks fans reasons for optimism. The Milwaukee Bucks took a big step back last season, finishing with the worst record in the league at 15-67. They had the biggest roster turnover of any team, most notably replacing the backcourt duo...
Via The Lottery Mafia
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2014/15 Milwaukee Bucks: Rising Up

(Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways). Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with our...
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Report: NBA owners could split $1.1B if Bucks move to Seattle

The Milwaukee Bucks are under new ownership after Herb Kohl sold the team. The new owners Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry bought the team for $550 million, but there were guidelines that came with the purchase. One of the guidelines is that NBA could buy the team back from Edens and Lasry if construction of a new arena was not ready by 2017. After the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers...
Via No Guts, No Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker impressing at Bucks camp

The rebranded Milwaukee Bucks began their quest to return to not only respectability, but simply relevance, with the opening of the team’s 47th training camp on October 3rd. The last six months have been a whirlwind for the venerable franchise. In April the team was sold from long-time owner, former US Senator Herb Kohl, to hedge-fund billionaire’s Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks season preview: Player projections

In the third and final part of the Milwaukee Bucks season preview, we will be looking at the potential starting five and their expectations for the upcoming season. For part one, looking at the Bucks roster for the upcoming season, click here. For part two, looking at the team’s projections for this year, click here. Throughout the first three games of the preseason, coach Kidd...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is a 6’11” point guard now

New Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd comes into training camp with a maverick chip on his shoulder. After spending his first year leading the...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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