It’s nothing personal, the Milwaukee Bucks were an embarrassment against the Kings

Carlos Delfino, Donte Greene

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A record setting embarrassment against the Boston Celtics on the road is one thing. A back breaking defeat (on two days rest) at home to an NBA doormat on the verge of re-locating and playing without the face of their franchise is something else entirely.

There’s very few positive things to take away from the Milwaukee Bucks‘ 97-90 soul-crushing loss to the Anaheim Royals Sacramento Kings Wednesday night. As Wayne Larrivee, the voice of the Green Bay Packers, said four times this NFL season: “There is your playoff dagger.”

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Milwaukee Bucks Big Five Trump The New York Knicks Big Three

Andrew Bogut, Carmelo Anthony

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Apparently there isn’t much of a difference between Eastern Conference playoff hopefuls and the conference’s lower seeds.

A 100-95 win over the New York Knicks Sunday afternoon proved the Milwaukee Bucks are, in fact, capable of building an early lead and holding on against decent competition.

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More details about the origin of Milwaukee Bucks center Andrew Bogut’s lingering virus

Andrew Bogut

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The lingering virus that has plagued Milwaukee Bucks center Andrew Bogut over the past month of came from a scratch Bogut received from a “certain player,” and will be a constant issue through the end of the NBA regular season.

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Planning for Andrew Bogut’s worst case scenario

Milwaukee Bucks Andrew Bogut

First there was the fluid build up in Andrew Bogut’s elbow reported by an Australian television network, then there was the fluid build up in Andrew Bogut’s elbow from the Milwaukee Bucks front office that the franchise center would not miss the start of the 2010-11 season.

Milwaukee Bucks GM John Hammond, Bogut and Scott Skiles can say all the positive things they want about Bogut being ready for the season opener on October 27 in New Orleans, but behind closed doors the Milwaukee Bucks have to be planning for temporary life without their star center.

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