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Jun 26, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Aaron Gordon is interviewed after being selected as the number four overall pick to the Orlando Magic in the 2014 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports In 2003, the Atlanta Hawks made one of the biggest draft blunders in recent NBA history.
We are only two weeks away from the start of training camp, which means that we've just about made it out of the dog days of the NBA's off-season. Take some time after reading this post to congratulate yourself on doing so.
Local woodwind, brass and keyboard specialist, composer/arranger, educator, clinician and recording artist Warren Wiegratz was the guest speaker at the 105th Annual Meeting of Milwaukee's MacDowell Club held at the Saint Francis Brewing Company last Sunday, September 7th. Well known locally for recordings with the acclaimed jazz/fusion group "Sweetbottom"; his popular jazz ensemble "Oceans"; and as leader of "Streetlife", the official band of the Milwaukee Bucks; he is recognized by sports enthusiasts across the country for his saxophone solo version of our National Anthem.
The Bucks organization rented a house at the Tundra Trio , which is a group of three homes with a view of Lambeau Field that have been converted to high-end special-event sites. Bucks minority investor Craig Karmazin 's company Good Karma Brands owns the Tundra Trio and Karmazin attended the Bucks party.
In the 18th installment of the "best of" series we'll look at Kawhi Leonard take it the length of the floor to get his points. Kawhi Leonard has become quite the weapon in transition.
In advance of the season, we'll be zooming through the Bucks' roster to build up and break down everything you need to know about the 14/15 Milwaukee Bucks. Today we kick off our series with the new kid on the block: #2 overall pick Jabari Parker.
The United States will attempt to become the first repeat world champions since 2002 and tie the mark for the most titles when they take on Serbia in Sunday's final of the 2014 World Cup. Lithuania's guard Adas Juskevicius vies with US centre AnthonyDavis during the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships semifinal match Lithuania vs USA in Barcelona, Sep 11, 2014.
There's a decent chance we get a few All-Stars out of the 2014 NBA rookies. It just might take a little bit of time.
For Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders , his ascension among the NBA 's best centers and defensive players came as rapidly as his fall from grace last season. After locking into a four-year extension worth $44 million following a brilliant breakout season in 2012-13, Sanders probably had the worst year he was capable of having.
We knew that Spain's road to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup final was tougher than that of the United States. France proved that with its 65-52 upset of the hosts on Wednesday .
A visit by the Milwaukee Bucks number one draft choice was nothing less than a slam dunk on Thursday. "It was a dream come true for the kids to see Jabari here at Nativity," said John Meuler, a teacher at Nativity Jesuit Middle School on Milwaukee's south side.
During the 2014 FIBA World Cup, we've been treated to some great performances from players still without a home in the NBA . That's not entirely uncommon, but it seems more profound this year.
The East finished with a cumulative record of 556-674 and I have them doing a little better this year at 580-650. We'll still see a sub .500 team in the playoffs, but they will slightly close the gap on the West.
In the long, unbroken quiet of the NBA offseason, a man can get to thinking strange thoughts - thoughts that, if examined at another time of year, might seem a little crazy. Now, might is the operative word here.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:57 am
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