Phoenix Suns scorching third quarter burns Milwaukee Bucks

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All too often this season, you’ll read Milwaukee Bucks recaps after a loss focusing on a single quarter that effectively killed the Bucks chances at a victory. Unfortunately, Friday night’s 102-88 loss to the Phoenix Suns was no different thanks to a third quarter collapse uglier than that of the 2010 U.S. housing market.

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Milwaukee Bucks offseason storylines: Should Salmons stay or should he go?

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This is the first in a series of offseason profiles about the major contributors to the Milwaukee Bucks’ 2009-10 season.

John Salmons’ 2009-10 final stat line as a Milwaukee Buck (30 games):
19.9 ppg, 46.7 FG% (38.5 3FG%), 86.7 FT%, 3.3 apg, 3.2 rpg, 1.1 spg

Combo guard/forward John Salmons, affectionately nicknamed the Silent Assassin throughout his 30 games in a Bucks’ uniform, will now be the talk of Milwaukee’s offseason as he weighs the choices of playing out the last year of his contract as a Buck or opting out and entering free agency with no strings attached. [Read more…]

Bucks extend their Andrew Bogut-less winning streak, and other positive observations

By Jake McCormick

I believe it was Monty Python who first said, “Always look on the bright side of life.” No more has that musical sentiment rang true for the Milwaukee Bucks than in the two games of the post-Andrew Bogut era. [Read more…]